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Evening Star Cafe

2000 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1310
+1 703-549-5051
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  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (29 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2000 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1310
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The retro vibe is instant as you walk in. The place looks quirky and eclectic. Don't let that fool you. We went early and got a table right away, but as we dined it got almost full so keep that in mind. Our server was...More

Thank Anect-Rafi M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here for brunch on a Sunday. The place is not very big and we had a short wait for a table. The service was good. We shared the arugula and apple salad, buttermilk biscuits, and the ham and cheese Benedict. The food was...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Visited for brunch at noon on a very cold Sunday in January. They don't take reservations for brunch, but we didn't have to wait for a table. We were seated immediately even though it looked like the restaurant was full. I had a blood orange...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Visited on a late-Sunday morning for brunch and had the chicken and waffles. They were delicious! Service is also great and the menu is reasonably priced. I would return to try other dishes.

Thank JoeExplorer
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited the Evening Star Cafe for Sunday brunch. Both of us were disappointed in the food and service. We were seated within 5 minutes but then waited almost 20 just for drinks. Fortunately, we were not in a rush, so it...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The Evening Star is in a lovely central Del Ray location, with nice outside seating and a really cool outdoor bar called "The Front Porch" attached. The interior is a mix between a diner and country restaurant. Unfortunately, the menu is a far too limited...More

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I love Evening Star. I have never had a bad meal. For brunch there are not many gluten free options for for dinner there are, you just have to ask the right questions. The chef is knowledgeable about even the hidden gluten in some of...More

Thank ThereBeBears
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We came for brunch around 11AM on a Sunday, and although it was full, we were seated immediately. We split one of the toffee cinnamon rolls, which was very tasty. The sausage breakfast sandwich was also very good. It is quite tall, and I ended...More

Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Evening Star Cafe is a funky, colorful place to grab a delicious meal. I enjoyed a fantastic brunch here, and loved the artsy atmosphere with unique art covering the walls. Service was quick and friendly, and I would love to return and try more of...More

Thank Callie B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I had read some mediocre reviews but my daughter encouraged us to go because they had previously had good meals. I usually defer to Trip Advisor but we decided to give Evening Star a chance. The 5 of us (including 3 adult children) all chose...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1310
    (Howell Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: 10 minute walk from the Braddock Road Metro
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-549-5051
  • E-mail
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