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5000 Seminary Rd, Alexandria, VA 22311-1946 (Beauragard St.)
+1 703-379-2346
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Lake Dallas, United States
Level Contributor
102 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was here to participate in laying of the wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown. Food was excellent and wait staff went out of their way to serve us.

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Thank Loretta V
Saint Louis, Missouri
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch there. Food was good, had a panning. Priced similar to other area restaurants. Staff was friendly and courteous. On this day they had a lunch buffet which looked good, not a lot of choices but enough for lunch.

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Thank Lara F
Austin, Texas
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188 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a long business meeting and lunch. The service during our luncheon meeting was excellent--not intrusive and adequately attentive. The menu is eclectic and delivers from soup to salads to sushi to burgers and crab cakes. The only drawback was that we had to chase down the mechanism for parking validation, but once accomplished all was smooth. A very... More 

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Thank chinesesun
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share about your experience with us. We are happy to hear your lunch and service was great. Should you have a large group be sure to inquire about our private dining area for working lunches. look forward to hosting you again soon. I would like to hear more regarding the parking validation drawback.... More 

Falls Church, Virginia
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We went to the Easter Brunch as Finn and Porter and having never been there, didn't know what to expect. Unfortunately it was not anything I would rave about. Remember this was Easter and they probably accommodated more people than they normally have but the atmosphere was very sterile, the sound level very disturbing and the heat factor was stifling.... More 

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Thank Peggy M
Appleton
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

A coworker and I stopped in for dinner and drinks. After looking at the dinner menu, we decided to opt for the more reasonably priced Lounge Bites menu. Would call it upscale pub food. Our server advised us that it was happy hour from 4-7 and there were $5 draft beers and $5 appetizers available. There was also Fish and... More 

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Thank Brad P
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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185 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had the buffet 2 nights at the Finn and Porter. The food was very good. Good quality, good options, and good dessert too. We also had drinks at the bar. We did not try the sushi. We were happy with the choice.

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Thank James R
alexandria, VA
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80 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We have not eaten at Finn & Porter's for years. Last nights experience may keep us from eating there for many more years. My wife and I wanted to have a drink in the bar / lounge area like we had many times, However, the LED lighting was so bright that there was virtually no atmosphere for a relaxing drink.... More 

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Thank FDM-Virginia
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this review

We appreciate the comments regarding the service and value the feedback regarding the meal. We apologize we fell short on the expectation with your steak and salad. Please give us a call the next time you are in the area and give us an opportunity to take care of you. More 

Philadelphia
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The restaurant has a lobby bar/tables set up in addition to a large full service restaurant. Some tables have a nice view of the fountain but the heat was too much for us and we had to move. We were told they were having it fixed. There was a nice selection and also a sushi bar. My roommate and I... More 

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1 Thank Ann B
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback about your visit. We are happy to hear you enjoyed yourselves. We look forward to hosting you the next time you are in the area. More 

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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Waitress was occupied a lot. Made me feel like i was putting her out. Burger was good. Bacon cheeseburger with fries. Had to ask for a soda.

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1 Thank Ryan D
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this review

Ryan, we appreciate your feedback and are happy hear your enjoyed your meal with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Schertz, Texas
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Met friends here after work. They offer $5 small plates during happy hour. The wings, calamari, pot stickers and fish and chips were great for the price!

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1 Thank Rose M
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this review

Rose, great to hear you enjoyed unwinding with us and enjoyed the happy hour options we have. Happy hour is featured daily Monday through Friday from 4pm - 7pm. You can also enjoy some select wines by the glass, and draft beer for $5 during that same time. Look forward to you coming to unwind with us again. Cheers More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Cuisine
American, Sushi, Japanese, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 00:00
Monday
06:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 00:00
Thursday
06:00 - 00:00
Friday
06:00 - 00:00
Saturday
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5000 Seminary Rd, Alexandria, VA 22311-1946
    (Beauragard St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-379-2346

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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?