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Bilbo Baggins

208 Queen St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2613 (Old Town)
703-683-0300
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Ranked #147 of 648 Restaurants in Alexandria
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Price range: $30 - $30
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Cuisines: American, International
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Old Town
Cross street: Fairfax & Lee Streets
Transit: The Dash bus has 2 stops on Fairfax Street near the intersection of Queen St. The restaurant is located on Queen St. between Fairfax and Lee Streets. There are 2 metro stops in Alexandria that will get you within 15-17 blocks of the restaurant. The metro stops are King St. or Braddock Road. From there its just a quick cab ride or nice walk.
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English first
San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Went there with my family during restaurant week to avoid crowds at King Str. What a disappointment !! Food was just eatable, service was terrible and the overall ambience was depressing. Dirt everywhere. Don't waste your money to this tourist trap. Stay away!!

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Taylor
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We were in town visiting and stumbled in after we walked by the Pier. Very nice selection of food, friendly staff, and reasonable. Fun place and of course we are all "Hobbit" fans so enjoyed the trivia cards on the table.

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Paris, France
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Delicious food. The white wine was as the good temperature.Very good service ! A place to enjoy with friends

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
178 reviews 178 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I've tried this place a couple of times and just don't like it. Some people love it. So try it and use your own judgment. The place is dirty and there was dirt on the walls around the table, the windows were dirty and the floors were very dirty. The bathroom wasn't very clean or well kept. The food wasn't... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Bilbo Baggins has very good food selections. Our favorite is the brazed pork loin with squash and seasons vegetables. The quiche's are all very good, as is a seafood ravioli made fresh. Breakfasts are also excellent. Where they are unique is in the selection of beers, ciders and yes many types of mead. We are gluten free, so the selection... More

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Hammonton, New Jersey
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126 reviews 126 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We waited 15+ minutes without anyone coming to our table. Once she did, she informed us she was not our server; simply helping out "the other guy". We weren't given any water while we waited what would have been an eternity for the drinks we ordered while she rushed around trying to accommodate the already waiting tables. We wound up... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Great menu and great atmosphere. As a vegetarian, I was happy to see the extent of food they offered. The veggie platter was excellent and plentiful. Everything our party ate was very good. Service was friendly and welcoming.

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Hamilton, Ohio
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The last time wee ate here, we ate dinner. so that might explain a bit of the change in the ambiance. Our waiter was new and didn't know some of the details about the menu. The table we were at sat 5 people, but it was a bit tight. I would have preferred that the glasses and plates be removed... More

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Land O Lakes, Florida
Top Contributor
152 reviews 152 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is a cute little tavern off the main drag. They have a large selection of beers and drinks. The menu has a wide variety of items. The food was average. It was fun looking around at the decor. Service was a little slow but we weren't in a hurry.

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Goshen Ind
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We were visiting family in the area, and had a party of 7, including a 5-week old infant. We had a cozy lunch, everyone had what he wanted, and the atmosphere was pleasant and inviting. We had a friendly, efficient server, and were not hurried, even though the restaurant was doing a brisk business on what was probably the first... More

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