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Finn and Porter

5000 Seminary Rd, Alexandria, VA 22311-1946
+1 703-379-2346
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (21 reviews)
“steak” (15 reviews)
“pot stickers” (3 reviews)
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Sushi, Japanese, American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5000 Seminary Rd, Alexandria, VA 22311-1946
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went for breakfast buffet. Stuck to tile floor around center island and in front of buffet. Food in buffet was warm at best.

Thank Luvapreemie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Try the fish and chips...fish was too fresh! Service was quick and very good. Waitress was very friendly also..

Thank BeBee55
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The buffet had a good variety of fruits, baked goods, meats, cheeses, etc. plus made to order eggs. Unfortunately, our server didn't mention the cooked to order eggs until we had already served ourselves. The best part is that the B&B special (maybe only available...More

Thank bobbascom
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Attended conference here and after first meal, we ate here every day! Steaks, seafood, and sushi. Service was amazing every time. Great wine selection! I have never had this quality of food at such reasonable prices at any hotel. Whether lunch, dinner, or bar service,...More

Thank Wayne H
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

Wayne, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience during your conference. The team prides itself on providing great service, food quality and ambiance. We hopefully look to host you again during your next trip...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Was here to participate in laying of the wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown. Food was excellent and wait staff went out of their way to serve us.More

Thank Loretta V
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

Loretta, thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are happy to hear we met your expectation during the time here. We thank you for making us part of your food destination. Our condolences, and wish you and your family all the...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Had lunch there. Food was good, had a panning. Priced similar to other area restaurants. Staff was friendly and courteous. On this day they had a lunch buffet which looked good, not a lot of choices but enough for lunch.More

Thank Lara F
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

Lara, great choice on the Panini for lunch! Since the review we have added some selections to our lunch buffet such as a Salad Bar, Dessert Station, 2 entrée choices, a vegetable and starch. The buffet changes daily. Be sure to call us and we...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We had a long business meeting and lunch. The service during our luncheon meeting was excellent--not intrusive and adequately attentive. The menu is eclectic and delivers from soup to salads to sushi to burgers and crab cakes. The only drawback was that we had to...More

Thank chinesesun
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share about your experience with us. We are happy to hear your lunch and service was great. Should you have a large group be sure to inquire about our private dining area for working lunches. look forward to...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

We went to the Easter Brunch as Finn and Porter and having never been there, didn't know what to expect. Unfortunately it was not anything I would rave about. Remember this was Easter and they probably accommodated more people than they normally have but the...More

Thank Peggy M
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

Peggy, I thank you for providing this feedback and I greatly apologize for the shortfall to your expectation on the food portion of your experience. I have reviewed the feedback with our team. We hope you can give us another chance for us recover your...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

A coworker and I stopped in for dinner and drinks. After looking at the dinner menu, we decided to opt for the more reasonably priced Lounge Bites menu. Would call it upscale pub food. Our server advised us that it was happy hour from 4-7...More

Thank Brad P
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

Brad, Thank you for giving us an opportunity to take care of you while unwinding after your work day. We are happy to hear that you were able to find something within our various food and drink selections. The happy hour is certainly a hit...More

Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had the buffet 2 nights at the Finn and Porter. The food was very good. Good quality, good options, and good dessert too. We also had drinks at the bar. We did not try the sushi. We were happy with the choice.

Thank James R
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

James, thanks for the great feedback. We are glad you enjoyed the buffet option we provided while you were here. We look forward to welcoming you back again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5000 Seminary Rd, Alexandria, VA 22311-1946
    (Beauragard St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-379-2346
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