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Vermilion Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Citrus Spice Marinated Olives
Castelveltrano, picholine & niçoise, feta cheese with herbs & garlic
Pimento Dip
Roasted peppers, cheddar & grilled whole wheat flatbread
Cornmeal Hush-Puppies
Bread & butter pickles & 3 dipping sauces
Roasted Path Valley Carrots
Local baby carrots, house made yogurt, honey & granola
P.E.I Mussels
Spicy tomato ragout, garden herbs & spanish chorizo
Chilled Tomatillo Gazpacho
yogurt, cilantro & oil poached tomatoes
Oven roasted amish chicken breast $+5.00
Caramelized & sliced hanger steak $+6.00
Chophouse Wedge Salad
Bacon,​ cucumbers, piquillo peppers, brioche & bleu cheese dressing
Oven roasted amish chicken breast $+5.00
Caramelized & sliced hanger steak $+6.00
Path Valley Beet & Radish Salad
Parsnip puree, shaved celery & toasted sesame
Oven roasted amish chicken breast $+5.00
Caramelized & sliced hanger steak $+6.00
Local Mixed Greens
Shaved vegetables, petite herbs & red wine vinaigrette
The Goat Herder
Peppered goat cheese, honey roasted beets, peppers & garlic confit
Fried Oysters & Bacon “Bahn Mi”
Pickled carrots, shaved ham, cilantro & spicy aioli
Crispy Old Bay Chicken
Ice-burg lettuce, maple mustard & smoked gouda
Chef's Cheeseburger*
Crispy onion ring, cheddar cheese & BBQ braised onions
Pan Roasted Hanger Steak
Sauteed​ spinach, frites & house made steak sauce
Herbed zucchini, English peas, asparagus & ricotta
Skuna Bay Salmon
Roasted orzo, glazed endive & almond milk
Pan Roasted Chicken Breast
Potato puree, spring vegetable ragout & charred lemon vinaigrette
The Ceo
A relaxed two course meal choice of pea soup or any salad & any main
The Junior Vp
A more streamlined two courses choice of mixed local baby greens salad or soup & any sandwich
Vermilion features Chef William Morris' menu of Contemporary American cuisine. Complimenting Chef Morris' menu is Vermilion's wine list, named one of the top wine lists in the country by Restaurant Hospitality Magazine. Combining a charming location in Old town Alexandria with stylized design and atmosphere, Vermilion represents a bit of downtown sophistication: from the exposed brick in the upstairs dining room to the overstuffed pillows in the lounge downstairs, Vermilion holds something for all tastes.
USD 31 - USD 50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent food, atmosphere and personalized service in a very warm and quiet setting. Ample street parking and a very safe area of Old Town Alexandria

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank pjmalvaso
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Cozy, romantic restaurant. Very friendly staff and everyone is knowledgeable about the menu items. Very easily accessible via metro and the free King street shuttles. The food was delicious. We had the steak and my wife the lamb 2 ways. Very well done and expertly...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank anectrafim
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent fine dining service. Our server really knew the menu, and explained it in such a way that I wanted to taste everything. The lamb, 2 ways, was superb. Also the ice creams where so delicious and creamy.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Anect
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here a few times and the food is fine but not outstanding. The service is fine and the ambience is pleasant. The restaurant is popular and the noise level did not overwhelm our conversations. Other attendees liked their main dishes better than...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank VAChuck
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been there a couple of times, for both dinner and lunch. Really lovely menu, you´d be hard-pushed not to find something you´d love, and I was with some very picky eaters. The service was always great and a terrific selection of wines. Not the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TopTripMunich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon the last minute decision, my significant other and I decided to have brunch here at Vermilion. Excellent service, delicious food, and perfect atmosphere. Give it a try for brunch.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank xandrekworthington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sevice great, atmosphere romantic, food amazing. I had the Black Sea Bass, perfectly done and tasty.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mcfetbruce
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We received a recommendation to dine here because the chef Thomas is well known. We went on a Wednesday afternoon for lunch. It started off well, we had a nice waitress and she was very courteuous. Once we ordered she did not really come back....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 26 December 2018

On a Sunday evening just before Christmas, we went to Vermillion with friends to celebrate a birthday. The service was outstanding throughout the evening, with a bonus to floor manager Wes who stopped by with birthday greetings and checked on us several times throughout the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ThadZer
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Just two of us stopped in between lunch and dinner times, and we had a lovely experience. We sat at the bar, and were given a full menu and excellent service. There were not many vegetarian options available, but what we had was fabulous. A...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DCRoemer
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Mary C
9 July 2017|
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Response from Toni W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on the first floor.
7 December 2016|
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Response from Robert E | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply. I just parked right on the street quite close to the restaurant. I never found out if they have valet parking or not, you may have to google that. Plenty of parking spaces on the street, but then... More
7 December 2016|
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Response from yellowrider221 | Reviewed this property |
Yup, as Richard said, it is a crowded area--street parking is hard to score, and I was lucky (but it took 15 minutes). As you move a few blocks away it gets better. I was driving several hobbled seniors, so I was able to... More
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