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Cedar Knoll

9030 Lucia Ln, Alexandria, VA 22308-2700
+1 703-780-3665
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good19%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“oysters” (8 reviews)
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9030 Lucia Ln, Alexandria, VA 22308-2700
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We've been going to Cedar Knoll for many years through several changes in menu/management, and the current incarnation is pleasant, friendly, and satisfying.

Thank TomUSNA1969
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cedar Knoll has been around for a long, long time. Many have tried to make a go of it, and many have failed. This reiteration deserves support. We were there on a pleasant, sunny weekday afternoon. We sat in a sun room that used the...More

Thank ChipCarver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ambiance is lovely and our bartender was wonderful. We arrived a bit before 4 pm and were told we could not come in until 4. When we entered we were told that they could give us a water but not a drink because it...More

Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We decided to go out for lunch to celebrate---nothing, just to enjoy a nice sunny June day. We selected the Cedar Knoll a fine, traditional restaurant on the Potomac River just north of Mount Vernon. My wife and I had been to the Cedar Knoll...More

Thank John W. C
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We picked up relatives at BWI who were visiting D.C., thought this would be a great spot for dinner. We were not disappointed! Great view, yummy food, they didn't rush us as we visited for a while before we ordered. Overall great experience.

Thank Mr.Magoo
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We stopped here for a Sunday brunch before Georgetown graduation, and were delighted by the experience. Service was spot on, food was stellar, and the location is phenomenal - amazing views of the Potomac from the front windows of the restaurant. They started us out...More

Thank ckassotis
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Extremely disappointed. This place should have remained closed. I will give the location good scores and presentation of food. But the taste of the food was horrible and the management was beyond rude and quiet nasty towards my group. In this type of business, there...More

1  Thank acefam2012
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Cedar Knoll restaurant, located on the George Washington Parkway, south of Alexandria, Virginia, overlooks the Potomac River and is a cozy treasure with fabulous menus. The staff are attentive professionals, who are warm & welcoming. There is a wide selection of wonderful wines and a...More

Thank Clair W
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Looking for something unique to celebrate a 70th birthday, we selected Cedar Knoll Inn, Mt. Vernon. It was superb with romantic subset vista on the Potomac, comfortable almost 'cozy' atmosphere and excellent menu selection. The wait service seemed a bit immature, but the cuisine more...More

Thank ArlingtonVaSonnet
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Delighted that Cedar Knoll is back after a long absence and quite an improved menu. Beautiful view of the Potomac, attentive service, and delicious menu choices. My husband and I love this location on a warm weather drive out the GW parkway in our '66...More

Thank 390nancyv
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Questions & Answers
Will C
20 December 2016|
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Response from Andrew H | Property representative |
Hi Will, We do have a happy hour menu from 4-6:30 Tuesday through Friday. Happy hour is a great time to come with a group of friends. We have large sofas in the log cabin room where the large fireplace is and it is great... More
9 January 2015|
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Response from Stateseer | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I have had the same experience. In true Cedar Knoll fashion, there is a sign outside that one can see in daylight that says "Open." It certainly appears closed. I suspect it might be changing hands, which might be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9030 Lucia Ln, Alexandria, VA 22308-2700
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-780-3665
  • E-mail
Built in the early 1800's, Historic Cedar Knoll Restaurant is located one mile from George Washington's Mt.Vernon estate. Cedar Knoll is known for its historic atmosphere and enchanting view of the Potomac River. With indoor and outdoor seating, fireplaces and a view of the river from each room, it is the perfect place for casual dining, a relaxing stop after a long bike ride, a romantic dinner, or an elegant wedding ceremony and reception all year round!
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