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Grape + Bean

118 South Royal Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 (Old Town)
703.664.0214
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Ranked #111 of 639 restaurants in Alexandria
Price range: $3 - $50
Cuisines: Wine Bar
Neighborhood: Old Town
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Neighborhood: Old Town
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
13 helpful votes 13 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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83 reviews 83 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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Greenville, SC
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

My wife and I were staying in Alexandria while on a vacation trip to DC and were out shopping on King Street late in the afternoon when the Grape & Bean was recommended to us as a place to stop in for a glass of wine and a good cheese plate. What a great recommendation this turned out to be.... More

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Larchmont, New York, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This little wine bar has a wonderful selection of wines by the glass (including flights -- my favorite is the bubbly one!) and delicious artisanal coffee. I love the cheese plate and small bites as well. The atmosphere is cozy and intimate, perfect for a conversation. If you like chocolate, try the chocolate tasting menu! Perfect place for a glass... More

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Camp Springs, Maryland, USA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We first went here about 3 years ago, and moving back to the Northern Virginia / DC area, this was someplace we looked forward to seeing again. Charcutterie and sandwiches are a must.

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Arlington, Virginia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We've been to Graph + Bean several times over the course of the summer. It's tiny little place, but oozes character and warmth. So far, we've just had wine there, but the food looks great. Definitely recommend giving it a try.

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