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Restaurant Eve

110 S. Pitt St. (King St.) Send to Phone
703-706-0450 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Very fine dining, lunching and cocktailing in elegant surroundings.

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Open
Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.
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Restaurant Eve, Alexandria, VA

Restaurant Eve Restaurant Review

: Owner-executive chef Cathal Armstrong offers American cuisine at his Alexandria restaurant. In the sun-washed downstairs dining area, enjoy lunch preparations such as hand-rolled cavatelli with oysters or the soup of the day, and mains of pan-fried soft shell crabs in a mild Thai curry. Desserts are simpler but still outstanding: a slice of a delicate cheesecake is sparked with blueberry jam. Dinners may include a butter-poached Maine lobster with lemon gnocchi or Prime rib-eye of beef with potato galette. But should you select the pricier prix-fixe menu in the chef's own dining room, expect to enjoy five to nine courses of wildly imaginative fare, like crispy veal sweetbreads with a ragoƻt of green beans and oxtail. Sample some of the famous house libations, and examine the restaurant's selection of wines, too.



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