Fine Dining


In Alexandria you’ll find independent restaurants brimming with historic charm and award-winning chefs creating seasonal menu offerings that focus on fresh, local ingredients and bold, creative dishes. Mark a special occasion at Bastille Brasserie & Bar, where a husband-and-wife duo run the kitchen, Vermilion, known for its modern American fare and Chef Thomas Cardarelli’s tasting menu, or pop a bottle of champagne and enjoy Chef Sebastien Rondier’s traditional French cuisine with a modern sensibility at Brabo.

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The vitality of a French brasserie and the refinement of Old Town Alexandria’s historical architecture are embodied in Brabo Brasserie.
1600 King Street
Laporta’s Restaurant follows the creative lead of executive chef and owner Douglas Laporta’s desire to create a place for extraordinary...
1600 Duke Street
Situated on property once owned by our first president, Cedar Knoll offers American and French cuisine with waterfront views. History,...
9030 Lucia Lane Alexandria, VA 22308
For true connoisseurs of good food, good friends and the perfect steak – Mackie’s Bar and Grill is where you’ll...
907 King Street
Michael’s Little Italy (formerly La Trattoria) offers Italian-American dining in the heart of Old Town, Alexandria. Enjoy our rustic, yet...
305 S. Washington Street
Rus Uz is a family-owned fine dining Russian and Uzbek restaurant, an inspired blend of both cuisines, offering a taste...
210 Swamp Fox Road
“Fine Seafood, Historic Setting!” Built in the 1700’s, The Wharf has been Old Town’s Seafood Restaurant since 1971. One block...
119 King Street
219 Restaurant is located in an elegant Victorian setting, serving modern Southern cuisine. The Basin Street Lounge has live jazz...
219 King Street
Bastille is an award winning brasserie and wine bar, offering guests a contemporary spin on French cuisine, in a sophisticated...
606 N. Fayette Street
A dining experience blending the area’s finest in tastes & talents, Blackwall Hitch is a coastally inspired concept that creates...
5 Cameron Street
Chart House offers world-class dining and impeccable service. Our culinary team has crafted cuisine that infuses local flavors with a...
1 Cameron Street
Historic 18th-century tavern, Colonial entertainment nightly. Mon.-Sat. 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday brunch 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
138 N. Royal Street

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