Van Dorn Diner, Dining Like It's 1950

Van Dorn Diner is a family-owned, 1950s-style diner in Alexandria, VA. We offer an exquisite array of breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert options that will take you back to theΒ 50s.

And so will ourΒ ambience.

Van Dorn Diner has a gorgeous spherical counter right in front of the grill. So you can grab a seat, chat with the friendly waitstaff and watch your food being made β€” all to the sounds of Elvis, The Beatles and more hit artists from our favoriteΒ era.

Latin American | Middle Eastern | American Owned 🌟Est. 2018

Our Speciality

Our specialty is offering an atmosphere so comfortable, you'll feel at home β€” but dishes so unique, you'll be *dancing in theΒ street*.

Our homemade, one-of-a-kind platesΒ include:
Captain Crunch French Toast forΒ breakfast
Chopped Hamburger & Brown Gravy or Steak & Cheese subs forΒ lunch
Chicken Parmesan or Pork Chops forΒ dinner
Pecan Pie or Waffle Sundaes forΒ dessert

Not to mention, we serve breakfast allΒ day!

Visit Us


281 South Van DornΒ St.
Alexandria, VA 22304

(703) 566-2866


Sunday - Saturday: 6:30 am - 3:00Β pm

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