Alexandria Has Voted: See the Best in Town from Donuts to Doctors

And the Winners Are….

ALEXANDRIA, VA — Thank you to all who voted this fall in our Annual Readers’ Choice contest. The ballots have been counted, the results are in and we are excited to share them with you. The contest ran for two months, and votes were cast in our digital survey as well as the printed version. The surveys were tallied by independent auditors, and we are happy to share with you the Best in Alexandria, from your favorite acupuncturist to your most-loved donuts and pet businesses.

Congratulations to all of our winners.

 

Asian (Two-way tie)

South China

1302 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-549-5099

southchinaalexandria.com

 

Momo Sushi

212 King Street

703-299-9092

mymomosushi.com

 

Bakery

Junction Bakery

1508 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-436-0025

www.junctionbakery.com

 

Bar

The Majestic

911 King Street

703-837-9117

themajesticva.com

 

BBQ

Pork Barrel BBQ

2312 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-822-5699

bbqdelray.com

 

Beer

Port City Brewing Company

3950 Wheeler Avenue

703-797-2739

www.portcitybrewing.com

 

Breakfast

Stomping Ground

2309 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-567-6616

stompdelray.com

 

Brunch

Del Ray Café

205 E. Howell Avenue

703-717-9151

delraycafe.com

 

Buffet

Café 44

44 Canal Center Plaza #401

571-800-6644

cafe44.com

 

Burgers

Holy Cow

2312 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-666-8616

holycowdelray.com

 

Butcher

Let’s Meat on the Avenue

2403 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-836-6328

letsmeatontheavenue.net

 

Catering

Bittersweet

103 1/2 N. Alfred Street

703-549-2708

bittersweetcatering.com

 

Cheese Shop

Cheestique

2411 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-706-5300

cheesetique.com

 

Chili

Hard Times Café

1404 King Street

703-837-0050

hardtimes.com

 

Chinese Take-Out

South China

1302 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-549-5099

southchinaalexandria.com

 

Cocktails

The Peoples Drug

103 N. Alfred Street

571-257-8851

thepeoplesdrug.com

 

Coffee House

St. Elmo’s

2300 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-739-9268

stelmoscoffeepub.com

 

Convenience

Yates Corner 7 Eleven

515 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-548-1819

yatescorner.com

Cupcakes

Lavender Moon

116 S. Royal Street

703-683-0588

facebook.com/lavendermooncupcakery

 

Deli

Market2Market

116 E Del Ray Avenue

571-312-3010

m2mdelray.com

 

Dessert

The Happy Tart

2307A Mount Vernon Avenue

571-290-0166

happytartbakery.com

 

Diner

Table Talk Restaurant

1623 Duke Street

703-548-3989

facebook.com/YatesTableTalk

Donuts

Sugar Shack Donuts

804 N. Henry Street

703-577-9023

sugarshackdmv.com

 

Family Restaurant

Lena’s Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap

401 E. Braddock Road

703- 683-5330

lenaswoodfire.com

 

Fine Dining

Landini’s

115 King Street

703-836-8404

landinibrothers.com

 

French Restaurant

Bastille

606 N Fayette Street

703-519-3776

bastillerestaurant.com

 

Greek Restaurant

Taverna Cretekou

818 King Street

703-548-8688

tavernacretekou.com

 

Grocery Store

Trader Joe’s

612 N St. Asaph Street

703-548-0611

traderjoes.com/va/alexandria

 

Happy Hour

Chadwicks

203 Strand Street

703-836-4442

chadwicksrestaurants.com

 

Ice Cream/Gelato

Dairy Godmother

2310 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-683-7767

thedairygodmother.com

 

Indian Restaurant

Bombay Curry Company

2607 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-836-6363

bombaycurrycompany.com

 

Irish Pub

Murphy’s Grand Irish Pub

713 King Street

703-548-1717

murphyspub.com

 

Italian Restaurant

Landini’s

115 King Street

703-836-8404

landinibrothers.com

 

Margaritas

Taqueria el Poblano

2400 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-548-8226

taqueriapoblano.com

 

Martinis

Landini’s

115 King Street

703-836-8404

landinibrothers.com

 

Mexican Restaurant

Taqueria el Poblano

2400 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-548-8226

taqueriapoblano.com

 

New Restaurant

Augie’s Mussel House

1106 King Street

703-721-3970

eataugies.com

 

Nightlife

Evening Star

2000 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-549-5051

eveningstarcafe.net

 

Outdoor Dining

Lena’s Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap

401 E. Braddock Road

703- 683-5330

lenaswoodfire.com

 

Pho

Caphe Banh Mi

407 Cameron Street

703-549-0800

caphebanhmi.com

 

