Alexandria is a foodie destination with more than 25 new restaurants opening last year and a culinary scene highlighted in USA Today. You can enjoy independent and chef-driven restaurants in a can’t-beat historic atmosphere with many Old Town restaurants located in centuries-old historic buildings. Given below are a couple of eateries that you should not miss.
Built-in 1863, Columbia Firehouse now stands as a historic, beautifully preserved American Brasserie and bar in the heart of Alexandria’s Old Town. The sumptuous dining room, atrium, and outdoor patio are devoted to familiar comfort foods, raw oysters and shellfish, steamed mussels, small plates for sharing, salads, steaks, and nightly suppers. The handsome barroom features regional craft beers, stylish wines, and classic cocktails. Open for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch, Columbia Firehouse is an essential neighborhood gathering place and timeless classic.
Virtue Feed And Grain
Virtue Feed & Grain is an American Tavern with modern-rustic decor and an upbeat atmosphere. Enjoy a meal on our patio, take in the view of the Potomac from our second level Porch room, relax with a cocktail in our Sofa Lounge, or host a memorable event in one of our many event spaces. This historic building was once used as a feed house in the 1800s. Bordering Wales Alley, the structure is shrouded with coincidental signs that the project was meant to be: A former Alexandria Mayor and Irishman, John Fitzgerald, shared ownership of the alley where beer was sold as early as 1786. It was later named for Andrew Wales, the owner of the brewery.
Properties in Old Town Commons
Be ready to act fast! This gorgeous three-level townhome in the heart of historic Old Town will check all the boxes of even the most discerning buyers. Construction completed in 2014 and still shines like new build, 926 N. Columbus Street ... [Read more]