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Killer Esp

1012 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2923
+1 703-200-3300
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“empanadas” (12 reviews)
“pies” (12 reviews)
“gelato” (19 reviews)
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Cafe, American, Gluten Free Options
1012 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2923
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A below zero morning and the promise of hot coffee nearby made me track down Killer ESP. I’m glad I did. The Americano (long black) was served promptly in a large mug. Circulation beginning to return, I ordered one of their many varieties of empanadas....More

Thank Luke M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quaint, lovely coffee shop on King Street in Old Town Alexandria, serving great coffee and snacks, wonderful homemade gelato, a delightful selection savory and sweet pies, and the best empanadas my wife and I have had in DC. While the coffee alone is worth...More

Thank DCBart2016
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Always packed with students and coffee aficionados. I always stop in when I'm in town. Coffee and mochas are great but in small cups. They could get a litter larger sizes but always quality. Recommend a visit to get a hot mocha and explore Old...More

Thank dshanefisher
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Adorable coffee shop in the heart of old town. Tons of little tables and a few couches to sit on and enjoy your coffee while relaxing. They only pull double shots of espresso. I ordered a latte, sticky bun & gluten free chocolate chip cookie....More

Thank Giovanna P
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I had a Costa Rican pour over and a chocolate cookie. Both were excellent. They used a Clever Dripper for the coffee. I have one of those at home, but their coffee was much better. So we chatted about grind, water temps, etc. They were...More

Thank wrice3
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This small eclectic coffee shop is up King street away from the tourist traps and multiple Starbucks. Support local business and give this place a try. They have multiple coffee choices. The cold brew was fresh with a nice nutty flavor. The baked goods looked...More

Thank DoctorCP
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I love how they have coffee, gelato, empanadas,and lunch sandwiches. The owners dog is a great host who requires that you pet him. It's so worth it. The staff is awesome and they remember your face. Great local business and please support them.

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Ice cream is good, staff is indifferent, the place is fancy and designed for those who like the "natural" stuff. Pies are not so great. An average place to go.

Thank AlbertoCoimbra
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Looks like the locals hang out here. Fun mismatched chairs and stools, even outside are two areas to sit. Absolutely great coffee, we had chicken pot pie and a pastry there. Friendly service and help picking out what you like. The walls have silly decorations,...More

Thank simivalley1699
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Had a chocolate chip cookie and a drip coffee. Had a surprising good experience with the cookie, although the dough was a bit cakey it was not dry, resulting in a good texture that made me not wonder about the chocolate chips at all. Coffee...More

Thank JG C
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1012 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2923
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-200-3300
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