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Overwood

220 North Lee St., Alexandria, VA 22314 (Old Town)
703.535.3340
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Ranked #165 of 648 Restaurants in Alexandria
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Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Grill
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Old Town
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English first
Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States
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183 reviews 183 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Wow,sooo many offerings as to where to eat a great meal. We tried this fun place. So happy we decided on this fun spot! I had great fish and chips. The roulade sauce was way way good. Others had the crab with eggs Benedict and ohhh still bragging on its great fresh flavors then their dessert menu is mouth watering... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We enjoyed our visit to Overwood. They offer a good menu, the service was good, it was kid friendly, a unique area, and they have some great desserts. The Elvis Pie was a favorite with us.

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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113 reviews 113 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We read a few reviews about restaurants in the area. I think this one might be a good family restaurant. We had ordered the Fried Green Tomato stack but the shrimp was the best part of that appetizer. My husband ordered the ahi tuna salad and I ordered the roast half chicken. His was abundant with salad greens but we... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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68 reviews 68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Thought I would give it a try. Other reviews seemed to rave about it. I found the menu very limited, that was the first disappointment. I opted for the chicken over greens salad, and the salad seemed to me to have been made up in advance (cut grape tomatoes were going opaque, lettuce was browning, telltale signs). Would expect FRESH... More

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Maryland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I went for brunch/lunch with a group of about 20 people to this very peaceful spot. We were seated in a private room, which was great (we're a chatty bunch). Most in the group parked on the street and later found out that it would have been better to park on the lot conveniently located across the street from the... More

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Reno Nevada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I had the bbq shrimp and grits ($14). I love grits but live in the west so don’t pretend to be a connoisseur, but the cheesy, garlicky grits at the Overwood were perfect, and topped with bacon wrapped, bbq sauced shrimp and a mushroom gravy. You would think that would be a mess, it wasn't. Or if it was that... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant, a couple of blocks off the main drag of King Street in old town Alexandria. The food is not particularly unique, but it is generally well-prepared and the prices are pretty reasonable. My son and I ordered the surf and turf special - lobster tail and a thick cut of sirloin for about $25. The... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We were drawn in that evening by coupons that Overwood had mailed. Typical coupons of 'buy one entree get one free' up to $12 value. We were two couples at the same table, however only one coupon would be honored. What difference does it make if we sit at the same table or opposite sides of the restaurant, or dine... More

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Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I went to Overwood on a Saturday night (8 March) with a group of 12. In spite of the large crowd of us on a Saturday night the service was very good and my meal was especially tasty. I had an excellent house salad and a sirloin steak that was well done - just the way I like it.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We went to try Overwood, drawn by its location in Old Town Alexandria and family-friendly reputation. Middle of a cold Saturday afternoon with hardly anyone there. Instead of being able to relax over our food, our meal was interrupted multiple times by our trainee server, the server's supervisor, the manager, etc., all asking at different times if we "liked it."... More

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