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Lorien Hotel & Spa, 1600 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
703.894.3440
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Ranked #14 of 654 Restaurants in Alexandria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 am
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Harvard St
Transit: Metro one block, free trolley
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

A couple years ago we ate at Brabo when staying at the Lorien, and it was amazing then! We were able to eat here again and it is still wonderful. The food was still just as delicious and the service was great. My husband and I will always come back to this place when we visit Alexandria just because it... More 

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Ellsworth, Maine
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is super cute!!! It's fine dining without being stuffy!! This would be a perfect place for a date! Cute cozy booths with fantastic decor. Our service was spot on!! Just perfect, they don't hover, but they also attend to everything you could ask for. Great wine list, and fantastic cocktails. My husband had the restaurant week pre fixe........ More 

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

So every time I come to Alexandria, I usually come to Brabo with a sizable group. The food always comes out great but it always becomes a 2.5 hour venture. The food was great, especially the choices we had for restaurant week was amazing. I know some restaurants usually have options that are usually not that great but their options... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

My Sweetie and I went there last night to celebrate he recent return from a long deployment. We LOVE Brabo for a romantic dinner - and I have written a review with nothing but praise for them before and highly recommended them for just such a dinner. Its Restaurant Week, and I was bit concerned as to how they would... More 

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Washington, DC
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We had heard about this restaurant and decided to try it during DC Restaurant Week 2015. The service was outstanding. Everything from the bread & salted butter, to the wine recommendation the waiter made was memorable. He was able to point us to a bottle of wine both my husband and I enjoyed which paired perfectly with the food. The... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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354 reviews 354 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We were looking for a place to have dinner while in the Old Town Alexandria area using TripAdvisor and noticed that this place was ranked (still is) #10 out of hundreds in Alexandria and it's really one of the only "real" restaurants in the top ten (as the others are ice cream/snacks shops, etc and also don't have sufficient reviews... More 

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Alexandria
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109 reviews 109 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

A friend and I have been wanting t try BRABO for quite some time. Given that it's DC Restaurant Week, we thought - why not. Sadly, we were unimpressed. In addition to service being a little off - they took our food to the wrong table and spilled wine on the ladies at another table - the food was just... More 

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Edgewater, Maryland
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88 reviews 88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We were staying at the Lorien and had brunch here on Sunday. What a beautiful restaurant - with immaculately set tables and professional, attentive staff. The food was delicious as well -starting with the hot baked cornbread! Wish we would have eaten dinner there on Saturday night instead of the Warehouse Grill!

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Arlington, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Brabo was the highlight of our trip to Alexandria (Old Town) VA. The server was excellent finding the perfect balance of checking in and not disrupting us. They did not rush us and allowed for a very nice fine dining experience. The Wagyu beef special was excellent and possibly in the top 10 dishes I have had around the world.... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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108 reviews 108 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This sleek less formal eatery next to the main restarant serves excellent fire roasted flat bread pizzas. The 5 cheese onion soup is to die for. The wine list is extensive and expensive. Seasonal beers are also offered, This is a great place to stop as you head to and from King street metro.

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Additional Information about BRABO Restaurant

Address: Lorien Hotel & Spa, 1600 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone Number: 703.894.3440
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  7:00 am - 10:30 am
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  7:00 am - 10:30 am
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  7:00 am - 10:30 am
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  7:00 am - 10:30 am
Friday 7:00 am - 10:30 am  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:30 am  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50

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