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9 Best Alexandria, Virginia Restaurants

Fine Dining in Historic Alexandria


Alexandria, Virginia has a variety of great restaurants from casual eateries to elegant fine dining establishments. Here is a guide to the best restaurants in Alexandria.

Restaurant Eve

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110 South Pitt St. Alexandria, Virginia (703) 706-0450. The award-winning restaurant, located in Old Town, Alexandria, offers two unique dining experiences in “The Chef’s Tasting Room” and “The Bistro.” The menu is modern American cuisine with a Classical French influence.

The Grille at Morrison House

116 S. Alfred St., Alexandria, Virginia 22314 (703) 838-8000. The Grille is a special restaurant because of its unique setting in a small boutique hotel in the heart of Old Town Alexandria. This is an impressive restaurant with a beautiful setting for intimate dining.


1120 King Street Alexandria, Virginia 22314 (703) 684 9669. Located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, this restaurant serves contemporary American cuisine in a cozy atmosphere.

BRABO by Robert Wiedmaier

Lorien Hotel & Spa, 1600 King St. Alexandria, VA (703) 894-3440. The restaurant offers innovative Belgian cuisine by an award-winning chef. The menu is creative and includes a nice variety of dishes.


1201 N. Royal St. Alexandria, Virginia 22314 (703) 519-3776. The small restaurant in Old Town Alexandria specializes in modern French cuisine.

Laporta's Restaurant

1600 Duke St. Alexandria, Virginia (703) 683-6313. The restaurant, located in Old Town Alexandria, specializes in seafood and pasta and offers an elegant setting and live jazz featured nightly.

Majestic Cafe

911 King St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314 (703) 837-9117. The Majestic is an art deco style historic landmark restaurant that has been restored. The menu specializes in contemporary American cuisine.

Gadsby's Tavern

138 N. Royal St., Alexandria, Virginia (703) 548-1288. Gadsby's Tavern in Old Town Alexandria is a historic landmark dating back to the 18th century. The tavern was frequented by George Washington Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, James Madison, and James Monroe. The food is excellent and the atmosphere exudes late 18th-century charm.

Hanks Oyster Bar

1026 King St. Alexandria, Virginia (703) 739-7788. The neighborhood hotspot is a small friendly and casual restaurant to gather with friends. Hanks probably serves some of the freshest seafood in the Washington, DC area.

See also, a guide to Dining Outdoors in Alexandria

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