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Evening Star Cafe

2000 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1310
+1 703-549-5051
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  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (29 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2000 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1310
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It is not a big place nor does it offer an extensive menu, whose items are mostly suited for breakfast, lunch, or brunch. The food is well prepared and very tasty. Recommended.

Thank artchan93
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We had a lovely dinner here with my parents recently. My husband, who used to be a chef, described the menu as "meaty new American." We enjoyed the starters, salads, and sides on the menu, but found it hard to order an entree, as there...More

Thank teamtvtravels
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

The retro vibe is instant as you walk in. The place looks quirky and eclectic. Don't let that fool you. We went early and got a table right away, but as we dined it got almost full so keep that in mind. Our server was...More

Thank Anect-Rafi M
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We visited here for brunch on a Sunday. The place is not very big and we had a short wait for a table. The service was good. We shared the arugula and apple salad, buttermilk biscuits, and the ham and cheese Benedict. The food was...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Visited for brunch at noon on a very cold Sunday in January. They don't take reservations for brunch, but we didn't have to wait for a table. We were seated immediately even though it looked like the restaurant was full. I had a blood orange...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Visited on a late-Sunday morning for brunch and had the chicken and waffles. They were delicious! Service is also great and the menu is reasonably priced. I would return to try other dishes.

Thank JoeExplorer
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited the Evening Star Cafe for Sunday brunch. Both of us were disappointed in the food and service. We were seated within 5 minutes but then waited almost 20 just for drinks. Fortunately, we were not in a rush, so it...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The Evening Star is in a lovely central Del Ray location, with nice outside seating and a really cool outdoor bar called "The Front Porch" attached. The interior is a mix between a diner and country restaurant. Unfortunately, the menu is a far too limited...More

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I love Evening Star. I have never had a bad meal. For brunch there are not many gluten free options for for dinner there are, you just have to ask the right questions. The chef is knowledgeable about even the hidden gluten in some of...More

Thank ThereBeBears
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We came for brunch around 11AM on a Sunday, and although it was full, we were seated immediately. We split one of the toffee cinnamon rolls, which was very tasty. The sausage breakfast sandwich was also very good. It is quite tall, and I ended...More

Thank Kevin L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
10:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1310
    (Howell Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: 10 minute walk from the Braddock Road Metro
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-549-5051
  • E-mail
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