City Of Alexandria To Welcome Fourteen (14) New Restaurants

The City of Alexandria is knew for having the best restaurants in the nation with dining options ranging from freshly baked pastries, authentic Mexican food, gourmet seafood, amazing coffee shops and much more.

For the upcoming year 2020, the city will be welcoming these fourteen (14) new restaurants:

  • Taqueria Picoso – the restaurant will be opened at the Shops at Mark Center at 1472 N. Beauregard Street in Alexandria’s West End. The restaurant will feature a vertical al pastor roaster and a tortilla making machine with Oaxaca Corn.
  • Choong Man Chicken – to be located at the Shoppes at Summit Centre at 4700 King Street, the restaurant will specialize in spicy Korean chicken wings, snow chicken and Tikkudak fried chicken. Beer and Wine will also be available for purchase.
  • Silver Diner – coming to the corner of King Street and N Beauregard Streets at 4610 King Street,  the 6,600 square foot diner will serve dinner, lunch and breakfast as well as a full bar.
  • Crafty Crab Seafood – located across from Red Lobster at 5770 Dow Avenue the former home of Portner Brewhouse , this seafood restaurant will offer menu options such as gumbo, seafood boils, fried seafood and other non fish options.
  • El Saltado – this peruvian delicacy restaurant will be opened at 3616 King Street in the Bradlee Shopping Center.
  • Hank & Mitzi’s Italian Kitchen – originally called Hank’s Pasta Bar this restaurant will feature pizza and shared plates, rustic entrees and classic Italian cocktails. The restaurant will be located at 600 Montgomery Street in Old Town North.
  • Hinata Sushi Bar & Grill – the 2,200 square foot sushi restaurant will be located at 530 First Street Joining Street.
  • St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub – St. Elmo’s will be opening at second location in Alexandria at 530 First Street in Old Town North. The restaurant will offer a variety of coffee drinks and freshly baked pastries as well as created breakfast and lunch options.
  • French & Southern – to be located inside the new Hyatt Centric at 1625 King Street in Old Town. The restaurant will offer breakfast, lunch and dinner options with worldwide cuisines.
  • Goodie’s Frozen Custard – to be located at 200 Commerce Street Goodie’s will be offering frozen custard, coffee and baked goods. Menu options will also include sundaes, shakes and floats.
  • Mount Purrnon Cafe and Wine Bar – the restaurant will offer an adoption area for cats as well as menu options including fruit, baked pastries, wine, coffee and tea.
  • The Handover – to be located at 728 King Street, this restaurant will provide a more casual set up called The King’s Ransom and a sit down restaurant style called The Handover.
  •  The Mill – this restaurant which will be located at 10 Duke Street will offer fine dining with a short order grill and a variety of Virginia craft beers and locally influenced food.
  • Barca – set to open on the Waterfront, the venue will provide a fine dining restaurant and a cafe both overlooking the water and an open air seat concept.

Properties in Alexandria

6501 Potomac Ave #B1

POTTERY BARN PERFECT, Gorgeous, Completely Renovated, Upper Level Light-Filled End Unit 2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom Condo in the Highly Sought-after Belle View Community! Gourmet Kitchen with All of the Bells & Whistles, Sparkling Updated Bathroom, Gleaming Wood Floors, Fresh Paint & Soaring Ceilings! Open- Concept Kitchen with New Cabinets, Quartz Countertops, Stainless Steel Appliances, Subway Backsplash, New Light Fixtures, New Hardware & Lots of Natural Light! New HVAC, New Windows, New Electrical Panel & New Recessed Lighting! Lots of Natural Light! Everything has been done for you! Move-in ready! Laundry & Storage Unit in LL! Location, Location, Location! Unbeatable Location - Steps to Pool, Tennis Courts, Belle View Shopping Center, Potomac River & Mt Vernon Trail & just minutes to Old Town Alexandria! [Belle View Condominiums - $299,999]

5900 Bush Hill Dr

Conveniently located near shopping, schools, parks, beltway, I-395, great neighborhood, close to Old Town Alexandria. Beautifully landscaped and more room for development, large sun room with access to hot tub den, full of light, split level house with 4th bed room and private bath in lower level. Open to negotiating. [Bush Hill Woods - $739,900]

