7 Best Restaurants in Alexandria, VA


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Alexandria, VA is one of the best places to live. With their diverse mix of foods, you can try something new every day of the week! No matter what you’re in the mood for, these restaurants will satisfy all of your cravings. The best part? Most of the restaurants have Instagram-worthy food! Check out the list below to see the best spots to eat in Alexandria.


1.    Myron Mixon’s Pitmaster Barbecue

This barbecue spot opened in January 2017 and is owned by celebrity pitmaster Myron Mixon. Located in Old Town Alexandria, Mixon serves many different items of his menu, most of them involving signature dry rubs and sauces. After just one visit, we know you will be coming back to this place for authentic BBQ!


2.    Portner Brewhouse

Although it just recently opened this past February, this brewhouse is quickly becoming an Alexandria favorite because of their extensive craft beer menu! The Portner sisters are honoring their great-grandfathers legacy by still using authentic family recipes. This restaurant serves German-American food like Bavarian Pretzels, German meatballs and bratwurst. If you are looking for a fun and relaxed place to go, check out the Portner Brewhouse!


3.    Meggrolls

Meggrolls started from a food truck and has become one of Alexandria’s favorite places to eat. Now, Meggrolls has its own little shop with about 25 seats in Old Town Alexandria. What’s a Meggroll, you ask? They are are eggrolls jam-packed with different flavors! Try the chicken parm, the big megg, buffalo wing meggroll or the breakfast meggroll. No matter which one you choose, you will be happy you found this place!


4.    Hard Times Café

This Southwestern themed café is a great place to get tacos, chili, craft sandwiches or burgers. Customers have raved that the tacos are exactly like they are in Texas. You can relax at the bar, or sit at a table. No matter where you are, you will enjoy the food and the friendly, quaint atmosphere.


5.    The Chart House

If you are looking for a beautiful restaurant for date night, then The Chart House is the place to go! With their breathtaking views of the Potomac River, you cannot get the same ambiance anywhere else. Your date will be impressed with scenic views and a delicious dinner!

The menu has many different foods on it, ranging from steaks to seafood and great desserts. You will not be disappointed! Looking to just grab a drink with a view? No problem, you can sit at the bar and take it all in!


6.    Brabo

Looking for contemporary American fare with European and French techniques? Look no further! Brabo is the perfect spot for you. This restaurant has everything you can imagine to eat. From seafood to pizza, Brabo gives off a casual dining atmosphere that people love. Their desserts are as great as their dinners. Did we mention that they are also open for brunch? Do not miss out on their eggs benedict!


7.    The Warehouse

The Warehouse is a great place to enjoy all of your favorite foods! With prices varying depending on what you order, you will not be disappointed in this place in Old Town. With unbeatable food and an even better atmosphere, this is a great date night spot!


Where to Live in Alexandria, VA

Alexandria, VA has some of the best restaurants in the nation. If you are looking for a new apartment in Alexandria, VA, then Lerner Excelsior Tower has the perfect place for you. Our spacious apartments and beautiful amenities will make living in Alexandria worth it. Take a virtual tour today and call (703) 436-5795 for more information on our apartments. We will be waiting for you!

2018-04-06T20:28:59+00:00 August 1st, 2017|