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"A little bit of Paris in the heart of Alexandria VA"

Bastille Brasserie & Bar is the place where great French cooking and Alexandria locals meet.

Our team invites you to experience delicious French food, wine and cocktails, all in a relaxed and approachable setting. 

Try it yourself—book your table or stop by today!

Join Us Tuesday - Friday
4pm-6pm for Happy Hour and on Wednesday it's
#HalfWaytoFriday Happy Hour 4pm-Close

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About Us

Serving Alexandria & the DMV since 2006

Chefs Christophe and Michelle Poteaux's award winning brasserie and bar, located in Old Town Alexandria, has continuously offered guests a contemporary spin on Classic French Cuisine set in a upscale, yet relaxed atmosphere.


The Poteaux's creations are rooted in the use of seasonal, locally sourced and farm fresh ingredients. French wines are featured, along with unique draught and bottled beers and delicious cocktails; Bastille offers a little bit of France for everyone.

Hours

Dine-In

Monday - Closed

Tuesday - Thursday: 4pm - 8:30pm

Friday - Saturday: 4pm - 9pm

Sunday: 11am - 3pm

Carry Out / Delivery

Monday - Closed

Tuesday - Thursday: 4:15pm - 8:00pm

Friday - Saturday: 4:15pm - 8:45pm

Sunday: 11:30am - 2:30pm

 

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OT Diners Choice 2020

Drawing from Chef Christophe Poteaux's French heritage

and Chef Michelle Poteaux's American roots;

Bastille's cuisine focuses on local, seasonal ingredients, prepared from scratch. 

Enjoy our casual atmosphere where locals and travelers love to relax with creative French food, drinks and to share a good laugh. 

 
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We’re proud to be certified by the Alexandria Health Department as a participant in the ALX Promise program. This means we are committing to higher safety standards for employees and customers than the minimum rules required by law for all businesses.
While we are taking your safety and that of our staff very serious, by employing new safety and sanitation initiatives, we cannot guarantee that any of these measure will protect you from contracting COVID-19.

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Gift Certificates

Give the Gift of Great Taste!

A gift card is the perfect way to say “Happy Birthday,” “Congratulations,” “Job Well Done,” or “Thank you.” Give one of Bastille's E-gift cards to mark a special occasion, give a token of appreciation or to simply share your love of exceptional food.
 
You can also purchase dinner for family or friends or bottles of wine to surprise those that matter to you most!
 
Best of all, Bastille E-Gift Cards may be used for any food or drink purchases.
Available in any denomination, Bastille E-Gift Cards are electronically generated and sent via email for fast, easy and fee-free delivery to anyone in the world, any time.

 
 

Contact Us

Have a question? Want to let us know something about your upcoming reservation? Are you looking to book a large group or private event? Just fill out our form and we will get back to you ASAP!

Bastille Brasserie & Bar

606 N. Fayette St

Alexandria VA 22314

Reservations: 703-519-3776

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Chef's Poteaux in the kitchen at James Beard House

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They have grown since, but we do this as a family

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Chef's Poteaux in the kitchen at James Beard House

Chef's Christophe &
Michelle Poteaux

Since opening Bastille in 2006 on the outskirts of Old Town Alexandria VA, the restaurant has garnered eight RAMMY nominations, Washingtonian Top 100 listings and Northern Virginia Magazine's Top 50 restaurants. 

Chef Christophe's cooking is rooted in his French heritage and features reimagined classic French dishes, utilizing local Mid-Atlantic products.

Chef Michelle’s desserts are straightforwardly good, cloaked in nothing but vibrant French flavors and techniques, sprinkled with influences from her time growing up in the Midwest, living in California and now the East Coast.  In 2013, Chefs Michelle & Christophe Poteaux took Bastille’s creative cuisine to the James Beard House to celebrate Bastille Day.

 

In January 2015, Chefs Poteaux moved and reopened their flagship restaurant to 606 N. Fayette Street, located in the Asher apartment building.  This contemporary space is only two blocks from the Braddock Metro / 5 Blocks from King Street and one block from Route 1 South, located in Alexandria’s quaint Parker Grey neighborhood.  Featuring a large courtyard patio, increased dining capacity and an expansive bar and café area; Bastille is Old Town Alexandria's go to neighborhood Parisian brasserie.

​Bastille Brasserie & Bar is located at

606 N. Fayette Street, Alexandria VA 22314

Reservations can be made via phone at (703) 519-3776 or online

 
 
 

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