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208 Queen St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2613 (Fairfax & Lee Streets)
+1 703-683-0300
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11:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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North Caldwell, New Jersey
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While walking around Old Town looking for a place to have dinner we talked with a couple of locals. One recommended a BBQ place which we never found. The second mentioned Bilbo Baggins. Small front but roomy inside, Also a second floor. Specials that night were reasonably price. We had grilled achiote pork chop and wiener schnitzel which were both... More 

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Thank Robert B
Sarasota, Florida
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I used to eat here occasionally when I lived in Virginia. After moving away several years ago, I wondered if it was still there. I came back for a few days and was delighted to see that it's still in business. The waiter said it's been on business for 36 years. It was a chilly and rainy day so there... More 

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Thank Futuredesigner
Lake Dallas, United States
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102 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate there last year. Very good food. I'm a Bilbo and Frodo groupie so it was special to me to eat here. Had to walk up stairs and didn't like that but it didn't stop me from enjoying it.

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Thank Loretta V
Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our lunch at Bilbo Baggins. Great selection of craft draft beers and food was very enjoyable. Really liked the cozy atmosphere. Service was great. Really great bar.

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Thank scubadillo99
Pennsylvania
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312 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

My friend and I had dinner. We arrived on a Saturday evening around 6p.m. There was no wait and we were promptly seated at a table on the second floor. We were the only couple in the section in which we were seated. I ordered the shrimp and lobster bisque which had no shrimp and lobster. It looked like baby... More 

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1 Thank teresa3000
Fareham, United Kingdom
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570 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

A great little spot with a truly excellent beer selection. Atmosphere is warm and friendly so well worth a visit.

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Thank Phil P
Alexandria, Virginia
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I've been to both the restaurant portion and the tiny bar area, and always prefer the cozy bar area when I can get a seat there. The beer selection is varied but not too overwhelming and they always have something interesting on tap. The custom cocktails made with their own barrel aged spirits are usually worth a try. The happy... More 

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1 Thank Michelle K
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202 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Beers, cheers and change of gears. Loved this place. Bilbo Baggins is a treasure trove for beer drinkers. Milk stout. Drink it.

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1 Thank Stephen A
Dayton, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Had to look hard for the Hobbit reference, thought it would be a little more cozy. Menu selection was limited and prices above average. Food was okay​, nothing spectacular. Just disappointed in general, could have been better in decor, atmosphere & food selections. Place could use a "spruce up"!

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1 Thank dmosh
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Have nothing bad to say - everyone's food was perfect. Beers were great. Atmosphere was fun - and it was just enough off the beaten track of king street that made you feel like you found a diamond in the ruff.

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1 Thank Beth H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Queen St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2613
    (Fairfax & Lee Streets)
  • Public Transportation: The Dash bus has 2 stops on Fairfax Street near the intersection of Queen St. The restaurant is located on Queen St. between Fairfax and Lee Streets. There are 2 metro stops in Alexandria that will get you within 15-17 blocks of the restaurant. The metro stops are King St. or Braddock Road. From there its just a quick cab ride or nice walk.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-683-0300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?