Ada's On The River

Ada's On The River An homage to 19th century mathematician Ada Lovelace. Featuring stunning views of the Potomac and a wood-burning oven, the restaurant highlights wood-fired prime steaks, fresh seafood and vegetarian fare.
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Is it Friday yet? We know, we hear you. We can't make time pass any faster but we do have an excellent cocktail menu tha...
07/05/2021

Is it Friday yet? We know, we hear you. We can't make time pass any faster but we do have an excellent cocktail menu that can help make those Monday blues a little more bearable.

Is it Friday yet? We know, we hear you. We can't make time pass any faster but we do have an excellent cocktail menu that can help make those Monday blues a little more bearable.

Join us on the #4thofJuly so you can celebrate America's Day and avoid the entertaining (and cooking!) We are open 11am-...
07/02/2021

Join us on the #4thofJuly so you can celebrate America's Day and avoid the entertaining (and cooking!) We are open 11am-11pm.

Join us on the #4thofJuly so you can celebrate America's Day and avoid the entertaining (and cooking!) We are open 11am-11pm.

Timeline Photos
07/02/2021

Timeline Photos

Join us for a night of rapid-fire comic all-stars on Thursday, July 8! Including local and national headlining comics from Comedy Central, The DC Improv Comedy Club, SiriusXM, and Dry Bar Comedy! Your $25 ticket includes entry to the show, featuring 10 different performers. Cash bar & appetizers available for purchase (not included in the price of the ticket). Two shows available:

6:30pm show: https://bit.ly/2SNRv0A

8:30pm show: https://bit.ly/3wdACd6

Summertime means more time on the Potomac River. Got a boat or know someone who does? Well, now you can head straight to...
07/01/2021

Summertime means more time on the Potomac River. Got a boat or know someone who does? Well, now you can head straight to your dinner reservation with us from the river thanks to the docks at Robinson Landing. We will hold space for guests with reservations, otherwise, spaces are first-come-first-served. Flat hourly charge of $10 per hour. No overnight stays permitted.

Summertime means more time on the Potomac River. Got a boat or know someone who does? Well, now you can head straight to your dinner reservation with us from the river thanks to the docks at Robinson Landing. We will hold space for guests with reservations, otherwise, spaces are first-come-first-served. Flat hourly charge of $10 per hour. No overnight stays permitted.

Bursting with color and flavor, our Beets & Honeycrisp Apple Salad is the perfect lunch choice.
06/29/2021

Bursting with color and flavor, our Beets & Honeycrisp Apple Salad is the perfect lunch choice.

Bursting with color and flavor, our Beets & Honeycrisp Apple Salad is the perfect lunch choice.

Three words: Giant. French. Toast.Crème brûlée custard, salted caramel, chantilly cream.
06/27/2021

Three words: Giant. French. Toast.

Crème brûlée custard, salted caramel, chantilly cream.

Three words: Giant. French. Toast.

Crème brûlée custard, salted caramel, chantilly cream.

Herb inspiration. Our Swordfish Steak is waiting for you to experience it for dinner tonight.
06/24/2021

Herb inspiration. Our Swordfish Steak is waiting for you to experience it for dinner tonight.

Herb inspiration. Our Swordfish Steak is waiting for you to experience it for dinner tonight.

We’re pretty sure you’ve never seen nor tasted bread like this before. Featuring our Mini Black Brioche Loaf with charre...
06/22/2021

We’re pretty sure you’ve never seen nor tasted bread like this before.

Featuring our Mini Black Brioche Loaf with charred orange butter. It’s as delicious as it sounds.

We’re pretty sure you’ve never seen nor tasted bread like this before.

Featuring our Mini Black Brioche Loaf with charred orange butter. It’s as delicious as it sounds.

For Dad’s sweet tooth tomorrow. Caramel Apple Beignets #FathersDay
06/19/2021

For Dad’s sweet tooth tomorrow. Caramel Apple Beignets #FathersDay

For Dad’s sweet tooth tomorrow. Caramel Apple Beignets #FathersDay

For a meatless dinner that still packs flavor, go with our Smoked Ricotta Gnocchi.Vegan sausage ragù, caramelized leeks,...
06/16/2021

For a meatless dinner that still packs flavor, go with our Smoked Ricotta Gnocchi.

Vegan sausage ragù, caramelized leeks, crispy shallots, herb.