Pizza

Lena’s Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap

401 E. Braddock Road

703- 683-5330

lenaswoodfire.com

 

Raw Bar

Hank’s Oyster Bar

1026 King Street

703-739-4265

hanksoysterbar.com

 

Restaurant with a View

Vola Dockside Grill and High Tide Lounge

101 N. Union Street

703-935-8890

volasdockside.com

Romantic Restaurant

Vermillion

1120 King Street

703-684-9669

vermilionrestaurant.com

 

Seafood

The Wharf

119 King Street

703-836-2836

wharfrestaurant.com

 

Speakeasy

PX

728 King Street

703-299-8385

barpx.com

 

Sports Bar

1800 Diagonal Road A

703-739-0777

theismanns.com

 

Sushi

Momo Sushi

212 Queen Street

703-299-9092

mymomosushi.com

 

Tacos

Don Taco

808 King Street

703- 518-8800

dontacova.com

 

Tapas

La Tasca

607 King Street

703-299-9810

latascausa.co 

 

Tea Shop

The Spice & Tea Exchange 

320 King Street

571-312-8505

spiceandtea.com/alexandria

 

 

Thai Food

Mai Thai

6 King Street

703-548-0600

maithai.com/oldtown

 

Waterfront Dining

Vola Dockside Grill and High Tide Lounge

101 N. Union Street

703-935-8890

volasdockside.com

 

Wine Shop

Grape + Bean

2 E Walnut Street

703-706-5300

grapeandbean.com

 

Wings

Del Ray Pizzeria

2218 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-549-2999

delraypizzeria.com

 

Acupuncturist

Bula Wellness

571-419-2637

bulawellness.com

 

Assisted Living Home

Brandywine Senior Living

5555 Cardinal Place

703-940-3300

brandycare.com/our-communities/alexandria

 

Audiologist

Lesner Hearing Center

5232 Dawes Avenue

703-820-3800

lesnerhearingcenter.com

Barre

Studio Barre

610 N. Fayette Street

571-970-3305

studiobarre.com

 

Cardiologist

Dr. Stephen Rosenfeld

4320 Seminary Road

703-504-7950

doctor.webmd.com/doctor/stephen-rosenfeld

 

Chiropractor

Chrysalis Chiropractor

3140 Commonwealth Avenue

703-535-7881

chrysalischiropractic.com 

 

Cosmetic Surgeon

The Sendi Center

5425 Duke Street

703-751-0800

drbuenaventura.com

Dentist

Del Ray Smiles

4 Herbert Street

703-836-2213

4delraysmiles.com

 

Dermatologist

Alexandria Dermatology Group

1900 N. Beauregard Street, #110

703-212-7546

alexandriaderm.com

Ear, Nose and Throat Doctor

Metropolitan ENT

6335 Walker Lane #308

703-313-7700

metropolitanent.com

 

Family Doctor/General Practice

Dr. Wayne Wu

4660 Kenmore Avenue, #1210

703-461-0700

doctorsalexandriava.com

 

 

Gym/Health Center

YMCA

420 E. Monroe Avenue

703-838-8085

ymcadc.org/locations/ymca-alexandria

 

Home Healthcare

Old Dominion Home Care

10340 Democracy Lane, Suite 200, Fairfax, VA 22030

703-273-0422

olddominionhomecare.com

 

Hospital

INOVA Alexandria

4320 Seminary Road

703-504-3000

inova.org/iah

 

Massage

Sugar House Day Spa

111 N Alfred Street

703-549-9940

sugarhousedayspa.com

 

 

Mind-Body Services

Four Directions Wellness

2001 Mount Vernon Avenue, #202

703-776-0102

fourdirectionswellness.com

 

OB/GYN

Dr. Cheryl Ferrier

3131 Mt Vernon Avenue

703-739-8888

otobgyn.com

 

Occupational Therapy

Christine Cridland

The Jefferson Building

901 North Washington Street, Suite 501

410-251-7296

handwritingchristine.com

 

Optometrist

Eye2Eye Optometry Center

1502 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-548-0122

myeye2eye.com

 

Orthodontist

Larson Orthodontics

814 N St Asaph Street, 2nd Floor

703-838-8998

smilesbylarson.com

 

Pediatrician

Pediatric Associates of Alexandria

6355 Walker Lane

703-924-2100

pedsalex.com

 

Personal Fitness Trainer

Fit One Studio

319 Cameron Street

571-319-0285

fitonestudio.com

 

Pharmacy

The Neighborhood Pharmacy

2204 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-836-1700

delraypharmacy.com

 

Physical Therapist

Physical Therapy Zone

127 N. Washington Street #A

703-837-0010

physicaltherapyzone.com

 

