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European, German, Eastern European, Central European
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7770 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22306-2859
703 360 3660
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Lexington, Kentucky
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is very authentic, the schnitzel taste like in Europe. Very good selection of beer.always busy be sure to go hungry ,portions are huge

Thank Maggie10000
Marstons Mills, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I love food and traveling. Imagine my surprise when my brother suggested this restaurant on our recent visit with him. I admit to being a snob when it comes to restaurants in strip malls, but never again. This place blew us away!!! The food was downright awesome and the service was stellar. The spaetzle was mind altering,... More 

Thank Donna H
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic dinner! This coming from a family who spent 3 years in Germany! Authentic German food, fantastic service. My husband had the stuffed veal which was amazing. I personally felt the potato were under-seasoned (but still were very tasty!). I had the schnitzel (wein art) and it tasted like many I had in Bavaria. Absolutely delicious--with better fries... More 

Thank Andrea L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

They always have fresh food, great price. We keep going back for more/ Great place to taste food and desserts from Balkans, as well as wine from Croatia and Slovenia

Thank sabi237
Alexandria, Virginia
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

I go to this restaurant very often. Why? iReasonable prices are a start. But most importantly it has never in many, many visits has it produced any thing but an excellent meal. I love the goulash,tasty. The salads are always fresh made with very good ingredients. Simple. And the dressing is understated simple but so very good. I hope you... More 

Thank Larry B
Alexandria, VA
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1,437 reviews
729 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 486 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

The Cosmopolitan is clustered in a nondescript shopping mall south of Alexandria on Route 1. The rather sparse setting is not indicative of the quality of food that it offers daily. Family-owned and operated, it specializes in Balkan cuisine with a touch of German as well. Its limited menu focuses on some of the best area dishes with veal leading... More 

Thank jeffl499
Glenside, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Cosmopolitan Grill was not what I expected. Much too good to be stuck in a strip mall!! My husband and I both had a salad with grilled chicken. The salad was fresh and had a simple dressing. The chicken was lightly seasoned and served off to the side of the salad on a large dish. It tasted like something I... More 

Thank EdithTaylor560
Springfield, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Stumbled upon this restaurant on a recent Saturday. What a find! The servings are generous, the food is delicious (mussels and shrimp appetizer!), and the service was fantastic. Tucked away in a strip mall off a highway full of fast-food joints (very typical of Northern Virginia!), this is definitely on our must-eat-at-again list. The place is larger than you think... More 

1 Thank Alyson D
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Great German and Bosnian food with white linen tablecloth. Very professional staff. Clean. Long list of good wines and beers

Thank Matt M
Alexandria, Virginia
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71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

My wife was out of town so I decided to try Cosmopolitan Grill after its appearance in the Washingtonian May 2016 Cheap Eats. It was excellent in every way. I had the house specialty appetizer, cevapcici, homemade beef sausages grilled to perfection. It was accompanied by delicious yeasty homemade bread, served with sour cream. I went directly to a fabulous... More 

Thank Marlanman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
European, German, Eastern European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7770 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22306-2859
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Huntington
  • Neighborhood: Huntington
  • Phone Number: 703 360 3660

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?