For a meatless dinner that still packs flavor, go with our Smoked Ricotta Gnocchi.

Vegan sausage ragù, caramelized leeks, crispy shallots, herb.

A classic that never goes out of style, but with an Ada’s twist. Thick Cut Fries. Garlic labneh, Ada’s seasoned salt, ho...
06/14/2021

A classic that never goes out of style, but with an Ada’s twist.

Thick Cut Fries. Garlic labneh, Ada’s seasoned salt, horseradish Russian dressing. Perfect as a side or on their own.

A classic that never goes out of style, but with an Ada’s twist.

Thick Cut Fries. Garlic labneh, Ada’s seasoned salt, horseradish Russian dressing. Perfect as a side or on their own.

Next week is Father’s Day, and at Ada’s we’ve got something delicious lined up for Dad.Drumroll please...introducing our...
06/12/2021

Next week is Father’s Day, and at Ada’s we’ve got something delicious lined up for Dad.

Drumroll please...introducing our 18 oz, 60-day aged, bone-in Ribeye 🥩

Next week is Father’s Day, and at Ada’s we’ve got something delicious lined up for Dad.

Drumroll please...introducing our 18 oz, 60-day aged, bone-in Ribeye 🥩

The weekend is so close we can almost taste it. Or maybe that’s our cocktails. Either way, it tastes good!
06/10/2021

The weekend is so close we can almost taste it. Or maybe that’s our cocktails. Either way, it tastes good!

The weekend is so close we can almost taste it. Or maybe that’s our cocktails. Either way, it tastes good!

If your Brunch doesn't look like this, then you’re at the wrong restaurant 📸 @kat.ya23
06/06/2021

If your Brunch doesn't look like this, then you’re at the wrong restaurant 📸 @kat.ya23

If your Brunch doesn't look like this, then you’re at the wrong restaurant 📸 @kat.ya23

The perfect side for #NationalCheeseDay…our 🦀 Mac & Cheese.Campanelle, lump crab, old bay mornay, white cheddar.
06/04/2021

The perfect side for #NationalCheeseDay…our 🦀 Mac & Cheese.

Campanelle, lump crab, old bay mornay, white cheddar.

The perfect side for #NationalCheeseDay…our 🦀 Mac & Cheese.

Campanelle, lump crab, old bay mornay, white cheddar.

On a scale of 1️ to 10 how badly do you want our Jam Jar Smores Cake?Dark chocolate ganache, with burnt marshmallow, and...
06/03/2021

On a scale of 1️ to 10 how badly do you want our Jam Jar Smores Cake?

Dark chocolate ganache, with burnt marshmallow, and graham cracker tuiles.

On a scale of 1️ to 10 how badly do you want our Jam Jar Smores Cake?

Dark chocolate ganache, with burnt marshmallow, and graham cracker tuiles.

Keep it light and refreshing for brunch with our Seasonal Fruit & Yogurt 🍓
05/30/2021

Keep it light and refreshing for brunch with our Seasonal Fruit & Yogurt 🍓

Keep it light and refreshing for brunch with our Seasonal Fruit & Yogurt 🍓

Pour it up, pour it up. It’s a cocktail kind of day.
05/28/2021

Pour it up, pour it up. It’s a cocktail kind of day.

Pour it up, pour it up. It’s a cocktail kind of day.

Honey Glazed Carrots. The perfect side to go with your perfect meal.
05/27/2021

Honey Glazed Carrots. The perfect side to go with your perfect meal.

Honey Glazed Carrots. The perfect side to go with your perfect meal.

Celebrate life’s many events at Ada’s on the River. With panoramic views of the Potomac River, there are few better loca...
05/25/2021

Celebrate life’s many events at Ada’s on the River. With panoramic views of the Potomac River, there are few better locations to host your next private event.

Email [email protected] for more details.

Barks. Booze. Brunch 📸 @rafa.thewestie
05/23/2021

Barks. Booze. Brunch 📸 @rafa.thewestie

Barks. Booze. Brunch 📸 @rafa.thewestie

Nothing beats drinks with your closest friends in our terrace 📸 @melissacalangi
05/19/2021

Nothing beats drinks with your closest friends in our terrace 📸 @melissacalangi

Nothing beats drinks with your closest friends in our terrace 📸 @melissacalangi

What's for dinner tonight? Our Coal Oven Half Chicken with roasted root vegetables, garlic yogurt, salsa verde, and fres...
05/16/2021

What's for dinner tonight? Our Coal Oven Half Chicken with roasted root vegetables, garlic yogurt, salsa verde, and fresh herbs.

