Historic Occoquan Historic Town


There are 11 places in the Town of Occoquan to stop in and eat.

BAR J - Chili Parlor and Restaurant

Texas style Mexican food located by the 123 Overpass in the RiverWalk Shops.

Bottle Stop - Wine Shop, Bar & Eatery

An affordable, casually elegant Wine Bar/Eatery AND retail shop located in the heart of Historic Occoquan. Bottle Stop offers a diverse selection of small plates, flat bread pizzas, sliders and cheese & charcuterie platters.  Over a dozen wines by the glass are available, along with craft beer on tap. Outdoor dining, including river views.

The Blue Arbor Cafe (CLOSED as of November 2017)

Located on the courtyard at 201 Union Street, the Blue Arbor Cafe offers specialty sandwiches, fresh salads, soups & sweets.  Their online menu is available at their website (click on their name above).

Open Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 Hours - 16:00 Hours (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

The Cock and Bowl

The people at the Cock and Bowl are pretty proud to be serving up always-fresh, always-homemade European bistro specialties.  They also have a grand selection of over 50 Belgian beers and they have a fabulous patio on Union Street available when weather permits.  They frequently have live entertainment.  Their online menu is also available at their website (click on their name above).

 Open  on:

Tuesday from 1600 Hours - 2200 Hours (4:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Wednesday - Saturday from 1100 Hours - 2200 Hours (11:00 AM - 10:00 PM)
Sunday from 1000 Hours - 1500 Hours (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

The Down Under

The local Occoquan Pub located at Union and Mill Streets offers live music on Friday and Saturday nights, nightly specials, and discounted Bar Food.

Grind N Crepe

Fresh sweet & savory crepes.  Specialty Coffees Savory Breakfast Panini, Cold Nitro Brew Coffee on tap

The Secret Garden Cafe

The Secret Garden Cafe, at 404 Mill Street.

The Third Base

Third Base is Historic Occoquan's newest specialty pizza and frozen custard parlor. This latest spot knocks it right out of the park and when asked about he name; Kathy says, " This is the name of my father's first restaurant, so we wanted to bring it back for old times sake." A true renovation has taken place in this historic building which also houses a three bedroom Air BNB called HOME. Come join them as they celebrate the Third Base... The last stop before HOME!

Madigan's Waterfront

Madigan's is the largest restaurant in town serving their specialty, seafood, at a location on the river that provides the ultimate setting for savoring the incredible variety of fresh seafood dishes, as well as fine steaks, pasta dishes, and poultry.  See their site for details and their online menu (click on their name above)

During the summer they have a waterfront Tiki Bar open along the wharf.

You can also call them at 703 494-6373.

The Occoquan Inn

The Occoquan Inn, located at Union and Mill,  is an up-scale dining establishment with a warm and romantic atmosphere. Owned and operated by Gary Savage and Kevin Oswalt, the menu offers American cuisine at its finest. Hand Cut Steaks Lobster Tails Fresh Seafood Poultry, and more!

Their menu is online.

Monday – Saturday: 1700 Hours - 2100 Hours (5PM – 9PM)
Sunday:  11:00 Hours - 14:00 Hours (11AM – 2PM) Brunch,  17:00 Hours - 21:00 Hours (5:00 PM – 9:00PM) Dinner

Reservations are recommended and can be made at: 703.491.1888

The Pink Bicycle Tea Room

Located at 303 Commerce Street, the tea room has been serving tea in Occoquan since 2001.  They specialize in traditional afternoon tea in a warm and comforting environment. The Pink Bicycle Tea Room also offers delicious lunches, pastries and catering. It is the perfect setting for bridal & baby showers, birthday parties of all ages, or any type get together.  See their site for more details.

Monday, Wednesday - Saturday 11:00 Hours - 16:00 Hours (11:00 AM - 4:00 PM) Closed Tuesdays
Sunday Reservations Recommended 12:00 Hours - 15:00 Hours (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM) 

Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling (703) 491-5216, Walk-Ins are accepted when space is available

Riverside Coffee Shop

Offering Tea, Coffee, and Ice Cream on the courtyard at 201 Union Street, the Riverside Coffee House uses only Turkey Hill Ice Cream.  Click on their name above to access their site for hours and discounts.

The Virginia Grill

The Virginia Grill, located at Union and Commerce Streets, offers home-style breakfast, lunch & dinner and provides covered deck dining overlooking the Occoquan River.

Open on:
Monday thru Thursday: 11:00 Hours - 2100 Hours (11:00 AM – 9:00 PM)
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday: 08:00 Hours - 21:00 Hours (8:00 AM – 9:00 PM) (Breakfast served: 8:00 AM -11:00 AM)
No reservations needed