1203 Gatewood Dr

Magnificent mid-century modern home nestled close to GW parkway surrounded by nature and hiking trails, yet minutes to DC, Old Town and Metro. Impeccably maintained and renovated Gene May home is turn key ready and located in sought after Villamay neighborhood! This MUST SEE Home features approximately 3,200 finished square feet on 2 levels, 4 spacious bedrooms, and 3 renovated bathrooms boasting high end products and fixtures. The modern eat-in kitchen boasts Neff cabinetry, granite countertops, SubZero, Miele, Braun and KitchenAid appliances, and is smart home ready. Gleaming oak floors dominate the main level. Contemporary and traditional meet in the large living room that includes mahogany panel accents, crown molding, wood burning fireplace and an open flow to the dining area. The oversized windows provide stunning views of the beautifully landscaped backyard including a pond, waterfall, mature trees, evergreens and a privacy fence. On the main level, you will find 3 generously sized bedrooms with bountiful natural lighting and 2 full baths. The spacious master bath features oversized shower, high-end shower doors, luxury fixtures and Italian porcelain tile. The main bath includes oversized soaking tub, high-end fixtures and polished porcelain tiles. The bathrooms were designed and remodeled for aesthetic and low maintenance. The lower level features a gorgeous walkout slate tile family room with plenty of natural sunlight. Terra cotta flooring accents the large lower level bedroom, which has its own renovated full bath. The large, quiet sunroom overlooking the backyard can be used as studio or office. Enjoy a relaxing evening or dinner on the outside terraced bluestone patio with propane heater surrounded by evergreens and nature. A second patio off the driveway is hot tub ready with 220V electric and easy access to the sun room. The terraced gardens in front and back are a gardener's dream. The oversized 2 car garage has ample space for 2 cars and space for a work or storage area. The remodeled laundry room has plentiful cabinet space and LG washing machine. Stay comfortable year round with the high efficiency HVAC system and whole house humidifier. The quiet whole house fan lets you open the windows and enjoy the fresh air. Much much more to see. There is a reason why the Washington Post called this community "a green jewel along the Potomac". Come and see for yourself and don't miss this great opportunity to enjoy a sedate lifestyle close to everything. [Villamay - $1,134,500]

7004 Irwell Ln #12e

2 BDRM TOP FLOOR CONDO w LOFT in sought after Kingstowne area, offers upated plank floors, fresh paint, 2 updated bathrooms, granite counter tops and so much more. Spacious LR/DR has access to balcony, overlooking treed backyard. Spacious Loft retreat upstairs offers a fireplace and natural light and more room to spread out and enjoy. Manchester Lakes offers superior amenities including pools, sports courts, tot lots, picnic tables, and more. Conveniently located to major commuter routes, this home offers it all. Tiers at Manchester Lakes 11. [Tiers of Manchester Lake - $390,000]

1412 Ruffner Rd

Gorgeous new construction in the sought-after Braddock Heights neighborhood of Alexandria. With almost 5900 square feet on 3 finished levels and ideally located on 1/4 of an acre lot. Main floor offers an open floor plan, an impressive double height entry foyer, a living room, gourmet chef's kitchen with island and breakfast bar opening to the formal dining room and the family room overlooking a beautiful backyard featuring extensive hardscape design perfect for grilling and enjoying family time. Upper floor offers a spacious master suite with a fireplace, outdoor balcony, his & her walk-in closets and a spa inspired marble bath plus 3 additional ensuite bedrooms and a generous laundry room. Walkout lower level features a mudroom, an office, a bonus room, a large recreational room with wet bar & fireplace, a half bath, a bedroom suite and a wine storage room. Premium materials such as tiles, CIRCA lights, GROHE water fixtures and designer touches are noted throughout bathrooms and fireplaces. Attached 2-car garages, option for elevator and 2nd laundry room on lower level further completes this stunning new build. Within short distance to Old Town Alexandria, Shirlington Town Center/Shops & Arlington Amazon Headquarters. [Braddock Heights - $2,099,000]

7819 Ashton St

Offers will be reviewed Tuesday evening, submit your best !. Home buyer's dream in Alexandria, great property in great condition, this home has been updated in and out. Some features are hardwood floors in main and upper levels, updated bathrooms, updated kitchen, new gutters, updated electric panel, Newer HVAC, granite countertops, kitchen island W/ quartz countertops, recessing lights, rear extension with office area, and breakfast room. On the lower level, full finished basement with walkout, separate in-law suite, with kitchenet, with two additional rooms. This property sits on 1/4 of an acre plus flat lot with fence all around the perimeter and rear view and access to the Huntley meadows park, trail, back to trees area, and just a few blocks from, playgrounds, & Mt Vernon elementary school. This home is conveniently located nearby fort Belvoir, public transportation, restaurants, Huntley meadows park trails, and route 1 commerce. [Mt Vernon Woods - $529,999]

