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Royal Restaurant

734 North Saint Asaph Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 548-1616
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Ranked #92 of 643 restaurants in Alexandria
Cuisines: Diner
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Longmont, Colorado
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

An Old Town Alexandria standard since 1904. Easy to see why the locals recommend it. Our breakfast was very good. An abundant and well priced breakfast buffet although we ordered off the menu to avoid over eating! Good grits, excellent Virginia ham and memorable omelette.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My wife and I decided to try the Royal for dinner on a Wednesday evening around 7pm. I've had breakfast here twice and it was pretty good, affordable too. The service for breakfast was ok, not terrible but not stellar either. The same could be said for Dinner as far as service goes. The food however, not worth it. You... More

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Woodstock, Georgia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This restaurant has one of the best breakfast buffets I have ever had for an extremely reasonable price. Everything was warm that should have been and cold that should have been. Super omelets made to order and great service. Place was packed, but, we were seated quickly and our waitress took our orders right away. Gotta try the homemade donuts!

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Pacific Grove, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Ham, biscuits, omelets made to order, waffles, pancakes, bacon, sausage... Is this list making you hungry? The Brunch at the Royal had all of that and more...and an endless cup of coffee. Great family atmosphere with nice servers and a wonderful chef making the eggs. I will be back!

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Oceanside, New York
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79 reviews 79 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Looks like a diner, but seemed to be a bit more than that. Had a good lunch here and several in our group liked the lunch buffet. Lunch was quick, tasted good, and not too hard on the wallet.

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Bellevue
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We ate here 3 times and found the food and service good. VA ham is worth ordering. Buffet on weekends.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Advertised big hype of being a stand out breakfast place. REALLY? Menu is very limited and basic. My waffle arrived when the rest of breakfast was nearly finished. By far one of the best waffles I have eaten - but it was served with margarine (ick) and I was looked at like a 3 headed monster when I asked for... More

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baltimore
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89 reviews 89 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Right from the moment we walked in the door we were greeted & made welcome, seating was immediate. Our server stopped by in no time flat and took and delivered the drink order. So far very impressive. The menu offered a good variety along with daily specials. We both ordered hamburgers and they arrived quiclky, the burgers were cooked to... More

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Simple appearance, but come for the food! Breakfasts are delicious. On our most recent visit, we had dinner with a thick, creamy potato and leek soup as well as a wonderful chicken pot pie. Everything is home-made and the friendly wait staff, reasonable pricing and atmosphere make it a perfect stop for a relaxing "feel good" meal!

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Springfield, Virginia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Working around the corner was a good thing when the Royal was the place to go. Love their salads, well who am I kidding, it would be easier to name what is bad than go through everything that is good.

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