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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)
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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95 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The restaurant has a great lunch menu. We shared the fish tacos with a field greens salad with cranberry, pecans and cranberries. Great place for dinner and drinks!

Thank Pamela B
Reidsville, North Carolina
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

While at a conference in Arlington a large group of us went thers for dinner. Although they were not able to seat us together since it was quite busy, we did get seated quickly. The service and food was very good. The only drawback was that the air conditioning was dripping on those seated in the booth next to the... More 

Thank PirateNeil
Raleigh, North Carolina
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We found this restaurant right across the street from our hotel and decided to grab dinner at the bar. The bartender was attentive and set us up quickly with a cocktail and menu. The fish sandwich was nice - very light tasting and a satisfactory snack. The fish taco had an interesting sauce that added to the meal. Overall, I'd... More 

Thank traveler09_10_25
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The bar had a great atmosphere with really friendly staff. The food was also superb - I was really impressed.

Thank Spandauspanna
White Plains, Maryland
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96 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had been down to tour a museum and decided to stop in for a late lunch on a Saturday. I had some very good fried fish tacos and seasoned fries shed down with a drat beer. It was only 2 so it was a VERY light lunch but they were excellent. I could have eaten 3, maybe even 4!... More 

Thank nyasgrandpa
Bluefield, Virginia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited on a Sunday to watch the games. Great spot for such a thing. TV are listed with what games are on. I could see every game from my booth. Tried to order some speciality drinks but each time the came out different. (Bartenders should know how to make a Sex on the Beach). Keep drink orders simple. Appetizers... More 

Thank Phillip R
Clearwater, Florida
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109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in here for a cold beer after walking around Old Town. The atmosphere is great - there were folks really dressed up for a wedding pre-party and others (us) in shorts and flip flops all sweaty from the August heat. Everyone was welcomed and got the same great service. We had a huge filling lunch earlier at Hard... More 

Thank Teresa C
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of the best dining experience I've ever had. I had the almond crusted halibut. It was absolutely delicious. Service was very good. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Rodney M
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good salads and a great seafood dinner entree. The soup was also excellent. Bread crust was crisp and not soggy. Bar seats were super comfortable. Bartender was prompt. Pleasant meal around the corner from where we stayed.

Thank Samuel C
Hartville, Missouri
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73 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here after a day of sightseeing in DC. We were promptly seated and experienced prompt service. The food was very good, and served quickly. The crab cakes here are awesome. Highly recommend.

Thank Kristy S

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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, Gluten Free Options
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
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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