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Joe Theismann's Restaurant

1800 Diagonal Rd, Ste A, Alexandria, VA 22314-2840
+1 703-739-0777
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1800 Diagonal Rd, Ste A, Alexandria, VA 22314-2840
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Reviewed today via mobile

We had the pork chops and the Eggplant parm. very very good. We ate outside because it gets a little loud inside and had a very nice experience. service was good

Thank David P
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Grinnell, Iowa
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food was ok. Nothing special. There was a problem with the printer, so it took about an hour to get our food after we ordered. We were offered one free dessert for the four of us to split.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped for an early evening meal on the way back to our hotel in Alexandria. We were hungry and thirsty after a very hot day, and this place is right outside the Metro station on King Street. It was really busy with a considerable wait...More

Thank Silverseawitch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really average - cannot recommend. The lamb chops were the thinnest/grisliest things you have ever seen. It is loud, filled with kids - really nothing to recommend. Oh wait a minute. Great location and actually a great staff. The food is poor and the wine...More

Thank jackson55555
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the clam chowder- was very good. Had salmon with rice and spinach- clean and simple meal. Appetizer was BBQ shrimp in bacon and they really are BBQy but tasty. Service was decent. No complaints

Thank JudeGlow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Joe Theismann's was crowded with Memorial Day weekend diners but we fortunately had a reservation and were seated immediately while walk-ins had a 45 minute wait. Something to keep in mind. Getting right to the point of this review is the better than superb (if...More

Thank Alan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 10, and the restaurant was very accommodating. Somehow the modification from 8 to 10 diners didn't work on Open Table, but they quickly added room for the other two. Service was very good and attentive. Meals were quite good, including...More

Thank cfuller603
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food. Sports bar atmosphere you'd expect from the name. Service was a bit slow, but we weren't in a hurry and maybe it showed. Varied menu. Something for everyone with large portions.

Thank L M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sat at the bar and enjoyed a beer, a glass of wine, a delicious tuna appetizer and had two of their specialty salad for dinner. Our bartender, i forgot his name, but he was originally from California, was friendly and he took good care...More

Thank jbaum243
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best food in Alexandria and close to the King Street Metro and you can find the former Mayor of Alexandria at this restaurant as he is a regular.

Thank KodiakEd
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Questions & Answers
January 2, 2018|
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Response from Debbie D | Reviewed this property |
All day basically. It has a big bar. I would say 5pm though.
November 19, 2017|
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Response from Ron T | Reviewed this property |
Open noon til 9 p.m. with $30 set menu includes turkey and fixings.
David J
July 16, 2016|
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Response from ZenBabe96 | Reviewed this property |
We saw everything from business attire to casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1800 Diagonal Rd, Ste A, Alexandria, VA 22314-2840
    (King Street)
  • Public Transportation: Joe Theismann's Restaurant is well served by public transportation. The King Street Metro train is located across the street on the blue and the yellow lines, only two stops from Reagan Airport. Also across the street are the Amtrak and VRE trains, Alexandria Dash Bus and REX bus stops as well as the free city Tolley.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-739-0777
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