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Firehook Bakery

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105 S Union St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3323
+1 703-519-8021
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Food was very tasty with a variety of dishes. We had pad Thai and pepper shrimp with tom yum and cucumber soup to start! Very nice staff - professional and quick! Definitely recommend!

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Thank cdalwadi
Williamsburg, Virginia
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137 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Years ago, Firehook Bakery was outstanding ... as a bakery. Its evolution to a snack and goodie location means that what made it special (to us, at least) is no longer there. The evolution may be more popular with some so don't get me wrong. The foods are good, just not what we would look for in something called a... More 

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Thank AgeOldDinosaur
Alexandria, Virginia
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

This Bakery has Closed @ this location. They have another location in Old Town Alexandria. Give it a try!

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Thank cptbob330
Alexandria, Virginia
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326 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Everything looks so fresh and fine, but all this fizz builds up to a big nothing with the first taste. The breads and muffins should be wonderful, but there is nothing special about them. The coffee is just poor.

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Thank 349Charles25
New Mexico
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103 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

A friend and I met at the Firehook bakery for lunch the other day. We both had chicken salad sandwiches for lunch. Hers was flavored with thyme, mine with curry. They both were excellent and of course were served on fresh bread baked that morning. I purchased a cheesecake brownie laced with raspberry to eat later. It was rich and... More 

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Thank LordFairfax
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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896 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 835 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Firehook has no competition in the Old Town main street area, and lack of competition has made Firehook complacent. We find their breads and pastries sub par and not a good value.

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Thank Anthony-Susan
Portland, Oregon
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166 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

We had a Old Towne sanwich and spinach/feta croissant. Both were great and unique. Had to get an almond croissant to go as we didn't have room for dessert.

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Thank RJpdx
Centralia, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2015

We were already full but had come in for cold drinks. Iced chai and mocha brownie cappucino were delicious - the food looked fantastic; I wish we had had an appetite to try it! They had pastries, bread, salads, and a lot of other food choices, as well as other coffee drinks and also orange juice in a fridge.

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Thank pobtm
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2015

We were walking around old town,and called in for coffee Quick service , great coffe and lots to choose from for breakfast,

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Thank Joanne T
Augusta, GA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 491 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

We were driving from Washington D.C. to Gettysburg and wanted to stop for some coffee and whatever we could find to eat. Alexandria is so pretty and has so much to offer, so we stopped at Firehook not knowing it was a chain. It was a great find. We ordered omelets with bread and butter and lattes to eat in... More 

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Takeout
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  • Address: 105 S Union St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3323
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-519-8021

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