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Columbia Firehouse

109 S. Saint Asaph St., Alexandria, VA 22314 (Old Town)
(703) 683-1776
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Ranked #69 of 647 Restaurants in Alexandria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $60
Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Old Town
Cross street: King St.
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English first
Alexandria, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

We dined here during Restaurant Week at the end August and enjoyed our evening. Beautifully converted old firehouse, great service, and our entrees were delicious. (My husband and I both enjoyed the Chophouse Filet, greens, and fingerling potatoes. (although the menu indicated they were "smashed" but they were served whole.)) My Virginia Ham and Buttermilk Bisuit appetizer was tasty but... More

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Ishpeming, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Great service. Good food. The place was pretty empty as it was late but the meal was ready for a to-go in no time and the bartender was quite pleasant and welcoming.

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Mount Vernon, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We went for the Happy Hour. After all the place has changed ownership twice in the last 5 years. We found it to be a quiet place for drinks and conversation - no loud TVs bothering anyone. The waitstaff was very attentive and quick. We asked to see the dinner menu and decided to take a chance. We weren't disappointed!... More

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Miami, Florida
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Had dinner here on Labor Day. Restaurant was crowded so it was a good thing that we had reservations. There were 4 of us plus a 2 year old! The staff were very accomodating, and this is a place that I would not hesitate to bring children to. The food was average with good portions. We started out with the... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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88 reviews 88 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

To be fair, we did have a large group and the staff was so helpful with seating us as soon as they opened for dinner. Drinks were delicious and the staff took care of our entire party from my four year old to our older grandparents, but I can't stop thinking about how tough the pork belly was in my... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The food and staff were both awesome! We ended up having to wait for quite a while for our food but the Jessica, the manager, was quick to assist! I'll definitely return here in the future.

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Canada
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291 reviews 291 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We went with a group of eleven so we had to use the set menu with no prices on the menu. Everyone had a salad which was good and the main courses were flat iron steak about 6 oz, others had the scallops which was okay and the fried chicken was okay. When the bill arrived the waiter added a... More

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Wall Township, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Very excited to try this restaurant to be only disappointed with the attitude of the people from the moment we walked in the door. Very unaccommodating, everything was greeted by sour faces, whether it was the maitre'd, bar tender or the wait staff. Also had high expectations on the food, and was generally disappointed...to be fair, steak we had was... More

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Oslo, Norway
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We enjoyed sitting in the atrium of this restaurant, the light is beautiful there! We enjoyed our food and the service was good.

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New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I went here with my mom during a recent trip to the area and this was recommended by a friend. The service was fantastic and the food was delicious. I also loved the feel of the restaurant. Very unique being in an old firehouse. I had the shrimp app, which was delicious. I also had the fried chicken and gravy... More

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