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La Fromagerie Cheese & Wine Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Wine Bar, Contemporary, Healthy
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1222 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
+1 703-879-2467
11:30 - 21:00
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Wed - Sun 11:30 - 21:00
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Enterprise, Alabama
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This little place looked very interesting so stopped in for dinner. What a treat! Good food done uniquely, lovely cheeses and wine to go with. Waitress we had was very knowledgeable and friendly. Can't remember her name, but she was born in Germany!

Thank Oregonstar_11
New York
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133 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped by for an after dinner glass of wine. The have a nice variety of wines from many regions and offer cheese boards with meats, olives & breads. They also have a nice bistro menu for those looking for a meal complete with salad, sandwiches, entrees and desserts. They offer (generously poured) flights of wine and you can pick... More 

Thank gjkNY
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the various options of meat and cheese combinations. The options are 3,5,10 combos of meat and cheese. The addition of fresh vegetables and dried fruit add to eats appeal. My favorite meat is the duck. My favorite cheese is the Batch 11.

Thank Jermaine E
Mechanicsville, Maryland
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63 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We visited in December 2015 and again in January 2017. Both visits involved a large selection of meats and cheeses, glasses of wine, knowledgeable staff, and a great vibe. I highly recommend the roasted olives as an additional option to complement the flavors of the meats and cheeses. Bon appétit!

Thank Heady-By
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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349 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This small Paris style café serves cheese, wine and other food options. We had lunch on a Friday and enjoyed some rose wine, a cheese plate, a sandwich and salads. Our Bill approached $250 which was astounding for a lunch for five people. But that included two bottles of wine. The server was helpful and attentive. Right on King Street... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Had a series of dishes such as hummus, steak, cheese plate, olives, etc., and they were all good. Nice selection of wine and cheeses as well

Thank italia622015
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106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

So many places in Old Town are just OK since they mainly serve tourists who are only here for a short time and may never return. La Fromagerie is the exception and has many loyal local followers. It is worth your time to go to this gem. It is right on King Street - the main drag - in between... More 

Thank Lizponi
Boston, Massachusetts
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

This is a top-notch restaurant. This was some of the best cheese and charcuterie I've had in the US. As a European, I crave this type of food and so really enjoyed stumbling across this gem. The portions may not be massive, but you pay for quality here. The source farms are listed so you know your meal has come... More 

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

In Alexandria on business and decided I wanted something light for dinner. After walking up and down King Street, stumbled upon La Fromagerie and took a chance. Outstanding is the only way to describe the experience. Arrived during Happy Hours and sat at the bar. Was served a very nice French Red Blend (House) priced at $5.00. Ordered the Whole... More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Small and intimate. My best friend and I go for lunch almost once a month. Summer, winter, it does not matter. Soups, salads, wine, and the best baguette around.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Wine Bar, Contemporary, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1222 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-879-2467
La Fromagerie's Bistro is the perfect place to enjoy a cheese and meat plate with a glass of wine in a relaxed, intimate atmosphere. Owner and Chef Sebastien Tavel bases his elegant, light fare menu around fresh seasonal food available from local farmers, particularly the heirloom and forageable produce that help support the biodiversity of our area.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?