Pilates

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Mind the Mat

2214 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-683-2228

mindthemat.com

 

 

Psychologist

Dr. Lauren Fisher

1900 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-957-7764

delraypsych.com

 

 

Urgent Care

Patient First

6311 Richmond Highway

703-647-6087

patientfirst.com/locations/washington-dc/alexandria

 

 

Weight Loss

Alternate Health Associates

215 N Washington Street

703-683-5736

althealthassociates.com

 

Yoga

Mind the Mat

2214 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-683-2228

mindthemat.com

 

Accountant

Sarah Locke

106 N Lee Street, #1

703-519-9702

oldtowntaxconsultants.com

 

After-School Centers

Mount Vernon Recreation Center

2017 Belle View Blvd

703-768-3224

fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/recenter/mount-vernon

 

Antiques

The Antique Guild

113 N Fairfax Street

703-836-1048

theantiqueguild.net

 

Apartment/Condo Complex

Montebello

5905 Mount Eagle Drive

703-960-0410

montebello.org

 

Art Gallery

Torpedo Factory

5905 Mount Eagle Drive

703-746-4570

torpedofactory.org

 

Artisan Jewelry

Gold Works by David Martin

1400 King Street

703-683-0333

goldworksusa.com

 

Attorney

Lonnie Rich

201 N. Union Street, #230

703-299-3440

rrbmdk.com/attorneys/rich

 

 

Auto Dealer

Lindsay Lexus

3410 King Street

888-680-7314

lindsaylexusofalexandria.com

 

Bank

Burke & Herbert Bank

(Alexandria Locations)

621 King Street

100 South Fairfax Street

1775 Jamieson Avenue

306 East Monroe Avenue

5733 Telegraph Road

1705 Fern Street

155 North Paxton Street

2604 Sherwood Hall Lane

5519 Franconia Road

6210 Interparcel Road

8738 Cooper Road

703-684-1655

burkeandherbertbank.com

 

Barbershop

The Ultimate Barber

2712 Richmond Highway

571-483-0032

theultimatebarber.com

 

Beauty Waxing

Sugar House Day Spa

111 N Alfred Street

703-549-9940

sugarhousedayspa.com

 

 

Bicycle Shop

Spokes

1545 N Quaker Lane

703-820-2200

www.spokesetc.com

 

 

Body/Paint

Yates Old Town Auto Body

510 N. Fayette Street

703-215-3255

oldtownautobody.com

 

 

Book Store

Barnes & Noble

3651 Richmond Highway

703-299-9124

stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2867

 

Boutique

Lou Lou

132 King Street

703-299-9505

loulouboutiques.com

 

Bridal Shop

Fabulous Frocks

1901 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-683-2306

fabulousfrocksbridal.com

 

 

Car Repair

Yates Automotive

317 E. Braddock Road

703-215-3255

yatesautomotive.com

 

Car Wash

Yates Car Wash

1008 N Henry Street

703-683-5300

facebook.com/Yates-Car-Wash-Detail-Center-184417574906949

 

Carpet Cleaning

Hadeed Carpet Cleaning

3206 Duke Street

703-836-1111

www.joehadeed.com

 

Clock & Watch Repair

Kings Jewelry

609 King Street

703-549-0011

kingsjewelry.net

 

Clothing Consignment

Bellies & Babies

1913 Mt Vernon Avenue

703-518-8908

belliesbabies.com

 

 

 

Country Club

Army Navy Country Club

1700 Army Navy Drive

703-521-6800

ancc.org

 

Day Care Center

American Day School

917 Princess Street

703-837-0237

americandayschool.com

 

Dry Cleaners

Greener Cleaner

2210 Mt Vernon Avenue

703-717-9118

cleanerdelray.com

 

Facials

Sugar House Day Spa

111 N Alfred Street

703-549-9940

sugarhousedayspa.com

 

 

Fine Jewelry

Gold Works by David Martin

1400 King Street

703-683-0333

goldworksusa.com

 

Flooring

Arlandria Floors

1606 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-548-4848

arlandriafloors.com

 

 

Florist

The Enchanted Florist

139 S. Fairfax Street

703-836-7777

enchantedfloristoldtown.com

 

Framer

Todd Healy

130 S. Royal Street

703-549-1616

toddhealy.com

 

 

Funeral Services

Everly-Wheatley

1500 W Braddock Road

703-998-9200

everlywheatley.com

 

Furniture Store

Evolution Home

6239 Shields Avenue

703-519-1911

evolution-home.com

 

 

Garden Center

Greenstreet Gardens

1721 W Braddock Road

5905 Richmond Highway

703-998-3030

greenstreetgardens.com

 

Gas Station

Yates Sunoco

317 E. Braddock Road

703-683-5300

yatesautomotive.com

 

