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Finn and Porter

5000 Seminary Rd, Alexandria, VA 22311-1946
+1 703-379-2346
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“sushi” (21 reviews)
“steak” (15 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Sushi, Japanese, American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
5000 Seminary Rd, Alexandria, VA 22311-1946
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1 - 10 of 161 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended conference here and after first meal, we ate here every day! Steaks, seafood, and sushi. Service was amazing every time. Great wine selection! I have never had this quality of food at such reasonable prices at any hotel. Whether lunch, dinner, or bar service,...More

Thank Wayne H
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Wayne, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience during your conference. The team prides itself on providing great service, food quality and ambiance. We hopefully look to host you again during your next trip...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

Was here to participate in laying of the wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown. Food was excellent and wait staff went out of their way to serve us.More

Thank Loretta V
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Loretta, thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are happy to hear we met your expectation during the time here. We thank you for making us part of your food destination. Our condolences, and wish you and your family all the...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017

Had lunch there. Food was good, had a panning. Priced similar to other area restaurants. Staff was friendly and courteous. On this day they had a lunch buffet which looked good, not a lot of choices but enough for lunch.More

Thank Lara F
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Lara, great choice on the Panini for lunch! Since the review we have added some selections to our lunch buffet such as a Salad Bar, Dessert Station, 2 entrée choices, a vegetable and starch. The buffet changes daily. Be sure to call us and we...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We had a long business meeting and lunch. The service during our luncheon meeting was excellent--not intrusive and adequately attentive. The menu is eclectic and delivers from soup to salads to sushi to burgers and crab cakes. The only drawback was that we had to...More

Thank chinesesun
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share about your experience with us. We are happy to hear your lunch and service was great. Should you have a large group be sure to inquire about our private dining area for working lunches. look forward to...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

We went to the Easter Brunch as Finn and Porter and having never been there, didn't know what to expect. Unfortunately it was not anything I would rave about. Remember this was Easter and they probably accommodated more people than they normally have but the...More

Thank Peggy M
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Peggy, I thank you for providing this feedback and I greatly apologize for the shortfall to your expectation on the food portion of your experience. I have reviewed the feedback with our team. We hope you can give us another chance for us recover your...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

A coworker and I stopped in for dinner and drinks. After looking at the dinner menu, we decided to opt for the more reasonably priced Lounge Bites menu. Would call it upscale pub food. Our server advised us that it was happy hour from 4-7...More

Thank Brad P
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Brad, Thank you for giving us an opportunity to take care of you while unwinding after your work day. We are happy to hear that you were able to find something within our various food and drink selections. The happy hour is certainly a hit...More

Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had the buffet 2 nights at the Finn and Porter. The food was very good. Good quality, good options, and good dessert too. We also had drinks at the bar. We did not try the sushi. We were happy with the choice.

Thank James R
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

James, thanks for the great feedback. We are glad you enjoyed the buffet option we provided while you were here. We look forward to welcoming you back again.

Reviewed 3 March 2017

We have not eaten at Finn & Porter's for years. Last nights experience may keep us from eating there for many more years. My wife and I wanted to have a drink in the bar / lounge area like we had many times, However, the...More

Thank FDM-Virginia
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

We appreciate the comments regarding the service and value the feedback regarding the meal. We apologize we fell short on the expectation with your steak and salad. Please give us a call the next time you are in the area and give us an opportunity...More

Reviewed 2 February 2017

The restaurant has a lobby bar/tables set up in addition to a large full service restaurant. Some tables have a nice view of the fountain but the heat was too much for us and we had to move. We were told they were having it...More

1  Thank Ann B
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback about your visit. We are happy to hear you enjoyed yourselves. We look forward to hosting you the next time you are in the area.

Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Waitress was occupied a lot. Made me feel like i was putting her out. Burger was good. Bacon cheeseburger with fries. Had to ask for a soda.

1  Thank Ryan D
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Ryan, we appreciate your feedback and are happy hear your enjoyed your meal with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 00:00
Monday
06:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 00:00
Thursday
06:00 - 00:00
Friday
06:00 - 00:00
Saturday
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5000 Seminary Rd, Alexandria, VA 22311-1946
    (Beauragard St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-379-2346
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