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Columbia Firehouse

109 S Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3119
+1 703-683-1776
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (39 reviews)
“mussels” (33 reviews)
“prime rib” (16 reviews)
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109 S Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3119
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Everyone is our group was hoping for more... I think they gave our group the new wait staff for they did not have a clue. Timing of meal, lack of coffee service highlighted a bland dinner meal. We were all hoping for better.

Thank ontheroadnh
Reviewed 6 days ago

A few friends and I went to Columbia Firehouse to check out a place we hadn’t been before, and overall, the vibe is pretty good, but the service was a bit off. The restaurant was basically deserted for a Monday night, and I don’t know...More

Thank jg325
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can always walk into this restaurant and that should tell you something -- empty at lunch. As a result the food is "ok" but you will not find the best service. Just so, so -- but not awful.

1  Thank arthurpeabody
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i hadnt been there in a while and forgotten how lovely the interior is and what an interesting building the food was very good and it is nice to find white tablecloths in a restaurant. the bar is fascinating as well.

Thank drudol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brunch is a religion in the DMV so we made reservations for a table. It wasn’t needed. They were busy. We were sat immediately in a cool open room with big windows. The waitress was attentive at first but disappeared for most of our meal....More

Thank DoctorCP
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have lived in Alexandria for several years now and had somehow never heard of Columbia Firehouse until we happened to get a parking spot in from of it the other day. Intrigued by our peek through the window, we went back later that night...More

Thank Allie_Zoe
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped fire som drinks and shared some small dishes. The food and drinks where good, the atmosphere was cosy, the staff was friendly. Bathroom smelled a bit funky though.

Thank Ida L
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Nice place to stop when cold out. Warm and friendly vibes. Nothing earth shaking on menu. I usually have the wedge, onion rings and one of the meat selections. Not a large menu selection but a tight bistro one. Sunken room with fireplace but not...More

Thank 177Steve
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant several times and all of the food is good the part tenders consistently have horrible personalities. I went today Sunday, December 17th at noon and the main bartender was rude and dismissive. Twice I wanted to ask him what his...More

Thank falisa p
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I love historical places and my son is a Jr. Firefighter so when I saw this place I knew we had to try it! We went for lunch on a Saturday. The one thing that threw us was I had looked up a lunch menu...More

Thank MellyRussi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 60
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 1:00 AM
5:30 PM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 S Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3119
    (King St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-683-1776
  • E-mail
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