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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Old World Irish Pub featuring a beautiful roaring fireplace. Serving robust Irish-American meals at fair prices. Fresh Salmon, Fish and Chips and Irish Stew are among the favorites. Live Irish
Modern Italian cooking with influences from France and America. For over 30 years, Geranio has combined excellent service with refined cuisine. With lunch entrees from $8 and dinner entrees from $15,
Beloved for its relaxed American fine dining - great food, flawless service and an upscale atmosphere. Expect wild-game fish, the finest meats & fowl and perfect produce combined with selections from
Historic 18th-century tavern, Colonial entertainment nightly. Mon.-Sat. 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday brunch 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
A cozy wine bar and boutique wine shop in the Heart of Old Town, GRAPE + BEAN is a favorite dining spot among locals. The wine bar features a rotating selection of fantastic wines from all over the
Tucked into a cozy townhouse, Hank's offers New England comfort food, including steamers, chowders, popcorn shrimp and short ribs plus a wide selection of oysters. Hank's original D.C. location was
Nationally acclaimed Texas, Cincinnati and vegetarian chili, plus burgers, sandwiches and salads. Large selection of microbrewed beers. Half price burgers all day Monday. Wednesdays, cheap wings from
Serving Fine Italian Cuisine since 1973! Old Town`s first Italian restaurant. Homemade pasta, daily lunch, dinner specials and chef`s suggestions. Reservation accepted and private party facilities
You are ensured an authentic good-time pub atmosphere plus fare such as Irish potato & leek soup, corned beef & cabbage, shepherd's pie, Guinness and Harp. Irish entertainment nightly - open 11-2
Located in the heart of Old Town, "Comfort Food with a Southern Accent". Try ribs, smoked pork or chicken, po' boys and many salad selections! Sun.-Thur. 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11:30 a.m.-11
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
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