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Fontaine Caffe & Creperie

119 South Royal Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
+1 703-535-8151
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (35 reviews)
“savory crepes” (15 reviews)
“ratatouille” (3 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 22:00All hours
French, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
119 South Royal Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We brought our baby daughter here, and the staff was very accommodating. They bent over backwards to make sure we were comfortable. The restaurant itself is warm and charming. The prices are reasonable, the lattes are excellent, and the crepes are fresh and hot. We...More

Thank teachersheb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our brunch destination came highly recommended, and did not disappoint. We thought about bailing when the owner told us it would be a 20-minute wait, and it was pretty crowded in the few waiting chairs. Glad we stuck it out. The crepes were delicious, and...More

Thank Fran S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife & I were staying in an AirB&B just upstairs from Fontaine & had a craving for desert our first night there. I ordered the Late Nighter & she had the Charming Frenchman. They accommodated our To-Go request since we were staying just upstairs...More

Thank dwightbru
Reviewed 2 October 2017

If you like crepes, this is the place. A small bistro with tables very close together, serving savory crepes, some salads and dessert crepes with a full bar and wine list. A European atmosphere with attentive servers. The savory crepes are made with buckwheat and...More

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Service was fine, kept coffee and ice tea full. French toast and omelet were made with local, fresh ingredients and tasted as such. I could see where seating could be a problem but for a Saturday morning it was quite manageable. Atmosphere somewhat eclectic but...More

Thank Rich W
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Super yummy! We waited about 20 minutes for a table, but definately worth the wait. So cute inside and lots of menu choices: quiche, crepes, omlets, eggs, pancakes and more. Everyone in our party of 4 had a different and delicious, generously sized meal. The...More

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Our book group of six people had dinner here on Friday night (Bastille Day). Even though they don't officially take reservations I had called and was assured they would hold us a table. We had cocktails, savory crepes, a bottle of wine and even dessert...More

Thank Jig72
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We got the Parisian (Parisanne?) savory crepe and the Lemon Drop sweet crepe. Both were absolutely delicious and my iced chai latte was very good. I wish there was a location near where I live! If you come to brunch on a Sunday, however, be...More

Thank Susanna B
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Four of us enjoyed lunch today at Fontaine. We were greeted warmly by the hostess and, luckily there were two tables available. It is a small cafe, with a few tables outside. My Californian crepe was very tasty and featured scrambled eggs, spinach, mushrooms and...More

Thank susansheeh
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

My BF and I returned for a repeat visit from our first date and weren't disappointed. There was no wait (once your party had all arrived) and were seated prompted. It had a cozy intimate setting as the tables were close and can overhear other...More

Thank fybr01
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Street Parking, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 South Royal Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-535-8151
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Join us for lunch, dinner, weekend brunch, or for Thursday French movie night. Fontaine is locally owned and operated causal European style restaurant is located in the heart of Old Town, Alexandria. Fontaine Caffe & Creperie serves Steak Frites, Mussels, Pates, Roasted Trout, Cheese, Vegetarian dishes, authentic savory and sweet French crepes paired with French Cidres in a casual European restaurant setting. Our carefully crafted seasonal menu, extensive craft beer and boutique wine selection, friendly service, and elegant, yet cozy, atmosphere makes Fontaine restaurant the perfect place to rendezvous with old friends and meet new ones. Eat where the locals eat!
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