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Private Events

Virtue Feed & Grain is a unique restaurant and venue ideal for all types of private events – from intimate cocktail parties to large wedding receptions to business meetings and corporate events. Our bi-level, airy restaurant offers flexible seating and format options with full-service event coordination for events up to 300 guests. The spaces may be reserved individually or combined together for larger events. The restaurant is also available for a partial or full buyout for 150-300 guests. Our dedicated event coordinator will work with you (and your event planner, if you have one) from the very start to ensure that your event is all that you’ve imagined, and stress-free.

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Testimonials

“We have never had our party in the same location twice, but I wouldn’t be surprised if you saw us again!”
– National Association of Home Builders, Washington, DC

“Thank you for everything! Our guests loved the venue, and the food was amazing – we’ll be back for lunch soon.”
– Melissa K., Pentagon City, VA

“The events manager Emily and the rest of the staff are extraordinary, most professional, and inviting people. We’ll be back again for our next special event!”
Elizabeth V., Old Town, Alexandria, VA

“Virtue Feed & Grain has been one of our favorite restaurants since they first opened. Our family and friends rave about it – including the foodies – and I fully agree.”
– Mrs.B via WeddingWire

“When looking for a wedding venue, our first stop on the list of possibilities was Virtue. When we first saw the upstairs space, we knew we had found the perfect location. From there to the actual wedding day, we had a truly perfect experience.”

– Jeffrey via WeddingWire

“All in all, I can’t recommend Virtue enough for any party, special event, or wedding in the Alexandria area.”

– Adam via WeddingWire

“My husband and I wanted a cozy, warm, rustic, and inviting location to host our wedding ceremony and reception. Virtue is all of these things in one place – wood throughout, lots of history, comfort, and a great atmosphere.”

– Meghan via WeddingWire

Event Space

With flexible seating arrangements and layouts, the private event and private dining spaces at Virtue Feed & Grain are welcoming and stylish, with a mix of rustic elegance and comfortable design. Virtue is also equipped with AV for slideshows, presentations, and speeches, with separate up and down sound systems that can accommodate custom playlists.

The Stage Table

Located on the second floor at the front of the restaurant, the elevated Stage area is perfect for a business event or for a special celebration, with seating for up to 16 guests around a solid wood table.

The Sofa Lounge

In the front open dining area adjacent to the bar, the Sofa Lounge is rustic chic, with couches and sectional seating for up to 14 guests. This area may be reserved for happy hour gatherings or informal receptions with appetizers.(no sit-down dining).

The Back Porch - available for private events at Virtue Feed & Grain

The Porch

This upstairs corner private room is ideal for cocktail parties for up to 50 guests, or sit-down dinners for up to 40 guests. Wraparound windows and Potomac River views add to the rustic elegance of the wooden floors and brick walls to make it wonderfully cozy.

First Floor - available for private events at Virtue Feed & Grain

First Floor

This ground level space features the original concrete floor from the 1880s and rustic wood and brick detail throughout. Accommodating up to 100 guests for cocktails, and table seating for up to 70 guests, this space is ideal for medium-sized celebrations of all types. Our large outdoor brick patio may be used from April – October, weather permitting, for an additional 70 seats. See the floor plan below.

Second floor at Virtue Feed & Grain - available for private events.

Second Floor

The second floor is ideal for larger corporate events as well as personal celebrations, such as weddings or parties. Reserving the full top floor includes the exclusive use of the dining room, large full-service bar, Stage Table, Sofa Lounge, and Porch Room overlooking the Potomac River. AV-ready, with a separate sound system, microphone, and monitors for displays. Up to 175 guests can enjoy a cocktail reception, or approximately 100 can be accommodated for seated dining. (excludes bar and sofa lounge). See floor plan below.

Menus & Pricing

Our talented culinary team led by Corporate Executive Chef Graham Duncan and Executive Chef Dilver Mejia has created a variety of delicious, made-from-scratch and original recipe menus, with options from delicious hors d’oeuvres, to hearty custom buffets, and multi-course, plated meals, customized for your event.

The table below includes the available event times and range of food & beverage minimums for any type of event. Holiday and holiday weekend rates vary. Final fees will be determined based on the specific event time, date, and total number of guests.

SPACE*
Seated/Cocktail
Guest Capacity

WEEKDAY: DAY
Monday – Friday
11:30am-4:30pm

WEEKDAY: EVE
Monday – Friday
5pm-1am

WEEKEND: DAY
Saturday-Sunday
Sat: 11am Sun: 10am -4:30pm

SATURDAY: EVE
Saturday
5pm-1am

SUNDAY: EVE
Sunday
5pm-1am

The Porch Room
40 / 55

$250 – $1,000

$2,000 – $3,000

$1,800

$3,000

$2,500

The First Floor
75 / 100

$1,500 – $2,500

$6,000 – $12,00

$6,000 – $8,000

$12,000 – $18,000

$10,000 – $15,000

The Second Floor
100 / 175

$2,000 – $3,000

$6,500 – $15,000

$7,500

$18,000

$15,000

Full Restaurant
175 / 300

$4,000 – $7,000

$10,000 – $30,000

$12,000 – $20,000

$35,000

$14,000 – $18,000

*First Floor and Full Restaurant counts omit patio seating; an additional 70 seats are available on the patio, weather permitting.