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Healthy Dining Options in Alexandria

In Alexandria, it's easy to enjoy world-class dining while sticking to your healthy eating plan. Our restaurants provide fresh, delicious and nutritious dishes that will astonish the most finicky of eaters.  Enjoy an epicurean delight without the guilt.

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219 Restaurant

  • 219 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

In an elegant Victorian setting, serving genuine New Orleans cuisine since 1979. The Basin Street Lounge has live jazz & blues Fri. & Sat. The Bayou Room has dancing with a DJ.…Learn More

A la Lucia

  • 315 Madison Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Situated on a quiet corner in north Old Town, a la Lucia has fast become one of the neighborhood's favorite spots. Consistently recognized by Washingtonian magazine as one of the area’s top 100…Learn More

Asian Bistro

  • 809 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

We are a new-concept of Asian cuisine in Old Town, Alexandria. Our concept is simple yet ambitious; we provide different varieties of authentic food from Vietnam, Singapore, Japan, Thailand,…Learn More

Bastille

  • 1201 N. Royal Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Bastille offers elegant and contemporary French bistro cuisine in a comfortable yet, upscale setting. Highlighting the cooking of acclaimed chefs Christophe and Michelle Poteaux, Bastille features an…Learn More

Bertucci's Italian Restaurant

  • 725 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

At the center of every Bertucci’s restaurant, you’ll find a brick oven. And there’s a very simple reason for that: everything is better by the brick oven. The brick oven is where the flavors of…Learn More

Bittersweet Catering~Cafe~Bakery

  • 823 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

A local favorite since 1983, this cafe located in Old Town Alexandria, features full breakfast, salad bar, specialty sandwiches, hot soup and entree selections daily and homemade old-fashioned…Learn More

Caboose Cafe & Bakery

  • 2419 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22301

A wide variety of cakes, pastries, sandwiches, salads, breakfast goodies, and bread, including French baguette, Challah, Farmhouse Wheat, Multi-Grain, Walnut Raisin. Open seven days a week.…Learn More

Caphe Banh Mi

  • 407 Cameron Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

This modern, bright eatery offers authentic Vietnamese specialties, including banh mi sandwiches, pho noodle soup, vermicelli bowls with grilled pork, lemongrass chicken, garlic beef, or sugar cane…Learn More

Chart House Restaurant

  • One Cameron Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

With breath-taking views of the Potomac River, Chart House offers world-class dining and impeccable service. Enjoy our recent million-dollar renovation while enjoying a seamless blend of fine seafood…Learn More

Cheesetique

  • 2411 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22301

We offer vegetarian options, and carry many vegetarian cheeses (as opposed to cheeses made with animal rennet). We also have options that can be gluten free; gluten free crackers can be served with a…Learn More

Columbia Firehouse

  • 109 S. Saint Asaph Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Modern American brasserie & bar In Old Town Alexandria. Comfortable, unpretentious and affordable featuring oysters, charcuterie and steaks. Private dining spaces available for formal seated dinners,…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

Del Ray Cafe

  • 205 E. Howell Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22301

A sophisticated yet casual French café serving local, natural, and organic products in the heart of charming Del Ray. Serving breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, every day. Outdoor dining on screened…Learn More

Del Ray Farmers Market

  • Saturdays, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Year Round
  • Corner of East Oxford & Mount Vernon Avenues
  • Alexandria, VA 22304

The Del Ray Market is producer grown, with fresh vegetables and fruits in season. All year round, this market offers meats, eggs, fresh pasta and sauces, Amish cheese, yogurt, bakery goods, eggs, jams…Learn More

Delia's Mediterranean Grill & Brick Oven Pizza

  • 209 Swamp Fox Road
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

We serve delicious Greek and Italian inspired cuisine and our extensive menu features specialty pastas and entrees, fresh salads and seafood, award winning pizza, authentic panini's and sandwiches and…Learn More

Dishes of India

  • 1510-A Belle View Blvd.
  • Alexandria, VA 22307

Dishes of India is considered by many to be some of the best Indian dining in the Washington DC area. Serving authentic Indian cuisine in a fine atmosphere with plenty of free parking. Just a little…Learn More

Extra Perks

  • 822 N. Fairfax Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

A cozy cafe with an English twist, this neighborhood favorite serves a variety of favorites for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Stop by to enjoy everything from a classic American breakfast and gourmet…Learn More

Faccia Luna

  • 823 S. Washington Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

An urban trattoria specializing in wood-oven pizza, fresh pasta, salads, sandwiches, and appetizers. Faccia Luna also boasts a very solid Italian estate-bottled wine list and a wide variety of…Learn More

Fireflies Bar & Restaurant

  • 1501 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22301

Fireflies is a local institution known for our delicious brick oven pizzas, extensive beer list, great local live music, and cozy neighborhood atmosphere.  Since 2002 we have been providing Alexandria…Learn More

