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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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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 0
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  • 2
    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
Best Wine Bar in Old Town!

This is our go-to place whenever business travels bring me or my group back to Alexandria! Excellent wines with more than 20 wines by the glass or by flights and over 200 bottles from small producers around the world. Warm, inviting spot for savoring fine wine, nice cheeses, small plates or for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
hollisJ_dr
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Davis, California
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Davis, California
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160 reviews 160 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This is our go-to place whenever business travels bring me or my group back to Alexandria! Excellent wines with more than 20 wines by the glass or by flights and over 200 bottles from small producers around the world. Warm, inviting spot for savoring fine wine, nice cheeses, small plates or for just hanging out. The service is friendly &... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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677 restaurant reviews
403 helpful votes 403 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I can't believe I lived in Old Town 4 years and just now tried this place out. My smoked salmon and cucumber open-face sandwich was amazing, thanks in part to the tomato spread. Service was friendly and accommodating, and I definitely left full. I'd recommend it!

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London, United Kingdom
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We stumbled in here in desperate need of a good glass of wine after a day spent wandering the tourist sites and sights of Alexandria. Sheer bliss! An oasis of calm. Lovely welcoming staff who know their wine: samples to help us decide what to order. And a very pleasant ambience with candles, dimmed light and pleasing background chatter! The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Hard to find it!!! But the food and wine was great, the attention is even better, nice place to enjoy food, drink and chat

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Hard to find but great place to enjoy some appetizer and wine, friendly attention, good place t haven conversations with friends

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Amman, Jordan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This place seems like a great place in terms of ambiance and food, but as we were discussing a discrepancy in the bill, the management was neither understanding nor kind. As we left and said goodbye, there was no acknowledgement.

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Virginia, USA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 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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71 reviews 71 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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4 restaurant reviews
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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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Additional Information about Grape + Bean

Address: 118 South Royal Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone Number: 703.664.0214
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
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
Average Prices: USD 3 - 50
Cuisine: Wine Bar

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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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