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Columbia Firehouse

Old Town
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109 S Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3119 (King St.)
(703) 683-1776
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Open now
All 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
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good Service , good appetizers..... The beef tartare, The mussels, and oysters where great..... Served at The bar or The nice patio. Enjoy The evenning very much!

Thank Gabriela C
Falls Church VA
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31 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had noticed this placed several times going to the courthouse which is across the street. It really is quite charming and has a definite historic feel. We wanted to eat in Old Town so this seemed a good place to try. We were so impressed when we walked into the beautiful glass-ceiling room and had fun trying to figure... More 

Thank Twochris
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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a restaurant in Old Town Alexandria and happened to find the Columbia Firehouse. They had a nice wine list. we were seated promptly and they took our order. They were a little slow on following up to see if we needed anything else, but the food was served promptly. We did notice the dessert was somewhat... More 

Thank Bigdog0624
Montreal, Canada
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended a rehearsal dinner at this restaurant. Food and service were absolutely incredible. Interior was charming and quaint. Would not hesitate to recommend this restaurant.

Thank Susan S
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7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't really rate the food, because we were seated and no one waited on us for a really long time. We were really tired and did want to eat there, but after viewing the menu and seeing that the just a burger was $14-15 without a side, we all looked at each other and decided it wasn't worth waiting... More 

Thank pgharrison
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37 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

This is the second time we have eaten at this restaurant. It was great last year when we went which is why we went this time. We went there for a graduation dinner. The appetizers were very good. We ate the onion rings and french fries. However, for the entrees, the mac and cheese was tasteless and cold. The burgers... More 

Thank Lailasmom
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

My visit was for dinner with an out of town friend who I've known for an obscene number of years. Our priority was to find a place where conversation was possible and we hoped also to have a good meal. Columbia Firehouse provided both. We were seated in a booth in the high ceiling, brick walled main room and had... More 

Thank ladyshrink1
Atlanta, Georgia
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

If you're like me and think that Alexandria should be chock full of unique "antique" restaurants - this should be one of your first stops. Set in an old firehouse, the atmosphere very much has the 'old town' feel. The menu has a good variety, and after eating there twice over the course of 18 months I can say the... More 

Thank AbsolutWallStreet
Orange Beach, Alabama
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40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

My girlfriends and I enjoyed catching up and dinner. Our server was fantastic. We ordered drinks and spent a long time chatting before we ordered. While he did come back to check with us, he never rushed us to order. The cast-iron cornbread was amazing. It was almost as good as my grandma's. I ordered an Old Fashioned, it was... More 

Thank trail19
Far Hills, New Jersey
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

A very interesting structure houses this nice restaurant that is also centrally located in Old Town Alexandria. It was recommended by the front desk of the hotel we were staying at and it did not disappoint. Seating is nicely broken up across a few different areas. Meal was great and service was excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $60
American, Gluten Free, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 S Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3119
    (King St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: (703) 683-1776

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?