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Extra Perks Coffee Shop and Cafe

822 N Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314-1703
+1 703-706-5886
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“pancakes” (18 reviews)
“bangers” (8 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
822 N Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314-1703
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is located several blocks off of both King street and North Washington so you have to explore to find it on North Fairfax. They have full breakfast menu with quiche, omelets and other breakfast regulars but what caught my eye was the full...More

Thank johnllee
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Wanted something other than hotel food for breakfast so wandered over to Extra Perks. Very glad we did. Wait staff was very friendly and ready with the coffee refills. Food was outstanding. The Italian French Toast was a first for me and really good. Others...More

Thank YankeeGhost
Reviewed February 23, 2018

we went here for breakfast ,and it is a nice little place,the english breakfast was pretty accurate as was the tea,its not fancy but there seemed plenty of locals in this american version of a "Greasy spoon" cafe long lamented in the uk the staff...More

1  Thank lutonlagerlout
Reviewed February 6, 2018

Extra Perks is a nice "down home" neighborhood spot. They try very hard to do well and make their food special. Sunday brunch is excellent. I have had less luck with lunch -- small portions, long wait when restaurant is almost empty, and efforts to...More

Thank arthurpeabody
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

We decided to try this place for breakfast since we decided against the Royal Restaurant where they only serve a buffet breakfast brunch on Sunday--not "a la carte". Here at Extra Perks we tried the full English breakfast which was good with the "over easy"...More

Thank zenborzoi
Reviewed January 16, 2018

The atmosphere is low key and very casual, but the food is individually prepared with expert care and is delicious. Try Extra Perks once and you will return many times. This restaurant has all the marks of a successful neighborhood place that might be easily...More

Thank 349Charles25
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

We just returned from brunch. They advertise that they serve traditional English food, so since we enjoy that, we tried the traditional English breakfast and shepherds pie. The latter was truly awful: dried out, almost burned and mostly potatoes with little meat. Breakfast was only...More

Thank QuietTravelerInVA
Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

In town on a business trip and wanted a salad for lunch. Stopped in and ordered a turkey Cobb salad. It was really good.

Thank Lamont G
Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

Order at the counter. Great breakfast and reasonable prices. Food is fresh and good. Cafeteria set up. Good local eatery.

Thank haileythegolden
Reviewed October 30, 2017

The breakfast here is not only delicious but is reasonably priced. It is located right across the street from the Crowne Plaza. Great selections for breakfast. I would highly recommend the French toast.

Thank lowens002
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 822 N Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314-1703
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-706-5886
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