Virtue Feed & Grain

4.6
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2487 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Virtue Feed & Grain is a modern American dining room and bar located near the Potomac River in Old Town, Alexandria. Our menu offers an array of original recipe, flavorful, scratch-made dishes, along with extensive selections from the bar, like handcrafted cocktails, craft and small-batch beers, and an impressive wine list. The rustic elegance of our large, two-story restaurant provides a vibrant atmosphere for any dining experience, as well as private and semi-private spaces for private events, celebrations, weddings, business meetings, and gatherings of all types. The seasonal outdoor patio on historic Wales Alley offers views to the Potomac and a fun, casual destination.*

*Unfortunately we do not take advance reservations on our outdoor patio, but we will do our best to accommodate requests as space is available.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyed. Great food service and drinks.

OT
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent evening, although it was slightly chilly sitting outside, the view of the Potomac River and the docks were worth it. A date we will both remember!

NM
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A terrific location with a fun atmosphere, appealing menu and moderate prices.

T
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The food and experience was excellent, but my drink was horrible. I get this same drink every time we go, so I know it was not supposed to taste the way it did.

IC
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The name alone has deterred me from frequenting this spot. What’s even more crazy as I worked directly across the street from it for a year. I must say the food, service and atmosphere was amazing. Was a little pricey but truly worth it.

KM
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

It was my Mom’s birthday

OT
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall1food1service5ambience3

Service was good. We had a very friendly server. However, the food was very very bad. No one at our table finished their food. The burger was so bad that I literally took one bite and left the rest. Steak and egg was ok. The egg Benedict was very bad. Crab dip was bad. Hush puppies were burnt and dry. Overall the food was very bad.

CW
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

After spending time in New Orleans last week, and having poke, I tried the tuna poke salad - excellent! I am thinking it's my new favorite meal...fresh tuna, fresh greens, a really nice dressing, and enough salad to feel full after lunch. Our server, Alivia, was attentive and informative.

JI
Kansas City
4 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and amazing service! Drinks, dessert and the tuna was amazing!!!

m
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food is delicious and will not disappoint and ambiance is cozy, almost feels like a chic cabin in Wyoming. Super cute decor upstairs with couches, pillows, and wood decor. The service was good, although we had to ask a few times for things like napkins and extra bread. Overall it was pleasant experience. Hosts were friendly and sat us earlier than our reservation. The drinks were ok, small glass of mimosa for the price, but then refills are discounted so that was a surprise. Brunch menu looks good. I had the eggs scramble which was good, but a bit dry, nothing salsa or hot sauce can’t fix. The mix of veggies to eggs to cheese was good. Enjoy! I’ll be coming here often as it doesn’t disappoint.

C
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent brunch location, great food, very nice venue and very good service. Something for everyone with respect to food, nice mix of dishes allows everyone to find something they like. Brunch reservations recommended - we got there early and they filled up very fast.

D
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Salsa was from a jar - similar to Pa-e Picante sauce; margarita lime juice tasted like it may have been from a powdered sweet and sour mix; enchilada verdes served room temperature. Place was packed - people literally lined up for "it" whatever it is.

C
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Loved this restaurant! I wish the noise level was a bit less hectic, which brought the ambience down for me in terms of the rating, but the service, food, and drinks made up for that. It was not unbearable, just tough to hear conversation at times. Overall a fantastic experience and we will be returning very soon!

j
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great time

OT
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Delicious food however, we paid almost 60 dollars for two salads and an appetizer. Not worth the price

B
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food was fantastic and beyond expectations. Thank you for a great experience!

DF
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Fried green tomatoes salad was excellent. The tunakitos were so-so

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome and Benjamin Smith was the kindness and fun person I’ve ever experienced at a lunch meal.

DS
New England
3 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food was good, server was attentive. Prices a bit high. Would have liked bread but apparently they don't offer any.

h
London
20 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, food and atmosphere! We will definitely be back!

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience. We go to Virtue on a regular basis and are never disappointed.

OT
Detroit
7 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you for seating us outside with my dog and bringing a water bowl. So grateful to have a place that is pet friendly outside. Also, thanks for adding one more to our party without complaint. Great food and service.

v
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time dining at Virtue and we had an amazing experience. From drinks at the bar to service and of course the food, everything was fantastic. Highly recommend and we will certainly return when in the area again.

d
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was very good, loved the Sangria! It was a little hard to have a conversation due to how loud it was but we had a great time! Will go again!

CD
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

The restaurant was tooooo loud. The check in area was very crowded and lacks organization.
Food was okay.

M
Washington DC
17 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and atmosphere were great...service was good!

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely meal

MW
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and atmosphere! Highly recommend, great for a date night.

PF
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The food was good but the service was outstanding!

a
Kansas City
14 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Not what I expected when I read that they offer: "modern American dining." Virtue's menu is basically upscale bar food, heavy on the burgers, some Mexican options and a few other dishes. The approach is mildly original, but not distinctive. I was expecting something that was fresher, lighter, more reliant on locally sourced foods, etc. The food was fine, and several notches above Applebees but not worth making a special trip.

OT
Orlando
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience4

The decor and ambiance is inviting. The food is above average but the choices are limited for vegetarians. Service is a little slower than expected but you won't feel it when you're in a bigger group.

KM
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience4

It was good. The food tasted good but was a mess. The quesadilla, supposed to be with filet mignon, had a sparse amount of meat that really wasn’t that tender. There were 4 slices of this quesadilla and one had all the cheese and no meat and the rest had no cheese. It couldn’t be held because they were so slapped together and wet. I had the fish tacos. Also a huge mess, couldn’t be held and super wet. I make quesadillas all the time. They are not soaking wet, but crisp slices. And they are all the exact same. The night before we got the shrimp tacos, which were perfect. Perfectly proportioned, not at all messy. We also had the umami burger last night. It was amazing and delicious. I guess it depends on the chef. The potential is there. Today we had the crab dip too. It came out immediately and was great!

EL
Grand Rapids
14 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall2food4service2ambience1

We have been dying to try this restaurant and were sorely disappointed. The front desk staff is unfriendly and inattentive. The atmosphere of the restaurant is far from “cozy” as described online. We tried to go a few nights ago and ended up going elsewhere because there was a wait.... we made a reservation this time and still ended up waiting 20 minutes! Tables are stacked so close together people are forced to uncomfortably squeeze in and out of the space, disrupting others meals. It is so loud it’s difficult to carry on regular conversation. The food was good, but the selection was nothing special.

E
Charleston
8 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience2

Extremely loud, good service, ok food, great cocktails. The drinks (beer and cocktail) were more expensive than our entrees). Crying baby, other kids there at 8pm. We have two young kids and never get to go out. It was my husband's birthday and this was NOT the place to celebrate it. Wouldn't go back.

L
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing ! I am from Florida and will be back !!! Loved everything about it. Food was superb, ambience was great and excellent service.

RL
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Seated fast, nice variety on the menu. We were told the specials as we were seated which was nice. Food was good and only issue was choosing

AR
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Great ambience and service. Food was nothing special.

G
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Virtue Feed & Grain has been our absolute favorite since we moved to the DMV. We always find ourselves here and bringing friends and out of state family members here. We knew we would come for Valentine’s Day and it was nothing short of the best service we always receive! Noah was amazing and on top of everything we needed. It was a pleasure having him as our waiter! We will be back soon!

a
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The staff was exceptionally nice! The food was great, I had the jumbo shrimp tacos. The view was so nice and the candles on the table made the feel very nice.

m
Seattle
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The ambiance was great. Loved old loved town Alexandria.

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