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Trattoria da Franco

305 S. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
+1 703-548-9338
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible25%
1 week ago
“HANDS DOWN THE WORST MEAL I'VE EVER HAD IN ALEXANDRIA!”
23 May 2017
“Delicious food and great service”
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CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
305 S. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have driven many times past this Italian restaurant in Old Town area of Alexandria but never dined there before, so last evening I decided to stop in and give it a try. I arrived at 6:50 pm and was the very first guest and...More

Thank ssmosley
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This was a repeat visit for our family as we had enjoyed last dinner there. Small but comfortable dining experience. Service is nicely paced and the service persons are so nice. We had the salmon appetizer with home style garlic bread and enjoyed as also...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Our family had a great meal. Two kids had the chicken piccata - outstanding, one daughter had the chicken alfredo - excellent, my wife had the cheese ravioli - excellent, and I had the veal piccata - again superb. Old school atmosphere in quaint Italian...More

Thank budzy1
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I came In Trattoria da franco with some friends from work.I had heard great things about the food before from people that live around here and i love it.We started off by ordering appetizers i ordered calamari and it was amazing! Then we all decided...More

Thank Katherine D
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I feel like I'm eating in my grandma's dining room. My favorite spot in Old Town. Love the veal and the homemade pasta.

Thank Dena B
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We'd been driving by the Trattoria for ... well, over a decade, saying "we should go there someday". Maybe the parking seemed iffy, being right on the main drag. Now we did get around to it, and we'll be back. It's homey-type decor with Italian...More

1  Thank Douglas B
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We ate dinner at this restaurant the Sunday after Thanksgiving. The food was excellent! However, when we asked the waitress for the check, I showed her a restaurant.com certificate on my cell phone for $25 off. She didn't seem too happy and gave it to...More

Thank sassylab
Reviewed 30 November 2016

DO NOT, under any circumstances, leave this place without double- and triple checking your bill AND insuring that your credit card is charged for the correct amount. Better still, there are hundreds of restaurants within 5 miles, with the same or better quality, service and...More

Thank ldoff
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped at this restaurant after visiting Arlington Cemetery today. We were told upon entering their credit card machine was down. There were six of us for lunch. The total bill came to $120, which included the tip. What??? We had water to drink, 3...More

1  Thank flgatorsgal
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Our biggest mistake was not checking TripAdvisor before we went inside. We found this place by just being in the area and there very few restaurants. From the outside the place appears to be in need of major repair and refreshing. Once inside the need...More

2  Thank SoCalScotts
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 S. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
    (Duke street)
  • Public Transportation: In the same block. Both directions. Washington st. and Duke st.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-548-9338
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