What's for dinner tonight? Our Coal Oven Half Chicken with roasted root vegetables, garlic yogurt, salsa verde, and fresh herbs.

Cinnamon Crème Brûlée. This is what your sweet dreams are made of 💭
05/14/2021

Cinnamon Crème Brûlée. This is what your sweet dreams are made of 💭

Cinnamon Crème Brûlée. This is what your sweet dreams are made of 💭

Leave the cooking up to us and let mom relax on her special day. Join us tomorrow for brunch from 11AM-3PM.
05/08/2021

Leave the cooking up to us and let mom relax on her special day. Join us tomorrow for brunch from 11AM-3PM.

Leave the cooking up to us and let mom relax on her special day. Join us tomorrow for brunch from 11AM-3PM.

Spoil Mom this Sunday at Ada's with our Mother's Day specials 🌸 For reservations: https://bit.ly/3ba3b3I.
05/06/2021

Spoil Mom this Sunday at Ada's with our Mother's Day specials 🌸 For reservations: https://bit.ly/3ba3b3I.

Spoil Mom this Sunday at Ada's with our Mother's Day specials 🌸 For reservations: https://bit.ly/3ba3b3I.

It was a pleasure having our very own Chef Randall Matthews and restaurant both be featured on the Washington Post's 202...
04/29/2021
2021 Spring Dining Guide

It was a pleasure having our very own Chef Randall Matthews and restaurant both be featured on the Washington Post's 2021 Spring Dining Guide.

Get a view of the Potomac and a taste of Chef Randall Matthews’ polished cooking at Ada's.

22 of the best new restaurants in Washington, D.C.

Did you know that this year we're part of Spring2ACTion? Help your favorite nonprofit by dining at Mia's Italian Kitchen...
04/28/2021

Did you know that this year we're part of Spring2ACTion? Help your favorite nonprofit by dining at Mia's Italian Kitchen, Vola's Dockside Grill & Hi-Tide Lounge, Joe Theismann's Restaurant, where 5% of our sales will be donated.

Today, we're focusing on doing amazing things! Thanks to you we can help over 170 nonprofits in our Alexandria community.

Did you know that this year we're part of Spring2ACTion? Help your favorite nonprofit by dining at Mia's Italian Kitchen, Vola's Dockside Grill & Hi-Tide Lounge, Joe Theismann's Restaurant, where 5% of our sales will be donated.

Today, we're focusing on doing amazing things! Thanks to you we can help over 170 nonprofits in our Alexandria community.

Cheers to officially being able to enjoy a drink at the bar. Drink in hand, river views in sight, it's going to be great...
04/24/2021

Cheers to officially being able to enjoy a drink at the bar. Drink in hand, river views in sight, it's going to be great night 🍹

Cheers to officially being able to enjoy a drink at the bar. Drink in hand, river views in sight, it's going to be great night 🍹

Tonight’s forecast? 99% of cocktails 🥃
04/24/2021

Tonight’s forecast? 99% of cocktails 🥃

Tonight’s forecast? 99% of cocktails 🥃

What's for lunch today? Our House Ground Prime Dry Aged 🍔 Coal fired onions, bacon, house pickles, raclette cheese, hors...
04/22/2021

What's for lunch today? Our House Ground Prime Dry Aged 🍔

Coal fired onions, bacon, house pickles, raclette cheese, horseradish Russian dressing, thick cut fries.

What's for lunch today? Our House Ground Prime Dry Aged 🍔

Coal fired onions, bacon, house pickles, raclette cheese, horseradish Russian dressing, thick cut fries.

Charred Brussel Sprouts. Getting your greens on the delicious way.
04/19/2021

Charred Brussel Sprouts. Getting your greens on the delicious way.

Charred Brussel Sprouts. Getting your greens on the delicious way.

Address

3 Pioneer Mill Way
Alexandria, VA
22314

Opening Hours

Monday 11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday 11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday 11:30 - 23:00
Thursday 11:30 - 23:00
Friday 11:30 - 23:00
Saturday 11:00 - 23:00
Sunday 16:00 - 23:00

Telephone

(703) 638-1400

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Congrats! Looking forward to bringing my mother - YES, her name is Ada, who turned 100!