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109 S. Saint Asaph St., Alexandria, VA 22314 (King St.)
+1 703-683-1776
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Today
17:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 15:00
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My date and I had a wonderful seafood dinner on a quiet evening in the middle of the week. She had salmon and I had crab cakes. We both had cocktails; everything was delicious. Our server was pleasant and attentive. The pleasantly dark interior made our dinner seem like a private affair. Located just off of King Street, I've added... More 

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Suitland, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This eatery and bar is nestled in Old Town, right off the beaten path of King Street. The building is beautifully preserved and is reminiscent of the late 1800s American-style grandeur--a departure from the colonial motif of Alexandria. Parking is available on the street and can be a bit elusive on busy evenings. For each hour, a street parking spot... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoy my multiple trips here. The building is beautiful, with several large rooms that offer a lot of seating (which is not that common in Old Town!). The food is very good, and the beer list offers a lot of good selections. For whatever reason it's never the first place I think of when looking to dine in the... More 

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Thank njk82
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great setting..great service at the bar....and excellent food. I will be back on my next visit to Old Town.

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Thank Joe M
Sarasota, Florida
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the meatloaf and wife had the salmon. This was not my mothers meatloaf! it was really very well prepared with lots of flavor. Temp was perfect. Salmon was "melt in your mouth" tasty. I would recommend as the service was top notch and our meal came out quickly.

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Thank Rick H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere, good food, moderate pricing. A nice choice for a business lunch in Old Town Alexandria.

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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We try to visit Columbia Firehouse every time we're in the DC area. It's in a fantastic building which used to be a firehouse, and the ambiance is great. The food is always solid, especially the mussels, and if we only have time for a quick stop, we've always been happy with the bar menu. The staff is pleasant and... More 

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Melrose, WI, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our experience was pretty average. While the building is beautiful and outside eating area very nice, the menu and food were not too exciting. My meatloaf wrapped in bacon was overdone. The burgers our friends enjoyed looked pretty good but appeared rather small. The onion rings, however, were excellent. We had a very good server. While the ambiance is exquisite... More 

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Blaydon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A great restaurant fitting surroundings for old town. Service efficient, food good, my only issue was that the prices on website were not available on the visit the menu was double the price.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

great service and a good meal. had the daily rib special, the only downside is the ribs were only 1/2 rack. for the price should have been a full rack. the potato salad was tasty as were the beans. also drank and octoberfest beer which had good flavor. my wife had a hamburger and fries. it was also cooked to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 60
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 01:00
Saturday
17:30 - 01:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 S. Saint Asaph St., Alexandria, VA 22314
    (King St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-683-1776

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?