6010 Morgan Ct

OFFERS, if any, due by Monday, January 18th at 12pm. Rarely Available & Fantastic Opportunity To Own This All Brick 3 Level Townhome with 3 Bedrooms, 2- full bathrooms, & 2- 1/2 Bathrooms. Completely remodeled Kitchen, Updated Bathrooms throughout, and a Huge Lower Level with Wood-Burning Fireplace.  Enjoy a Private Outdoor Retreat with Patio & Pergola surrounded by Nature. Loaded with Upgrades including New Windows, Gutters, Front Door & Rear Sliding Door (2018), New Roof (2020), New Flooring on Main Level (2018), and New Maytag Oven with Electric Range (2020) & New Whirlpool Washing Machine (2020). Located in desirable Beauregard Manor that includes easy parking, miles of walking trails by Holmes Run Park, Steps to Metro Bus & Minutes to National Airport, Shopping and more. This impressive home will not last long! [Beauregard Manor - $564,990]

51 S French St

Stunning Brick Duplex, updated for new owners! IN-GROUND POOL, patio, and bar in the backyard! Must see! Whole house has just been painted, brand new basement floors, full bath renovation, and upgraded bar and storage out by the pool. Centrally located off of Duke St, convenient to 495, MGM, National Harbor, Amazon HQ2, and Old Town Alexandria. King St Metro is 2.5 miles away, and bus stop is at the top of the street! Shopping, Dining, Parks & more nearby! [Duke Condominium - $499,000]

3376 Martha Custis Dr

Private, Quiet, Spacious and Move-In Ready 780 SqFt 1 BR/1Ba condominium in sought after ParkFairfax! This terrific, largely updated unit features updated kitchen, bath and systems; stacked laundry in the unit; custom private patio' views to gardens and nature;  beautiful oak parquet floors; replacement windows and French door to patio. Spacious bedroom includes two (2) large closets, both with custom organizers and shelving. Extra storage and additional laundry available in adjacent building. Low, low $399 condo fee includes: cooking gas, water and sewer, grounds and building maintenance, use of three (3) swimming pools and 8 tennis courts, and fitness room, and ample unassigned parking. And all of this just moments from the shopping and dining amenities of Shirlington, Quaker and King, DelRay, and OldTown Alexandria. Bus to Metro, Pentagon, National Landing, and Downtown/DC at your doorstep or just hop on 395!  All just minutes from National Airport. Recently replaced energy efficient heating and air conditioning units, new window treatments, and updated electric service and panel top off  this highly desirable unit. [Parkfairfax - $309,950]

5205 Cottingham Pl

Buyer got cold feet. House is in great shape and ready for you. This just in: City of Alexandria, Development Partnership, Inova Health System Announce Plans for Mixed-Use Community and State-of-the-Art Medical Campus at Landmark. Gorgeous house in a gorgeous location. 4 levels of spacious living with hardwood floors, new carpet new paint, and new HVAC system. The fully renovated kitchen is complete with full-height cabinets, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, gas cooking, tile floor, and a practical and enjoyable layout. The living and dining areas are finished with handsome crown molding and chair rail with a cozy natural fireplace. The sunny patio is inviting, private, and low-maintenance (grill included). There are two bedrooms each with en suite bathrooms on the next level up with walk-in closets. On the top level, find the third bedroom, third full bath, and two enormous attic storage spaces that you can walk right into with no stairs. The lower level is great for relaxing with another fireplace and attractive wet bar. There's a finished laundry room and extra storage here, too. Outside, walk to parks, shopping, restaurants, the bus or a quick bike ride to Van Dorn Metro. Be on the lookout for the Landmark Mall redevelopment within walking distance. This is happening! Driving is easy too with multiple routes to DC, the Pentagon, or National Landing via Duke St, 395, Van Dorn, or 495. The property and location have so much to offer. In-person and video tours available daily. [Landmark Mews - $649,900]

1300 Martha Custis Dr

Beautiful end unit with tons of light plus an exterior patio! High end updated kitchen features: wood cabinets with tons of storage, granite countertops, stainless appliances, and gas cooking! Unit backs to open wooded area which creates a super private feel and ideal setting for rare rear patio. Hardwood floors in great shape and fresh paint throughout make this unit completely turn key! Highly desirable washer/dryer in unit and the unit also comes with private storage facility! Prime location: close to public transportation, walking distance to all Parkfairfax's amenities (Pool, tennis, tot lots) and less than a half mile from all Shirlington has to offer! Just a few miles from the Pentagon, DC, and future HQ2! The best of all worlds! [Parkfairfax - $299,000]

