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Grape + Bean

$$ - $$$
Old Town
Wine Bar
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118 S Royal St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3372
+1 703-664-0214
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11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Tue 16:00 - 22:00
Wed - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Alexandria, Virginia
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90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Grape and Bean has two locations in the Alexandria area. This is the only one that I've been through. I pretty much wrote my master's thesis at Grape and Bean... and they were lovely enough to serve me a steady stream of coffee, cheese, and wine to get through that madness. I'm a sucker for all of the above (good... More 

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Thank wandermuffin
Alexandria, Virginia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Enjoyed a recent after hours Champagne tasting. Excellent choices for comparing grapes and styles. Would attend their tastings in the future based on this experience. Super cute location.

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Thank K W
Alton, United Kingdom
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279 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Plenty of beer and wine options here and the food was pretty seasonal and the special (mahimahi tacos for us) were great

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Thank John F
Fairfax, Virginia
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202 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Really enjoyed this place. Just dropped in for some wine and nibbles. Very neighborhood feel to it. Proprietor waited on us.... very cozy. Great place for a date or quiet conversation

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Thank FLYBOY888PK
Alexandria, Virginia
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101 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great selection of tasty wines to sample by the glass. I probably wouldn't spend the money for a bottle - but a glass is attainable extravagance. The staff is very knowledgeable and have good suggestions. Design your own cheese and/or charcuterie platters were delicious. Don't be afraid of the fruit and nut bread- it may resemble fruit cake but is... More 

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Thank Jeanine W
Seven Corners, Virginia
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588 reviews
370 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I decided to visit the place after passing one of their signs on the intersection. After all, wine and coffee are two things I really like. The place is relatively small and therefore very quiet. There are a couple of tables outside on the sidewalk. They have very good selection of wine and some interesting food pairings. The owner is... More 

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Thank Seth J
Kingston, Pennsylvania
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160 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful wine and coffee bar. We stopped here after dinner with another couple and ended up drinking 3 bottles of wine and having a great time. Our server was especially friendly and conducted a wine tasting for us in selecting the wine we enjoyed. Nice atmosphere with small outside area. They also serve food items to compliment their wines. Will... More 

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Thank Daniel B
Laguna Niguel, California
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Got delicious Victorian and rose lemonade. Nice place, clean restroom. Looked at wines, very nice wine selection..any place that has Paul Hobbs knows good wine.

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Thank Linnette G
Alexandria, Virginia
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I live in Old Town and just love this place. Where to start. It's off of King Street so its not terribly crowded. They have fantastic small plates. Perfect for a weekend snack.The duck rillete,cheese and meats, salads. Honestly I have never had a bad meal here. They have a great selection of wines to order or to take home,... More 

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Thank brittanyhinkle
Arlington, Virginia
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We met for a Friday Happy Hour here and we were pleasantly surprised to see the wonderful selection of wines. But we were taken aback by the high prices for a glass of wine, especially during Happy Hour on a Friday Night. We sat at a table in the back and the noise level was modest so we easily engaged... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$50
Cuisine
Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 S Royal St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3372
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-664-0214

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