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Vermilion Restaurant

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1120 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314 (Fayette St.)
+1 703-684-9669
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Alexandria, Virginia
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a great restaurant - the food is delicious, the atmosphere is industrial chic, the wait staff is always knowledgeable and friendly. Close to King St. Metro and on street parking us easy to find. Try it - you'll love it!

Thank Sheila W
Everett, Washington
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met a friend in the bar and ended up sharing space in the lounge with another group. The place was cozy, good sized and maybe had some space upstairs? (saw the stairs but never went up). Had some drinks and appetizers. The herb fries were really good as was the hushpuppies (3 dipping sauces). Will definitely come back for a... More 

Thank Toni W
Tampa, FL
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for dinner based on foursquare reviews. Turned out the menu was slightly different which wasn't a huge deal. If you want to start with a cheese board, better ask for it - it's on the dessert menu. Cheeses were DELICIOUS! We tried 3 out of 5 and the servings are very generous for two people that can eat.... More 

Thank Roberta J
Norwalk, Connecticut
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114 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

Very nice restaurant located in the quant streets in Alexandria. Food was excellent, service excellent and the staff was very well vested on wines. A little pricy but overall a great place to eat.

Thank northernlights40
Alexandria, Virginia
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

returned to Vermillion after a couple of bad experiences over the past 18 months - it went downhill after previous chef left - to find it's on the road to recovery - tasty dishes, relatively simply prepared with local products - still a little over-prices, with mid-size portions charged full price; but worth a visit. The deserts are new and... More 

Thank thecommissioner41
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128 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

We went for a Sunday Brunch. A succinct but balanced menu. The execution are well done, The Pumpkin panna cotta is excellent!

Thank Pascal S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Appetizers quite good got garlic soup and salmon tartare. Dinner potatoe wrapped cod cooked perfectly but a bit under seasoned. Duck had no seasoning in duck or its accompinents. Plus the duck tasted old as if it were in freezer too long. Waiter hardly paid attention to you. Never once came to ask us how the entree was. Would not... More 

Thank Victoria Z
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

We were looking someplace close to our Hotel in Alexandria Virginia. We saw this place online and decided to try the three course menu. The restaurant contacted us not soon after we made the reservation on open table. I thought that was good and they asked us about food allergies. I think many an eatery these days are attune to... More 

Thank DJKauai
New Hope, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

Had a excellent squash soup, hanger steak and grits followed by a pumpkin panna cota and it all was delicious. The service was cordial and the ambiance a combination of eclectic and elegant. The price was fair for the quality of food. I recommend this place if you are in Alexandria

Thank italia622015
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

Had brunch there. Limited menu Boring Food was good,very small simple portions Overpriced!!!!!!!!!!!!! Would not go back,disappointed Service was good, but does not discount the fact that we walked out hungry. The crispy chicken with grits ,boring,tiny little popcorn chicken,hardly any chicken,seriously 6 pieces dotted along edge of dish with 2 runny eggs and maybe 3/4 cup of gritts. Really... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 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
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314
    (Fayette St.)
  • Public Transportation: King St. Metro Station Using the King Street Trolley, get off at the Fayette St. Stop coming in either direction.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-684-9669
Vermilion features Chef William Morris' menu of Contemporary American cuisine. Complimenting Chef Morris' menu is Vermilion's wine list, named one of the top wine lists in the country by Restaurant Hospitality Magazine. Combining a charming location in Old town Alexandria with stylized design and atmosphere, Vermilion represents a bit of downtown sophistication: from the exposed brick in the upstairs dining room to the overstuffed pillows in the lounge downstairs, Vermilion holds something for all tastes.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?