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Joe Theismann's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Old Town
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1800 Diagonal Rd, Ste A, Alexandria, VA 22314-2840 (King Street)
+1 703-739-0777
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant was a great choice for a nice dinner with a bit of activity. It is a busy place with a bar, dining area and outdoor seating. The food menu was great with American style cuisine and even a nice Gluten Free menu as well. Nice beer and wine selection.

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Thank TomTom392
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate the Turkey Burger and came with avocado plus fries! Very good place to eat! Named after the legendary Redskin quarterback. Right before you get to Old Town Alexandria!

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Thank Magickjade
Merrick, New York
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We chose this place because it had a fairly good reputation and was within walking distance from our hotel. We made a reservation and they seated us promptly. The decor is what you might expect, and the noise level was a bit more than expected. The food was pretty good and the prices fairly reasonable, but the service was not... More 

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Colonial Beach, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were six friends visiting a DC museum and we were all very glad we went to Joe's for lunch. Everyone ordered something different and were all very happy about our great food and service, from the excellent sweet tea, lobster rolls, soup and entrees. Our server was upbeat, helpful and efficient. Joe's is great, hope to be back soon.

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Thank Jean S
Enterprise, Alabama
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Any time that I have the opportunity to visit Alexandria, VA I always make it a point to go to Joe's. No, I don't know him personally, but that is the kind of place it is. Friendly, convivial and good, if not gourmet food. I always meet someone who wants to talk and share experiences as a lot of travelers... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow what a pleasant surprise! Drinks were great. Asked for our appetizers to be expedited and they were. This was a quick 30 minutes visit as one person had to catch the VRE train. Total success and will definitely be back.

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Thank Bluevans-surfs
Alexandria, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Something for Everyone on exhaustive menu. All dishes very good, even newest dishes like Greek and Sushi. Always fresh, chilled or heated properly, in good quantities, and served by pleasant, efficient staff. Good for family (watch-out for big sports nights can get a little noisy), lovers (get a distant booth), and everyday diners/seniors. Prices less than average for this quality... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here multiple times. We celebrated New Year's here one time. I usually get the same thing every time hoping it's as good as the first few times I got it but that is not the case. I also have not be thrilled with the food my partner or friend has gotten. But with lower expectations you can't... More 

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Thank Kare461
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived for brunch and were immediately seated. Our waitress (I regret that I can not remember her name) was knowledgeable and attentive. The food was amazing and the check was reasonable. We truly enjoyed our visit to the city and this restaurant.

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baltimore
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived hungry to a busy place on a Friday night with no reservations. Immediately seated, food came quickly, place was packed but not excessively noisy. Menu offered gluten free options.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?