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Elsie's Magic Skillet

8166 Richmond Hwy, It Is Open 7 Days A week From 6 am To 9 pm, Alexandria, VA 22309-3725
+1 703-360-0220
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“home fries” (4 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (2 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
8166 Richmond Hwy, It Is Open 7 Days A week From 6 am To 9 pm, Alexandria, VA 22309-3725
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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on the way to Mount Vernon and the breakfasts was fantastic. Our waiter was very friendly and everyone enjoyed their food. If you are sick of eating at chain restaurants stop here for a good breakfast

Thank RidgeRunner35
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

After reading the positive reviews we were excited to try this out for breakfast. However, we never made it out of the car. We had luggage and other items in the car,but were scared to leave them while we ate. As we sat looking up...More

2  Thank lets_go_away_4
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Great fast breakfast. The service was quick and attentive. Local place that does quality and service with a smile recommended for all ages.

Thank James C
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a hearty breakfast at Elsie's on a rainy day while visiting family in Virginia. The staff was very friendly, the atmosphere rather drab. While the plates were large and food tasty, I was surprised by the relatively high price for breakfast. If you...More

Thank SusanAndJim
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Based on the reviews and location, thought we would give this place a try. Should have went waffle house...Service was average, food unappealing although fairly priced and atmosphere was quirky. Sodas were served in cans (which may be a plus). Prices were misaligned ($9 omelette,...More

Thank Gatorraider
Reviewed December 7, 2017

My family and I had a great breakfast the portion is so big and the price is just right, We like the fresh food, yes it is an Excellent restaurant to eat. We love going there 3 to 4 times a week.

Thank mason B
Reviewed October 29, 2017

I visited this restaurant recently, and had a terrible experience. The waitress was pleasant enough, but Not Together ( Spaced Out) The Manager Maybe The Owner) Yelled at this poor waitress in front of us and the other diners.! This guy, actually came up to...More

1  Thank Larry20874
Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for breakfast while staying in the area. He had waffle, eggs and sausage. I had the biscuit with eggs and creamer chipped beef. Both meals were huge. The food was good, but nothing out of the ordinary.

Thank Girlcaneat
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

It was tons of food! We ended up skipping lunch we were so full from breakfast. The wait staff was friendly and offered suggestions. Plus, it was completely affordable.

Thank valliam13
Reviewed August 14, 2017

On recommendation from the concierge at my hotel, I met a friend I had not seen in years here for brunch, and we were treated to great food and great service. I probably would not have stopped here if not for the recommendation, and the...More

Thank Lisa V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8166 Richmond Hwy, It Is Open 7 Days A week From 6 am To 9 pm, Alexandria, VA 22309-3725
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-360-0220
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