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Grape + Bean

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Old Town
Wine Bar
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118 South Royal Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
703.664.0214
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Arlington, Virginia
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41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met for a Friday Happy Hour here and we were pleasantly surprised to see the wonderful selection of wines. But we were taken aback by the high prices for a glass of wine, especially during Happy Hour on a Friday Night. We sat at a table in the back and the noise level was modest so we easily engaged... More 

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Thank TomTerrific51
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always a must at the beginning of date night in Old Town. Excellent cozy wine bar, glass or bottle, great accompanying lite fare or a few larger plates of food. Young and old. Local feel.

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Thank BBEODD
Arlington, Virginia
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

It's a small treasure that is not inexpensive. But, it's worth it. Ask the staff to order for you. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank Vanessa S
Richmond, Virginia
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101 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We were looking for a light lunch and someone suggested we try the Grape & Bean. We had a great cheese platter and wine. Alison and her team make the dinning experience great fun. Highly recommend.

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Thank Bob D
Wintergreen, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

2 great locations. Especially love the old town spot. Great wine and some of the best coffee ever. Cozy with great service, not cheap but worth it if you're a wine lover. Cheese plates are great, entrees are good but not sized for the famished. But thats buffets are for. The owner David is very knowledgeable about wine and travels... More 

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Thank tatepper
New Jersey
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104 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

After a long day, we sat in the late afternoon sun with a nice Chardonnay and a variety of appetizers. The deviled eggs, goat cheese and tapenade, and pimento cheese dip were all delicious.

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Thank mrose414
Alexandria, Virginia
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250 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

you can sit outside to eat, and the food was not bad, but you're paying for the location and that's not cheap

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Thank corkscrewd
Herndon, Virginia
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157 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Small rustic type place. Staff friendly enough. Stopped in around late lunchtime on a Saturday. Wine prices a little high. Separate style glasses for type of wine ordered - Excellent! Food prices a little high. Ordered the flatbread and it was tasty, but when received bill it was $24! We questioned that cost,but it fell on deaf ears. The service... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Stopped in for a glass of wine, what a place!!!. Friendly, warm atmosphere and the selection of wine is outstanding. This is a must to stop at if your in Old Town. I also left my camera there and the owner sent it back to me with no problem at all. Like I said, great place, great people!!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We met up with friends on a summer afternoon and sat outside at one of the 2 tables. We enjoyed some light snacks, delicious wine and beer. The servings are on the petite side but they use very good ingredients. I love the interesting selection of beer and wine plus they do a great coffee. It's an oasis off of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $50
Cuisine
Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 South Royal Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: 703.664.0214

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?