Silver Diner joins new West Alex development

The West Alex development. (Courtesy Image)

By Cody Mello-Klein |

Silver Diner, an East Coast restaurant chain headquartered in the D.C. region, plans to lease about 6,587 square feet of space in the new West Alex development at King and North Beauregard streets, according to a news release from Weingarten Realty.

West Alex is a 500,000 square foot mixed-use, multi-building development on the Alexandria/Arlington border that will include retail and office uses. Silver Diner’s newest location was approved by city council at a public hearing on May 18.

According to a staff report, Silver Diner will occupy the north corner of the development and include 300 total seats, 236 indoor and 64 outdoor. The restaurant will be open from 7 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday and 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

Silver Diner is planning to open its West Alex location in summer 2020, according to the release.