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Brabo Tasting Room

1602 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2719
+1 703-894-5252
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“mussels” (75 reviews)
“tarts” (29 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1602 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2719
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent staff and food. Mussels Moroccan style was excellent served with enough bread to sop up every drop of delicious broth. Passion fruit tart was a nice light finish served with diced kiwi and pineapple. It's like eating at home, the staff was so engaging....More

2  Thank philipdtasho
Reviewed 1 week ago

I find the selection of options delightful. Do not miss the eggs benedict. The Charcuterie is great for a mid afternoon respite and company. I also loved the french onion soup at lunch. I found the staff very helpful, friendly and attentive. The preparation is...More

2  Thank TropicalParadise888
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The food was fine. Better than Brabo. Exceptional bread as always. Service was very slow and inattentive.

Thank Z K
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Be sure and see Carlton at the bar! A true mixologist! Food is excellent and a great wine selection.

1  Thank Muti
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Misha is NO GOOD. A truant I tell you! That taunts you and entices you. With everything on the menu. Charcuterie was delightful and so was our steaming bowl of mussels! But the wine selection can't be beat, Misha's attentiveness and sass are crave worthy......More

1  Thank Rita V
Reviewed 29 April 2017

nice place, but their breakfast didn't measure up to their pricing. Lots and lots of grease, and it wasn't enjoyable taste either.

Thank scubadillo99
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This is a fancy little Belgian restaurant in Old Town right next to the Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa. If you have ever stayed or visited Kimpton hotels and they have a restaurant next to it, it is usually a great place. Brabo offers excellent...More

1  Thank Naoji W
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is only the second restaurant I've come across with outstanding mussels. The other was in Napa. Three dozen mussels in a steaming hot iron pan in a wine sauce, for $20.00. The sauce was to die for. If you are a mussel lover, come...More

1  Thank eastbyeast2017
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Community table for happy hour, great price on mussels during happy hour....love the bread, crusty! Cheeses and marmalades, delectable. My favorite must go to dinner spot when in town. Service pretty good, like the casual a ambiance....seats spaced enough to allow conversation. On a good...More

1  Thank Doubletap1965
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We only had 1 dish for a quick casual lunch which was A chopped salad ( which was not chopped) with a tasteless piece of chicken on it. The salad was ok, chicken not so. Some olives on a plastic pretend skillet with white melted...More

Thank Mike P
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
When you make a reservation (how, only via Open Table?) how do you select Tasting room?
13 September 2015|
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Response from MaceandMo | Reviewed this property |
I contacted the front desk (as a hotel guest). There were plenty of non reserved tables, though. Cheers.
Suzanne C
Good Morning! Can you please check availability for a private room for 50 guests (for lunch – 11:30am – 1:30pm and/or a cocktail reception or dinner – 6:00pm – 8:00pm) on the following dates: 4/28, 4/29, 4/30, 5/5, 5/6 and 5/7 Please request the following: • Food & beverage minimums for a luncheon, cocktail reception and dinner • Menu packages for a luncheon, cocktail reception and dinner • Room Rental Fees Please let me know if you have any questions. Thanks! Suzanne Crowe 703.691.4516
26 March 2015|
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Response from Msmouse1 | Reviewed this property |
Ditto. Try Open Table
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:00
07:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
07:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1602 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2719
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-894-5252
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