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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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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1800 Diagonal Rd, Ste A, Alexandria, VA 22314-2840
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food good, but not overwhelming, especially for the price. Bar prices are out of control. It’s OK, but you can do better.

Thank hawkti62
Reviewed 4 days ago

Enjoyed a very comfortable dinner meal with family at Joe Theisman's, a fine dining restaurant of choice when in the Alexandria, VA area. Waiter staff was very knowledgeable, courteous and helpful. The menu is full of wonderful dishes, from entree' salads to fine cuts of...More

Thank Chuck t
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Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently ate at Theismann's with another couple and we all agreed that we loved the place! The bar area was 2-3 deep when we got there about 6:45 on a Friday night. We were seated promptly and each ordered a cocktail. One thing that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to Theism Ann's many times. It is a classic American diner serving regional specialities. I am happy to report that it remains excellent. I had a seafood gumbo, followed by their classic crab cakes. It doesn't get much better than the meaty...More

Thank Eurotraveler110
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can’t say enough positive things about Theismann’s located in Alexandria Old Town Virginia. We recently held a rehearsal dinner in their back room. Working with Sarah was a delight. She’s great, very professional, artistic, and works hard to make your function a smashing success....More

Thank phmiche
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Theismann’s planning to eat at the bar, but it was jammed. Wound eating in the dining room. The restaurant is nicely done, with a slightly upscale vibe that was not expected in their menu pricing. The service was excellent. The meals were all...More

Thank Bulldog82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time at the restaurant and everyone was very happy with their meal selection. We look forward to returning. Our server was great and knew the menu.

Thank ontheroadnh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy good food and service at very reasonable prices in a very good atmosphere. Convenient to old town and the King Street Metro

Thank Katie K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rode the Metro out from DC--right across the street from the station--an easy walk. Food was good, but what really impressed us was that my son left a trip souvenir behind. The staff went far and above expectations, even offering to get what was left...More

Thank The_Guy_from_WI
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed in the nearby Embassy suites and had both lunch and dinner here over the week. Good food at very reasonable prices along with friendly and efficient staff. Great to watch a game in the very "buzzy" front bar or a quieter meal in the...More

Thank Rob K
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2 January 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.
19 November 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
16 July 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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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.
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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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