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25 of the Best Restaurants Near Fort Belvoir (2020 Edition)
25 of the Best Restaurants Near Fort Belvoir25 of the Best Restaurants Near Fort Belvoir

25 of the Best Restaurants Near Fort Belvoir (2020 Edition)

Introduction

Located less than an hour outside Washington DC in the Mt Vernon area, Fort Belvoir has a lot of options for restaurants both on and off post. Aside from the standard fast food options found on most military installations, there are some unique options in addition to the many off-post choices.

This list of restaurants near Fort Belvoir is just a starting point to help you get your bearings as you explore and discover your new favorite spots.

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(1-2) American Restaurants on Fort Belvoir
(3) Mexican and Southwestern Restaurants on Fort Belvoir
(4) Italian Restaurants on Fort Belvoir
(5) Asian Restaurants on Fort Belvoir
(6) Veteran and Minority Owned Businesses Near Fort Belvoir
(7-11) American Restaurants Near Fort Belvoir
(12-14) Mexican Restaurants Near Fort Belvoir
(15-17) Seafood Restaurants Near Fort Belvoir
(18-20) Italian Restaurants Near Fort Belvoir
(21-23) Asian Restaurants Near Fort Belvoir
(24-25) Desserts Near Fort Belvoir

Suggested Read: Fort Belvoir: In-Depth Welcome Center

Fort Belvoir Restaurants

Dining options on post are available in many flavors and multiple locations. Check out the post’s MWR website for more information on post restaurants and dining options. Fast food and food court options are listed on the Exchange website here.

Due to ongoing coronavirus concerns, it is best to confirm restaurant hours before you go.

American Restaurants on Fort Belvoir

American Cuisine

1. Niblick’s Clubhouse Grill

Address: 8450 Beulah St, Bldg 2920, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
Phone Number: 1 (703) 806-5878

Located at the Belvoir Golf Club, this easy and comfortable grill has indoor and outdoor seating and offers sandwiches, cocktails, and beers.

2. Washington Lounge

Address: 5500 Schulz Circle, Bldg 20 Fort, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
Phone Number: 1 (858) 780-0930
On the first floor of the Officer’s Club, this British style pub overlooks the Potomac River and Connolly Outdoor Pool.

Mexican and Southwestern Cuisine

3. Vortex Grill

Address: 5975 Middleton Rd, Bldg 1199, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
Phone Number: 1 (703) 805-2991

Located in the Fort Belvoir Bowling Center, this spot offers tex-mex favorites, wings, salads, wraps, burgers, and healthy options.

Italian Restaurants on Fort Belvoir

Italian Cuisine

4. Bozzelli Bros. Delicatessen & Caterers

Address: 10300 Taylor Rd, Bldg 1200, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
Phone Number: 1 (703) 781-6861

Offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the menu has subs, sandwiches, salads, pizza, pasta, desserts, and more.

Asian Cuisine

5. Rice King

Address: 5976 12th St S Post, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
Phone Number: 1 (703) 781-0890

Fresh Asian cuisine including Korean barbecue, Japanese, and Chinese options in combo platters and bowls.

Restaurants Near Fort Belvoir

Venture out into the area south of DC in Mt Vernon and Alexandria to discover lots of exciting food options!

Veteran And Minority Owned Businesses

Veteran And Minority Owned Businesses

6. The Mad Baker Romie

Address: 8160 Mansion Ct N Unit A, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
Phone Number: 1 (571) 224-1281

This business — owned by a black, disabled combat veteran — makes all manner of cakes, pies, and desserts. According to the Cheshire Cat and inspiration behind the bakery, “every adventure requires a first step,” and these desserts will take your palate on a flavor journey according to the locals. And if you’re looking for custom desserts, if you can dream it, they can bake it.

American Cuisine

7. The Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant

Address: 3200 Mt Vernon Memorial Hwy, Mt Vernon, VA 22309
Phone Number: 1 (703) 799-5296

American cuisine with vegetarian and vegan options are offered at George Washington’s historic estate. The menu offers such tempting items as crab cakes, skillet mac and cheese with lobster, and drunken french toast. Reservations are accepted.

Burton’s Grill & Bar in Alexandria, VA

8. Burton’s Grill & Bar

Address: 6452 Old Beula St, Alexandria, VA 22315
Phone Number: 1 (703) 922-1730

Burton’s Grill & Bar offers pub food, a full bar, and serves vegetarian and vegan options for breakfast, lunch, or dinner by a friendly staff.

9. The Burger Shack

Address: 6468 Landsdowne Center Dr, Alexandria, VA 22315
Phone Number: 1 (703) 347-7555

Don’t let the name fool you, though this place’s name may make it seem small, is known for its big burgers packed full of flavor and delicious fries that come in many different varieties.

10. Olympians Family Restaurant

Address: 6430 Landsdowne Ctr, Alexandria, VA 22315
Phone Number: 1 (703) 550-503

Olympians Family Restaurant serves up a mix of American burgers and appetizers, pizza, Greek, and Mediterranean dishes so there is something for everyone to enjoy.

