Gadsby's Tavern Museum, Alexandria

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  • My husband and best friends did this tour. I’m a AAA member so admission was $4 per person compared to $5 without AAA. We did the self guided tour since we missed the last guided tour. It was nice to ...  more »
  • This is a very old tavern/Inn. It was an interesting trip back in time. Has very large rooms for parties of yesteryear. They rented sleeping quarters in the 18th century and were guaranteed a place wi...  more »
  • We took this affordable and enjoyable tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and willing to answer questions. You need to climb up and down steps to do the tour. Although you can do a self guided tour...  more »
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  • 華盛頓曾在此壽宴 ERECTED 1792 POPULAR RESORT AND FAMOUS HOSTELRY OF THE EICHTEENTH CENTURY HERE WAS HELD IN 1798 THE FIRST CELEBRRATION OF WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY IN WHICH HE PARTICIPATED, AND FROM ITS STEPS WASHINGTON HELD HIS LAST MILITARY REVIEW AND GAVE HIS LAST MILITARY ORDER,NOVEMBER 1799.
  • First of all, waited for a long period (more then 5 min.) to be acknowledged at the host stand. The waitress was nice up to the point I ordered an appitizer for my main coarse (I can't eat large portions, though I tip great). Following our order, she must have decided we were not worth her time. Never asked us how our food was and avoided our table.
  • Food was good. Servers were nice. But do not show up prior to opening. They opened at 1130 and had nearly 30 people waiting to be seated at 1125, yet refused to seat anyone. (We were not expecting to be served, just not to be crammed in a very small space.) They said they were still setting up, but we could hear them just joking and laughing around behind the bar area.
  • The staff here are very welcoming and cater to their customers. They recommended a nearby restaurant, and gave us information about the museum that isn't usually on the tour because I mentioned I worked at a hotel. Very knowledgeable and friendly.
  • The servers and staff are great. The food is good. The history and ambiance is awesome. The local people who also come to dine are not very tolerant of children and babies. The staff accommodate you kindly, but some people give you dirty looks and comments if your kids make a peep. It's not a super expensive restaurant, but some people who dine here are snooty. I won't bring my family again​.

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