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Two Nineteen Restaurant

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Old Town
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219 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3209 (Fairfax Street)
+1 703-549-1141
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 23:00
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112 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went here for Easter brunch so I not sure if i was just paying a premium because of that or not but i thought it was very expensive for what it was. the food was fine and it is a very nice area to seat but i really don't think that is worth the extra money when there are... More 

Thank Gregsuzanne
Alexandria, Virginia
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wow - if you are looking for a five star restaurant in Old Town this is the place to go. It is a one of a kind place and the bartender there makes the best drinks in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Thank KodiakEd
San Antonio, Texas
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303 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to gather with friends. Ambiance is wonderful and the cigar bar upstairs is tuly a gem. Excellent service, great music, and attentive staff. I left a bag behind on accident with a brand new pair of shoes. When I returned to town a week later I thought I would ask about them, knowing it was a long shot.... More 

Thank Capt_Wyatt
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here after staff couldn't accommodate one more person on our reservation at Jackson 20 and were pleasantly surprised! Not too busy for brunch and food was great.

Thank Becca B
Caledonia, Michigan
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95 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The ambiance will remind you of sitting in one of the many restaurants found in the French Quarter of New Orleans. The decorations, furniture, multi-level seating and of course the food borrow heavily from creole fair. We ate on a weeknight and were seating within 5' of the only other two parties in the restaurant, as opposed to giving us... More 

Thank michiganpete7
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116 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Two Nineteen has a new menu, an innovative chef and a spiffy new website. They are proud of their revamped array of offerings. All brunch items come with a complimentary champagne drink-a nice welcome touch. We have dined at all the King Street eateries over the years, except Two Nineteen. On a tip from a local about the new chef,... More 

Thank helios5356
Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Live music, good bands, good people. Cigar Bar, prices range, good selection. Restaurant is separate, food is good. Located on main street, surrounding is good for walking (weather permitting).

Thank SLMueller73
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Live music and good food online search in Alexandria Va for Saturday night... hit JACKPOT in Old Town! N'orleans fare outside of Lu’siana sometimes fall short, but not last night at 219. Cozy fire nice, service good. Appetizer Crab Cake Tipitina's with crawfish butter and andouille sausage maque choux fantastic even though local blue crab out of season. Blackened Atlantic... More 

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Fletcher, North Carolina
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We went for a weekend in Alexandria and went to this cigar bar both nights we were there, love this place! They have 3 menus, cigars, food & drinks. We sat on leather couches, watched tv & had a great time with family & friends. The prices are reasonable & you can smoke cigarettes as well. We had appetizers, drinks... More 

Thank Mary M
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Enjoy a sumptutious meal as you dine in cozy surroundings by the King of Streets in Old Town Alexandria, VA Don't want to be seen by street traffic, go further inside this landmark restaurant, to select a seat & enjoy delish delights prepared by a knowledgeable Kitchen and engaging staff! Comfortable, cozy, and full of Old Town strollers to gaze... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, French, Cajun & Creole
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3209
    (Fairfax Street)
  • Public Transportation: King St. Metro [
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-549-1141
Housed in a historic 19th century townhouse blocks from the waterfront, 219 has for 40 years been a beacon for the most authentic gourmet creole experience possible outside of greater New Orleans. Executive Chef Marcus Olson has taken things one step further and introduced a truly unique gourmet butcher experience--USDA Prime steaks dry-aged 21 days in house and cut to order to your exact specifications. Your meal is complemented by a 750+ bottle wine list and a massive whiskey selection. We offer private dining rooms in addition to our elegant main floor, and offer tasting menus custom-tailored to your preferences. After your meal, you can unwind in our spacious second story lounge and be entertained by world class blues music most nights of the week. Whether your taste runs towards alligator and etouffee, or to succulent aged steaks, we invite you to rediscover your favorite Old Town institution.

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