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££ - £££European, , German
7770 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22306-2859
+1 703-360-3660
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (16 reviews)
“bread” (24 reviews)
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European, Central European, German, Eastern European
££ - £££
7770 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22306-2859
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic meal. Had the Schnitzel.....was simply fantastic. Portions were large. Waitstaff was attentive without hovering and very friendly. The service was prompt. It was a bit on the pricey side.....but not to the point of making this only an occasional visit. Will definitely go back.

Thank SHayes3
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

I’ll keep this short and sweet..... You have to give this place a shot. Absolutely perfect Bavaria style food. The name is misleading. If you want a taste of Germany, this is the place to go.

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 19 January 2018

My family has been going to the Cosmopolitan for a few years and we love it. My husband lived in Germany for several years and he loves their Schnitzel- it's very authentic. It's family run, great service and we've never had a bad experience...took us...More

Thank anorton2018
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Very good food, pleasant staff, greaat value, clean and friendly. Can't be beaten in Mt Vernon area of Alexandria.

Thank GiancarloBuonarroti
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The Cosmopolitan is truly a hidden gem. The food is excellent...from fresh baked bread and special sour cream, to the delicious goulash, fresh salads and great schnitzel. One of us also had the Tilapia fish that was also...excellent...seeing a trend here? Yep, I don't think...More

Thank Sharon F
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We are in our late 70s and often have lunch as our main meal. We have enjoyed our meals here but this time we were surprised: the lunch menu has fewer items we love. Wife enjoyed stuffed cabbage, brought back great memories. I come here...More

Thank lbshes
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We have been to this restaurant a good number of times. Food is consistently very good. My husband likes the German dishes; I love the shrimp dish. The fries and cooked vegetables were wonderful. Desserts - divine. Good service.

Thank joanegal
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

For years we have enjoyed the delicious food at this small, family owned restaurant. Bistro like in appearance it is casual and offers tender veal that will linger in your food memory bank. Service is genuine in its warmth. It is one of our favorites...More

Thank Tansyll
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I have been here several times with my mother in law and she has been here a few more times with friends and senior groups. They have a great variety of food to accommodate many different tastes. It always makes it hard to choose. All...More

Thank Allen H
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere nearby and tried this, largely based on the excellent reviews, for an early evening meal. Didn't start well, as they had no bottles of still water and NO fruit juices whatsoever and only one beer on tap. Menu options explained...More

Thank stevenbza
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
European, Central European, German, Eastern European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7770 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22306-2859
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Huntington
  • Neighbourhood: Huntington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-360-3660
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