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Buzzworthy Alexandria

Alexandria's buzzing culinary scene receives rave reviews in trusted foodie magazines like Food & Wine and Bon Appetit; even the The New York Times agrees, "...the city has taken its place at the culinary table." President Obama and the First Lady celebrated their anniversary at much-talked about chef Cathal Armstrong's Restaurant Eve and Valentine's Day at Vermilion, both listed amongst the "100 Very Best Restaurants 2013" by Washingtonian magazine. Chef Armstrong's partner Todd Thrasher's cocktails have been praised by The New York Times, with GQ magazine naming his swank speakeasy PX Lounge one of "The 25 Best Cocktail Bars in America." Critics have taken notice of Del Ray's delectable spins on beloved classics: Food & Wine included Cheesetique's "Mac n' Cheesetique" amongst the best in the US and Travel + Leisure ranked Artfully Chocolate's "Divas" on the list of "America's Best Hot Chocolate," while Fodor's Travel claims the chocolate shop-cum-art gallery is one of the "15 Best Places to Drink Hot Chocolate in America."

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Artfully Chocolate

  • 2003A Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22301

Artfully Chocolate in Del Ray is closing temporarily beginning April 21, 2014, while the building of our neighbor--Purple Goose--is being renovated. Please visit our Old Town/Carlyle location at 506…Learn More

BRABO by Robert Wiedmaier

  • 1600 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

BRABO by Robert Wiedmaier unites traditional Belgian cuisine with contemporary creativity for distinctive Old Town Alexandria fine dining. Adjacent to the boutique Lorien Hotel & Spa, this restaurant…Learn More

Cheesetique

  • 2411 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22301

Voted "Best Cheese Plate" by Washington City Paper! A gourmet cheese boutique specializing in hard-to-find cheeses, meats and accompaniments from around the world. Also browse through our extensive…Learn More

Dairy Godmother Frozen Custard & Nostalgic Treats

  • 2310 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22301

Real Wisconsin-style frozen custard, sorbets, cookies, cobblers, homemade marshmallows. Declared a "dessert destination" by the Washington Post!…Learn More

Grille at Morrison House

  • 116 S. Alfred Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

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…Learn More

Majestic

  • 911 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

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 Sunday…Learn More

PX Lounge

  • 728 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

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…Learn More

Restaurant Eve

  • 110 S. Pitt Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

This beautiful, critically acclaimed restaurant offers New American cuisine in the bar, the bistro and the luxe chef's tasting room.…Learn More

Vermilion

  • 1120 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Simple, farm-driven American cooking by chef William Morris in the heart of Old Town Alexandria offering lunch, dinner nightly and weekend bunch. Awarded three stars by the Washington Post and…Learn More

 

Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association
221 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
703-746-3301 or 800-388-9119
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