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Royal Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
American, Diner
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734 N Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314-1912
+1 703-548-1616
06:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 21:30
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Brooklyn, NY
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The waitress was friendly and quick. The food on the other hand was not so great. I ordered a Spanish omelette and I got an omelette with cheese and jalapenos with some salsa on the side. It came with home fries, but they were cold.

Thank Angel F
Salisbury, Maryland
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

POTENTIAL SALMONELLA?!?! NEVER AGAIN! Visiting from out of town, this place was near our hotel. They served my very young daughter chicken fingers that were so raw inside she thought the pink was that they had somehow cooked tomatoes with chicken. Manager seemed sorry, but geez - glad I get to stress over a child with potential serious food poisoning... More 

Thank apdMaryland
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped by based on reviews for lunch. Probably should have ordered breakfast since that looks to be the most popular. Anyway, ordered iced tea and received in a dirty glass. Ok, no biggie, got a new one. Wanted to order chicken lunch special but, they were out. So, I ordered the gyro sandwich. Unfortunately, fries and gyro were super salty.... More 

Thank Jim A
Danville, California
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123 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

I love this place. Atmosphere, great staff and good food. Whenever I'm in Alexandria on a Sunday I make sure I get here for brunch. It is great. I am always happy with my meal.

Thank TravelingCaptain
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Some of the locals told us it was the best breakfast in town. It was our only breakfast but wouldn't dispute it. They had a full menu along with a full buffet with made to order omelets and waffles. They didn't hold back like many buffets and they moderately priced and pretty darn yummy! Best Breakfast in town? I'm good... More 

Thank Karl K
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Fresh made Pasta was the highlight but every entree was superb. The appetizers were generous. The staff was outstanding. Very popular , come early.

Thank Pat T
Killeen, Texas
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151 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I had high expectations for this restaurant and was slightly let down. I went for breakfast and wasn't too impressed with the food. I had a Belgium Waffle and tea for breakfast. The tea was great, but my waffle was cold. It was so cold, it didn't melt the room temperature butter I put on it. On a positive note,... More 

Thank Merechat2
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had lunch there. We had veal parmigiana $14 and shrimp alfredo $14 with the salad bar included. We also had a coupon from a visitor guide. Pasta tasty, abundant quantity and awesome salad bar (very Mediterranean--with olives, artichoke hearts and dolmades). Recommended.

Thank Sheila P
Las Vegas, Nevada
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281 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The interior is very tired and needs some TLC. I ordered the Chicken Fried Chicken which came with very nicely cooked fresh green beans and a large portion of mashed potatoes with the skins. The chicken was crispy and moist. Really a huge portion. I couldn't finish it. Same with the beans and the potatoes.

Thank Jim O
Richmond, Virginia
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158 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Their weekend buffet is as amazing as ever. They have it all and from the moment Nick greets you at the door you will be happy with your experience. There is a traditional breakfast buffet, but that is only the start. There is an egg and waffle station too. Want an omelet, scrambled eggs, over easy? just tell them and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 734 N Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314-1912
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-548-1616

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