Pizzeria Paradiso - Old Town Alexandria | Alexandria, Virginia
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Pizzeria Paradiso - Old Town Alexandria
Excellent based on 14 ratings
Type: Restaurant

124 King St.
Alexandria, Virginia United States 22314 [ print map ]
703 837 1245

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Hours: Mon-Thu: 11:30am-11pm Fri-Sat: 11:30am-12am, Sun 12pm-10pm


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Pizzeria Paradiso - Old Town Alexandria

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Port City COLOSSAL THREE , Green Flash Hop Odyssey Cedar Plank Pale Ale 88, Heavy Seas Uncharted Waters: Yule Tide (2013) 82, Flying Dog / Evolution Craft Natural Selection Ale: Genus 3 90, Flying Dog Vineyard Blonde 65, Ommegang Hennepin 97, Perennial Woodside 91, Baladin Wayan 87, DC Brau / Stillwater Exquisite Corpse 85, Allagash Fluxus 2013 94, Terrapin Maggieís Peach Farmhouse Ale 62, Gaverhopke ít Koerseklakske 49, Left Hand Ambidextrous IV - Maibock , Beer Here MÝrke Pumpernickel Porter 99, Parkway Bridge Builder Blonde 49, Green Flash Hop Odyssey Black IPA 98, Harviestoun Ola Dubh (12 Year Old) 99, Firestone Walker Parabola 100, BFM √225 Saison 99, The Bruery Sour in the Rye 99
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14 reviews for Pizzeria Paradiso - Old Town Alexandria
 Ambiance  78%
 Service  77%
 Selection  83%
 Food  75%
 Value  71%
 Overall  77%
 Rating  87%
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84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Travlr  (1374) Washington, Washington DC | December 30, 2010
Nice place in the heart of Old Town Alexandria. Friendly staff, great locals. of course, the usual well-chosen beer list from Greg Jasgur. This one has a better bar space that the Dupont location, but not quite as good as the Georgetown location. Definitely the top beer location in Alexandria,, and possibly in Virginia.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2  (585) Hanover, Maryland | April 16, 2011
A nice, open place in Old Town, though it can be very loud when they are busy; there is nothing to absorb the sound. The pizzas are good, and the choices varied, though the crust is a bit brittle. The beer selection is solid, and rotates regularly. Service is great, with everyone being attentive and caring about your experience.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
GT2  (535) Carlsbad, California | June 12, 2012
Hmm itís probably my least favorite of the three Paradisos. Georgetown location has the best bar downstairs though cramped and crowded. Ambiance is great there. Tap list is great. Dupont location bar is super cramped to the point where if you donít have a seat, just forget about it. Bottle list at Dupont is the best of the three. The Old Town location has more space, the bar is much more relaxed, but the tap list is always the weakest of the three. All three locationsí tap lists are updated "semi-live" on their website eatyourpizza.com under the "Birre" tab. So you can see almost exactly what they will have before you go. Food menu is essentially the same as the other Paradisos: itís hearty Mediterranean with excellent antipasti and filling courses. If you are at the bar at any of the locations, ASK FOR THE OLIVES. If youíre drinking beer, it is a must palate savior and they are FREE and delicious. Donít forget about free olive dish. If you are attempting their Happy Hour on Tues-Wed 5-7PM where all drafts are half price, remember the Georgetown and Dupont locations will be mad packed. The Old Town location is more tolerable but at the expense of having their B-list kegs on tap.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
JoeinEscazķ  (278) Ozark, Missouri | August 31, 2012
Much less crowded than the DC locations at lunchtime, at least on my visit. Like the others, always an intriguing tap list and a cask selection. And like the others, maybe a bit pricey for what it is. The pizza suits me well enough. Near the waterfront, it would be easy to make an evening of dinner here then a session at Bilbo Baggins.
68
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
Brigadier  (250) Clevelandish, Ohio | January 3, 2012
Spotty service knocks this down a few points. Visiting during Happy Hour it took about ten or fifteen minutes to get a beer. The food looked good but it was a little expensive ($17.95 for a large gourmet - in line with most other similar places).

The selection was impressive enough for me to stick around and give it a shot. A mixture of locals from Starr Hill, Olde Richmond, and Port City were complemented by a couple of Belgians. Overall I would check this place out. The biggest problem may be parking; if you can catch the Metro to Old Town and use the trolley instead.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
Iphonephan  (156) McLean, Virginia | April 26, 2013
Stopped by for lunch and had some excellent beers on draft The pizza was also quite good. Four 4 oz flights for $12 seemed pretty reasonable and provided a way to taste a broad selection without getting snockered.
78
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83  (148) Fairfax, Virginia | January 2, 2012
This is a pretty well placed restaurant located in downtown Old Town Alexandria. Parked a few blocks away, walked there. The place was packed - both the bar and the front part of the restaurant. Friends had a table so didnít have to wait through that mess.

Iíve just been here for happy hour, so I havenít had any of the food - I suspect itís as good as it looks. Beer selection was very nice, though both their beer menu and their board was woefully out of date (and neither matched) when I went there on Veterans Day.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
devman171  (102) Annapolis , Maryland | August 21, 2013
great bar in old town, good food any great tap and bottle list!
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ  (100) San Diego, California | August 13, 2013
A nice location in old town. Large open windows, give a nice view. Not too crowded. The draft list was slightly worse than expected, nothing exceptional. And the pizza was not my favorite. They are going for the "gourmet", but I found the pizza rather whimpy and burnt. Not a bad place to stop if you need a bite to eat, but not worth seeking out.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
mansquito  (68) Nueva York, New York | March 23, 2012
Good location in Alexandria. Interior design is on the cheesy side. Ambiance is sorely lacking, but that is why I think I like it. Sitting in the bar area, it is so easy to ignore everyone around you and just pick up loads of dank beer. The food is of high quality. They focus on using a minimum number of ingredients and choosing those of the best quality. Complimentary olives are pretty great too. The Beer. The beer is expensive on not happy hour, but is cheap during happy hour. Half price. That means I can get awesome Belgian beers on tap for 5 bucks. American beers during happy hour will be even cheaper. The tap changes enough to keep things interesting. I went twice in one month and only one beer was the same. Cask beers are pretty cool as well. The best thing about this location is that there are more happy hour days than in in the Dupont location. The people who work there are mad chill and know what a beer is.

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