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Geranio Ristorante

722 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3015
+1 703-548-0088
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“osso bucco” (17 reviews)
“risottos” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
722 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3015
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11 - 20 of 206 reviews

Reviewed 7 February 2017

We have been going to this location for years. This year we took advantage of their restaurant week special. The service was below average, the food only average and the noise level is loud. It was a good value for the food, but a disappointment.

Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Very tasty pasta and friendly staff. Beet and arugula salad is one of the best I have ever tried. Authentic pasta and ragu sauce.

Thank Carla R
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was empty while arrival and servers promptly seated us. Although service was very poor. Our waiter did not care to be polite or care to our special date. Considering the place was not busy we would think service could have been of better...More

Thank Karin M
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My wife and I ate lunch here on Monday, January 2, 2017. Excellent service was provided by Alberto. And our food and drinks were delicious. We shared the fried calamari with lemon caper sauce. Her entree was the swordfish, mine the wrapped tuna. The margaritas...More

Reviewed 20 November 2016

Sunday evening around 1730 when head chef usually takes off,but this was a good meal and service food quality was outstanding,great place and very cozy.

Reviewed 17 November 2016

I hosted a reunion dinner with two colleagues whom I had not seen in 7 years and this was an excellent choice. We had 7 PM reservations and I got there early so that I could get a table by the front window and fireplace...More

Thank TomTerrific51
Reviewed 14 November 2016

They list discounted prices on the menu if you order before 7:00 p.m. It's a nice promotional device to fill tables early. Our party of three arrived around 6:50 p.m. and was seated and given menus immediately. We decided on our orders quickly, then looked...More

Thank HarveyL759
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Wow...was my few first thoughts during our dining experience. Service was warm, friendly, and attentive. You really felt like they cared about you and your experience. The cuisine was very tasty and delightful. Two Helpful Hints: 1. RESERVATIONS is a MUST. 2. If you arrive...More

Thank Phantastic4u
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Have been going to Geranio Ristorante in Old Town Alexandria for many years. The food is always wonderful and the service exceptional. In fact I am going there again with friends and family this Saturday, November 12, 2016.

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I have been here for lunches and dinner and have now tried all their risotto dishes. I can't decide which is the best but the scallops and shrimp are to die for, then again so are the asparagus and zucchini or the mushrooms. They are...More

Thank tdjtsc
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My favorite: Grilled Atlantic Salmon with Mashed Potatoes, Pancetta, Roasted Garlic and Shallots; and Grilled Rack of Lamb, with Melted Leeks over a Spring-Onion Potato Cake See what they have to offer ....I am sure you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 722 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3015
    (Columbus Street)
  • Public Transportation: King Street Metro
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-548-0088
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