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Restaurants in Alexandria, VA

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Known for its independent restaurants, many housed in historic buildings in walkable, picturesque Old Town, Alexandria’s culinary scene boasts a range of options, from upscale and trendy to family favorites.

Relax riverside as you toast the weekend overlooking the Potomac. Travel the world as you dine in restaurants with global culinary influences. Savor sweets and see why Forbes calls Alexandria the “Ice Cream Cone Capital of the United States.

Explore all of Alexandria’s neighborhoods and take a bite out of the dozens of new restaurants that open each year. Want more food news? Check out the latest features in “The Best Of” series.

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1799 Prime Steak & Seafood is a polished modern steakhouse featuring prime steaks, fresh seafood, and craft cocktails set in...
110 S. Pitt Street Alexandria, Virginia
Named in honor of VTS’ founding year, 1823 offers a variety of delicious dishes, including wings, nachos, salads, burgers, and...
3720 Bishop Walker Circle Alexandria, Virginia
219 Restaurant is located in an elegant Victorian setting, serving modern Southern cuisine. The Basin Street Lounge has live jazz...
219 King Street Alexandria, Virginia
Situated on a quiet corner in north Old Town, a la Lucia has fast become one of the neighborhood’s favorite...
315 Madison Street Alexandria, Virginia
Spend tranquil afternoons and intimate evenings in the refined a.lounge, where the building’s sleek modern architecture is beautifully accented with...
625 First Street Alexandria, Virginia
A homage to 19th-century mathematician Ada Lovelace, Ada’s on the River offers a sweeping view of the Potomac and features...
3 Pioneer Mill Way Alexandria, Virginia
Unassuming hideaway serving pizza and homestyle Italian plates in cheery surrounds, Aldo’s Italian Kitchen provides authentic Italian without having to...
2850 Eisenhower Avenue Alexandria, Virginia
Alexandria Bier Garden is an indoor bier garden focusing on German Bier, giant pretzels, sausages, schnitzels and more! #Drink #Eat...
710 King Street Alexandria, Virginia
Alice Cocktail Bar offers exceptional services that complement its theme. Personalized customer experiences ensure that each individual feels valued and...
724 King Street Alexandria, Virginia
Located directly off of King Street, Andy’s Pizza Old Town is an all-in-one New York style pizzeria serving the Alexandria...
107 N. Fayette Street Alexandria, Virginia
Atlas Brew Works Alexandria Brewery & Tap Room is slated to open in mid-2024 in the Carlyle Crossing mixed-use development.
2429 Mandeville Lane Alexandria, VA 22332
Inspired by St. Augustine, the Patron Saint of Brewers, Augie’s Mussel House on the Patio in historic Old Town, Alexandria...
1106 King Street Alexandria, Virginia


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