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Joe Theismann's Restaurant

1041 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Casual (37)
  • Live Sports (31)
  • Vibrant Bar Scene (27)
Joe Theismann’s Restaurant, “Comfortable, Convenient, Classy & Established” is unique in character & difficult to categorize. For 35 years, it has melded the venues of fine dining, neighborhood grill & sports viewing. Implementing its original concept as a comfortable, friendly dining spot with great food & good value Joe Theismann’s offers what many restaurants don’t, character & personality. Patrons return for food quality, consistency & excellent staff. Although on the cutting edge in TV technology, the high score is for an exceptional dining experience. Not a chain/franchise, menu items are not stamped out, but prepared from scratch for seasonal freshness & customer preference. The range of offerings, Sea Bass in Tomato Basil Butter & Filet Mignon to hearty sandwiches, has survived the competition. The loyal following encompasses daily customers, tourists & local residents. Stop in. Celebrate an event, meet friends for lunch or just drop by for happy hour. Become a regular.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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American, Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Lunch: Monday-Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Friday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 3:00pm-11:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm
Lite Fare menu available after dinner until bar closes late.
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Phone number
(703) 739-0777
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Luis Aguirre
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Joe Theismann's offers spaces & menus to accommodate parties of 1 to 101. With 35 years of experience & a location within walking distance of the metro & several hotels, the restaurant has become a popular party spot. Frequently hosted gatherings include Rehearsal Dinners, Retirement/Promotion parties, Reunions, Holiday gatherings, Showers & Office Parties of all kinds. In warm weather, a rooftop patio provides receptions way "above the rest". Off-premise catering also available. The party planning team - friendly, efficient and experienced - works with you to create the event you envision.
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Cross street
King Street
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Parking details
With parking very limited in the city of Alexandria, Joe Theismann's has the advantage of a parking garage with three hours free validated parking after 5:00 pm and all day on weekends. Garage valet parking is available for a fee other times and there are plentiful metered street parking spots at the front door. The King Street Metro stop is directly across the street for those who don't want to hunt for parking!
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Public transit
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.
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Satellite sports: fourteen high definition TV"s showing most major sporting events.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
What 1041 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined a day ago

This was referred to us by a friend of mine and let me tell you if you want a great steak then this is the pace for you! We ordered the surf and turf and ribeye and it was amazing! Great atmosphere and awesome staff. Jamie was a very attentive and had great suggestions. We will definitely be back!

OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

We went to Joe Theismann’s the day after Valentines Day and had a great evening. The steak was great, as was the service. The atmosphere was warm and friendly. We’ll be back.

5.0  Dined 5 days ago

One of our favorite places for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Friendly, fun, great service, and the food is always great. Love the Filets!

Eddd (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

This has become one of our top "go-to" places. This time it was for Valentine's Day dinner. There are enough really good choices on the menu, that we cane always find a favorite that we are in the mood for

Notagain (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Great place for Valentines dinner.

OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Valentines Day

4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Jamie was a great waiter. He was patient, respectf6and responsive. All staff provided grand customer service. I recommend. We had a party of 12. No issues.

FrequentDiner (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We come here regularly. Most of the time we get the specials offered. The $40 steak special was good, but way undercooked. I asked for the steak medium and got it rare. After waiting almost 15 minutes for the waitress to come back, I asked for it to be cooked a bit more. Almost 3 minutes later, the steak came back out more to the medium temperature I asked for. I have worked in the restaurant business for almost 12 years and I know it doesn’t take 3 minutes for steak to go from rare to medium. The steak was microwaved and came out tougher. Next time will just order regular steak from the menu. Love this place. It’s a shame that I paid $40 for a steak to come out of the microwave!

vipBEAU (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Never disappointed always good. Great happy hour -

3.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

Nothing special here but decent food. Good location near King Street Metro