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30 of the Best Fort Lee Restaurants (2022 Edition)
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30 of the Best Fort Lee Restaurants (2022 Edition)


Military life, whether you’re a service member, family member, or DoD employee is hungry work. And it’s the same here, at the home of the US Army’s Combined Arms Support Command, as it is at any other post. Whether you’re craving tasty grub right this second or planning out your next meal, there’s no shortage of great Fort Lee restaurants to choose from.

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(1-5) Fast Food on Fort Lee
(6-11) American Restaurants on Fort Lee
(12) Mexican Restaurants on Fort Lee
(13) Pizza Restaurants on Fort Lee
(14) Chinese Restaurants on Fort Lee
(15-20) American Restaurants near Fort Lee
(21-23) Mexican Restaurants near Fort Lee
(24-26) Italian Restaurants near Fort Lee
(27-30) Asian Restaurants near Fort Lee

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Fort Lee Restaurants

Fast Food on Fort Lee

Fast Food

1. Arby’s

Address: 300 A Avenue, Bldg. 1605 (Main Exchange), Ft Lee, VA 23801
Phone: 1 (804) 862-4642

This chain’s motto is “We’ve got the meats” and boy do they mean it. Enjoy any and all of Arby’s famously hearty sandwiches and a whole host of tasty sides.

2. Subway

Address: 300 A Avenue, Bldg. 1605 (Main Exchange), Ft Lee, VA 23801
Phone: 1 (804) 862-4642

Get a great sandwich just how you like it, fast and fresh, and the Main Exchange’s Subway. Grab a footlong with all the meat, cheese, and toppings you want right here on post.

3. Charley’s

Address: 300 A Avenue, Bldg. 1605 (Main Exchange), Ft Lee, VA 23801
Phone: 1 (804) 862-4642

The signature cheesesteaks are just one reason to pick up a meal at this on-post branch of Charley’s. From loaded fries to fresh lemonade, this is a great place to fill up in a hurry.

4. Popeye’s

Address: 1431 Mahone Ave, Fort Lee VA, 23801
Phone: 1 (804) 861-3916

Authentic Louisiana style fried chicken and more has made Popeye’s one of the country’s favorite places to go for crispy, savory fried poultry. Pick up a massive family dinner or a meal just for you.

5. Burger King

Address: Bldg. 4309, Fort Lee, VA 23801
Phone: 1 (804) 733-3839

Burgers, sandwiches, salads, fries, and more fill the menu of every BK. No wonder it’s one of the leading fast food chains in the world.

American Cuisine on Fort Lee

American Cuisine

6. Cardinal Golf Club Quick Service Restaurant

Address: A Avenue, Bldg. 11810, Ft Lee, VA 23801
Phone: 1 (804) 734-2892

Although part of the on-post golf course, you don’t need to get through an entire 18 holes to stop by their quick service restaurant for a quick sandwich or salad. They also have breakfast options and daily specials.

7. The HideAway

Address: 5th Street, Bldg. 15013, Ft Lee, VA 23801
Phone: 1 (804) 734-1755

Often called “Fort Lee’s best kept secret,” this bar/restaurant has great food and drink options to enjoy while playing pool, enjoying a big screen TV, or even just sitting outside on their 800 square foot deck.

8. Sustainers’ Pub

Address: Mahone Avenue, Bldg. 2301, Ft Lee, VA 23801
Phone: 1 (804 )734-7541

Don’t let the “pub” name fool you, this spot has more than just a full drink menu. Sustainer’s offers plenty of tasty food options like artisan pizza and fried chicken wings.

9. Overtime Sports Bar

Address: Battle Drive, Bldg. 9009, Ft Lee, VA 23801
Phone: 1 (804) 734-7541

Located on the lower floor of The Lee Club catering/event space, this is a great spot to either watch sports on large screen TV’s or play a few bar sports of your own (darts, pool, etc).

10. TenStrike Action City Grill

Address: C Avenue, Bldg. 8016, Ft Lee, VA 23801
Phone: 1 (804) 734-6860

You can get burgers, pizza, and more for both dining in or takeout. The grill even offers combos and party platters for big groups or really hungry individuals.

11. Le’Pough’s Barbecue

Address: 2401 Quarters Rd, Bldg 12500, Ft Lee, VA 23801
Phone: 1 (804) 454-6556

Get yourself some authentic, delicious Southern barbecue without ever having to leave post. Le’Pough’s boasts about their cookout style atmosphere, but you can order their tasty grub online if you’d rather get some takeout.

Mexican Cuisine

12. Qdoba

Address: 300 A Avenue, Bldg. 1605 (Main Exchange), Ft Lee, VA 23801
Phone: 1 (804) 862-4642

A beloved chain known for their menu full of all the zesty, spicy, cheesy classics of Mexican cuisine. The on-post Qdoba is a great spot to grab a burrito, some nachos, and more.

Fort Lee Pizza

13. Pizza Hut

Address: 1431 Mahone Ave, Fort Lee, VA 23801
Phone: 1 (804) 861-0130

From classic pizzas to create-your-own pies, Pizza Hut is a great place to get quality Italian food fast. Add some wings, sides, or even dessert to round out a big meal for the whole family.

Asian Cuisine

14. Panda Express

Address: 300 A Avenue, Bldg. 1605 (Main Exchange), Ft Lee, VA 23801
Phone: 1 (804) 862-4642

Pile on the main courses and heaps of sides at the local branch of this Chinese restaurant chain. Dine in for a relaxing meal or grab some takeout. They even have a drive-thru for extra convenience.

