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Alexandria Cherry Blossom Food and Drink Experiences


Igda Warner for Visit Alexandria


Nothing is more symbolic of springtime in the D.C. region than cherry blossoms. This year, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the fluffy pink and white wonders in Alexandria, VA. Take a stroll along Old Town Alexandria’s picturesque streets lined with cherry blossoms and flowering trees and enjoy food and drink specials available for in-person dining or takeout.


Common Plate Hospitality’s Cherry Blossom Cocktails and Murals Available now through March 31, 2022

Augie’s Beer Garden, 1106 King Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314 Mason Social, 728 N Henry St., Alexandria, VA, 22314 commonplategroup.com

Visit Mason Social and Augie’s Beer Garden to see custom cherry blossom-themed murals painted by local artist @pamg0ham. Then, come inside to enjoy the Black Cherry Bellini with gold glitter or the Cherry Pie Old Fashioned.

Special Cherry Blossom Blend from Turkish Coffee Lady Available now through April 30, 2022 Turkish Coffee Lady, 1001 King Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314 202-670-4360 turkishcoffeelady.com

The team at Turkish Coffee Lady is proud to present an authentic pistachio coffee experience with a cherry blossom-themed presentation. If you are looking for a unique coffee experience during the spring festivities, Turkish Coffee Lady welcomes you to their culture house in the heart of Old Town.

Winter in Tokyo Menu at Captain Gregory’s

Available now through March 31, 2022

Captain Gregory’s, 804 N Henry St., Alexandria, VA 22314 703-577-9023 captaingregorys.com The speakeasy’s menu will feature Japanese gin, whiskey, vodka along with sake cocktails. The menu will also feature inspiration from the region such as yuzu, plum, cherry and other flavors of the island.

“The Blossom” Cocktail at Lena’s Wood-fired Pizza & Tap March 1 to April 17, 2022 Lena’s Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap, 401 E Braddock Rd., Alexandria, VA, 22301 703-683-5330 lenaswoodfire.com

Lena's will be adding a new signature cocktail to their menu for a limited time during Cherry Blossom Festival: The Blossom. A concoction of Rhum Barbancourt, plum-rose syrup, Luxardo, lemon juice and a floating edible blossom, it's a refreshing way to welcome spring.

Cherry Blossom Cider from Lost Boy Cider

Beginning March 2, 2022, while supplies last

Lost Boy Cider, 317 Hooffs Run Dr., Alexandria, VA 22314

703-566-5737

lostboycider.com

Find a Cherry Blossom Cider from Lost Boy Cider, Northern Virginia’s first urban cidery, available in in-house cans, four-packs to-go and select stores such as Balducci's and Wholefoods.

Cherry Blossom Sangria from Alexandria Restaurant Partners

March 15 to April 15, 2022

Ada’s on the River, 3 Pioneer Mill Way, Alexandria, VA, 22314

The Majestic, 911 King Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314

Mia’s Italian Kitchen, 100 King Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314

Vola’s Hi-Tide Lounge, 101 N Union St., Alexandria, VA, 22314 alexandriarestaurantpartners.com

Alexandria Restaurant Partners’ popular locations across Old Town will serve a seasonal sangria made with

brut rosé, Blanc Vermouth, cherry juice and orange flower water. Available for dine-in and take-out at The Majestic, Mia’s Italian Kitchen and Hi-Tide Lounge.


Cherry Blossom Gelato at Dolci Gelati

March 20 to April 20, 2022, in limited supply Dolci Gelati Old Town, 107 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA, 22314 571-290-0684 oldtowndolci.com

Dolci Gelati will bring back its popular Cherry Blossom gelato for the National Cherry Blossom Festival this year, offering a light, floral flavor that’s perfect for springtime. Dolci founder Gianluigi Dellaccio knows a thing or two about concocting delectable gelato flavors. Dellaccio was appointed a Global Gelato Ambassador by the Italian Gelatoers Association in January 2018 and won "Best Gelato Flavor" at the Inaugural Gelato Festival America in November 2017. The gelato is available in-person, for pickup and delivery.

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