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Joe Theismann's Restaurant & Bar

1800 Diagonal Rd, Ste A, Alexandria, VA 22314-2840
+1 703-739-0777
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1800 Diagonal Rd, Ste A, Alexandria, VA 22314-2840
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An American sports bar experience. We had their wings which were good. Dessert was cheese cake which was excellent.

Thank razz1o6
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were within walking distance of this restaurant & decided to give it a try. The food was delicious! It’s on the more expensive side, but for this area it was priced accordingly. I had an amazing pink margarita!

Thank Joykwf
Reviewed 4 days ago

We chose Theismann's Restaurant because it was close to our hotel (Embassy Suites) and were glad we did. The food was great and the atmosphere was inviting. The first time we went we sat outside and even though it was chilly the restaurant had heaters...More

Thank susan26012
Reviewed 5 days ago

Walked across the street from the Hilton Alexandria for dinner. I had walked past Theismann's many times on previous trips - but it always seemed like a fine dining restaurant when I was looking for casual. I was missing out. The menu is more like...More

Thank Beagleman99
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food was very good. The atmosphere is also very nice. Our waitress was very attentive and did a great job. I did notice there were a lot of men here. It must be a place for business men to meet. I would differently go...More

Thank Shalloh60
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our second visit to this establishment. Again, it was pretty packed, so we were glad we had reservations. Mrs. had the Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna―cooked perfectly and very tasty. I had pork chops, which were moist and very tasty. So often, pork chops...More

Thank We-R-Voyagers
Reviewed 6 days ago

I met Joe on flight from DC to Fort Myers. He was a real gentleman. Months later while up in Alexandria for my 50th high school reunion - go TC Titans - we stayed next door to Theisman's Sports Bar. It was Saturday afternoon and...More

Thank Russ P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always enjoy the seafood at Theismanns. The bar area is a good place for lunch and Happy Hour. Beware of the broken leg some of the chickens have. Blame that on LT.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place. I had two drinks at the bar before dinner and was pleasantly surprised by the bill. How often does that happen? I then went to my table and ordered buffalo wings then steak. Silly really- the wings were huge and...More

Thank Jirvbon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Army unit reserved the place for a Christmas party and the food was overall of good quality, a waiter was forgetful about my dessert otherwise the event went well. I’ve eaten here on my own and was pleased.

Thank alexvI5568NU
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3 January 2018|
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Response from Gatorsxc2 | Reviewed this property |
All day basically. It has a big bar. I would say 5pm though.
19 November 2017|
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Response from ront590 | Reviewed this property |
Open noon til 9 p.m. with $30 set menu includes turkey and fixings.
David J
17 July 2016|
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Response from ZenBabe96 | Reviewed this property |
We saw everything from business attire to casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1800 Diagonal Rd, Ste A, Alexandria, VA 22314-2840
    (King Street)
  • Public Transportation: Joe Theismann's Restaurant is well served by public transportation. The King Street Metro train is located across the street on the blue and the yellow lines, only two stops from Reagan Airport. Also across the street are the Amtrak and VRE trains, Alexandria Dash Bus and REX bus stops as well as the free city Tolley.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-739-0777
  • E-mail
Pleasing patrons since 1975, Theismann’s Restaurant and Bar is unique in character and difficult to categorize. It melds the diverse venues of fine dining, neighborhood gathering place and energetic sports viewing. It is still independently owned and operated, and implementing the original philosophy to give excellent service and quality product in a comfortable, friendly environment. Theismann’s provides the total guest experience. Menu offerings are varied and extensive, prepared on site with fresh ingredients. Join us for weekday happy hour, Monday thru Friday from 4-7pm, and our delicious weekend brunch.
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