Restaurants Near Fort Lee

American Cuisine near Fort Lee

American Cuisine

15. Dixie Restaurant

Address: 250 N Sycamore St, Petersburg, VA 23803
Phone: 1 (804) 732-7425

This breakfast/lunch spot has been a culinary staple in the Fort Lee area for a century and with good reason. Locals rave about their famous Dixie Dog so you will not want to leave without trying one.

16. The Brickhouse Run

Address: 407 Cockade Aly # 409, Petersburg, VA 23803
Phone: 1 (804) 862-1815

An American bar with all the pub classics like shepherd’s pie, fish and chips, and burgers. The Brickhouse Run is a cozy spot for a great meal.

17. Saucy’s Walk Up

Address: 5th and Bollingbrook Streets (located in the rear of the building at 257 E. Bank Street), Petersburg, VA 23803
Phone: 1 (804) 504-3075

Tasty barbecue is what you’ll find at this beloved local eatery. Saucy’s has all the Southern classics like racks of ribs, pulled meats of all kinds, and plenty of sweet tea to wash it down.

18. Ruby Tuesday

Address: 5107 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860
Phone: 1 (804) 452-3713

A popular chain for American cuisine since the 1970’s, Ruby Tuesday is a great place to sit down for a meal. And they’re always adding new dishes to their menu, like their new burritos.

19. Texas Roadhouse

Address: 2602 Conduit Rd, Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Phone: 1 (804) 520-4933

Enjoy an authentic taste of Texas right here in Virginia at the local Texas Roadhouse. You can’t go wrong with one of their famous steaks, tasty ribs, heaping sides, or anything else on the menu.

20. Jerry’s Burger Spot

Address: 3815 Jefferson Park Rd, Prince George, VA 23875
Phone: 1 (804) 919-4803

A little burger joint serving massive burgers, Jerry’s is a favorite of anyone who spends any time in the area around Fort Lee. Don’t forget the fresh cut fries on the side!

Mexican Cuisine near Fort Lee

Mexican Cuisine

21. Los Bandidos

Address: 170 Southgate Sq, Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Phone: 1 (804) 520-5006

From the salsa and chips that start your meal to the sizzling pile of fresh fajitas (to pick one of their most popular entrees), Los Bandidos will please your palate in the way only top-notch Mexican food can.

22. El Nopal Mexican Restaurant

Address: 4118 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860
Phone: 1 (804) 452-0901

Big portions of beloved Mexican dishes will cover your table when you eat at El Nopal. This family owned and operated restaurant is a local favorite for fajitas and more.

23. El Caporal

Address: 241 Charles H Dimmock Pkwy, Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Phone: 1 (804) 520-8492

A Virginia original for Mexican flavors, El Caporal’s location in Colonial Heights is a perfect place to get a big, tasty meal. They even offer group deals to help feed your whole family.

Italian Cuisine near Fort Lee

Italian Cuisine

24. Roma Ristorante Italiano

Address: 2447 County Dr, Petersburg, VA 23803
Phone: 1 (804) 861-0414

Hearty Italian food packed with all the great flavors you’d expect. From huge antipasto salads to your favorite pizza and pasta options, Roma Ristorante has it all.

25. Rosa’s Italian Ristorante

Address: 4098 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860
Phone: 1 (804) 458-8744

Family recipes for classic dishes fill the pages of Rosa’s menu. From savory, saucy pizzas to sweet, sugary cannolis, you’ll find exactly what you’re craving right here.

26. Leone’s Italian Restaurant

Address: 5234 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860
Phone: 1 (804) 541-8855

Pick up a loaded Italian sub or a big, steaming plate of pasta for dinner. And don’t forget to try Leone’s pizza because, as they say, it’ll be “love at first slice!”

Asian Cuisine near Fort Lee

Asian Cuisine

27. Katcha Thai

Address: 5230 Oaklawn Blvd The Crossings Center, Hopewell, VA 23860
Phone: 1 (804) 458-2885

Get your fix of Thai cuisine and its myriad of delicious flavors at this local hotspot. Formerly Elephant Thai, rest assured the quality of food remained exquisite despite the name change.

28. Hokkaido Japanese Steakhouse

Address: 4217 Crossing Blvd, Prince George, VA 23875
Phone: 1 (804) 458-8868

Yes, it has the great cuts of grilled meat you’d expect from a Japanese steakhouse. But Hokkaido also has the other favorites of Japanese cuisine like sushi, tempura appetizers, and more.

29. Dragon Express

Address: 4201 Crossings Blvd, Prince George, VA 23875
Phone: 1 (804) 452-0588

A great spot for Chinese grub from lo mein to friend rice and everyone’s favorite meat dishes. And with a selection of specials that changes every month, there will always be new flavors to discover at Dragon Express.

30. Top’s China Restaurant

Address: 5236 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860
Phone: 1 (804) 452-2292

Step on up to the counter and order from a huge selection of Chinese dishes for either a take home or sit down meal. Top China’s various flavors of fried rice are all worth trying.


No matter what you’re craving, you’ll find food that hits the spot without going far from post. The restaurant options in and around Fort Lee are as numerous as they are varied, and we’ve only just scratched the surface here. So feel free to ask your new neighbors and coworkers for their recommendations. Or just get out there and explore your culinary options on your own. Chances are, you won’t go wrong. Enjoy!


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