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Joe Theismann's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Old Town
American, Bar
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1800 Diagonal Rd, Ste A, Alexandria, VA 22314-2840 (King Street)
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Bryans Road, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arrived at the recommendation of a co-worker. Did not know what to expect. I had only been told that the restaurant had good french fries, Upon arrival the hostess seated us after a moderate wait. We started off with buffalo wings. They were amazing. Strongly recommend as an appetizer! I ordered the Cajun catfish over red beans and rice. Very... More 

Thank tryto82
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent and friendly service, coupled with relaxed charm and good eats and you've got a winning combination at Theissman's Restaurant. We stretched our lunch among old friends to close to 2 hours, but were not rushed. Food was delivered fresh and well-paced, not stuffing you with one course after another. The server, Victor, was friendly, attentive, accommodating and knowledgeable. His... More 

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Bristol, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Meet an old friend (10 years). Very relaxed atmosphere. No rush for order so we sat back for drinks and to catch up. Food was delicious and filling. Made to order. Staff setting up for large party but still not rushing us out. In fact they enjoyed and appreciated the commonts that I was making. Friendly staff great food, good... More 

Thank hogrider13
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I enjoyed a very nice meal here at Joe T's. The food was delicious and the service was above average. I would recommend it.

Thank J F
Greenville, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Off the bat I cannot recommend any of the soups. The gumbo lacked flavor as well the chicken tortilla. I would likeness both to canned soup. The lamb chop special and the flat bread were both better, but plain. Probably will go else where next time just for something different. Service was good and quick.

Thank cbgville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Eight of us went to Joe Theismans restaraunt and we immediately impressed with the atmosphere, friendly people and service. The wait staff was courteous, very helpful and met all of our needs. We left there fully satisfied, happy and will be returning there soon. Great place👍😃👌

Thank timecoll
Alexandria, VA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came here a few days ago. The burger was good not special and a little soggy in the bun. The fries were fine. The service is good. Parking for lunch is not complimentary and in the garage it will cost you $14 for two hours. Try parking on the street. I won't rush back to this place!

Thank VAChuck
Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had their burger for lunch, good burger never disappoints. Go often with work group to have lunch and use their fixed lunch menu for groups. The selection is good and the food taste good and fresh.

Thank Angel G
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I really like their French onion soup and potato skins. We go there just for those specific things. I've had the filet and it was just average, but the apps are very good!

Thank Denise R
Conover, North Carolina
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had dinner and was disappointed in the food and service. Had the bisque in which I was told would have lumps of shrimp and lobster. None found. My daughter's prime rib was fatty. The server forgot to bring a condiment. I would not return with my family.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
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: 703-739-0777

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