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“Great Bargain” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Elsie's Magic Skillet

Elsie's Magic Skillet
Ranked #5 of 24 Coffee & Tea in Alexandria
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Alexandria, Virginia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Bargain”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2012

Nice, cozy family diner. Not fancy, just good, fresh cooked food. Always friendly, and a real bargain. Fill your belly without emptying your wallet.

Thank mr.fixit2go
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  • English first
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English first
Alexandria, VA
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A very good family style restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2007

Elsie's, although not much to look at from the outside, is one of those very good family restaurants that you can enjoy time after time. The food is good, the service excellent, and the prices are low. Quite a combination! If you get the dinners, you will be given an assortment of side dishes to order from, and all of them are tasty and well seasoned. Expect down South style dishes and some of the most scrumptuous desserts you will find anywhere around. A great place for the family or just for having a solid meal.

1 Thank buddywlkr
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Alexandria, VA
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Best Breakfast in Town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2006

I love Elsie's! Okay, so if you go on Sunday after church time you have to wait for a table, but it usually doesn't take long. The food comes quickly and the wait staff takes great care of you. I love to order the eggs benedict, but all their breakfast items are great. We've been there for dinner too and they have great burgers. The decore is old world but I think it adds to the experience. As an added bonus, Elsie is there to make breakfast for you herself!

1 Thank vatravelgirl
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