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  1. Distance: 0.41mi
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Nearby points of interest

  1. Distance: 0.41mi
  2. Distance: 0.86mi
  3. Distance: 1.46mi
  4. Distance: 1.89mi
  1. Distance: 0.41mi
  2. Distance: 0.86mi
  3. Distance: 1.46mi
  4. Distance: 1.89mi

About Alexandra's at Turf Valley

Open to the public, Alexandra's Restaurant is located in the heart of The Hotel at Turf Valley, in a beautiful setting overlooking the impeccably manicured golf greens. Alexandra's talented Executive Chef Chris Vocci invites you to delight in mouthwatering menu selections featuring inspired reinventions of classic regional specialties, as well as a variety of traditional favorites.

2700 Turf Valley Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Daily: 7:00am - 11:00am; Sunday Brunch: 11:00am-3:00pm Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Nightly: 5:00pm-9:00pm

Cross Street:
Rt.40 & Turf Valley Road

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(410) 480-2400

Website:
http://www.alexandrasrestaurant.com/

Executive Chef:
Chef Chris Vocci

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Need a venue for your next special event? Come to Alexandra's Restaurant where we have several spaces to choose from! Let us do the work while you enjoy the view, food, and your guests!

Alexandra's at Turf Valley Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.4

service

4.1

ambience

4.3

value

3.9

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Quiet

96% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (10)
Good for Birthdays (9)
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Good for Anniversaries (6)
Great for Brunch (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Good for Groups (4)
Business Meals (3)
Cozy (3)
Good for a Date (3)
Live Music (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Creative Cuisine (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Romantic (2)
Late-night Find (1)
Casual (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Healthy (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Neighborhood Gem (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Seasonal (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on March 10, 2017

Has continued to improve the quality of the food. Worth a visit.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Quick Bite, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 25, 2017

Second visit recently and had steak and salad both times. Much improved since I ate there several months ago. Well-prepared food and attentive service, plus we enjoyed the piano from the bar above. Look forward to going back.

Tags: Business Meals, Happy Hour
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 24, 2017

Everything is good except I mainly considered there because of the live band over dinner which what the calendar event says. But when we got there there was no live band, there was no announcement of changed til we got there. It was kinda dissappointing. Other than that, service, food and ambiance are descent.

Tags: Fun, Quick Bite, Casual
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 12, 2017

First time at Alexandra's came for brunch and had a delicious relaxing experience. Staff was friendly & very professional - good choice of proteins for brunch not lots of filler items. Little details like bringing us warm napkins to tidy up after eating the delicious shrimp were appreciated would recommend & definitely return. Only con the room can get loud due to the high ceiling but the guitar music helped mute that effect.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 12, 2017

I thought that the restaurant was nice and the food and service was good. I would suggest they offer nicer food options for the price you pay of $28.95.

Tags: Worth the Drive
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 10, 2017

The only suggestion I have is to add more vegetarian dishes.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 3, 2017

I have had lunch at this restaurant a number of times & really enjoyed it. This was my first time there for dinner & for the other 3 in my party. The food was excellent, but there must have been some type of problem or mix-up in the kitchen. Our waiter brought our wine & drinks immediately after we ordered them. Our appetizers arrived promptly too. Then we waited a good 45 minutes for our entrees to be delivered. The waiter apologized for the long delay & even brought us a round of drinks on the house (nice touch). Two in our party ordered dessert & those too took a bit of time to be delivered. We had a 6:00 pm reservation & barely got out the door by 8:15 pm.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 29, 2017

Good for families and date night. Can be somewhat loud and not romantic depending on the crowd.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Casual, Romantic, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 29, 2017

We went there with another couple for howard county restaurant week. Everlasting was excellent except the smith island cake which was overly sweet. Neither of us who ordered it liked it.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 28, 2017

Great restaurant and great service. Cocktails were so yummy!!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Cozy, Gluten Free Options
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 24, 2017

