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Grape + Bean

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Old Town
Wine Bar
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118 South Royal Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
703.664.0214
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Monday
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Hours:
Tue 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Midway between Seattle and Bohemia

OK coffee. Well thought out wines. Good selection of charcuterie and cheeses. Knowledgeable staff. All in a cramped space, but with locals and tourists to talk with. What else do you need?

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
Islandman46
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Virginia, USA
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Virginia, USA
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

OK coffee. Well thought out wines. Good selection of charcuterie and cheeses. Knowledgeable staff. All in a cramped space, but with locals and tourists to talk with. What else do you need?

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Trondheim, Norway
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55 reviews 55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This place used to carry a really good selection of beans and brewed really good coffee. The last few times I've been here the bean selection has been lacking and the brews not what they used to be. The last time I was here the only bags of single-origin were from Lexington Coffee Roasters (Virginia), which is pretty far from... More 

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Washington, DC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

They have amazing gluten free bread here, which was an awesome surprise as I am accustomed to eating meat & cheese plates, sadly, without any accompaniments. Would highly recommend to any other celiacs out there.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

3rd times the charm...but actually so were the 1st and 2nd. If you go this week try their succotash and zucchini gazpacho. Pure heaven.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We love this place in OldTown Alexandria because it is small and it is very personal. Glass of wine with a cheese plate is all you need!

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Ventura, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

great place for a casual coffee or glass of wine. Lots of wine selections, both US and foreign. A couple of outdoor tables.

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Alexandria, Virginia, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This place makes THE BEST iced coffee in town. It is properly brewed ice coffee - as opposed to regular coffee poured over ice. I don't know why I haven't written a review for Grape + Bean before today. This is one of my go to places for lunch with girl friends and I have never been disappointed. I usually... More 

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New York
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

stunned to find SF's Blu Bottle coffee here. They also sell the beans to make at home. Interesting wine selection as well.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

On a warm and beautiful spring day, Mrs. Nutmegger and I decided to try this place since we had a gift certificate. This is truly a great mix of a wine bar and coffee bar, squeezed into a cute and cozy space. Bottles of wine line one wall and fridges the other. In between are a mix of high-top tables,... More 

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San Francisco, California
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92 reviews 92 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I found myself in Alexandria during a business trip and this place had been recommended by some locals. I was alone and looking for a small "locals" place near Old Town, not too big, not too touristy, where I could have a glass of wine and a meal without feeling out of place as a single. A great concept that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 118 South Royal Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: 703.664.0214

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 50
  • Cuisine: Wine Bar
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?