11. The Secret Garden Cafe

Address: 404 Mill St, Occoquan, VA 22125
Phone Number: 1 (703) 494-2848

This place is no secret to the locals. This cafe serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner with indoor and outdoor seating warmed by a cozy fire during colder weather months. Their menu features items such as shrimp and grits, crab cakes, and desserts.

Mexican Restaurants Near Fort Belvoir VA

Mexican Restaurants Near Fort Belvoir VA

12. El Paso Mexican Restaurant

Address: 8746 Cooper Rd, Alexandria, VA 22009
Phone Number: 1 (703) 619-5123

El Paso Mexican Restaurant is known for their Mexican and Southwestern food served in large portions and if you’re still hungry, great deserts.

13. Taco Jalisco

Address: 8645 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22009
Phone Number: 1 (703) 360-1253

If you’re looking for authentic, Mexican-style tacos? Look no further than Taco Jalisco! Served on warm corn tortillas, this place brings all the flavor you want in a taco but without the frills.

14. Mezcalero Cocina Mexicana

Address: 8368 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22309
Phone Number: 1 (571) 347-7995

And if you are searching for more options on Richmond Hwy, Mezcalero Cocina Mexica is the place! Just down the road from Taco Jalisco they also serve authentic Mexican food but in a sports bar with indoor and outdoor seating so no matter the season you can enjoy a good meal!

Seafood Restaurants Near Fort Belvoir

Seafood Cuisine

15. Chasin’ Tails

Address: 2200 N Westmoreland St, Alexandria VA 22213
Phone Number: 1 (703) 653-0982

You won’t be chasing your tail here for good seafood. This place serves up Cajun/Creole recipes and seafood options abound with a full bar in a fun setting.

16. Crafty Crab

Address: 5770 Dow Ave, Alexandria, VA 22304
Phone Number: 1 (833) 488-5344

Hungry for chicken wings or chicken of the sea? Enjoy platters of giant crab legs, lobster, fish, and hush puppies, as well as non-seafood options such as chicken wings at Crafty Crab.

17. The Wharf

Address: 119 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone Number: 1 (703) 836-2836

Experience Old Town Alexandria’s classic seafood with excellent fresh seafood in a waterfront setting at The Wharf.

Italian Restaurants Near Fort Belvoir

Italian Cuisine

18. Il Paradiso Trattoria

Address: 8723 Cooper Rd, Alexandria, VA 22009
Phone Number: 1 (703) 360-4105

Enjoy pasta and seafood at II Paradiso Trattoria along with live music and dancing in a setting that is perfect for large groups.

19. Osteria Marzano

Address: 6361 Walker Ln, Ste 140, Alexandria, VA 22310
Phone Number: 1 (703) 313-9700

Not only can you enjoy some of the best authentic Italian in Alexandria, but you can also sign up for wine tastings and cooking events hosted by the owners at Osteria Marzano.

20. Federico Ristorante Italiano

Address: 519 23rd St S, Arlington, VA 22202
Phone Number: 1 (703) 486-0519

Federico Ristorante Italiano offers great Italian seafood dishes inspired by the Mediterranean coastline. And if you’re still hungry after enjoying some of the best Salmon al Pescatore (according to the locals) they also offer excellent desserts, leaving your belly and palate full and happy.

Asian Restaurants Near Fort Belvoir

Asian Cuisine

21. Thai Nakorn

Address: 8733F Cooper Rd, Alexandria, VA 22309
Phone Number: 1 (703) 360-8288

Thai Nakorn offers outstanding Thai dishes with reliably great service offering lunch and dinner in a family-friendly neighborhood setting.

22. Matsui Sushi

Address: 6408 Landsdowne Ctr, Alexandria, VA 22315
Phone Number: 1 (703) 550-6100

This place might not look like much, but they choose to let their food do the talking. Matsui Sushi offers the Sushi, bulgogi, ramen dishes, and more, and is a “must go to” on our and the local’s list!

23. House of Dynasty

Address: 7550 Telegraph Rd, Alexandria, VA 22315
Phone Number: 1 (703) 922-5210

This place is one of the top reviewed Chinese restaurants in the area and offers all the familiar Chinese dishes that you know and crave!

Desserts Near Fort Belvoir

Desserts and More

24. Sweet Frog Premium Frozen Yogurt

Address: 6020 12th St, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
Phone Number: 1 (703) 781-5990

Still hungry after checking out some of our favorite restaurants? Hit this spot to grab deluxe yogurts with tons of topping options.

25. Paradise Ice Cream

Address: 7702 Backlick Rd, Springfield, VA 22150
Phone Number: 1 (703) 913-9445

This place’s name isn’t called Paradise for no reason, your taste buds will thank you when you try their homemade ice cream with specialty flavors. And so you can enjoy their ice cream with your friends, coworkers, families, or relatives they also offer catering for parties and events.

Conclusion

Hungry for more? Be sure to check local city websites and get out there exploring! Remember that many businesses may still be operating under limits due to COVID-19 so check out their sites ahead of time. Bon appetit!

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