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Columbia Firehouse

109 S Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3119
+1 703-683-1776
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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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 January 29, 2018

You can always walk into this restaurant and that should tell you something -- empty at lunch. As a result the food is "ok" but you will not find the best service. Just so, so -- but not awful.

1  Thank arthurpeabody
Reviewed January 28, 2018

i hadnt been there in a while and forgotten how lovely the interior is and what an interesting building the food was very good and it is nice to find white tablecloths in a restaurant. the bar is fascinating as well.

Thank drudol
Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

Brunch is a religion in the DMV so we made reservations for a table. It wasn’t needed. They were busy. We were sat immediately in a cool open room with big windows. The waitress was attentive at first but disappeared for most of our meal....More

Thank DoctorCP
Reviewed January 16, 2018

We have lived in Alexandria for several years now and had somehow never heard of Columbia Firehouse until we happened to get a parking spot in from of it the other day. Intrigued by our peek through the window, we went back later that night...More

Thank Allie_Zoe
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

We stopped fire som drinks and shared some small dishes. The food and drinks where good, the atmosphere was cosy, the staff was friendly. Bathroom smelled a bit funky though.

Thank Ida L
Reviewed December 29, 2017

Nice place to stop when cold out. Warm and friendly vibes. Nothing earth shaking on menu. I usually have the wedge, onion rings and one of the meat selections. Not a large menu selection but a tight bistro one. Sunken room with fireplace but not...More

Thank 177Steve
Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant several times and all of the food is good the part tenders consistently have horrible personalities. I went today Sunday, December 17th at noon and the main bartender was rude and dismissive. Twice I wanted to ask him what his...More

Thank falisa p
Reviewed December 2, 2017

I love historical places and my son is a Jr. Firefighter so when I saw this place I knew we had to try it! We went for lunch on a Saturday. The one thing that threw us was I had looked up a lunch menu...More

Thank MellyRussi
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Located in historic Alexandria Old Town, the building has lots of charm. We finally had our family of six together for one meal as we are scattered around the globe. Our reservation was handled nicely and we were seated in a charming room. Both the...More

1  Thank phmiche
Reviewed October 28, 2017

We found Columbia Firehouse by asking Google for "restaurants near me" and were glad we did. It was a short walk from our hotel (The Alexandrian) and the old decor was really charming with the bar and irregular dining rooms connected by stairs and various...More

Thank ChrisN438
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 S Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3119
    (King St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-683-1776
  • E-mail
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