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Brabo Tasting Room

1602 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2719
+1 703-894-5252
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“mussels” (75 reviews)
“tarts” (12 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1602 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2719
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food was fine. Better than Brabo. Exceptional bread as always. Service was very slow and inattentive.

Thank Z K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure and see Carlton at the bar! A true mixologist! Food is excellent and a great wine selection.

Thank Muti
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Misha is NO GOOD. A truant I tell you! That taunts you and entices you. With everything on the menu. Charcuterie was delightful and so was our steaming bowl of mussels! But the wine selection can't be beat, Misha's attentiveness and sass are crave worthy......More

Thank Rita V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice place, but their breakfast didn't measure up to their pricing. Lots and lots of grease, and it wasn't enjoyable taste either.

Thank scubadillo99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fancy little Belgian restaurant in Old Town right next to the Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa. If you have ever stayed or visited Kimpton hotels and they have a restaurant next to it, it is usually a great place. Brabo offers excellent...More

Thank Naoji W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is only the second restaurant I've come across with outstanding mussels. The other was in Napa. Three dozen mussels in a steaming hot iron pan in a wine sauce, for $20.00. The sauce was to die for. If you are a mussel lover, come...More

Thank eastbyeast2017
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Community table for happy hour, great price on mussels during happy hour....love the bread, crusty! Cheeses and marmalades, delectable. My favorite must go to dinner spot when in town. Service pretty good, like the casual a ambiance....seats spaced enough to allow conversation. On a good...More

Thank Doubletap1965
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We only had 1 dish for a quick casual lunch which was A chopped salad ( which was not chopped) with a tasteless piece of chicken on it. The salad was ok, chicken not so. Some olives on a plastic pretend skillet with white melted...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This restaurant had a good selection of seafood and nice ambiance. The staff and service were spot on.

Thank Jrice3981
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Love this place so much! Try to stop in whenever in town. It's small so try to beat the dinner rush. Their mussels are amazing and so is the charcuterie!

Thank Sara R
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
When you make a reservation (how, only via Open Table?) how do you select Tasting room?
12 September 2015|
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Response from MaceandMo | Reviewed this property |
I contacted the front desk (as a hotel guest). There were plenty of non reserved tables, though. Cheers.
Suzanne C
Good Morning! Can you please check availability for a private room for 50 guests (for lunch – 11:30am – 1:30pm and/or a cocktail reception or dinner – 6:00pm – 8:00pm) on the following dates: 4/28, 4/29, 4/30, 5/5, 5/6 and 5/7 Please request the following: • Food & beverage minimums for a luncheon, cocktail reception and dinner • Menu packages for a luncheon, cocktail reception and dinner • Room Rental Fees Please let me know if you have any questions. Thanks! Suzanne Crowe 703.691.4516
25 March 2015|
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Response from Msmouse1 | Reviewed this property |
Ditto. Try Open Table
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:00
07:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
07:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1602 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2719
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-894-5252