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1225 Powhatan St, Alexandria, VA 22314-1305
703-548-2747
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 108
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Only in America!

Vaso's Kitchen, in the former Dixie Pig Bar-B-Q building -- the sign is still on the roof - is a gem, Greek cuisine at its best! The service was friendly and efficient and, although we arrived late, a party of four, shortly before the kitchen closed for the evening, we were rewarded with an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
John W
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Bellevue, Washington
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Bellevue, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Vaso's Kitchen, in the former Dixie Pig Bar-B-Q building -- the sign is still on the roof - is a gem, Greek cuisine at its best! The service was friendly and efficient and, although we arrived late, a party of four, shortly before the kitchen closed for the evening, we were rewarded with an excellent meal. We weren't rushed and... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Don't let the garish "The Dixie Pig Bar-B-Q" sign on top of the building put you off stopping. The sign is historic and has no relationship what so ever to the restaurant in the building. I eat here once or twice a year, usually pre-theatre. While they have a lot of excellent dishes on the menu, over the last several... More 

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Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Vaso's will go unnoticed by many in the Alexandria area as it is tucked away between Old Town and Del Ray. But for those in the neighborhood, you can bet it is a "Go To" kind of place. My husband and I went for a quiet dinner and everything was great! We shared their creamy chicken, lemon and rice soup... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

The food here was simply exceptional, and I mean everything for all members of our dinner party exceeded expectations. Pasta was served with just the right amount of " chew"; seafood was fresh and tasty. If you have the opportunity and the appetite, try the huge pasta/seafood dish featuring, shrimp, mussels, scallops, etc, etc - it is really excellent. The... More 

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Seattle, WA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I was on a business trip, staying at the Sheraton Suites in Old Town Alexandria. I checked TripAdvisor and Vaso's came up in the Top 10. It was only 0.4 miles away, so I walked there. When I arrived I found a homey stand alone restaurant with plenty of outdoor seating and a family with children enjoying the weather. But... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Went here with my friend Van Hipp, see him in Fox News talking about his new book The New Terrorism-this place doesn't disappoint ever-exceptional food-I had fresh Maryland oysters and Lamb Kampana-the tomato sauce was excellent, the lamb was cooked perfectly-Great place-thanks Van for taking me here

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Great food at a great price. They have two locations in Alexandria. This review is for the one on Powhatan Street. They have a parking lot but it only holds 6 to 8 cars. Street parking is in the surrounding neighborhoods. I was able to park next to the restaurant. They have outdoor seating but there is no views so... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

First visit on a friend's recommendation. Small, cozy place with great service and delicious food. Greek appetizers were excellent and the fresh seafood special was amazing. All fresh selections with marinara that had a nice touch of spice and good flavor. Ended with the tiramisu. Yum! The only "negative" was the overdressed house salad. Super service from friendly and knowledgeable... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This small family restaurant serves wonderful food in a cozy, pleasant atmosphere. The house specials were really good on a recent visit. We had the fish and the veal chop and enjoyed both. Our appetizers of crab stuffed mushrooms and oysters Rockefeller were delicious. Our server was so nice and helpful, and made our experience even better. There were small... More 

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Panama City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Absolutely fabulous. Handmade everything!!!! It was so good we went twice. The chicken and lemon soup is to die for!!! We loved it

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Additional Information about Vaso's Kitchen

Address: 1225 Powhatan St, Alexandria, VA 22314-1305
Phone Number: 703-548-2747
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
Open Hours:
Monday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1225 Powhatan St, Alexandria, VA 22314-1305
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: 703-548-2747

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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