Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic,
we will be closed until further notice.

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic,
we will be closed until further notice.

OLD TOWN NORTH

44 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 401, Alexandria, VA 22314 | 571.344.9100

About Us

Café 44 is a stylish American eatery situated along the Waterfront in Old Town Alexandria. Since 2017, neighborhood regulars and destination diners alike flock to Cafe 44 for the spectacular view, welcoming charm, lively brunch, social happy hour scene, Joe Q. signature cocktails, and Chef Nicki’s ever changing cuisine. 

Cafe 44 also serves as an ideal location for events, from corporate happy hours and retirement parties, to bridal showers and weddings. Take your private event to the next level by taking over the entire restaurant. Your guests will be wowed when they step into our unique space complete with a panoramic view of the Potomac River, champagne and craft cocktail bars, rooftop terrace, and wrap-around balcony.

Spring Hours

Tues-Fri: 11am-10pm

Saturday: 9am-3pm

Sunday: 10am-3pm

MENU

In The Spotlight

COVID-19

Dear Friends,

Due to Executive Order 53, which places temporary restrictions on restaurants, and Executive Order 55, the temporary Stay At Home order, we will be closed until further notice.

On a positive note, we’re taking this time to reinvent Cafe 44 and will welcome you back in a fun and exciting way.

Be safe,

Jula Jane, CEO

COVID-19

Dear Friends,

Due to Executive Order 53, which places temporary restrictions on restaurants, and Executive Order 55, the temporary Stay At Home order, we will be closed until further notice.

On a positive note, we’re taking this time to reinvent Cafe 44 and will welcome you back in a fun and exciting way.

Be safe,

Jula Jane, CEO

THE TERRACE

Dine alfresco on the Terrace from spring to early fall. The view is spectacular!

Available for private events and large party bookings.

info@cafe44.com | 571.344.9100

THE TERRACE

Dine alfresco on the Terrace from spring to early fall. The view is spectacular!

Available for private events, large party bookings and cook-outs on our Argentine grill.

info@cafe44.com | 571.344.9100

BUBBLES & BRUNCH

At Cafe 44 it’s not just brunch, it’s an experience!

Voted the ‘Best Brunch in Old Town’, our spectacular view, rooftop terrace, brunch cocktails, and chef-driven menu bring patrons from all over metro DC and beyond.

Reservations are highly encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome.

info@cafe44.com | 571.344.9100

BUBBLES & BRUNCH

At Cafe 44 it’s not just brunch, it’s an experience!

Voted the ‘Best Brunch in Old Town’, our spectacular view, rooftop terrace, brunch cocktails, and chef-driven menu bring patrons from all over metro DC and beyond.

Reservations are highly encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome.

info@cafe44.com | 571.344.9100

DINNER

By popular demand, Café 44 will be launching dinner service this spring.

DINNER

By popular demand, Café 44 will be launching dinner service this spring.

LUNCH

Join us for a chef-driven lunch Tuesday through Friday from 11am-3pm.

Our Boxwood Lounge and Terrace are perfect for retirement parties, birthday celebrations, and team building sessions.

info@cafe44.com | 571.344.9100

LUNCH

Join us for a chef-driven lunch Tuesday through Friday from 11am-3pm.

Our Boxwood Lounge and Terrace are perfect for retirement parties, birthday celebrations, and team building lunches.

info@cafe44.com | 571.344.9100

MASTER CLASSES

Our team of experts will share their secrets, shortcuts, stories and lessons while you eat, drink and enjoy the view!

Spring 2020 Class Schedule Coming Soon

The Art of Charcuterie – Executive Chef Nicki

Signature Cocktails – Award winning mixologist, Joe Q.

Grill with Confidence – Grill Master Mike Warman

Space is limited to 10 guests. Individual tickets are $75 per person or you may reserve the Boxwood Lounge or Terrace for a private experience. 

info@cafe44.com | 571.344.9100

MASTER CLASSES

Our team of experts will share their secrets, shortcuts, stories and lessons while you eat, drink and enjoy the view!

