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Bilbo Baggins

$$ - $$$
Old Town
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208 Queen St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2613 (Fairfax & Lee Streets)
+1 703-683-0300
11:00 - 21:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Lutherville Timonium, Maryland
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great food and good service. The calamari is excellent. We've been to some seafood restaurant but their calamari is the best we've had. It's tender, the coating is not too thick. And the dip is mysteriously exquisite. We also ordered the middle earth chili. The Cedar Plank Salmon is cooked perfectly and the ginger mango cream sauce is like what... More 

Thank NDGM90
Romeoville, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I eat here whenever I stay in Alexandria. I am a Lord of the Rings fan so I couldn't resist. It's a relaxed atmosphere. It has a great list of craft beers.

Thank Michele D
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109 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So, LOR fans here and thought it would be a perfect place for dinner. The food was good. My daughter loved my onion rings and I loved her chicken penne pasta. The service was fine. However, I felt it fell flat in the LOR motif. Perhaps, my expectations were higher but it's not like I was expecting the Shire. It... More 

Thank JMR0731
Arlington, Virginia
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened upon the pub and stopped in to get a beer. We couldn't have felt more unwelcome! Bartender was extremely unfriendly and experience ruined our night. I had heard about the place and always wanted to check it out; however, one thing is for certain, I am never going back.

Thank karensheltonmur
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,267 reviews
484 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Designed like the character Bilbo Baggins likely home with interesting multi floor design and hidden areas. Food is good with lots of specials ranging from sandwiches and salads to main courses. Good beer selection

Thank Chinapjs
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for a great pit stop to unwind from a busy week or long weekend - Bilbo Baggins is a great place. We enjoy the beer selection, friendly service, and overall atmosphere - and yes, typically we order the Dragon Wings and Cilantro fries (both appetizers on the menu). If you're looking for some sort of out body... More 

Thank rgrcox
Columbus, Indiana
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138 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small, friendly place. The service was excellent. Waitress was very nice and offered great suggestions on the various food items. The food was outstanding. Filet was perfect! They also have a great beer menu with any style you enjoy. A must visit!

Thank Pvh16
Somerset, Pennsylvania
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107 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

All of our family are avid "Lord of the Rings" fans. We thought we would find more of a flavor of the movies present in the bar. All we found was a map & menu items named for characters in the movie. The staff we met knew very little about "Lord of the Rings". We did have pizza and it... More 

Thank rebboeb
Kenosha, WI
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Food was just ok. Burger was tough and dry, but was interesting on an English muffin. The chimichurri tacos were good but we thought the sauce was too sweet for a taco. Atmosphere was nice and it was located in a good area. Nothing spectacular about the restaurant but it was ok. Not my favorite place in Old Town.

Thank dolphin143b
Easton, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had a great dinner at Bilbo Baggins. The food and beer selection was very good and reasonably priced. The decor was creative, and we had fun checking out all the signs and ads on the walls. There was live music, which added to the laid back atmosphere. The music was listenable, but not so loud that it interfered with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Queen St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2613
    (Fairfax & Lee Streets)
  • Public Transportation: The Dash bus has 2 stops on Fairfax Street near the intersection of Queen St. The restaurant is located on Queen St. between Fairfax and Lee Streets. There are 2 metro stops in Alexandria that will get you within 15-17 blocks of the restaurant. The metro stops are King St. or Braddock Road. From there its just a quick cab ride or nice walk.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-683-0300

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