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A la Lucia

315 Madison St, Alexandria, VA 22314-1707
+1 703-836-5123
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (23 reviews)
“manicotti” (11 reviews)
“spicy sausage” (4 reviews)
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11:30 - 21:30All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
315 Madison St, Alexandria, VA 22314-1707
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The service made this feel like a high-end/five star restaurant. Several friends and I ordered the 3-course menu and it was a good deal, with good portion sizes and each dish was wonderful. The pumpkin ravioli was my favorite from the evening.

1  Thank gone2explore
Reviewed 1 week ago

After an absence of some months, returned here last week for lunch. Was reminded again of why A la Lucia remains one of my favorite Washington area restaurants. Selection offerings for the pre-fixe lunch were varied enough to ensure something for anyone. Our dishes, from...More

Thank GRubinstein
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were seated in the dining room around 7:00 on a Sunday evening. We were told that "you can only get pizza at the bar" by our waiter. So we moved to the bar ordered our pizza with the bartender and were eventually served our...More

Thank jennyj1378
Reviewed 11 October 2017

What a great place! Atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable. The menu is varied with something for everyone. I had a beautiful pasta dish and the warm bread basket is awesome. Service was fast (but not pushy) and friendly. I will definitely be going back!

Thank Bella3020
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We found this place through an article in Washingtonian Magazine. It is located in Old Town, but a few blocks away from the bustling center of town. This was nice because we didn’t have to deal with the traffic, and we found a parking space...More

Thank Rhoward2
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

If you want pizza forget it. Nobody in the restaurant and they told me "you can only get pizza in the bar" lol NOBODY was in the restaurant! They said their oven was too small In case they have a "rush" I couldn't get pizza....More

Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Great italian food and good portion size. The service is fabulous and the prices are very reasonable. We get take outs at times since it is so close to our home. Highly recommend without the tourist hoopla.

Thank a5035805
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit here during restaurant week. Great specials and 3 course dinner pricing. Excellent service food and wine. The pasta and risotto dishes were superb and fresh. Deserts were also excellent. A nice treat and the staff was very gracious.

Thank Ken A
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Tasty Italian food at moderate prices makes this place a very good value. This is the type of place you'll have trouble deciding to order so you'll come back just to try something different next time.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I could eat here every night! The food is so fresh and flavorful. Atmosphere is not the greatest but who cares when the food is so good. Staff is so friendly, they make you feel right at home.

Thank Katy304_13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Madison St, Alexandria, VA 22314-1707
    (North Royal St. (800 Block))
  • Public Transportation: The closest MetroRail Stop is Braddock Road (Yellow and Blue Lines) Distance 12 Blocks, however walking is not recommended. Alexandria Dash Bus #AT2 and/or #AT5 Bus will stop accross the street from the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-836-5123
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