Alexandria restaurants have taken their place alongside Washington, D.C. restaurants as some of the best in the nation with the New York Times praising, "...the city has taken its place at the culinary table." With both locally-owned and operated neighborhood restaurants as well as nationally-recognized chef-owned ones, Alexandria is a flavorful melting pot in the truest sense.
After you've dined, take time to experience Alexandria's Nightlife. From live music by local performers to concerts with world-renowned artists, you are sure to find the perfect way to end your evening in Alexandria.
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Award-winning French cuisine and Basque specialties, seafood and seasonal specials in an intimate, Old World setting. Zagat Rated. Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator
La Fromagerie’s food & wine philosophy is centered around the French term terroir, meaning that the characteristics of produce and meat take on the characteristics of the land, or “terre.” Terroir is
La Madeleine, where everything is worth savoring. Country French cuisine for breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between. Come enjoy our famous Caesar salade, tomato basil soupe, fresh-baked
A careful blend of everything about Spain, with warm decor and authentic cuisine, 45 tapas, Spanish wines and beers. Daily specials and promotions. Live Flamenco on Fridays. Saturdays come enjoy latin
A gracious Old World setting with fresh food and daily specials served in the Tuscan style since 1976. Lunch, dinner served daily. Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.
Casually elegant continental menu prepared by chef Douglas Laporta, with live jazz nightly.
Alexandria's first organic cupcake shop, locally owned by a career chef and certified sommelier who come up with the fanciful flavors and bake only in small batches. With combinations like Buttermilk
Layla’s brings the best of Lebanon to Old Town with traditional recipes handed down for generations. Favorites include shawarma, kabobs, and a variety of appetizers, many of which are vegetarian. Open
The Light Horse features classic American pub fare in the bar alongside modern American cuisine in the dining room, all made with fresh, local ingredients. Downstairs is a comfortable dining room
Tex-Mex & Salvadorean food minutes from Crystal City & Old Town. Popular in Del Ray for their fajitas, desserts and festive drinks - everything is homemade!
Enjoy spectacular views of the Potomac River while dining on authentic Thai cuisine just steps from the famous Torpedo Factory. Mai Thai serves simple uptown chic combined with delicious
New Southern cuisine with emphasis on fresh ingredients & home-made dessert. Acclaimed by Washingtonian and Washington Post critics. Daily specials with our, "Royal Pick" and don't miss Nana's
You are royally invited to the most lavish and lively dinner on King Street. Four course feast, ale, music, romance and adventure for just one low price. Friday and Saturday nights from 7:00 until
Medieval Times offers an exciting evening of quality entertainment based on the Middle Ages. Our Baltimore/DC castle has recently opened a Brand New Show, so if you haven’t been it’s a good time to
Celebrating 10 years! A distinctive dining experience in an intimate atmosphere, with traditional and innovative Italian cuisine. Recipient of Wine Spectator's Award of
The charming Mount Vernon Inn restaurant serves lunch daily and elegant candlelit dinners Mon - Sat. The Inn offers six intimate dining rooms, two with fireplace, all with Colonial charm, Colonial
A husband and wife team own and manage this take-out featuring classics with a twist. A favorite with locals.
Now open! Nearly 100 years after it first opened, the Old Town Theater is returned to its original splendor. The theater, built just as vaudeville was giving way to motion pictures, is saluting its
A wood-fired American kitchen & bar featuring modern interpretations of classics using the freshest ingredients. Comfortably casual, just two blocks off King Street in the heart of residential Old
Our bakery-café is an everyday oasis. A place to gather with friends, or enjoy a quiet moment alone. Comfortable, friendly, fashionable. A place to recharge and feel rejuvenated. Slip into one of
Salads, with a variety of fresh ingredients to make it to your liking, plus sandwiches, fresh breads, brownies and cookies. Catering services available.
Conveniently located on DC's waterfront, walking distance from many monuments, with famous crab cakes and Eastern Shore favorites. Private rooms and parking available.
Visit our beautiful new location on King Street less than one block north of Washington Street in the heart of Old Town. Fine Lebanese cuisine with candlelight dinners and a variety of vegetarian
Pizzeria Paradiso, now open in Alexandria!! Offering our famous Neapolitan style pizza and a beer list that includes 14 drafts, 200 bottles and 1 cask. Pizzeria Paradiso, the originator of the
Pork Barrel BBQ has grown from a small spice rub company selling jars of rub out of founders Heath Hall and Brett Thompson’s basements into the fastest growing barbecue company in America and DC’s
Port City Brewing Company is a new artisanal brewery producing an exciting line of hand-made, great quality, locally crafted ales. Located near Old Town Alexandria, the tasting room is open
Evoking fond memories of the 1920s style speak-easy, with a sophisticated feel and a solitary blue light indicating that it is open, PX Lounge is situated in a historic building with all of the
RedRocks recreates the flavors of traditional Neapolitan pizza prepared in a wood-burning oven. RedRocks has been named "Best Bet" by the Washington Post and "Best Buy" by ZAGAT three years running.
This beautiful, critically acclaimed restaurant offers New American cuisine in the bar, the bistro and the luxe chef's tasting room.
Alexandria's neighborhood restaurant. Family, fun restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, dinner. Wide variety of beer, wine and cocktails. The Royal offers prime rib, seafood, rotisserie chicken,
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