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Gadsby's Tavern

  • 138 N. Royal St. Map It
  • Alexandria
  • American

Published 10/31/2014

Fodor's Review

In the heart of the historic district, this circa-1792 tavern provides a taste of the interior decoration, cuisine, and entertainment of the early Republic. A strolling balladeer usually makes the rounds on Friday and Saturday nights. The tavern was a favorite of Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, who is commemorated on the menu: George Washington's Favorite is half a duck grilled with scalloped potatoes, corn pudding, rhotekraut (sweet and sour red cabbage), and a port wine orange glace. Other period offerings are Gentlemen's Pye (made with game), Sally Lunn bread, and a rich English trifle. Brunch is served on Sunday.

Restaurant Information

Address:

138 N. Royal St., Alexandria, Virginia, 22314, United States

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Phone:

703-548–1288

Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted

Published 10/31/2014

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