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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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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: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Seating

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 9
    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
Great wine

Stopped in for a glass of wine, what a place!!!. Friendly, warm atmosphere and the selection of wine is outstanding. This is a must to stop at if your in Old Town. I also left my camera there and the owner sent it back to me with no problem at all. Like I said, great place, great people!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 3, 2015
Stevemac522
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Alexandria, Virginia
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195 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you can sit outside to eat, and the food was not bad, but you're paying for the location and that's not cheap

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Thank corkscrewd
Herndon, Virginia
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131 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Small rustic type place. Staff friendly enough. Stopped in around late lunchtime on a Saturday. Wine prices a little high. Separate style glasses for type of wine ordered - Excellent! Food prices a little high. Ordered the flatbread and it was tasty, but when received bill it was $24! We questioned that cost,but it fell on deaf ears. The service... More 

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Thank findwine
Jacksonville, Florida
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Stopped in for a glass of wine, what a place!!!. Friendly, warm atmosphere and the selection of wine is outstanding. This is a must to stop at if your in Old Town. I also left my camera there and the owner sent it back to me with no problem at all. Like I said, great place, great people!!

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2 Thank Stevemac522
Alexandria, Virginia
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We met up with friends on a summer afternoon and sat outside at one of the 2 tables. We enjoyed some light snacks, delicious wine and beer. The servings are on the petite side but they use very good ingredients. I love the interesting selection of beer and wine plus they do a great coffee. It's an oasis off of... More 

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Thank arbuclo
Alexandria, Virginia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Charming local wine and coffee bar. Off the beaten path and tiny with a small menu, so it's a refuge for local writers and artists. And lawyers, yes. But they have to eat, too.

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Thank AlexandriaFoodie
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed the food offering - good cheeses and meats, breads and accompaniments a fabulous bonus. Service was good. But the wine by the glass selection a bit thin for a "wine bar". The wine we ordered was fine. So just an average place to go...

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1 Thank IamKCN
Austin, Texas
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283 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Such a cute place! Great little wine bar! It does get very busy though. They have a wonderful selection of wines by the bottle or glass and they will allow you to make your own flights of any of the wine they serve by the glass! Which is awesome if you want to try out alot of their wines!!!

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Thank SteelCity13
Houston, Texas
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135 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

What a find! It was a warm summer day. We were shopping and were seeking a snack before dinner. You can order a flight of 3 wines by choice for $14. The wines are of smaller vineyards from Europe and the US. The cheese platter is excellent. Marconi almonds, olives, dried figs, red onion jam, picked carrots, cornichons, and 3... More 

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Thank docfoodie2013
Davis, California
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207 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 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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Thank hollisJ_dr
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2,209 reviews
917 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,705 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

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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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?