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Monroe's - CLOSED

1603 Commonwealth Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1903
+1 703-548-5792
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
17 Nov 2015
26 Oct 2015
“Neighborhood gem”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1603 Commonwealth Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1903
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Reviewed 17 November 2015

Monroe's is one of the best restaurants in Alexandria, VA in terms of service and food. They are accommodating as to seating for persons with hearing problems! The food selections from start to finish are incredible. The steaks, pastas, desserts, appetizers and more are consistently...More

Thank VAChuck
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Good food reasonable prices. Great neighbor hood local meeting spot. Nice Italian selection, wine list a little weak yet there are good wines to select. He can get rather crowded so just wait ....it will be worth it.

Thank Dennis F
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Had a great meal on a Saturday evening with family. Good selection and everything well prepared. Shrimp were huge. Nice wine selection.

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I have always wanted to eat here, as I am constantly waiting for the light on Monroe & Commonwealth. The place looks great from outside. Lots of people have dined here and have told us great things about the place. We went a couple of...More

Thank monge405
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Contacted this Resturant with a special request after doing my research on Open Table. Mark responded. Each meal is prepared to Oder, and they made my special diet request perfectly. Food, service (Lisa), kitchen staff all amazing. Don't wait make a reservation and go a...More

Thank J T
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We ate here while visiting the DC area on a Sunday evening. The food and service were very good! They have a wide variety of Italian dishes. The prices seemed reasonable. The restaurant has a warm cozy feel to it. A great neighborhood place! I...More

Thank gutman
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Four of us had a back booth last night and a great waiter. The food was superb, including gourmet salads for openers and LaSagna and sirloin steak in Dijon sauce. The meal was excellent and the accompanying pinot grigio wine was spot on for our...More

Thank VAChuck
Mark A, Owner at Monroe's, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2015

Thank you for your amazing feedback! We love it when our guests are happy and we will continue to do our best to always make you happy. Thank you again for your review and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 June 2015

We ate dinner here with friends and were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. Our dinners were absolutely outstanding! The pasta with shrimp and mushrooms was in a superb garlic sauce. It was lightly coated and not heavy. i will definitely go back...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Monroe's was recommended to us by the owner of the cottage that we rented for our stay in Alexandria. What a great recommendation. The menu is varied and interesting. The atmosphere is great and the service was excellent. We asked the waiter how long he...More

Thank 19Boxes
Reviewed 16 May 2015

Mark and Laura have been running Monroe's for 19 years. The food was excellent - the sauce on the pork tenderloin was first class. Nice, not over-priced wine list. Waiter was knowledgeable and very helpful. The best word to describe our experience was 'comfy.' Just...More

Thank g s
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
09:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1603 Commonwealth Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1903
    (Monroe Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: We are a 10 minute walk from both King St. and Braddock Rd. Metro stops.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-548-5792
  • E-mail
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