Service was prompt and non intrusive. All personnel interactions were very respectful. I should have asked for my salad dressing to be on the side as I don't like much dressing and my Greek salad was bathed in dressing but everything else was delicious. The portions were just right.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Great for Brunch
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 22, 2017

Nice selection of breakfast food and lunch dishes. Omelet station had a good selection and the chef was friendly. Music a bit loud. We come every year for a family birthday celebration and the birthday girl likes it a lot. food is OK - but not spectacular, Guess it's hard with a buffet to keep things hot

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 17, 2017

A small group of retired professional women met for lunch. Most came from northern Baltimore County & were very pleased with the decor, view & menu. Choices ranged from the crab cake to burger, to salmon to the fish & chips. Each person was very satisfied with their selection. The menu is varied. Most luncheon menus are routine. We shall return.

Tags: Scenic View, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, People Watching, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 12, 2017

Chef Chris has done it again - broke out the winter menu - just full of wonderful and healthy choices - comfort too!!!!!!!

Excellent service always from the veterans - Eric is attentive and caring - makes you feel like the restaurant is happy you are there!!! Thanks to Eric!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 6, 2017

The cauliflower appetizer was excellent. My companion enjoyed the seafood pot pie, and I enjoyed the lamb chops. Overall, a delightful dinner.

Tags: Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Fun, Cozy, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Good Vegetarian Options, Quiet Conversation, Disabled Access, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Healthy, Live Music
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 5, 2017

My wife and I wanted to spend quality time with each other, and this place was perfect for it. We were seated very quickly and served. The food was DELICIOUS! The waiter and staff were excellent. I recommend everyone to come and enjoy this place. My wife and I look forward to coming back soon.

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Afternoon Coffee, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Happy Hour, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Organic, Good for a Date, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Great Beer, Tasting Menu, Comfort Food, Late-night Find, Scenic View, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Live Music, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 31, 2016

Our dining experience was very good. The food was very tasty, beautifully presented and very reasonably priced. The crab cakes were the best I think I've ever eaten and were all chunk crab with no filler. The Maryland crab soup was exceptional and full of lump crab. Everyone in our party raved about their dinners. I would definitely recommend Alexandra's and will be back.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 31, 2016

Great New Years Eve dinner spot. Special menu and live music in the bar. Service was great. Stephanie was our server. Food was very good.

Tags: Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 31, 2016

The food and the service was excellent. Of course it was a bit pricey but it was New Year's Eve.
We were seated in a back room off the main dining room, which was good because the piano was ultra-loud. We go out for pleasant conversation, never for the intrusive "background" music. Being seated in the back room muted the piano somewhat. However, some klutz didn't bother to turn off the regular background music, so in piano lulls, you could hear the other music. Not good.

Also, in the back room, the lighting was harsh, especially the track lighting (terrible idea) which is like sitting under a spotlight. Also gave the room the cold feeling of a bar when all the lights are on for the cleaning crew. I suggest changing the lighting to a more mellow glow. I resent casting over-loud junk music as "energetic."

We were there for lunch one day and it was very pleasant. Background music was soft and unintrusive, food was good, service excellent. We enjoyed it and that's why we came back for dinner.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 30, 2016

Not that great. Food was not good and service was slow. The bread was very hard. Not a good meal for the money.

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 27, 2016

We are fortunate to be able to dine at Alexandras on a regular basis - which makes it all the more relevant that the quality of the cuisine with Chef Chris and the fine service from young people like Nick, Eric, Jen, Gail and Stephanie and others happens every day - We especially want to mention the hostess - Jessica - consistently welcoming and very pro-active in her work - a true asset for the restaurant!!!!
thanks to all - carol and PJ

Tags: Seasonal, Healthy, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Tasting Menu
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 17, 2016

Great place for Birthday dinner with 6 friends. Easy to hear everyone at the table. Nice atmosphere. The dinner was excellent ; filet mignon was outstanding, but Smith Island cake was very cold, and just ok. Everyone enjoyed their meal & location.

