Open for Dinner | Wednesday – Saturday | 5 – 10 PM

Discover our modern, American menu inspired by Chef Tomas Chavarria’s mesoamerican training and heritage. Our regionally-sourced plates, including Korobuta Pork Belly and Seven Hills Farms Dry-Aged Strip Loin, are expertly paired with our carefully curated list of classic cocktails. Grab your favorite sip and savor attentive service, a luxe atmosphere, and live entertainment at The Study, your new favorite restaurant in Old Town Alexandria

The Study Bar

Just like a book, The Study’s main characters are colorful and engaging: friendly service, cleverly crafted cocktails, regionally sourced ingredients, and a creative take on American classics inspired by Chef Tomas Chavarria’s Mesoamerican roots.

Seasonal Menus

Our seasonal menus feature regionally sourced products. We work with farms from Pennsylvania to Shenandoah Valley to source only the highest-quality Mid-Atlantic ingredients.

Mesoamerican Inspired

Mesoamerican storytelling through culinary tradition and technique. We use traditional Mesoamerican techniques such as smoking and curing meats over open fire.

Elevated Dining

Enjoy a timeless atmosphere in the heart of Historic Old Town Alexandria. Our knowledgeable servers learn directly from our chef so they can share more than just descriptions – they know the stories and history behind each plate.



Morrison House’s modern, Federalist-style brings a casual elegance to private parties, and we can’t wait to welcome you and your guests to our table. Our attentive and friendly team serves contemporary, American fare prepared by our talented catering team. Some dishes and drinks pay homage to a bygone era, others have modern twists that showcase seasonal ingredients we source from nearby small businesses.

To learn more and plan your next event at Morrison House, please contact us at 703.838.8000.

Private Dining Room

This refined-meets-rustic space features a well-appointed back bar and intimate dining room for up to 30 people, with the option to expand with a flexible space that proves perfect for up to 72 seated guests or 100 standing.

Chapter Boardroom

Retreat to an intimate setting to savor quiet conversation, delectable American fare, and cocktails that range from tried-and-true to brand-spanking-new. The Chapter Boardroom is the ideal space for up to 14 people. In fact, we can envision our country’s founders settling in here flawlessly.

Watermark Ballroom

Host your brunch, luncheon, or dinner party in our Old Town Alexandria ballroom, an elegant venue that will take your event to the next level with sophisticated decor and delicious catering.