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Ramparts

$$ - $$$American, ,
1700 Fern St., Alexandria, VA 22302
+1 703-998-6616
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
“ribs” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1700 Fern St., Alexandria, VA 22302
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

We've enjoyed several dinners and brunch at Ramparts with friends who live in the neighborhood. It's definitely a cozy, friendly, "everyone knows your name" kind of place -- and we wish we lived nearby to have a lovely, but casual restaurant with delicious food so...More

Thank Birdie2050
Reviewed 5 December 2017

This is very much a local neighborhood tavern, as there is really nowhere else to eat in the neighborhood. It's a decent pub-like atmosphere, with food specials and half-price wine on Saturday. My special was short ribs--good, but not as tender and as tasty as...More

Thank cfuller603
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Definitely a neighborhood restaurant with a regular clientele. Good food at reasonable prices. Went on a Tuesday and it was Taco night and they offered a variety of different Tacos. I had the ribs which were very good and tender. Definitely worth a try!

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We dined here on a recent Saturday evening, having just stumbled upon it while staying in Alexandria, and had a very enjoyable meal. The service was excellent, the food was uniformly good, an the prices were reasonable. We enjoyed a classic burger, the salmon, the...More

Thank brimel
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Great food, service, and atmosphere. Visited many times in last two years. OpenTable points were always a great bonus. Imagine my surprise to find u can no longer make a reservation in that manner. My need to consider an alternative place...

Thank tbweber
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Ramparts tries very hard to be "special" -- and it is worth visiting for dinner from time to time -- of you go limit yourself to the "specials." They are great -- otherwise be prepared to settle for an unspectacular occasion.

Thank arthurpeabody
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Stopped in here for a birthday celebration with a large crowd. The service was great. They were quick, helpful, patient and friendly the entire time which is tough with a large crowd. The food was really good and their beer list is pretty extensive, which...More

Thank kyurinich
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I really like Ramparts. It has a nice vibe, great beer on draft and a very reasonable wine list. On Saturdays, many of the wines are half priced. What would make me love Ramparts? Consistency. About half the time that I venture beyond the sandwich...More

Thank PSUDanO23
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Been there in many occasions & have never walked away hungry or thirsty. Wide beer & wine selection along with excellent regular menu choices & interesting specials. Can't go wrong with the suggested food & drink pairings. Service is quick, staff is knowledgeable, & food...More

Thank tbweber
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Was looking to kill a few minutes and get a bite to eat, so stopped in on a Sunday afternoon while awaiting a flight arrival at Regan airport. What a great spot! The ribs were excellent and as good as any steakhouse and my son...More

Thank Eric B
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enalls
16 November 2015|
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Response from Sue M | Reviewed this property |
If you group is more than 2-4 people, I suggest a reservation. They do not do well with groups larger than that. And be warned -- they will put a 20% gratuity on their bill, so if you leave a tip, it is on top of that.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 Fern St., Alexandria, VA 22302
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-998-6616
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