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