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Vermilion Restaurant

1120 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2925
+1 703-684-9669
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (48 reviews)
“tagliatelle” (10 reviews)
“tasting menu” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1120 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2925
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1 - 10 of 439 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here on a Tuesday night for a large group dinner. The bar area is very nice and we then sat in one part of the restaurant with three tables. Service was a little slow for a group, but if you had been with...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a large number of people, so this restaurant worked well for us. The room in which we were sitting had approximately five large tables that could seat 10 people. The menu was really creative and I was told that the chef occasionally changes...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of my go to restaurants in Old Town. Every time I go, including the most recent time, the food is delicious. The presentation of the food, the combination of ingredients, etc. Love.

Thank lovetotravel4435
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fine dining at upscale Vermilion in Old Town, Alexandria. It was very good under its previous chef, but is at the highest level under its relatively new chef. Innovative American fare with wonderful flavors. At dinner last night, for appetizers my friends had chilled corn...More

Thank Bill F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What great food in a old world setting. Everything we tasted was outstanding from the warm bakery treat filled with cherries and served with butter and with blueberries. Everyone tried something different with the same outstanding food. I would eat there every week if it...More

Thank luckyus1949
Reviewed 22 August 2018

I hadn't been to Vermilion in several years, but decided to give it a try for a special date night last weekend with my fiance that was long overdue. It did NOT disappoint! It was restaurant week, but we decided the regular menu looked too...More

Thank Barb M
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Went with friends for brunch for restaurant week and I was pleasantly surprized by the quality of the food. The detail and preparation of the food was stunning. The quality of the ingredients and the attention to every detail is not often seen in this...More

1  Thank Brellie
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

From reservation to send off, a great experience. Host staff very friendly and accommodating. Awesome bar area. Prompt, professional service. Great food and wine pairings. We have the tasting menu and was fantastic. A must go when in Alexandria. Very well done.

Thank JWitte23
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Came here with my friend abd husband on a Monday, which is pasta night. Waitress said wine, salad, and pasta for $20. I got an embarrassingly small portion of gnocchi (maybe 10 or 12) and scant glass of wine. My husband couldnt cut through his...More

Thank Lindsay V
Reviewed 17 July 2018

The table we had reserved for dinner was waiting for us. We sat upstairs, looking out a window onto the street scene below. The wait staff was personable and prompt. Food was delicious, portions were correct. One of us had the tasting menu while the...More

Thank goodinfo
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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.
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Bob S
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
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Bob S
7 December 2016|
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Response from Dgottshall | Reviewed this property |
We parked in the pay lot above no behind the restaurant. It is a short walk .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2925
    (Fayette St.)
  • Public Transportation: King St. Metro Station Using the King Street Trolley, get off at the Fayette St. Stop coming in either direction.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-684-9669
  • E-mail
Description
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.
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