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Columbia Firehouse

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109 S Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3119 (King St.)
+1 703-683-1776
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Today
17:30 - 01:00
11:00 - 15:00
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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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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 December 2014

I've lived in Texas so I can be picky about beef, however, the steak that I ordered was excellent! I usually skip dessert but the warm apple pie was delicious. Nice atmosphere.

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Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2014 via mobile

Had Saturday brunch with family. I got the waffles with blue berries. It was tasty and light. Chicken and waffles were good according to son in law. No one left disappointed.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Not talented enough to accurately describe how awesome the inside décor of this place is so checkout tall the photos on goggle maps and see for yourself... very popular so large crowds and noisy on the weekend but good service given all that...

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Alexandria, VA
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1,602 reviews
832 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 521 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2014

The Firehouse is a good place to meet for casual drinks or a first-class dinner. The dark wood at the bar and in the dining room brings to mind a classic neighborhood pub that invites you to stay for good food, drinks and conversation. A good wine and beer menu along with traditional mixed drinks set the stage at a... More 

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Camp Hill, PA
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Columbia Firehouse is conveniently located in Old Town Alexandria in a nice old building and is nicely decorated inside. My wife & I had eaten there a couple of months ago, and enjoyed it so much we suggested it for dinner with another couple recently. The waiters were pleasant and efficient, and once again the food was very good and... More 

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Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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290 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2014

We went here with another couple. The server asked how we chose it (as a frequent TA reviewer I'm surprised more restaurants don't ask this) and my friend said she picked it from Yelp. I happened to mention that I review a lot on TA and he said - oh, we'll have to be extra good then. I was a... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

Food quality is good but $20 for a fried chicken dinner and $26 for a small filet of wolf fish were a bit much.

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2014

It would be easy to miss the Columbia Firehouse on St Asaph, but it is worth seeking out...... less than a blocck off Kings St across from the Hotel Monaco and a rear gem unique menu items along with more traditional favorites terrific service, terrific atmosphere and decor

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Alexandria
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2014 via mobile

Columbia Firehouse not only has excellent food and atmosphere, but it also has an amazing event space perfect for a wedding and/or reception! On the day of our wedding the second floor "Chop House" was set up in rows of chairs. Then, everyone migrated to the third floor, "Wine Room" for delicious hor devors and cocktails while the staff transformed... More 

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NJ
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187 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

We found this gem by accident, wandering around Old Town looking for a place for brunch with cocktails. Initially we weren't totally sure it was a restaurant. It was adorable. We were able to sit outside in the garden, which was absolutely lovely on a warm fall afternoon. My mimosa was the perfect opening. A friend got the special Bellini... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 60
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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 22314-3119
    (King St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-683-1776

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