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GRAPE + BEAN

GRAPE + BEAN

New American Restaurant and Wine Shop$$$$
Old Town, Alexandria
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7.8/10
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  • Ranked #6 for New American restaurants in Alexandria
  • Barbara A.
    "Blue Bottle coffee is really good!"(5 Tips)
    MARC
    "Dustin is the bomb and Holly is great!"(4 Tips)
    Tom J.
    "their March/April 2011 Southern Issue"(2 Tips)
    Abigail H.
    "Great for meeting up with friends or a cozy date!"(3 Tips)
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  • MARC
    MARCNovember 15, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Love this place... Me and my wife come here twice a month to enjoy awesome wine and company. Love the service! Dustin is the bomb and Holly is great! They will make your stay a pleasant one.
  • Laura
    LauraMarch 16, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    The wine selection is diverse & the friendly staff knows their wine inside and out. The anchovy salad is sooo good and the atmosphere is peaceful and relaxing. Dustin is wonderful to talk with!
  • Design*Sponge
    Design*SpongeAugust 3, 2014
    Like peanut butter goes with chocolate so does wine and coffee. This wine shop/coffee shop/restaurant has an outstanding wine selection and serves fair trade coffee from Counter Culture Coffee. Read more
  • Tim F.
    Tim FAugust 8, 2015
    More grape than bean. They have great coffee but they're really more interested in selling you a glass or bottle of wine. They won't let you sit in the dining area if you just buy a cup of coffee
    Upvoted 1 week ago
  • Northern Virginia Magazine
    Northern Virginia MagazineSeptember 18, 2012
    "Their wine list focuses on smaller, independent producers from around the world, and their menu features small plates with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients..." - October 2012 Issue
  • Audrey A.
    Audrey ADecember 22, 2012
    Cozy place that is perpetually busy. Disappointed noone offered assistance when searching for wine. Selection well organized. Will come back for "sit down service" to leave another tip. CLOSED on Mon!
  • Barbara A.
    Barbara ADecember 9, 2013
    Very nice place! Blue Bottle coffee is really good! I couldn't leave without buying some to take home!
  • Abigail H.
    Abigail H.September 27, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Great for meeting up with friends or a cozy date! Dustin, Christina and the rest of the staff are always good!
  • David L.
    David LevyAugust 25, 2014
    The wine selection is great. And the meals are enjoyable but on the light side. We love the communal seating.
  • iLuvtra1ls P.
    iLuvtra1ls PFebruary 18, 2012
    A very nice selection of wines that you can buy there and sip. $15 cork fee felt a little bit pricier.
  • Tom J.
    Tom JMarch 27, 2012
    Imbibe Magazine recognized Grape & Bean for being one of the Best Places to Get Caffeinated in the South in their March/April 2011 Southern Issue
  • Rory P.
    Rory ParnessMay 24, 2014
    Great little spot off of busy King street. Order a wine flight and ask them to pair up some cheeses. You will be pleasantly surprised!
  • Kala M.
    Kala McRaeMay 3, 2012
    The flatbread is delicious. No stroller room inside but if you can get a table outside (1 of 2) then bring the kiddo.
  • Chriss K.
    Chriss KnisleySeptember 14, 2014
    Great wine selection, nice coffee options, good snacks and small plates.
  • Karen A.
    Karen AndersonJanuary 14, 2016
    The champagne selection is nice and I'm impressed that they have bufala mozzarella!
  • Travel Swagger
    Travel SwaggerNovember 20, 2011
    The staff very kind serve Blue Bottle Coffee, but no outside food and drink (eg., Lavender Moon Cupcakery) are allowed.
  • David C.
    David CoreyAugust 17, 2014
    The Sommelier wine and food recommendations, and pairings were excellent.
  • Vanessa F.
    Vanessa FrenchSeptember 5, 2011
    Amazing wine selection, great food and they serve Blue Bottle coffee. Triple threat!
  • Christian S.
    Christian SchillerFebruary 17, 2013
    Charming neighbourhood wine bar with a good selection of wines
  • Charina
    CharinaFebruary 6, 2013
    The Creamy Buffalo Mozzarella is to die for. Yummy.
  • Laura
    LauraNovember 16, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The mozzarella and piquillo pepper sandwich is delicious!
  • Roger D.
    Roger DashFebruary 1, 2015
    Only place in the area to serve blue bottle coffee
  • Jonathan D.
    Jonathan DagleJanuary 6, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Great wines. Great advice. Great food.
  • Alisha B.
    Alisha BhagatFebruary 15, 2013
    I can't resist the coffee here. Stop in whenever I'm in the neighborhood.
  • Alyssa G.
    Alyssa GuoSeptember 1, 2013
    Tomato and mozzarella sandwich is amazing!!!!!!
  • Jonathan D.
    Jonathan DagleFebruary 6, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Now with more wine bar seating!
  • Sarah P.
    Sarah PhippenDecember 13, 2014
    Great variety, very cozy
  • Micah P.
    Micah PFebruary 14, 2015
    Nice spot..make sure you ask for Erin!
  • Luana
    LuanaNovember 13, 2010
    Service is great, especially Dustin and Friday/Saturday crew.
  • Cassel K.
    Cassel KrollDecember 27, 2011
    Come here when you have a craving for Blue Bottle coffee.
  • Ann B.
    Ann BartlettDecember 10, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Awesome, I live there!
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