8329 Orange Ct

Unique opportunity! This updated and expanded three level colonial is in unparalleled setting on gorgeous professionally landscaped grounds across the street from large wooded conservation area. The home has been meticulously maintained and expanded by one of the area's leading design/builders. Major additions include: exceptionally attractive front portico and truly stunning kitchen expansion and 20ft x 13ft morning room with large glass window wall, cathedral ceiling, and skylights. Other special features include: top of the line thermal windows, updated roof, updated HVAC, gorgeous hardwood floors on main and upper level, 5 bedrooms/3.5 baths, large storage room in lower level, and garage parking. Gorgeous grounds feature: extensive custom stone work. One of a kind property offering a combination of size, custom features, and location virtually impossible to duplicate even close to this price! [Riverside Estates - $695,000]

9406 Old Mount Vernon Rd

One of the Mt. Vernon area's most distinctive properties! Exceptionally spacious three level colonial in magnificent, private setting on gorgeous over half acre elevated lot. This fabulous home provides many extraordinary features including highly sought after but rarely found main level bedroom/office with full bath. Other special features include: grand room sizes, 5.5 updated baths, open kitchen to family room with fireplace, huge finished lower level with wet bar and direct outside entrance, 7 bedrooms including spectacular master suite, elegant custom trim detail, gorgeous hardwood floors, thermal replacement windows, whole house generator, and three car garage. 20ft x 12ft sunroom overlooks fenced rear yard. This truly special property provides a combination of size, custom quality construction, and premier location in one of area's finest neighborhoods convenient to everything! Located on one of George Washington's 5 farms! [Mount Vernon Grove - $998,000]

3809 Kings Hill Ct

Meticulously maintained and spacious classic colonial in the heart of Mt. Vernon! Incredibly private overlooking acres of wooded preservation area creating your very own natural oasis! Expansive multi-tier patio enhanced by gas lanterns blends seamlessly into beautiful woodlands. Home features: 3 finished levels, refinished wide plank hardwood floors, sumptuous master suite with spa like bath and walk in closets, updated high end kitchen with stainless appliances, gas cooking, and glass walled breakfast area which flows nicely into jaw dropping 2 story family room equipped with gas fireplace, all overlooking rear grounds. 1,320 sq ft of finished lower patio level features guest room, custom work space, gym/media/hobby room, full bath, storage room, and walk out to approximately 3,000 sq ft of patio surrounded by mature elm, maple, river birch, and Norway spruce trees to name a few! Custom iron spiral staircase allows convenient access to main level from patio. Oversized sideload 3 car garage plus additional storage area. Gas tankless hot water heater, newer HVAC, fresh paint and carpet, and replacement thermal windows are just a few items from an incredibly long list of updates this home offers. The house that has it all! Don't miss this rare opportunity! [Dawson Woods - $998,500]

5300 Holmes Run Pkwy #513

Amazing value in one of Alexandria's premier condominium communities. One bedroom with a den condo with over 1000 square feet of living space. Building has undergone major renovations over the last several years and all of the major items in the building have been renovated or replaced including the elevators. Condo fee includes all utilities in addition to a 24 hour concierge, outdoor pool, tennis courts, picnic area and the gym. Unit conveys with a parking space in the underground garage. Once you walk into the unit, you will be blown away, large living/dining room space with new laminate flooring flows through the back of the unit. Large walk in coat closet also has built in cabinets with tons of storage in it and it is located just off the front door. Galley kitchen offers plenty os cabinet storage, pantry as well as newer stainless steel appliances. Working from home these days? No problem, large den located just off the living room with built in shelves opens up to a large enclosed balcony which can be enjoyed all year long. Master bedroom offers plenty of natural light and privacy courtesy of plantation shutters. Large walk in closet offers plenty of storage and the en-suite has been upgraded and is ready for a new owner. View video tour: [Greenhouse - $265,000]

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Jodi has been trained in Data Entry, Operations Management and Administrative tasks. She also holds a Bachelors Degree in Banking and Finance with a hope of pursuing a Masters in Banking and Finance. She is a senior writer for Nesbitt Realty and an expert on Alexandria Virginia. Outside of work, Jodi enjoys spending time with her son and her family.