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The Grille at Morrison House

116 S Alfred St, 116 S. Alfred St., Alexandria, VA 22314 (Old Town)
(703) 838-8000
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Ranked #79 of 654 Restaurants in Alexandria
Price range: $19 - $50
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, French, Contemporary
Neighborhood: Old Town
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: King Street
Transit: King Street Metro
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English first
Alexandria, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We recently visited the Grill at the Morrison House. We had not eaten there in over 10 years and were pleasantly surprised. It used to be separated into 2 dinning experiences, a fairly formal restaurant and a more informal "Grill". It now appears it is just called the "Grill". The quality of the food was high, The wine list appropriate,... More 

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Michael B, General Manager at The Grille at Morrison House, responded to this review

Thank you Mike. I am glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us. I hope you come and dine with us again soon. More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

Went during Restaurant Week because it's a little pricey for me. Wonderful experience from wine to food to atmosphere to attention paid to us! Very quiet on Monday night. Valet parking if you eat at the Grille. Delicious!!!!

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Michael B, General Manager at The Grille at Morrison House, responded to this review

Thank you Karen for the kind words. I am ecstatic that you enjoyed your dinning experience. I hope to have you join us again in the future. More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I was not there long enough for more than a breakfast but it was delicious. They have good room service, on time and excellent food!

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Michael B, General Manager at The Grille at Morrison House, responded to this review

Thank you Pam for your kind words. Hopefully next time you visit you can join us for dinner. There is excellent live piano music on Thursdays,Fridays,and Saturdays. More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Grille at Morrison House is an adjunct to one of the great little lodges in Old Town. It features a dining room and a piano bar, which was quite raucous the night we went there. We really enjoyed it. I can't remember what I ordered, it it's a place for a special occasion -- Valentine's, New Year's -- and... More 

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Michael B, General Manager at The Grille at Morrison House, responded to this review

Thank you William for you kind words. Unfortunately there is no longer sing along nights at the Grille but we do offer wonderful piano players on Thursday,Friday, and Saturday. Hope to have you in again soon. More 

Springfield, Virginia
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I am a real fan of the Kimpton brand. I've stayed at this hotel but have never eaten in the restaurant. Although I would stay there again, I won't eat there. Ever. The ambience is very bistro upscale with formal settings and few tables, probably not more than 20 covers. There were two occupied tables when we arrived. We ordered... More 

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Michael B, General Manager at The Grille at Morrison House, responded to this review

Please accept my apologies for a breakfast that sounds like it was more than disappointing. I am more than a little embarrassed that you had this experience. I have brought your concerns to the attention of the Chef to insure this doesn't happen again. Please reach out to me at michael.bryan@morrisonhouse.com so that I can apologize personally. More 

North Carolina
Top Contributor
321 reviews 321 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I had breakfast at the Grille. The food was fine; but service was unpolished. This was very odd as all other services at the hotel were very high quality.

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Michael B, General Manager at The Grille at Morrison House, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed the food at the Grille. I would welcome the opportunity to discuss the "unpolished" service you experienced to make sure your next time dining with us shines. Please contact me directly at michael.bryan@morrisonhouse.com. More 

Alexandria, Virginia
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My guest and I had a most-enjoyable evening dining at The Grille. We went on a Thursday evening and asked to be seated in the dining room. While service was a little slow, we didn't mind at all as we were not in any hurry and enjoyed the leisurely pace... We happened to be the only patrons in the dining... More 

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Michael B, General Manager at The Grille at Morrison House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. I am glad you enjoyed your experience at the Grille. Please come and see us again next time you are in the area. We have piano players Thursday,Friday,and Saturday nights, who are excellent, that I think you would enjoy. More 

Accokeek, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We have been to the Grille a few times. The food and service was consistently above par. We always chose to dine in the dining room vs. the Grille. On the weekends they have live music and we prefer to dine in the dining room so we can hear the music and each other The menu is always changing and... More 

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Reston, VA
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215 reviews 215 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The Grill at Morrison House has an Old Virginia feel with top notch modern cuisine. From the moment we were greeted the service was superb. The bartender, Grant mixed good drinks, his twist on the French 75 was especially nice. Stephanie was just what we like in a server, friendly and attentive but not overwhelming. The food was great --... More 

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Becky B, Manager at The Grille at Morrison House, responded to this review

Hello Goety911, We are glad to hear that you had such a wonderful time. All the passion and persistance pays off when we read notes like yours - thank you. More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Brunch for family (5) at Morrison House Grille on Easter Sunday was poor and definitely not worth the price of about $50 per head. Upon arrival table was not ready (waited 30 minutes or so) and service throughout the meal was very slow and incompetent (had to ask for things like water, butter plates, etc.). Menu was set piece with... More 

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Additional Information about The Grille at Morrison House

Address: 116 S Alfred St, 116 S. Alfred St., Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone Number: (703) 838-8000
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 19 - 50
Cuisine: American, French, Contemporary

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