Where to Drink around The Westin Alexandria
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Founded in 1749, Alexandria has seen its fair share of history, as a big tobacco trading post, an occupied city in the South during the Civil War, and now a hip suburb of Washington, D.C. Just nine miles from D.C., Alexandria is a great place to play, shop, and eat.
145 Waterfront St, Oxon Hill, MD 20745, USA
Steps from the waterfront in National Harbor, Capital Teas is a cozy boutique and tea bar. Choose from more than 200 types of tea that are imported and blended into such popular combinations as Chai Masala, Moroccan Mint, and Capital Surprise...
3950 Wheeler Ave, Alexandria, VA 22304, USA
Since 2011, Port City is the first brewery to operate in Alexandria, VA, since the Prohibition days of the early 1900s. The state of the art brewery, with 60-barrel stainless steel fermentation tanks, has an exciting line of handmade,...
103 N Alfred St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
One of my favorite go-to places for a quick bite is Bittersweet Café: known for serving simple, delicious wrap sandwiches, smoothies, and freshly squeezed juices. However what makes Bittersweet Café special is that on Tuesday through Saturday...
102 S Patrick St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
I swear you get a waft of the smell of freshly brewed coffee well before you reach the front door to Misha’s. It’s the perfect advertisement for this small, local coffeehouse. Step inside the front door and enter into a quirky yet very charming...
2 E Walnut St, Alexandria, VA 22301, USA
As the name implies, Grape + Bean is a local favorite for those looking to purchase quality wine and coffee. Both its Alexandria locations also sell a premium selection of beers, teas, specialty beverages, and gourmet snacks. The stores have an...
1012 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
Killer E.S.P. is a cool, contemporary coffeehouse in the heart of Old Town, featuring Stumptown Coffee, sorbetto, and pie (hence 'E.S.P.'—the 'E' is for espresso), as well as a nice place to sit down and hang out for a while. Whether you're on...
205 E Howell Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301, USA
A friend took me to brunch at Del Ray Cafe one day. The sensation of walking through the door is you're stepping into the foyer of your best friend's house. The refurbished 1925 house has seating on the 1st and 2nd floor, a screened in outdoor...
800 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20006, USA
Teaism is a collection of D.C. restaurants that serves a variety of high-quality teas and tasty fare with an Asian twist. The menu offers dishes that cater to all types of diets: omnivore, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free. The newest and largest...
728 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
Alexandria has been around since before the founding of our country and has always been home to a number of taverns. However, during Prohibition, Alexandria was also home to something else: a speakeasy. In the decades since alcohol started flowing...
1600 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
Oh Robert Wiedmaier, you’ve done it again. First, we fell in love with Brasserie Beck in D.C., and then, just when we thought it couldn’t get any better, we’re now head over heels for the Brabo Tasting Room in Old Town. In our past two weekend...
100 S Union St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
What could possibly be so special about a Starbucks? There are seemingly millions of them dotting the street corners, parking lots, airport concourses and hotel lobbies world wide. But this Starbucks is different. You’ll still find the same array...
5 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
You'll find great food and a fun atmosphere at Blackwall Hitch in Alexandria. Have a cocktail at the chic bar and then sit down for a seafood dinner. Try the deliciously briny oysters or the shrimp and crab ceviche. End your meal with the...
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