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Extra Perks Coffee Shop and Cafe

822 N Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314-1703
+1 703-706-5886
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“pancakes” (18 reviews)
“bangers” (8 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 18:00All hours
American, Cafe
822 N Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314-1703
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Extra Perks is a nice "down home" neighborhood spot. They try very hard to do well and make their food special. Sunday brunch is excellent. I have had less luck with lunch -- small portions, long wait when restaurant is almost empty, and efforts to...More

Thank arthurpeabody
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try this place for breakfast since we decided against the Royal Restaurant where they only serve a buffet breakfast brunch on Sunday--not "a la carte". Here at Extra Perks we tried the full English breakfast which was good with the "over easy"...More

Thank zenborzoi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere is low key and very casual, but the food is individually prepared with expert care and is delicious. Try Extra Perks once and you will return many times. This restaurant has all the marks of a successful neighborhood place that might be easily...More

Thank 349Charles25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just returned from brunch. They advertise that they serve traditional English food, so since we enjoy that, we tried the traditional English breakfast and shepherds pie. The latter was truly awful: dried out, almost burned and mostly potatoes with little meat. Breakfast was only...More

Thank QuietTravelerInVA
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

In town on a business trip and wanted a salad for lunch. Stopped in and ordered a turkey Cobb salad. It was really good.

Thank Lamont G
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Order at the counter. Great breakfast and reasonable prices. Food is fresh and good. Cafeteria set up. Good local eatery.

Thank haileythegolden
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The breakfast here is not only delicious but is reasonably priced. It is located right across the street from the Crowne Plaza. Great selections for breakfast. I would highly recommend the French toast.

Thank lowens002
Reviewed 25 October 2017

A good place for a quick breakfast/lunch or brunch on the weekend. Not fancy, but food was good. Recommend!

Thank clb55d2
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This is a nice, cozy, little gem. We had pancakes, eggs, sausage, and good coffee. Eclectic decor and good prices.

Thank jennyj1378
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Great little cafe. Best cappuccino I have had in awhile. Great on breezy chilly morning. The black currant scone was delicious 😋

Thank Jane S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 15:30
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 822 N Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314-1703
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-706-5886
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