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Overwood

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Old Town
American, Seafood, Grill
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220 North Lee St., Alexandria, VA 22314
703.535.3340
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Today
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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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
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 19
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Group Dinner Despite Initial "Hiccups"

Our group recently enjoyed a dinner here, despite some initial bumps in the road. Our host had some issues with the restaurant because our menu wasn't what had been faxed & approved earlier and the room where our group was scheduled to dine had been given to another group. Once those issues were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
hollisJ_dr
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Davis, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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113 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Davis, California
Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Our group recently enjoyed a dinner here, despite some initial bumps in the road. Our host had some issues with the restaurant because our menu wasn't what had been faxed & approved earlier and the room where our group was scheduled to dine had been given to another group. Once those issues were resolved, it took a long time for... More 

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53 reviews 53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Quiet and off the beaten path, this restaurant had something for everyone in the group. A couple of blocks north of busy King street, this was the perfect spot for mixing work with pleasure. The scallops were excellent, the Cajun inventive, and the steak a great value. Other reviews commented on poor service but that wasn't the case for us... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I had the toasted ravioli, which was tasty, but the ribs (which they claim to be famous for) were atrocious! The sauce was good, but the ribs were so charred that there was very little edible meat that wasn't charcoal. Service was attentive, but not enough so that a server checked on the quality of my food in time to... More 

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papillion
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148 reviews 148 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Very unfriendly atmosphere and servers. Had to ask 3 times for bread. Salad and dessert were good, but I've never heard of grilled meatloaf. Evidently, they have. The salmon was about an inch wide and was very dry. The grilled meatloaf was a large serving, but not very tasty. Tables were a little dated and not comfortable. It was very... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great place to go for a quiet meal, off the beaten path that you won't have to sell your first born to pay for. Relaxed atmosphere, nice staff.

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Washington, DC
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

My husband and I go there pretty often for Brunch. We always sit at the bar. Although it is a little small, there are TVs for games and a few regulars who we get a kick out of watching. I am a vegetarian and my husband really likes "boy-food." This place works great for both of us. Sometimes I will... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Went with friend to enjoy an evening before theater in Alexandria. Restaurant has excellent menu with wide variety of choices including fish. Wine menu was good. But the service was ridiculously disorganized and five waiters were non responsive. We requested our bill four times and when it was brought the waiter disappeared. After 20 mins I waived my arm in... More 

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Alexandria, VA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Went for supper during the last Saturday night of Alexandria Restaurant Week (January 31, 2015). The joint was jammed. Our orders were taken promptly; unfortunately, things went downhill from there. It took f-o-r-e-v-e-r- to get our food, even for bread before appetizers. Our waiter was apologetic and explained it was extremely busy due to Restaurant Week and our appetizers were... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We love this place and have been many times. The ribs are awesome and well all of the meats are great here. We went for restaurant week with another couple and really enjoyed our meals and at $35 a couple for restaurant week (not normal pricing) it was a great deal. I also enjoy their roasted brussel sprouts and pretty... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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89 reviews 89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Great service, great place and the food was delicious and the portions were good and family friendly. Lunch was quick

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 220 North Lee St., Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: 703.535.3340

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?