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 (Greensboro)·Dined on November 29, 2016

One of my go to places. Can count on good food, service, tables far apart enough to have a great conversation, live music on Wed and Fri, good Happy Hour options, easy parking. One request - bring back the turkey burger and the bison burger!

Tags: Live Music, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Paleo Friendly, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Happy Hour, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 17, 2016

This was definitely a good value because Alexandra's was having a special - half price for all food items. My husband and I shared a Greek salad which was excellent. He got a Kent Island pot pie which he loved. I got crab cakes which were basically all lump. We had to ask to have our water refilled, but once we'd made that request, it was refilled routinely. Were it not for the special, prices would be very high. We would normally spend that much only for a special occasion.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 16, 2016

We always enjoy dinner at Alexandra's. This evening was particularly exciting because all of the food was 50% off. Of course, we took advantage of the special and had a multi-course meal: Maryland crab soup, Caesar salad, crab cakes, and cannolis for desert.

Although it was all good, the crab cakes were exceptional.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 15, 2016

Courteous and prompt service, creative menu and plating

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 12, 2016

Went to dinner for a one night getwawy at the hotel...food was ok but the server was very attentive and quick.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 6, 2016

We celebrated my mother's birthday here and she really enjoyed it. I will definitely be returning.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 6, 2016

One of the best brunches I've had! Will definitely be back!

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 1, 2016

Very pretty view. Perfect spot for lunch. Enjoyed service, food and ambiance. Would definitely go back.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 30, 2016

Hotel dinning. Food was good, but has that hotel feel.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 26, 2016

Went for half price bottle of wine Wednesday and had live music and wonderful Shrimp and Grits and a Rockfish filet with Brussels sprouts, will return soon!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 21, 2016

The service was impeccable and Nick is truly a shining star of waiters. The food were cooking correctly and presented very well.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 13, 2016

Very nice, upscale dining experience. The chef's steak entrees were nicely seasoned, properly cooked, and presented tastefully. We will return.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 2, 2016

Quality of steak and seafood was excellent and service was great!

Tags: Authentic, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on September 25, 2016

My group of 5 ladies was very disappointed. Minimum of 20-30 minute wait for omlet. The line was10-15 long unfortunately no other egg product option. There were no labels to describe items in warmers. Wait service was weak. We needed to ask for water then coffee then napkins and for any drink refills. The bagels/cocktail sauce were empty and took too long to fill. My table did request to speak with manager and we had healthy conversation about our dissappointments and future expectations. You definitely need an egg option in warm or possibility for eggs Benedict from the kitchen. The food was very good but other items over powered the disappointments. Thanks for asking

Tags: Casual
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 18, 2016

We went for Sunday brunch. The variety of food available is outstanding – for both breakfast and lunch options. The cost is a little high for a brunch, but then…. there is that large number of items to choose from. So, you *can* get your money’s worth if you eat a lot. lol. The food is pretty good for a brunch, though some of our choices were on the warm, rather than hot, side. The service was good – attentive without being overbearing. The view of the golf course and the pond with the fountain is pretty cool.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Scenic View, Sunday Lunch
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 17, 2016

I went to Alexandra's in 1990 and it was an elegant dining experience with great food and stellar service. I'm guessing whoever was the manager back then retired and forgot to leave the manual. We won't be returning.

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 16, 2016

This was our first visit to Alexandra's at Turf Valley. The food was very good, but the service...ummm...not as good. Our server seemed a little distracted at times and disappeared often. My husband ordered a salad and I ordered the Cream of Crab soup (which was outstanding). My soup was brought to the table (not by our server) so we asked the person who brought the soup about the salad and he said he would check...nothing. Ten minutes passed before we saw our server again, and asked him about the salad. He said he would check on it...ten minutes later he returned with the salad, apologized and said we would not be charged for the salad...ok. The Greek salad was large and a work of art...unfortunately, our entrees were delivered about 2 minutes after the salad. By the time my husband was able to get to his entree, it had significantly cooled, but he said it had very good flavor - would've been better hot. We will definitely try it again, since the food was delicious - hope for better service next time.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on September 11, 2016

A pleasure as always

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