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A la Lucia

315 Madison St, Alexandria, VA 22314-1707
+1 703-836-5123
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (26 reviews)
“manicotti” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
315 Madison St, Alexandria, VA 22314-1707
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This food was good but I have had better Italian food. I was not throughly impressed and will not revisit.

Thank Familywandering
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

10 women - wow, what a recipe for a Friday night date! We were welcomed, superbly treated by a wonderful waiter, Wilson, and enjoyed each bite. The food was delicious, the atmosphere perfect . We had a separate room so we could enjoy each other...More

Thank Thereseeee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a party of four and each got the $37 3-course dinner. My calimari appetizer was ok, but the best was the muscle's which was a massive platter (still the appetizer, but I had to each half of my wife's). I had the Rockfish...More

Thank billpg
Reviewed 28 April 2017

My husband and I wanted to try the place to see if we wanted to use the place for a gathering of 9 in the near future. Food (manicotti with spinach, fried zucchini, filet mignon with spinach and mashed potato, chocolate cake) was excellent. Service...More

Thank FormerSoccerMom
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We have been to this restaurant before, and always have good food and excellent service but last night's meal was superb. The food is fresh and much of it made at the restaurant. Their mozzarella and tomato salad is the best I have ever had....More

Thank natty3816
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We were out with friends who had been there many times, so we went because they love it there. They were right. It's kind of a neighborhood place, quiet the night we were there (Easter weekend.) The service was friendly and attentive. The salads and...More

Thank LFK1
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The evening before our meeting on Friday, I had dinner with my colleagues - some local and others from afar - at a la Lucia. Unfortunately, 6 others couldn't make it due to the awful weather and flight delays. We raised a glass of wine...More

Thank eshattuck
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Our family group of four went to A la Lucia for an end-of-visit dinner, and it was terrific: the dining room itself has assorted rooms, each with a different feel and sound level; the waiters are perfect, and the rockfish special (which three of us...More

Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped by on my own for dinner; sat in the small friendly bar. Immediately I was greeted and service began. Staff is friendly, smiling and prompt. Had the spaghetti with meat sauce, a generous serving piping hot! Nice bread basket with assorted fresh choices. Overall...More

Thank JohnM743
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The occasion was the birthday of a friend--seven of us so we were seated in a back room with several other large groups. I was expecting a lot of noise, but it wasn't that bad considering that the entire restaurant was max'ed out busy on...More

Thank Donald D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Madison St, Alexandria, VA 22314-1707
    (North Royal St. (800 Block))
  • Public Transportation: The closest MetroRail Stop is Braddock Road (Yellow and Blue Lines) Distance 12 Blocks, however walking is not recommended. Alexandria Dash Bus #AT2 and/or #AT5 Bus will stop accross the street from the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-836-5123
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