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Columbia Firehouse

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109 S Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3119
+1 703-683-1776
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (34 reviews)
“mussels” (32 reviews)
“hanger steak” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
109 S Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3119
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here to kill some time at the bar while we waited for someone in our party to get off of work. Originally we were just going to stop in for a drink and move on to another bar so we could check...More

Thank gillian r
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Old Town has so many great options for brunch, but Columbia Firehouse is my go-to. The space is beautiful, the service is great, and the food is delicious. I've had everything from chicken and waffles to stuffed french toast to chorizo sausage and gravy, and...More

Thank Callie B
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Fun restaurant located within an old fire station. Seating in main firehouse as well as under a high green house type glass domed ceiling. Drinks, appetizers, and main courses were excellent. Service was good. Fun desserts as well.

Thank GaTraveler7011
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Not gonna lie, chose this place partially because Columbia is a hometown, but we were not disappointed. We were seated quickly on the charming patio and the service was prompt. Family of 6 ordered chili, 50/50 burger, chicken sliders, crab cakes, and curry mussels. All...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend is a fireman so we were immediately drawn to this restaurant. It's a beautifully restored 1800's firehouse! We had our 1 year old son with us & at first I wasn't sure if it was family friendly. However, the hostess was so nice...More

Thank Deanna R
Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

The visit was suggested by family members who had been there before. I thought the food was okay but way too little for the price being charged. Didn't see anything on that menu that was fantastic. Service was very good though to help save the...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed May 16, 2017

loved the atmosphere and food here! interesting menu! We were not waited on quickly but we were in no big hurry. I think there may have been some confusion on who was taking care of us.

Thank lindandy
Reviewed May 13, 2017

This is in a converted firehouse. There are two separate areas. We ate in the long narrow area to the left after you come in. Dark and cozy. It was nice and quiet as requested as we wanted away from the bar. The food was...More

Thank Gail C
Reviewed April 22, 2017

Brunch, lunch, dinner, or special ocassion you can't go wrong at Columbia Firehouse. They have so many delicious options including their beef strogonoff, fried chicken special, crab cakes, and any steak on the menu. They also have an excellent cocktail list and wonderful desserts (chocolate...More

Thank metrochica
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner with friends. Had the mussels to start. They were delicious, but even better, the dish came with a small loaf of sourdough bread to sop up the sauce. A real treat. Had the 50/50 burger for the main course. It is...More

Thank Peter_From_VA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $60
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
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: +1 703-683-1776
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