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Nickell's & Scheffler

1028 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2923
+1 703-549-5545
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
18 Mar 2016
“Fresh and Delicious No-Frills Casual in Old Town”
10 Mar 2016
“Very unfriendly but good food selections”
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1028 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2923
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

House-roasted meats, homemade soups, salads and desserts are staples at this comfortable, friendly and delicious deli in Old Town. The turkey sandwich tastes like real turkey for a very simple reason--Louie fresh roasts the turkey (and other meats) himself rather than opening a vacuum sealed...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 10 March 2016

I've taken out lunch from Nickell's but always found the deli unfriendly. They have some nice dishes, but none that I would go back to immediately. There are better places in Old Town

Thank zahav
Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

This place is ok. It wasn't particularly clean when I went, and a lot of their food seemed to have been out for a while. I probably won't be back.

1  Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Susan and Louie are delightful, will work with you on a lovely catered dinner, and will also provide you terrific sandwiches and the best vichysoisse you have ever had. Their meats are home cured, and their soups are divine. A go-to caterer and eatery

1  Thank Dressygirl
Reviewed 12 May 2014

I ducked in here as it was raining. I decided to get a quick bite. I read the chalkboard and one caught my eye "Cajun Chicken Sandwich." I asked what makes it Cajun? They guy at the stove said chipotle and wasabi. I replied those...More

1  Thank atasteofcreole
Reviewed 25 December 2012

Susan and Louie, the owners, prepare excellent, fresh food. They take great pride in their preparation and freshness and the prepare specials each day. You can stop by and get take out for prepared dinners for one or two, which are excellent. The sandwiches are...More

1  Thank LadyAboutTown
Reviewed 20 December 2012

I had only an hour in Alexandria between a conference and my shuttle to the airport so I didn't even have time to sit down at a restaurant and I can't stand fast food. I went into Nickell's & Scheffler, a little home cooked food...More

2  Thank Katlen831
Reviewed 2 October 2012

My take-out meal from N&S was very good, reminding me of food at the table of a relative who was a great cook -- it felt family-like rather than upscale. The owners seemed a little tired and down, but it might have been a long...More

Thank Chaucerian
Reviewed 2 October 2012

The people in here are very kind and helpful, and the food is fabulous! They have lots of options, both hot and cold, and LOTS more room to sit inside than you might think!

1  Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 22 July 2012

Chef is truly committed to cooking with the best ingredients, perusing the local farmer's markets, creating seasonal dishes with the utmost care. The spinach salad with fruit and nuts is the best I've had in the area for lunchtime takeout. Dressings are fresh, meats are...More

Thank Coco A
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Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1028 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2923
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-549-5545
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