Gift Shop

The Old Town Shop

105 S Union Street

703-684-4682

theoldtownshop.com

 

 

Golf Course

Army Navy Country Club

1700 Army Navy Drive

703-521-6800

ancc.org

 

Hardware Store

Ace Hardware

809 S. Washington Street

703-566-7040

acehardwaredc.com

 

Home Improvement

Home Depot

400 S. Pickett Street

703-823-1900

homedepot.com

 

Hotel

The Alexandrian

480 King Street

703-549-6080

marriott.com/hotels/travel/wasmo-the-alexandrian-autograph-collection

 

HVAC

R&B

1710 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-683-1996

rbincorporated.com

 

Kids Clothing Boutique

The Purple Goose

2005 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-683-2918

thepurplegoose.com

 

Landscaping Services

Rosemont Landscaping

3308 Mount Vernon Avenue

571-215-1275

rosemontlc.com

 

 

Laundromat

Bubbles

3400 Commonwealth Avenue

571-290-0934

bubblelaundromat.com

 

 

Lingerie

Bloomers

924 King Street

571-312-0852

shopbloomers.com

 

Local Theater

Signature Theater

4200 Campbell Avenue

703-820-9771

sigtheatre.org

 

Mani-Pedi

Sugar Scrub Nail Spa

1607 Commonwealth Avenue

703-299-6714

 

 

Marina

Belle Haven Marina

6023 Fort Hunt Road

703-329-1448

saildc.com

 

Martial Arts

Yang’s Tae Kwon Do Academy

1611 Commonwealth Avenue

703-519-5797

yangstaekwondo.com

 

New Local Retailer

The Old Town Shop

105 S Union Street

703-684-4682

theoldtownshop.com

 

 

 

Photographer

Tisara Photography

1607 King Street

703-838-8098

tisaraphoto.com

 

Plumber

Kesterson Plumbing

1809 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-549-3139

kestersonplumbing.com

 

Printer

Minuteman of Alexandria

1429A Duke Street

703-299-1150

minutemanpress.com

 

Real Estate Company

Weichert

121 N Pitt Street

703-927-2213

weichertoldtown.com

Realtor/Realtor Team

Bobbi & Ellen Team – Homes of Alexandria

121 N Pitt Street

703-927-2213

homesofalexandria.com

 

Roofing

Springfield Roofing

5605 General Washington Drive, Suite A

703-354-3229

alexandriavaroofingcontractor.com

 

Salon

Salon deZEN

118 N Fayette Street

703-549-1400

salondezen.com

 

Shoe Store

The Shoe Hive

127 S Fairfax Street

703-548-7105

theshoehive.com

 

Sign Company

Affordable Signs & Banners

2100 Richmond Highway

703-836-4199

affordablesigns.com

 

Spa

Sugar House Day Spa

111 N Alfred Street

703-549-9940

sugarhousedayspa.com

 

 

Special Event Venue

Torpedo Factory

105 N Union Street

703-746-4570

torpedofactory.org

 

Sports Camp

Baroody Camps

343 Gundry Drive, Falls Church, VA 22046

703-864-2318

baroodycamps.com

 

Stationery

The Paper Source

118 King Street

703-299-9950

papersource.com

 

Storage

American Self Storage

4551 Eisenhower Avenue

703-823-2300

alexandriaselfstorage.com

 

Wedding Cakes

Alexandria Pastry

3690 King Street H

703-578-4144

alexandriapastry.com

 

Windows and Doors

The Window Man

3853 Pickett Road, # A, Fairfax, VA 22031

703-978-9888

thewindowman.com

 

Pets

Doggie Day Care Center

Whole Dogz

4748 Eisenhower Avenue

703-751-3649

wholedogz.com

 

 

Pet Boutique

The Dog Park

705 King Street

703-888-2818

thedogparkva.biz

 

Dog Walking Company

Bow Wow Meow

113 E Windsor Avenue

703-850-5559

bowwowpets.net

 

Groomer

From Head to Tail Spa

430 Hume Avenue

571-312-7989

headtotailspa.com

 

Overnight Kennel

Whole Dogz

4748 Eisenhower Avenue

703-751-3649

wholedogz.com

 

 

 

 

 

Pet Food Store

Nature’s Nibbles

2601 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-931-5241

naturesnibbles.com

 

Pet Store

The Dog Store

2301 Mount Vernon Avenue

703-685-9166

thedogstore.com

 

Trainer

Wholistic Hound Academy

18 Roth Street

703-962-6335

wholistichound.com

 

Veterinarian

Del Ray Animal Hospital

524 East Mount Ida Avenue

703.739.0000

delrayanimalhospital.com