Fontaine Caffe & Creperie

  • 119 S. Royal Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Captivating European cafe and wine bar serving mussels, steak frites, pate, savory and sweet crepes in style of Brittany, France . Offering international selection of beers and boutique wines with…Learn More

Foster's Grille

  • 2004 Eisenhower Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Foster's is a casual, family-friendly neighborhood venue that specializes in half-pound hamburgers, hand-cut fries and thick shakes. Hot dogs, salads, and fresh-squeezed lemonade are also on the menu…Learn More

Geranio Ristorante

  • 722 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

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…Learn More

GRAPE + BEAN Wine Bar

  • 118 S. Royal Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

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…Learn More

Hard Times Cafe

  • 1404 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

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…Learn More

Il Porto

  • 121 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

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…Learn More

Jackson 20

  • 480 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Adjacent to Hotel Monaco Alexandria, Jackson 20, which takes its name from President Andrew Jackson and his visage on the $20 bill, is a 125-seat Modern American tavern with a warm ambiance and clean,…Learn More

La Madeleine

  • 500 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Print or show this ad on your mobile phone after 5 pm save 10% on your bill at La Madeleine, where everything is worth savoring. Country French cuisine for breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in…Learn More

La Tasca

  • 607 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

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…Learn More

Landini Brothers Inc.

  • 115 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

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.…Learn More

Laporta's Restaurant

  • 1600 Duke Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Casually elegant continental menu prepared by chef Douglas Laporta, with live jazz nightly.…Learn More

Light Horse Restaurant

  • 715 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

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…Learn More

Mai Thai Restaurant

  • 6 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

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 hospitality…Learn More

Monroe's An American Trattoria

  • 1603 Commonwealth Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22301

Monroe's has gluten free pasta available and many other gluten free items on our menu in addition to numerous vegetarian options. Our menu is prepared to order, offering guests the ability to omit…Learn More

Old Town Farmers Market

  • Saturdays, 7 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Year Round
  • 301 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

People who come to Alexandria on Saturday mornings find themselves in a busy plaza where local farmers and artists have been selling their products since 1753. Old Town Alexandria's Market Square is…Learn More

Pita House Family Restaurant

  • 719 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

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…Learn More

Pizzeria Paradiso

  • 124 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

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…Learn More

RedRocks Pizza Napoletana

  • 904 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

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.…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. Honored as one of Food & Wine magazine’s “50 Hall of Fame-Best new…Learn More

Royal Thai with Sushi Bar

  • 801 N. Fairfax Street
  • Suite 108
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

*WE HAVE MOVED TO 801 N. Fairfax Street - Suite 108 under our new name "Royal Thai".* A neighborhood restaurant in North Old Town serving delicious Thai cuisine since 2006, with 75 percent of their…Learn More

T.J. Stone's Grill House & Tap Room

  • 608 Montgomery Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Classical American food - burgers, barbecue, salads and stacked sandwiches - complemented by libations from around the world, including a long list of beers, ales and ciders.…Learn More

Taverna Cretekou

  • 818 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Regional and classic Greek cuisine served in a captivating and festive atmosphere. Live music, dancing and breaking plates Thursday nights! Daily lunch buffet 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., dinner 5-10…Learn More

Teaism Old Town

  • 682 N. Saint Asaph Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Unique to the DC area, Teaism is a casual tea house and restaurant serving wholesome, affordable Asian-inspired food. Have a healthy, family-friendly breakfast before sightseeing or unwind with…Learn More

Tempo Restaurant

  • 4231 Duke Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22304

Zagat Rated Best! With a blend of Italian and French cuisines, this elegant but cozy restaurant's specialities include Linguini Vongale, Sole Almondine, Scaloppini di Vitello Marsala and dessert…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

Virtue Feed & Grain

  • 106 S. Union Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Virtue Feed & Grain is an American Tavern with modern-rustic decor and an upbeat atmosphere. Enjoy a meal on our patio, take in the view of the Potomac from our second level Porch room, relax with a…Learn More

Waterfront Market

Alexandria's newest market and cafe offers waterfront dining, local brews on tap, sushi, and grab and go meals. Featuring homemade sweets from their sister restaurant, Bittersweet, as well as fresh…Learn More

West End Farmers Market

  • Sundays, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • (May - Nov.)
  • 4800 Brenman Park Drive
  • Alexandria, VA 22304

Loved by families with children and pets, the West End Farmers Market offers an array of local, seasonal fruit and vegetables fresh from the farm, with exotic produce like kohlrabi, bok choy, garlic…Learn More

Whole Foods Market Old Town

  • 1700 Duke Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

This location of the natural and organic market offers brick-oven pizza, salad bar, hot-food bar with breakfast, brunch and international cuisine. Weekly events. An easy walk from Old Town, Carlyle…Learn More

Zento Japanese Restaurant

  • 693 North Washington Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Zento Restaurant offers a various selection of Japanese food that includes Sushi, Sashimi, Teriyaki, Ramen and more. **Happy Hour from 5-7 PM Daily** Visit our website for more details.…Learn More

 

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221 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
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