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Best Seafood Restaurants in Alexandria

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A photo of The Wharf restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(3383)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Alexandria
Booked 26 times today
The Wharf, located in the historic Old Town, serves some of the finest seafood in the area. Patrons frequently commend the fresh and tasty seafood, with the scallops wrapped in bacon, the Seafood Norfolk, and the crab cake amongst the popular choices. The lobster and watermelon salad is mentioned as a delicious and generous serving. Reviewers also rave about the good variety of options and the attentive service. The Wharf provides an enjoyable and vibrant ambiance, perfect for various occasions, and is praised not just for its seafood cuisine but for making dining a wonderful experience, as reflected in the reviews.
A photo of Vola's Dockside Grill restaurant
4.5
Awesome(2713)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Old Town Alexandria
Booked 62 times today
Vola's Dockside Grill is an alluring choice for anyone seeking exceptional seafood cuisine. This restaurant, nestling by the waterfront, not only delights its guests with an enchanting view but also serves an array of scrumptious seafood dishes, from perfectly grilled shrimp to fresh oysters and succulent lobster rolls. Customers vouch for the quality of the food, the competitive pricing, and the attentiveness of the staff. Reviews highlight the excellent service, the cozy atmosphere, and the history of the premises. Vola's Dockside Grill is noted for creating a memorable dining experience with its impeccable service, mouthwatering seafood, and outstanding location.
A photo of 1799 Prime Steak & Seafood restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1234)
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Alexandria
Booked 41 times today
Situated in the heart of the neighborhood, 1799 Prime Steak & Seafood has become emblematic of quality Steakhouse cuisine. The restaurant's menu, featuring selections such as "Prime Ribeye", "Center-Cut Prime Petite Filet Mignon", and "Prime Tomahawk", is a testament to its commitment to high-quality cuts. Guests' reviews speak volumes about the exceptional service, culinary finesse, and vibrant ambiance that this establishment offers. Customers have remarked on the "unparalleled attention to detail", pointing out the "fascinating historical anecdotes" on the menu. The comparisons made to Michelin-starred establishments further emphasize 1799 Prime Steak & Seafood's dedication to delivering an exceptional dining experience.
A photo of Chart House Restaurant - Alexandria restaurant
4.1
Excellent(10761)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Alexandria
Booked 76 times today
Chart House Restaurant in Alexandria has attracted rave reviews from its diners for its outstanding seafood cuisine. The restaurant has been applauded for its fresh and well-prepared seafood, with special mentions to dishes like the Pan Seared Mahi Mahi with Mango and Red Pepper Sauce, Seafood Rice with Stuffed Shrimp, and crab soup. Diners also praise the excellent service, from the friendly and knowledgeable waitstaff to the personal touches like personalized menus for special occasions. The ambiance, highlighted by floor-to-ceiling windows that offer spectacular views of the Potomac river, adds to the overall enjoyable dining experience. The freshness of the food, quality of service, and stunning location make Chart House a highly recommended spot for seafood lovers.
A photo of Whiskey & Oyster restaurant
4.3
Awesome(822)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Alexandria
Booked 33 times today
Whiskey & Oyster, located in Alexandria's Old Town, is highly renowned for its exceptional seafood cuisine. Described as a "gem" and a "frequent stop," reviews attest to the outstanding quality of the seafood, including the fresh and salty oysters, lobster claw, and seafood pasta. The king seafood tower is hailed as a seafood feast worth the price, and the seafood La Jolla and Caribbean rockfish earned special praise for their freshness and flavor. Service is noted as attentive and professional, enhancing the dining experience. With its superb food quality, Whiskey & Oyster is recognized as the best seafood restaurant in the DC area.
A photo of The Warehouse restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(4274)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Alexandria
Booked 21 times today
The Warehouse operates at the pinnacle of American cuisine, specifically known for its remarkable blend of Creole and traditional American fare. Reviews rave about its exceptional quality, preparation, and array of choices, from "Gator Bites, Roasted Oysters, and Asian Ribs" to "crab cake dinner, surf & turf and the seafood sampler." Patrons particularly praise its seafood dishes, notably "crab cakes, stuffed flounder, and smothered trout." As stated by a loyal customer, "Fried southern catfish, yellow rice and sautéed spinach" has been his go-to for the past 10 years, proving the restaurant’s consistency in delivering fresh, delicious meals. The Warehouse is also celebrated for its Creole desserts like "bourbon pecan pie" and a broad range of drinks, including a well-reviewed "Hurricane cocktail." Above all, visitors appreciate the outstanding service, comfortable ambiance, and genuine hospitality, making it an ideal destination for any dining experience.
A photo of McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - National Harbor restaurant
4.3
Awesome(7563)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • National Harbor
Booked 46 times today
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - National Harbor provides an enjoyable dining experience with its fresh, excellent seafood cuisine and exceptional service. Patrons delight in dining outdoors on the deck, with a panoramic view of the Potomac River, enhancing the overall ambiance. The restaurant is frequently praised for its helpful and attentive staff who provide professional service and stellar recommendations. From the delicious appetizers like bacon-wrapped shrimp and calamari to main dishes like the Ultimate Seafood trio and Lobster mashed potatoes, McCormick & Schmick's consistently satisfies its customers. As shared by patrons, the restaurant offers great value for its quality food and inviting environment.
A photo of Blackwall Hitch - Alexandria restaurant
4.5
Awesome(3894)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Alexandria
Booked 51 times today
Blackwall Hitch - Alexandria is a highly-rated establishment known for its exceptional take on American cuisine. The restaurant's broad menu spans from classic starters like truffle parmesan fries and fried green tomatoes to hearty main courses such as filet mignon and Maryland crab cakes. Reviewers have particularly praised the perfectly cooked filet mignon and the crab cakes, which feature minimal fillers, as a testament to the quality and authenticity of the cuisine. Sunday brunch at Blackwall Hitch is also renowned, with patrons recommending waffles, French toast, and fresh seafood as must-try items. Reviews highlight the top-notch service, great atmosphere, and stunning views, which together with the exquisite cuisine make every dining experience at Blackwall Hitch memorable.
A photo of The Point - DC restaurant
4.4
Awesome(1377)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Buzzard Point
Booked 39 times today
Located in the heart of Washington, The Point - DC is a culinary haven for seafood enthusiasts. This celebrated seafood restaurant offers an unforgettable dining experience complimented by breathtaking water views and modern ambience. Patrons can't get enough of its exceptional seafood offerings, as they rave about the freshness and superior quality of dishes such as the Seafood Sampler, Roasted Chesapeake Rockfish, and Crabcake Sandwich. Notable mentions from reviews include the "welcoming atmosphere," "outstanding service," and delicious seafood. Its tranquil environment and attentive service, paired with exceptional food and drinks, make it an ideal spot for any occasion. A must-visit for those craving a taste of the ocean.
A photo of McCormick & Schmick's - Arlington (Crystal City) restaurant
4.1
Excellent(2870)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Arlington
Booked 22 times today
Located in Crystal City, McCormick & Schmick's is renowned for its outstanding service and exquisite seafood. Customers laud the quality of the crab cakes, calamari, and fresh fish, as well as the restaurant's commitment to consistently excellent service. Reviewers speak highly of servers like Milagro and AJ, describing them as attentive, professional, and personable. They also mention the convenience of making reservations via OpenTable and the restaurant's ability to accommodate large parties. McCormick & Schmick's has garnered a reputation as a go-to spot for a reliably great meal, with reviews attesting to the excellence of the seafood and steak entrées.
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