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Joe Theismann's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Old Town
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1800 Diagonal Rd, Ste A, Alexandria, VA 22314-2840 (King Street)
+1 703-739-0777
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Enterprise, Alabama
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Any time that I have the opportunity to visit Alexandria, VA I always make it a point to go to Joe's. No, I don't know him personally, but that is the kind of place it is. Friendly, convivial and good, if not gourmet food. I always meet someone who wants to talk and share experiences as a lot of travelers... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow what a pleasant surprise! Drinks were great. Asked for our appetizers to be expedited and they were. This was a quick 30 minutes visit as one person had to catch the VRE train. Total success and will definitely be back.

Thank Bluevans-surfs
Alexandria, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Something for Everyone on exhaustive menu. All dishes very good, even newest dishes like Greek and Sushi. Always fresh, chilled or heated properly, in good quantities, and served by pleasant, efficient staff. Good for family (watch-out for big sports nights can get a little noisy), lovers (get a distant booth), and everyday diners/seniors. Prices less than average for this quality... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here multiple times. We celebrated New Year's here one time. I usually get the same thing every time hoping it's as good as the first few times I got it but that is not the case. I also have not be thrilled with the food my partner or friend has gotten. But with lower expectations you can't... More 

Thank Kare461
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived for brunch and were immediately seated. Our waitress (I regret that I can not remember her name) was knowledgeable and attentive. The food was amazing and the check was reasonable. We truly enjoyed our visit to the city and this restaurant.

Thank Katina S
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived hungry to a busy place on a Friday night with no reservations. Immediately seated, food came quickly, place was packed but not excessively noisy. Menu offered gluten free options.

Thank homemom777
Alexandria, Virginia, Usa
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the fact that my friend could eat gluten-free. Wait staff was wonderful. Food was good and plentiful.

Thank Barbara T
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for an excellent flavor, this is the place to go Very affordable for a couple with excellent customer service.

Thank Oscar H
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just had starters so I don't have much to write about. That said we were disappointed in the lobster sliders and the ahi tuna starter. We asked what they were spiced with (found out it was Cajun seasoning) because the spice over powered both the lobster and the tuna. We couldn't even taste the lobster. Maybe the chef was... More 

Thank Donna P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is a cut above most pub grub you will find in the area. The clientele is mostly folk from out of town - very few locals going to Theismans. But the location is really good (close to the metro) and the prices are about average for Old Town. Its always busy so that should tell you something. And... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1800 Diagonal Rd, Ste A, Alexandria, VA 22314-2840
    (King Street)
  • Public Transportation: Joe Theismann's Restaurant is well served by public transportation. The King Street Metro train is located across the street on the blue and the yellow lines, only two stops from Reagan Airport. Also across the street are the Amtrak and VRE trains, Alexandria Dash Bus and REX bus stops as well as the free city Tolley.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-739-0777

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?