Premium Dining

Premium Dining in Alexandria, Virginia

The city of Alexandria, Virginia offers a great deal of history, artistry, and warmth to individual travelers, families, history connoisseurs, and adventure seekers. Colonial buildings and memorials, interesting museums, seasonal parks, nature trails, and ghost tours – all of these are offerings that are uniquely Alexandrian. But just like in any other city, food and dining is something that cannot be left out on your activity list when visiting the city of Alexandria. With old world charm on the backdrop, as is expected in a city that is abounding with historical shrines, dining in Alexandria can be a very interesting pursuit.
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The restaurant scene in Alexandria is wide-ranging and packed with contemporary culinary masterpieces that can satisfy every craving. One such restaurant is Amalia’s Cantina Seafood Restaurant. This dining place along Richmond Highway offers the freshest and finest seafood in town ranging from sumptuous crabs with soft shells and tasty oysters. This seafood palace is open from 11 in the morning till 11 in the evening. Similarly, the Bookbinder’s Old Town is a restaurant along Saint Asaph Street that blends premium seafood, vegetables and meats with brilliant chefs, quality service, and historical ambiance in a contemporary context. It also provides exclusive dining areas for family gatherings, business meetings and celebrations.

Situated along King Street in Old Town, Asian Bistro boasts of innovatively conceptualized Asian dishes that are ambitious yet served with simplicity. This Asian restaurant offers a wide variety of authentic Asian foods which include Thai, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Japanese, Malaysian and Singaporean cuisines.

Located along Mount Vernon Avenue is an Indian eating place in the name of Bombay Curry Company. Bombay Curry Company is voted as Alexandria’s favorite restaurant.

Open Mondays to Fridays from 11 in the morning through 1 in the afternoon and from 11 in the morning to 3 in the afternoon during Saturdays and Sundays, Daniel O’Connell’s Restaurant & Pub, located at King Street, is an Irish pub with a modern twist combined with an old world setting reconstructed from castles and monasteries. This restaurant serves premium whiskeys and wines as well as a motley selection of dishes. This pub accepts reservations online.

The Carlyle Club along John Carlyle Street is a world class restaurant in Art-Deco style found at the center of Alexandria. A fine dining restaurant, the Carlyle Club also features live band entertainment and is open every day of the week serving both lunch and dinner.

Along N. Beauregard Street is Clyde’s at Mark Center, which is a specialty restaurant that serves American food that come only in season to honor the sporting life on water of the Alexandrian locales.





The Dandy Restaurant Cruise Ships allow any traveler to experience the spectacular view of the historical monuments of Alexandria while savoring the gourmet dishes served in this unique restaurant that features an outer deck dance floor and a marble inner dance floor. This restaurant cruise is based on Zero Prince Street.

All in all, the city of Alexandria boasts of more than 200 cafes and restaurants which are specifically located within 15 blocks in downtown Alexandria.

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