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Best Waterfront Restaurants in Alexandria

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A photo of Virtue Feed & Grain restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary American • Alexandria
Booked 81 times today
Virtue Feed & Grain is a modern American dining room and bar located near the Potomac River in Old Town, Alexandria. Our menu offers an array of original recipe, flavorful, scratch-made dishes, along with extensive selections from the bar, like handcrafted cocktails, craft and small-batch beers, and an impressive wine list. The rustic elegance of our large, two-story restaurant provides a vibrant atmosphere for any dining experience, as well as private and semi-private spaces for private events, celebrations, weddings, business meetings, and gatherings of all types. The seasonal outdoor patio on historic Wales Alley offers views to the Potomac and a fun, casual destination.***Unfortunately we do not take advance reservations on our outdoor patio, but we will do our best to accommodate requests as space is available.** All Major Holidays will require a $50 deposit when booking and subject to a 2 hour table time. Please call the restaurant for assistance.
A photo of Barca Wine Bar & Pier restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Mediterranean • Old Town Alexandria
Booked 101 times today
BARCA is Old Town Alexandria's newest riverfront neighborhood restaurant. Located in Robinson, BARCA (Spanish for boat) styles shipyard chic and Catalonian coastal influence into a waterfront Pier and Wine Bar. Both indoor and outdoor locales serve up Spanish-Mediterranean small plates, wine, sangria, and cocktails plus weekend brunch.
A photo of Chart House Restaurant - Alexandria restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Alexandria
Booked 79 times today
Chart House Restaurant in Alexandria is a waterfront eatery, as mentioned in the restaurant's description and multiple reviews. The restaurant offers stunning views of the waterfront, as patrons have mentioned enjoying the 'spectacular views', 'waterfront location', 'view of the river and marina', and 'great harbor view' from the restaurant.
A photo of Jula's on the Potomac restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary American • Alexandria
Booked 99 times today
Jula's on the Potomac is a waterfront restaurant located in Alexandria, with outstanding views of the Potomac River. Customers rave about the 'beautiful views of the river', 'waterfront dining', and 'al fresco dining by the river'. Its location offers a perfect blend of contemporary American cuisine and stunning river views.
A photo of Vola's Dockside Grill restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Old Town Alexandria
Booked 125 times today
With one of the most coveted locations on the Alexandria riverfront, Vola's Dockside Grill and Hi-Tide Lounge feature the best outdoor dining location in town. The menu at Vola's Dockside Grill features fresh seafood, tacos and American cuisine favorites, alongside cocktails, beer and wine in a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere. Hi-Tide Lounge is connected to Vola's by a hallway. In just a few steps, feel transported to the swingin' 60s and sip on classic cocktails served with midcentury-modern vibe. Open for lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch.
A photo of Blackwall Hitch - Alexandria restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Alexandria
Booked 25 times today
Blackwall Hitch is a coastally inspired concept that creates a local connection, blending the area’s finest in ambiance, taste, and talent. Here you’ll find seasonally driven and locally sourced food and spirits, great live music, and the area’s friendliest staff. With just one visit to Blackwall Hitch, you'll be hooked on the flavor!Blackwall Hitch promotes a comfortable, family friendly and welcoming atmosphere for everyone. We ask guests to support this atmosphere by not wearing clothing with offensive graphics or language, midriff-baring outfits, exposed undergarments, cut-off shorts or tank tops. Blackwall Hitch is a Drug Free Zone, and we prohibit all illicit substances on our property at all times.
A photo of Lady Camellia restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Afternoon Tea • Alexandria
Booked 20 times today
Cozy destination offering full tea service plus pastries such as scones & croissants.
A photo of Mia's Italian Kitchen restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Alexandria
Booked 85 times today
Mia's Italian Kitchen, located at the riverside end of King Street in Old Town Alexandria, is rooted in family. Our menu is filled with homestyle traditional Italian recipes sourced from owner Dave Nicholas' Sicilian grandmother. An elegant wine list accompanies beer and craft cocktails on the beverage menu. Dine downstairs and watch the signature Sicilian-style rectangular pizzas cook in the 800-degree brick oven, or upstairs to view the energetic open kitchen. Open for lunch and dinner, plus bottomless weekend brunch.
A photo of The Warehouse restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Alexandria
Booked 35 times today
Alexandria's Finest Dining - The Warehouse has consistently been highly rated by the nationally known "Zagats Dining Guide" and is one of the most popular restaurants in Old Town. Specialties include their famous all-lump crab cakes, fruit de mer, and veal porterhouse steak. Their Nola Brunch is a "must do" in Old Town. Come and try our hole-less donuts. Reservations are recommended for this popular meal.
A photo of 219 Restaurant restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Southern • Alexandria
Booked 6 times today
Please note reservations are only available for the main dining room. The lounge and bar areas are first come first serve. Housed in a historic 19th century townhouse blocks from the waterfront, 219 Restaurant offers modern Southern cuisine with creole influence. Our menu focuses on classic dishes with a southern influence to make for an exceptional dining experience. We offer private dining rooms in addition to our elegant main floor and offer pre-fixed banquet menus suitable for any event. After your meal, you can unwind in our spacious second story Basin St. Lounge, and be entertained by world class blues/jazz music - seven nights a week - or head downstairs to our Bayou Room, for live DJs and dancing. Whether you're looking for a casual night out or something a little more intimate, 219 Restaurant has what you're looking for... seven days a week!

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Discover best waterfront restaurants in Alexandria

Experience the charm of waterfront dining in Alexandria, Virginia, where the scenic views of the Potomac River blend seamlessly with exquisite culinary experiences. Restaurants in this picturesque DC suburb offer a variety of dining options that capitalize on their stunning riverside locations. From contemporary American dishes to fresh seafood, each establishment provides a unique atmosphere that enhances every meal with spectacular waterfront vistas. The dining scene in Alexandria is vibrant and diverse, catering to both casual diners and gourmet aficionados. Patrons can enjoy al fresco dining on spacious patios, or choose a more intimate setting inside where the views are just as breathtaking. These waterfront restaurants are not only about the food but also about creating memorable experiences, making them perfect spots for both special occasions and relaxed outings. With their commitment to quality and service, these eateries ensure every visit is as delightful as the views are inspiring.

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