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Laporta's Restaurant

1600 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3466
+1 703-683-6313
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1600 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3466
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We read reviews from trip advisor before we go anywhere. This restaurant was rated #13 for the area, but one of the reason we decide to try it. FAMILY OWNED!!. Love to help the local restaurants. Great atmosphere, food presentation and taste very good. We...More

Thank Atanza64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment I walked in, the atmosphere felt like an a pair of comfortable shoes; food, music, and service all worked together. Recommend you visit when there's live entertainment.

Thank Naji H. R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited here while on business and found the restaurant and food to be very good. Very convenient location, fresh food all around, good wine list.

Thank northernlights40
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent family owned Italian restaurant in Alexandria VA. On Mondays & Tuesdays, they have great dinner deal- 2 entrees and a bottle of wine for $29. Of course salads, deserts, etc adds it up. We received Excellent service by our waiter Franky, and the live...More

Thank OneLaker2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We go to Laporta's often, & we've never had a bad experience. I can't imagine how/why people would rate this place with a "1" or "2." I would say our experiences warrant "4s" & "5s," depending on the given day. Our recent experience was a...More

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 29 April 2017

There are FAR too many good Italian places to go than to pay the outrageous prices they charge here....for food just as good. Bar is small and very crowded, tables are mashed together and the wait staff seemed very pretentious. Been there, done that, won't...More

Thank Roger W
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I had dinner with a group of 10 or so when I was in Alexandria on business. I had one of the two nightly special dishes on the menu that night. Beef Tenderloin Tips. It was fantastic. Ample portions of tenderloin (they weren't so much...More

Thank loftmaster
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Our group of 20+ enjoyed dinner at Laporta's with great service and fine food. I enjoyed the evening's Mahi-Mahi special with steamed vegetables. The wait staff was knowledgeable and very attentive, bringing water, then ordered drinks, if you desired. The meal was served hot, correctly...More

Thank super90210
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great happy hour prices on food and drinks and a great atmosphere. Their dining room has nice piano music and good dinner specials. Also free parking after 5 pm

Thank Janet J
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Found this small jewel on Monday Special night (2 dinners and bottle of wine $28) and it was wonderful experience. Food was presented well, tasted better and desserts were excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3466
  • Public Transportation: King Street Metro one block away
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-683-6313
  • E-mail
Laporta's restaurant is the ideal place for extraordinary food in a casual, comfortable setting. Laporta's has an attentively serviced contemporary dining room perfect for a romantic evening out or any other special occasion, combined with an adjoining intimate Jazz lounge. Relax and listen to the live jazz featured nightly. The lounge has the warmth and friendly feel of a local's bar yet with the same excellence of service and consistency of food quality that defines our dining room and exemplifies the restaurant as a whole. The menu features inventive fresh seafoods and hearty pastas complemented by the provincial-style desserts of Margaret Laporta. New outdoor terrace with dining daily until 11pm. DOG friendly!
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