Spring 2020 Class Schedule Coming Soon

The Art of Charcuterie – Executive Chef Nicki

Signature Cocktails – Award winning mixologist, Joe Q.

Grill with Confidence – Grill Master Mike Warman

Space is limited to 10 guests. Individual tickets are $75 per person or you may reserve the Boxwood Lounge or Terrace for a private experience.

info@cafe44.com | 571.344.9100

CATERING

Whether entertaining VIP clients or treating the whole team, Café 44 catering is sure to please. 

Stop by the cafe or email catering@cafe44.com to place your order. We offer pick-up in the café or delivery within Canal Center for $10. Please allow 24 hours’ notice for all catering orders. 

Add a taste of Café 44 to your next meeting or event.

catering@cafe44.com | 571.344.9100

CATERING

Whether entertaining VIP clients or treating the whole team, Café 44 catering is sure to please. 

We offer pick-up in the café or delivery within Canal Center for $10. Please allow 24 hours’ notice for all catering orders. 

Add a taste of Café 44 to your next meeting or event.

catering@cafe44.com | 571.344.9100

PRIVATE EVENTS

With its panoramic view of the Potomac River, buzz-worthy location, and stylish ambiance, Café 44 is an ideal setting for many occasions. Our expansive space accommodates up to 200 guests and encompasses a variety of seating options within the dining room as well as on the outdoor terrace.

Whether planning an intimate gathering for 10 or elegant wedding for 100, we treat every occasion as if it were our own. From menu creation and wine selection, to décor and music, our team works closely with each host to create a memorable, stress-free event.

events@cafe44.com | 571.344.9100

PRIVATE EVENTS

With its panoramic view of the Potomac River, buzz-worthy location, and stylish ambiance, Café 44 is an ideal setting for many occasions. Our expansive space accommodates up to 00 guests and encompasses a variety of seating options within the dining room as well as on the outdoor terrace.

Whether planning an intimate gathering for 10 or elegant wedding for 100, we treat every occasion as if it were our own. From menu creation and wine selection, to décor and music, our team works closely with each host to create a memorable, stress-free event.

events@cafe44.com | 571.344.9100

EXECUTIVE CHEF

Nicki Lewis
Executive Chef

Born in Washington D.C. and raised in New Smyrna Beach Florida, Chef Nicki Lewis’ culinary career hasn’t stopped, even for a second, since her time as a pastry student at UCF.

She was presented with many versatile opportunities over the years, from catering cook to pastry chef to sous chef, but her time apprenticing under award-winning celebrity chef Art Smith (personal chef to Oprah Winfrey) made the greatest impact.

Pairing her extensive training with a passion for approachable southern cuisine, Executive Chef Nicki Lewis is shaking things up at Cafe 44.

EXECUTIVE CHEF

Nicki Lewis
Executive Chef

Born in Washington D.C. and raised in New Smyrna Beach Florida, Chef Nicki Lewis’ culinary career hasn’t stopped, even for a second, since her time as a pastry student at UCF.

She was presented with many versatile opportunities over the years, from catering cook to pastry chef to sous chef, but her time apprenticing under award-winning celebrity chef Art Smith (personal chef to Oprah Winfrey) made the greatest impact.

Pairing her extensive training with a passion for approachable southern cuisine, Executive Chef Nicki Lewis is shaking things up at Cafe 44.

Joe Q. Signature Cocktails

Award winning mixologist, Joe Q., elevates The Bar @ Cafe 44 with his signature cocktails and welcoming demeanor. 

Join us for Crafty Friday and enjoy $2 off all signature and classic cocktails. Reserve a seat at the bar to watch him in action!

Joe Q. Signature Cocktails

Award winning mixologist, Joe Q., elevates The Bar @ Cafe 44 with his signature cocktails and welcoming demeanor. 

Join us for Crafty Friday and enjoy $2 off all signature and classic cocktails. Reserve a seat at the bar to watch him in action!