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Two Nineteen Restaurant

219 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3209
+1 703-549-1141
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“jambalaya” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, French, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
219 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3209
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you just happen to be hungry in Alexandria, VA and would like a taste of New Orleans, this is your place! The ambiance is classy, sexy, & romantic, just like NOLA. The service exudes that Southern charm/sophistication. As for the menu and taste, one...More

Thank BigMoWal
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I went here for Easter brunch so I not sure if i was just paying a premium because of that or not but i thought it was very expensive for what it was. the food was fine and it is a very nice area to...More

Thank Gregsuzanne
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Wow - if you are looking for a five star restaurant in Old Town this is the place to go. It is a one of a kind place and the bartender there makes the best drinks in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Thank KodiakEd
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to gather with friends. Ambiance is wonderful and the cigar bar upstairs is tuly a gem. Excellent service, great music, and attentive staff. I left a bag behind on accident with a brand new pair of shoes. When I returned to town a...More

Thank Capt_Wyatt
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Came here after staff couldn't accommodate one more person on our reservation at Jackson 20 and were pleasantly surprised! Not too busy for brunch and food was great.

Thank Becca B
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The ambiance will remind you of sitting in one of the many restaurants found in the French Quarter of New Orleans. The decorations, furniture, multi-level seating and of course the food borrow heavily from creole fair. We ate on a weeknight and were seating within...More

Thank michiganpete7
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Two Nineteen has a new menu, an innovative chef and a spiffy new website. They are proud of their revamped array of offerings. All brunch items come with a complimentary champagne drink-a nice welcome touch. We have dined at all the King Street eateries over...More

Thank helios5356
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Live music, good bands, good people. Cigar Bar, prices range, good selection. Restaurant is separate, food is good. Located on main street, surrounding is good for walking (weather permitting).

Thank SLMueller73
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Live music and good food online search in Alexandria Va for Saturday night... hit JACKPOT in Old Town! N'orleans fare outside of Lu’siana sometimes fall short, but not last night at 219. Cozy fire nice, service good. Appetizer Crab Cake Tipitina's with crawfish butter and...More

1  Thank Peter D
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We went for a weekend in Alexandria and went to this cigar bar both nights we were there, love this place! They have 3 menus, cigars, food & drinks. We sat on leather couches, watched tv & had a great time with family & friends....More

Thank Mary M
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Drew L
25 June 2016|
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Response from Peter D | Reviewed this property |
Basin St. Lounge and Cigar bar open Mon through Thurs until 1:00 a.m., Fri and Sat until 2:00 a.m. and Sun until 11:00 a.m.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3209
    (Fairfax Street)
  • Public Transportation: King St. Metro [
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-549-1141
Housed in a historic 19th century townhouse blocks from the waterfront, 219 has for 40 years been a beacon for the most authentic gourmet creole experience possible outside of greater New Orleans. Executive Chef Marcus Olson has taken things one step further and introduced a truly unique gourmet butcher experience--USDA Prime steaks dry-aged 21 days in house and cut to order to your exact specifications. Your meal is complemented by a 750+ bottle wine list and a massive whiskey selection. We offer private dining rooms in addition to our elegant main floor, and offer tasting menus custom-tailored to your preferences. After your meal, you can unwind in our spacious second story lounge and be entertained by world class blues music most nights of the week. Whether your taste runs towards alligator and etouffee, or to succulent aged steaks, we invite you to rediscover your favorite Old Town institution.
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