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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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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great bar and food, seating inside and outside, lots TV and fun people, right across the metro, take the free trolly to the water front in Old Town

Thank AndreaLexus
Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently went with friends and all were very pleased. The restaurant had a nice atmosphere and the menu offered a good variety.

Thank Ray C
Danville, Indiana
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a great sports bar. Lots of monitors. The artichoke dip and the fish and chips were delicious. Close to the Metro and the Hilton Hotels.

Thank DuaneandPat
Alexandria, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have gone to several hail and farewells here. The staff is fully prepared to take care of your large group. The food is very good too and restaurant is actoss the street from king street Metro station.

Thank DelnaC
Alexandria, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is our neighborhood, after work go-to for dinner. Close to the metro and free parking at night.

Thank Kim S
Smithsburg, Maryland
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67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited Old Town Alexandria for a little getaway over MLK weekend. Our hotel was just next door to Theismann's so we headed there for happy hour. Very pleasant surprise. 1/2 priced drinks and reduced priced appetizers. We enjoyed the duck spring rolls, eggplant and goat cheese, pretzel rolls with beer cheese. It ended up being enough... More 

Thank Lisa L
Marietta, Georgia
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118 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to watch a playoff football game. Good atmosphere, good service especially since they knew we were in for the long haul. Reasonable priced food and alcohol. The main meal was good across the board (halibut, pork chop, steaks). The only substandard items were the appetizers. The fried eggplant and goat cheese was send it back (we didn't) bad.... More 

Thank Andy V
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I wasn't sure what to expect, but this experience exceeded my expectations. I would describe it as an upscale sports bar. The atmosphere is very nice, and while it's of course sports themed, the tables are clothed and set nicer than your average sports bar and the decor is very tasteful. We arrived at peak lunch time but were immediately... More 

Thank maryann246810
Richmond, Virginia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family ate at Theismann's as a last minute decision because it was the closest thing to our hotel. Although we had no expectations going in, we were completely blown away! We enjoyed the casual atmosphere, as after traveling all day, we did not feel like dressing up for dinner. The food was amazing and the service was quick and... More 

Thank Mikki21
Lafayette Hill
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was very, very good as usual. However, the service was definitely not up to usual standards. There was a delay in ordering. We had to ask for bread. Soup was served cold and had to be returned.

Thank James S

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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
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
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?