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Bars & Pubs in Alexandria

As Alexandria's streets buzz with excitement late into the evening, much of that energy seeps from the doors of the city's bars and pubs. If the light above Eamonn's A Dublin Chipper shines blue, that means celebrated mixologist Todd Thrasher's swank speakeasy PX is open for business, where innovative cocktails mixed with fresh and unique ingredients flow nightly. At Union Street Public House, sip on a pint of locally brewed (but adored nationwide) beer by Port City Brewing Company or take in lively music at Murphy's Grand Irish Pub.

New: Visitors can explore Alexandria's rich beer history while sampling brews at a choice of 15 pubs and restaurants along the way. Learn more about Alexandria's Historic Breweries: A Walking Tour & Pub Guide.

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Murphy's Irish Pub

  • 713 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Old World Irish Pub featuring a beautiful roaring fireplace. Serving robust Irish-American meals at fair prices. Fresh Salmon, Fish and Chips and Irish Stew are among the favorites. Live Irish…Learn More

Nick's Nightclub

  • 642 S. Pickett Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22304

Northern Virginia's only authentic country/western bar & restaurant featuring live bands, two huge dance floors, 2-Step and Line-dance lessons, karaoke bar, outdoor deck. Kitchen specializes in…Learn More

Bilbo Baggins Restaurant

  • 208 Queen Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

A cozy local gathering place with delicious food, unusual wines and beers, and friendly service. 35 wines by the glass, 10 micro-brews on tap along with over 100 bottles from around the world.…Learn More

John Strongbow's Tavern

  • 710 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

John Strongbow's Tavern is about amazing cuisine created by our European trained chef, historic beers and wines and live entertainment served up in a spectacular dining environment. Strongbow's is…Learn More

Union Street Public House

  • 121 S. Union Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Alexandria's favorite stop for fun, food and drink. Serving the finest steaks and the freshest seafood. Conveniently located a block from Old Town Waterfront. We feature fresh oysters, 20 beers on tap…Learn More


219 Restaurant

  • 219 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

219 Restaurant is located in an elegant Victorian setting, serving modern Southern cuisine. The Basin Street Lounge has live jazz & blues seven nights a week and The Bayou Room has dancing with a DJ…Learn More

Bugsy's Pizza Restaurant & Sports Bar

  • 111 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Great pizza in the heart of Old Town; lunch buffet. Sports bar upstairs at The Penalty Box with drink specials and lots of tv's.…Learn More


  • 203 The Strand
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Serving classic American cuisine & steaks, seafood, salads and burgers. Kitchen open 'til midnight Sun.-Thur., 1 a.m. Fri. & Sat., Sun. brunch 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Family friendly! Reservations accepted for…Learn More

Clyde's at Mark Center

  • 1700 N. Beauregard Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22311

Celebrates the sporting life on the water with seasonal American food. Mon.-Sat. 11a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays Great wines starting at just $12 a bottle all day and night. Thursdays…Learn More

Daniel O'Connell's Restaurant & Pub

  • 112 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

A modern Irish restaurant in an ancient setting - the entire restaurant is salvaged from monasteries & castles. Join us for our hospitality, eclectic menu and fine wines &  whiskeys. Open daily 11…Learn More

Faccia Luna

  • 823 S. Washington Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

An urban trattoria specializing in wood-oven pizza, fresh pasta, salads, sandwiches, and appetizers. Faccia Luna also boasts a very solid Italian estate-bottled wine list and a wide variety of…Learn More

Finn & Porter

  • 5000 Seminary Road
  • Alexandria, VA 22311

Finn and Porter prides itself on its contemporary yet casual bar and lounge. Our main bar connects to our sushi bar, and the lounge has plenty of comfortable, semi-private seating. Our lobby bar is…Learn More

Fish Market

  • 105 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Known for its clam chowder, raw oysters, crab cakes and "Schooners" of beer, the Fish Market is a landmark in Old Town. From its unique balcony, watch the bustle of King Street and the Potomac River.…Learn More


