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Trattoria da Franco

) #345 of 604 Restaurants in Alexandria €€ - €€€ Italian
305 S. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
+1 703-548-9338
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible25%
Travellers talk about
“little italy” (2 reviews)
“old town” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
€€ - €€€
305 S. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trattoria da Franco has been a family favorite for many years. I love the food and the authentic Italian experience. I have lived for over 5 years in Italy, and it is just like the experience you get at local Italian restaurants in Rome. The...More

Thank Kara W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I end up headed to Trattoria da Franco for date night a few times a year. It's where we decided on our honeymoon location, and where we keep coming back to relive the amazing food we ate there. In all honesty, the...More

Thank Zerah J
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 31 March 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 14 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 13 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 20 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 29 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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