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“Disappointng”
Review of Brabo Tasting Room

Brabo Tasting Room
Ranked #13 of 821 Restaurants in Alexandria
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Housed in a stunningly renovated historic building, BRABO Tasting Room is the low-key cousin of our adjacent fine-dining room, BRABO. Ideal for happy hours or casual meet-ups with friends, BRABO Tasting Room’s menu offers taste-tempting shareable plates in a convivial setting in the heart of Old Town Alexandria. We offer walk-in service daily, but please feel free to contact us for larger groups of 8 or more or to learn more about our communal table and back seating options.
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Went here on Christmas day with a friend. Discovered they are not handicapped accessible (happy hour specials are only available if you can sit at a high table). And beware the "Caesar Salad." It was a joke: no caesar salad dressing, not a hint of anchovies and - get this - NO Parmesan or ground pepper. Got the pizza order wrong AND they charge $4 for one small cup of regular coffee. Fahgeddaboudit.

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Thank wisborn
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Went for a family dinner with my husband, daughter and son-in-law, Menu is not large but is interesting and everyone found something to eat. All dishes from the salad to desert were excellent. Ambiance is casual and relaxed (almost diner like). Service was friendly and attentive. We'll definately be back.

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Thank Valjul
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

We enjoyed a nice visit at happy hour here on a busy shopping day. While walking all over Old Town for Small Business Saturday, we stopped in here, parched and they quickly took care of us, hydrating us and offering excellent service. They have a nice finger food menu with treats made in their brick oven. They didn't seem to have quite the selection of wine that Brabo has, but what they did offer was lovely.

Service was excellent and the lounge-style dining room was quaint, clean and well-decorated.

Definitely will join them again sometime!

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Thank J E
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We discovered Brabo Tasting Room while staying at the Lorien Hotel years ago and go back every time we’re in Old Town because the food and service are excellent.

There is an art to putting together a great meat and cheese board and Brabo has it down. No matter what they select, the plate is always fantastic. There are cheeses and spreads we won’t eat elsewhere that we eat here because the selections are so good.

The tartes (flat breads) are the perfect size. We can either share one or take half home if only one of us wants one. Mussels should never come off this fantastic menu and the soups are always wonderful.

It’s a small place, so service is always fast and attentive. The bar can get crowded and loud and the room could use some fabric or baffles to absorb some of the sound, but that is not enough of an issue to affect our rating.

Thank OnceMoreIBeatSunrise
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Three of us were wowed by the menu and explored it.....sharing various items. I tried things out of my comfort zone and loved them...the warm olives and cold beet soup were excellent. My commendations to the owner and chef....very nice waiter as well.

Thank HungryJudge
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