  • 118 S. Royal Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

A favorite spot among locals, GRAPE + BEAN is a cozy wine bar and boutique wine shop in the Heart of Old Town. The Wine Bar features a rotating selection of fantastic wines from all over the world…Learn More

Hard Times Cafe

  • 1404 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Nationally acclaimed Texas, Cincinnati and vegetarian chili, plus burgers, sandwiches and salads. Large selection of microbrewed beers.…Learn More

King Street Blues

  • 112 N. Saint Asaph Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Located in the heart of Old Town, "Comfort Food with a Southern Accent". Try ribs, smoked pork or chicken, po' boys and many salad selections! Sun.-Thur. 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11:30 a.m.-11…Learn More

La Tasca

  • 607 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

A careful blend of everything about Spain, with warm decor and authentic cuisine, 45 tapas, Spanish wines and beers. Daily specials and promotions. Live Flamenco on Fridays. Saturdays come enjoy latin…Learn More

Light Horse Restaurant

  • 715 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

The Light Horse features classic American pub fare in the bar alongside modern American cuisine in the dining room, all made with fresh, local ingredients. Downstairs is a comfortable dining room…Learn More


  • 220 N. Lee Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

A wood-fired American kitchen & bar featuring modern interpretations of classics using the freshest ingredients. Comfortably casual, just two blocks off King Street in the heart of residential Old…Learn More

Port City Brewing Company

  • 3950 Wheeler Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22304

Port City Brewing Company is an award winning craft brewery producing an exciting line of hand-made, great quality, locally crafted beers. We have 5 flagships which are always on tap, plus seasonal…Learn More

PX Lounge

  • 728 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Evoking fond memories of the 1920s style speak-easy, with a sophisticated feel and a solitary blue light indicating that it is open, PX Lounge is situated in a historic building with all of the…Learn More

Ramparts Tavern

  • 1700 Fern Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22302

Comfortably elegant local restaurant for more than 30 years. Great new menu with specials every day and night. Minutes from Old Town. Daily: lunch 11-4, dinner 5-12:30, pub until 2 a.m. Separate pub…Learn More

RT's Restaurant

  • 3804 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305

"Alexandria's Renowned Neighborhood Restaurant." Washingtonian magazine's Top 100 - 15 years in a row - Fresh seafood, Creole and Cajun specialties. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Sunday is dinner…Learn More

Shooter McGee's

  • 5239 Duke Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22304

West End favorite for over 25 years, recently renovated, with variety of American classics. Live entertainment Tues and Thur. Weekly specials including Wednesday lobster night. Plasma televisions…Learn More

Southside 815

  • 815 S. Washington Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

If your favorite neighborhood bar also is one of the best restaurants in town, you've probably already found Southside 815. Regulars call us "their little Cheers," with some pretty fine southern…Learn More

T.J. Stone's Grill House & Tap Room

  • 608 Montgomery Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Classical American food - burgers, barbecue, salads and stacked sandwiches - complemented by libations from around the world, including a long list of beers, ales and ciders.…Learn More

Tasting Room

  • 1600 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Adjacent to Brabo by Robert Wiedmaier, Brabo Tasting Room is situated in a 150-year-old historic building refreshed by renowned designer Vicente Wolf. Traditional and contemporary unite throughout.…Learn More

Theismann's Restaurant & Bar

  • 1800 Diagonal Road
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Legendary Character, Comfort and Quality Cuisine. Pleasing fans since 1975, Joe Theismann's offers fine dining, a pub ambiance and satellite sports. Neighborhood gathering place within walking…Learn More

Trademark Drink and Eat

  • 400 Courthouse Square
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

The warm, inviting Trademark serves contemporary American dishes at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Our specials for happy hour (5 – 7 Monday through Friday) are as follows: rotating food…Learn More

Virtue Feed & Grain

  • 106 S. Union Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
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