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Sweetgreen - Old Town

823 King St Alexandria, VA 22314

Daily 10:30am - 10pm

$$$

restaurant

Salads, warm bowls and more in Old Town Alexandria.

Motivated by sustainability, and with all elements of your meal prepared from scratch, you can feel confident feeding yourself and your children at this rapidly growing chain. The menu changes to use foods that are in season, and there are curated salads and warm bowls with a quinoa base, as well as the option to create your own. There is no specific kids menu, but a variety of ingredients that appeal to most children.

Salads and bowls range between $10 and $20 depending on how many premium add-ins (goodies like hard boiled eggs, roasted chicken and warm portabello mushrooms cost extra) you desire to add, with fresh bread and a range of delicious dressings included complementary with your meal. You can create your own salad or bowl assembly line style or choose from their premade and seasonal menu. Drinks like kombucha and craft sodas are available to quench your thirst, keeping with the craft and local ethos of the chain.

Each space is unique, designed with the individual location and building in mind, but they are all clean, bright and airy. Download the app for optimum convenience - you can preorder or just come in prepared for all the great options you'll have to choose from.

This location is the perfect place to get lunch before spending the afternoon in Old Town. The Kate Waller Library is a five minute walk from the restaurant. Check their website for special childrens programming or just go and enjoy the childrens section. Pops Old Fashioned Ice Cream is also within walking distance if you're looking for a sweet treat. The Armory Tot Lot is also nearby if you have young kids who need a place to get some energy out! 

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Good for All Ages Has Food Restaurant
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Randi Banks
Randi (Betts) Banks grew up in New York and graduated from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. She moved to Washington, D.C. more than thirteen years ago with her husband, Eaghmon, and they love to explore the area and seek out adventure, now with their two young children along for the ride. Growing up right near the beach, they are happiest when on or near the water, so exploring the rivers, lakes, and streams in the greater DC area is a favorite pastime for their family. In addition to serving as one of the Washington, DC area ambassadors, Randi is also the Editor in Chief and Co-founder of happyly.
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