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Fontaine Caffe & Creperie

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119 South Royal Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
+1 703-535-8151
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11:00 - 14:30
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Wed - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 15:00
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Alexandria, Virginia
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love going to Fontaine. The food is always amazing as well as the service. It is a little slice of Paris in the heart of Old Town.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finally stopped in. They really should have a "host/hostess" checking parties in on weekend mornings. We were a party of 2 and I saw 2 seats at the bar. Waited for someone to come check on the 5 parties waiting on a table on Sunday morning. Well, the 5th couple that walked in and bypassed the whole line to sit... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ir iS UNassuming on the outside, but it so charming inside and makes for a very cozy and friendly atmosphere, the food is good with a very appealing menu

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Franklinville, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Thank goodness for trip advisor finding and recommending!! We had the cinnamon Sangria, which was delicious. Devoured our crepes and enjoyed the excellent service and ambiance. Highly recommend!! Menu was very diverse!

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Thank Millerdes
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely small intimate cafe in old town. Great food and not too price. Great coffee too. Really good unobtrusive service. They do not rush you. I will go again.

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Thank Lynnette F
Richfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

This quaint restaurant was so good we ate there twice! Loved every morsel of both the savory and sweet crepes. Owners and wait staff could not be nicer!!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I've lived in France. Yeah, it sure doesn't make me special, but it does give me perspective on what crepe (savory and sweet) should taste like. I found the best sweet/dessert crepe in Virginia at Fontaine Caffe and Creperie on South Royal Street in Alexandria, VA. Savory crepes: I tried a couple of their savory crepes and they were...meh to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We like this place for its savory crêpes and genuine hard ciders from Normandy-France. The Alexandrian and the salmon crêpes are very good. There are several very good Apple hard ciders to match your dish with but the best is the Pear dry hard cider from Normandy "Poiré". Beats most of the white wines on the list! A must try!

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Washington, DC
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We met a friend here for lunch with our one-year old. I had high hopes as the atmosphere is cute and the menu looks promising, but our server was rude and the manager too. Halfway through the meal, the manager came over and started cleaning up crumbs from around my baby's high chair. I said, please don't, I will pick... More 

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Edgartown, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Fontaine is one of our "go-to places" in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. With an accompaniment of fine wine, we enjoyed our crisp and perfectly seasoned salad. The trout was superb. We topped it off with Fontaine's "Black Forest," a tasty crepe filled with chocolate ice cream covered with a drizzle of chocolate sauce. Note: Fontaine does not take reservations but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 17
Cuisine
French, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 South Royal Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-535-8151
Description
Join us for lunch, dinner, weekend brunch, or for Thursday French movie night. Fontaine is locally owned and operated causal European style restaurant is located in the heart of Old Town, Alexandria. Fontaine Caffe & Creperie serves Steak Frites, Mussels, Pates, Roasted Trout, Cheese, Vegetarian dishes, authentic savory and sweet French crepes paired with French Cidres in a casual European restaurant setting. Our carefully crafted seasonal menu, extensive craft beer and boutique wine selection, friendly service, and elegant, yet cozy, atmosphere makes Fontaine restaurant the perfect place to rendezvous with old friends and meet new ones.

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