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Columbia Firehouse

109 S Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3119
+1 703-683-1776
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (33 reviews)
“mussels” (31 reviews)
“hanger steak” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
109 S Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3119
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1 - 10 of 377 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not gonna lie, chose this place partially because Columbia is a hometown, but we were not disappointed. We were seated quickly on the charming patio and the service was prompt. Family of 6 ordered chili, 50/50 burger, chicken sliders, crab cakes, and curry mussels. All...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend is a fireman so we were immediately drawn to this restaurant. It's a beautifully restored 1800's firehouse! We had our 1 year old son with us & at first I wasn't sure if it was family friendly. However, the hostess was so nice...More

Thank Deanna R
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The visit was suggested by family members who had been there before. I thought the food was okay but way too little for the price being charged. Didn't see anything on that menu that was fantastic. Service was very good though to help save the...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

loved the atmosphere and food here! interesting menu! We were not waited on quickly but we were in no big hurry. I think there may have been some confusion on who was taking care of us.

Thank lindandy
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This is in a converted firehouse. There are two separate areas. We ate in the long narrow area to the left after you come in. Dark and cozy. It was nice and quiet as requested as we wanted away from the bar. The food was...More

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Brunch, lunch, dinner, or special ocassion you can't go wrong at Columbia Firehouse. They have so many delicious options including their beef strogonoff, fried chicken special, crab cakes, and any steak on the menu. They also have an excellent cocktail list and wonderful desserts (chocolate...More

Thank metrochica
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner with friends. Had the mussels to start. They were delicious, but even better, the dish came with a small loaf of sourdough bread to sop up the sauce. A real treat. Had the 50/50 burger for the main course. It is...More

Thank Peter_From_VA
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Good cocktails, and a variety of tasty appetizers and entrees. Everything is tasty and well-made with fresh ingredients.

Thank Kathi M
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We had a few drinks here after dinner elsewhere in Old Town. We loved the atmosphere - lots of dark colors, soft lights, great beer menu, friendly folks. Should do dinner here soon too :-)!

Thank Willem K
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Met up with a date for a drink. We also ordered the oysters, hummus and cheese dip. The appetizers were all tasty. Service was good. We sat at the bar. The place was really interesting with multiple dining areas. Prices were a bit high, but...More

Thank Dinah Y
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Do you have gluten-free options
11 January 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 60
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 01:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 S Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3119
    (King St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-683-1776
  • E-mail
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