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Finn and Porter

5000 Seminary Rd, Alexandria, VA 22311-1946
+1 703-379-2346
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (21 reviews)
“steak” (15 reviews)
“pot stickers” (3 reviews)
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Sushi, Japanese, American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5000 Seminary Rd, Alexandria, VA 22311-1946
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Reviewed 1 week ago

He breakfast buffet was a great way to start our day. There were cold meats, cheeses, yogurts, cottage cheese, oatmeal, danishes, croissants, breads, bacon, sausages, eggs, French toast, hash, potatoes, juices, coffees and teas. Really great

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only took breakfast here, but the range of food is good and service was always friendly. Also, nice variety for those staying over several days.

Thank Ciaran1982
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

staff is very nice and the food is what you would expect from a hotel restaurant. Portion size is average.More

Thank A J
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your response regarding your dining experience. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your service. A few of the options come in different portion sizes especially appetizers. We would like to hear more regarding what you had ordered. Please give us a...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Went for breakfast buffet. Stuck to tile floor around center island and in front of buffet. Food in buffet was warm at best.

Thank Luvapreemie
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Try the fish and chips...fish was too fresh! Service was quick and very good. Waitress was very friendly also..More

Thank BeBee55
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. we are delighted your enjoyed the Fish & Chips, and the service. Its one of our guest favorites and we also feature it on our happy hour menu from 4pm- 7pm. We look...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

The buffet had a good variety of fruits, baked goods, meats, cheeses, etc. plus made to order eggs. Unfortunately, our server didn't mention the cooked to order eggs until we had already served ourselves. The best part is that the B&B special (maybe only available...More

Thank bobbascom
njenga, General Manager at Finn and Porter, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your response. We are delighted to hear you were able to enjoy our bountiful breakfast buffet. The bed and breakfast package is a great value option for a get away while booking a room night with us. That option is available everyday of...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017

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 25 June 2017

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 25 June 2017

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 25 June 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
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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