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Cedar Knoll

9030 Lucia Ln, Alexandria, VA 22308-2700
+1 703-780-3665
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good17%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
9030 Lucia Ln, Alexandria, VA 22308-2700
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to go out for lunch to celebrate---nothing, just to enjoy a nice sunny June day. We selected the Cedar Knoll a fine, traditional restaurant on the Potomac River just north of Mount Vernon. My wife and I had been to the Cedar Knoll...More

Thank John W. C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We picked up relatives at BWI who were visiting D.C., thought this would be a great spot for dinner. We were not disappointed! Great view, yummy food, they didn't rush us as we visited for a while before we ordered. Overall great experience.

Thank Mr.Magoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for a Sunday brunch before Georgetown graduation, and were delighted by the experience. Service was spot on, food was stellar, and the location is phenomenal - amazing views of the Potomac from the front windows of the restaurant. They started us out...More

Thank ckassotis
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Extremely disappointed. This place should have remained closed. I will give the location good scores and presentation of food. But the taste of the food was horrible and the management was beyond rude and quiet nasty towards my group. In this type of business, there...More

Thank acefam2012
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Cedar Knoll restaurant, located on the George Washington Parkway, south of Alexandria, Virginia, overlooks the Potomac River and is a cozy treasure with fabulous menus. The staff are attentive professionals, who are warm & welcoming. There is a wide selection of wonderful wines and a...More

Thank Clair W
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Looking for something unique to celebrate a 70th birthday, we selected Cedar Knoll Inn, Mt. Vernon. It was superb with romantic subset vista on the Potomac, comfortable almost 'cozy' atmosphere and excellent menu selection. The wait service seemed a bit immature, but the cuisine more...More

Thank ArlingtonVaSonnet
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Delighted that Cedar Knoll is back after a long absence and quite an improved menu. Beautiful view of the Potomac, attentive service, and delicious menu choices. My husband and I love this location on a warm weather drive out the GW parkway in our '66...More

Thank 390nancyv
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Because of previous ownership and poor quality food, had not been in years. Heard there was new ownership and a chef preparing some fine food, so decided to try again. it has always been a notable place to be on the river. Food was excellent...More

Thank Southerngent67
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Located on a small bluff overlooking the Potomac River just a few minutes north of Mt. Vernon this place has easy parking, a quiet atmosphere and five star employees. The small bar area at the entrance is so comfortable and pleasant that we always seem...More

Thank pjmalvaso
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We had family dinner here after our candle light tour at Mount Vernon. The Food was delicious the staff was very attentive. Great wine selections. Quiet and calming, I would defiantly return on my next visit.

Thank Maria T
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Nearby Attractions
George Washington's Mount Vernon
3,542 reviews
1.82 km away
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Will C
How is the Happy Hour? Do they have a separate bar menu?
19 December 2016|
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Response from Andrew H | Property representative |
Hi Will, We do have a happy hour menu from 4-6:30 Tuesday through Friday. Happy hour is a great time to come with a group of friends. We have large sofas in the log cabin room where the large fireplace is and it is great... More
Is this restaurant still open? I have driven by several times on the GW Parkway (at night) and the place is dark. I called the number twice recently and got a message that the number wasn't in service. The website is still up.
8 January 2015|
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Response from Stateseer | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I have had the same experience. In true Cedar Knoll fashion, there is a sign outside that one can see in daylight that says "Open." It certainly appears closed. I suspect it might be changing hands, which might be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9030 Lucia Ln, Alexandria, VA 22308-2700
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-780-3665
  • E-mail
Built in the early 1800's, Historic Cedar Knoll Restaurant is located one mile from George Washington's Mt.Vernon estate. Cedar Knoll is known for its historic atmosphere and enchanting view of the Potomac River. With indoor and outdoor seating, fireplaces and a view of the river from each room, it is the perfect place for casual dining, a relaxing stop after a long bike ride, a romantic dinner, or an elegant wedding ceremony and reception all year round!
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