Before & After Dining
MetroStage is just south of Reagan National Airport, located along the river of Old Town Alexandria, close to the many restaurants and shops in the heart of Old Town, as well as the delightful restaurants and shops in the north end of Old Town.
a la Lucia
An authentic Italian restaurant just minutes from the theater. Offering an upscale yet casual environment to enjoy the cuisine which is tradtional Italian prepared with simple, fresh ingredients. Owner, Michael Nayeri, has prepared an outstanding wine list to compliment the menu. Reservations are recommended, however, you may also dine from the full menu in their (non-smoking) bar.
Lunch hours: Monday-Friday 11:30-2:30pm
Dinner hours: Monday-Thursday 5-9:30pm,
Friday & Saturday 5-10:00pm, Sunday 4-9pm
315 Madison Street
Call 703.836.5123 for reservations
A restaurant and wine bar based on the centuries-old tradition of small local restaurants that you would find in any small town in the wine-growing regions of France. Their cuisine is bold, rich and exciting, sophisticated and romantic, and will be accompanied by unique hand-picked boutique wines. Simply exceptional food and wines in a remarkable atmosphere! A great choice for pre-theater dining or post-show drinks and dessert.
Lunch hours: Saturday 12-2:30pm, Sunday 11:30-2:30pm
Dinner hours: Monday-Thursday 5:30-9:00pm,
Friday & Saturday 5:30-10pm, Sunday 5-9pm
Located next door to MetroStage at 1201 North Royal Street
Call 703.519.3776 for reservations
A critically acclaimed restaurant that produces simple foods from the cuisines of tea, Bento boxes from Japan, curries from Thailand, and tandoor breads from India.
Saturday & Sunday 9am-10pm
682 N. St. Asaph Street
Call 703.684.7777 for reservations
Thailand, Royal St.
A tradtional Thai gem situated in North Old Town Alexandria 3 blocks from MetroStage on the corner of North Royal Street and Montgomery Street. Feel the warmth of their chili red and lime green Southeast Asian décor and genuine fine quality Thai food. The hospitable Thai staff will serve you a wide variety of dishes cooked in healthy, fresh Thai herbs available with steak, chicken, duck, pork, seafood or vegetarian. Opened in June 2006, it has become the darling of the neighborhood.
Unlimited adjacent free parking.
Lunch hours: Monday-Saturday 11:30-2:30pm,
Dinner hours: Monday-Saturday 5-9:30pm, Sunday 5-9:00pm
835 North Royal Street
Call 703.535.6622 for reservations
T.J. Stone's Grill House & Tap Room
Alexandria's own T.J. Stone's celebrates modern American cuisine with Chef Colin Abernethy. Enjoy casual dining in the comforts of our cozy restaurant and bar with wine, beer and spirits from around the country & world.
Open Monday-Saturday 11am-12:30am,
608 Montgomery Street
Call 703.548.1004 for reservations