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Hank's Oyster Bar

1026 King St, Ste 1, Alexandria, VA 22314-2961
+1 703-739-4265
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster roll” (64 reviews)
“oysters” (247 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1026 King St, Ste 1, Alexandria, VA 22314-2961
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Great place, great people, excellent food. We had the crab cakes, fried and raw oysters and shrimp. These were great. We had sides of Collard greens which weren't....too vinegary. The service was very good and prompt. A Very good oyster bar

Thank Lmira20
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I stopped in for lunch for the first time. Everything i ordered was great. Caesar salad, Oysters, and the salmon reuben were all really good. I will go back next time in town for sure

Thank OSUrob
Reviewed 4 March 2018

A laid back, casual atmosphere, with fantastic food. The shrimp po' boy was delicious, as were the fried clams and the onion rings. I really enjoy the goldfish crackers to munch on, and the dish of dark chocolate pieces at the end of every meal.

Thank Colleen M
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

So I know I have never had a smoked salmon rueben but it is amazing and you need to order it. Soooo good. Great service great beer great food. A 5

Thank Ronniebisme
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I come here at least twice a week to have Oysters in the summer time. Great happy hour for oysters form 4-7 every night. Don't want to miss it. With your tab at the end, they give you an awesome bowl of dark chocolate.

Thank martina_s_dawoud
Reviewed 19 February 2018

This highly recommended restaurant in old town Alexandria was a wonderful experience! We opted to eat at the bar during lunch and were served, with excellence and expertise, by Tom who makes a mean martini! The menu has options from the Ice Bar-fresh oysters on...More

Thank Pam C
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Can’t miss the frontage painted bright purple . You walk in to a rather tight long bar area , not unlike others in the DC area . The casual dining is in an adjacent long room filled with wooden tables and chairs. The oysters were...More

Thank Trixtravels
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Hank’s is smaller restaurant, but it delivers with service and really good food. Since it is a seafood restaurant, you know the price points are going to be higher. $30 for a lobster roll and tea isn’t an everyday meal expense a lot of people...More

Thank Bulldog82
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Wonderful restaurant in every respect. All food selections were very well prepared and truly delicious. Service was exceptional. Great location with a diverse menu. Highest recommendation!

Thank HistoryBuff514
Reviewed 3 February 2018

It's an oyster bar and they do that very well-- oysters are presented well with good condiments, clean, and every bit as tasty as described. The salty wolfe oysters were some of the best I've had in the US. My oyster po boy's fried oysters...More

Thank Dave C
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14 February 2016|
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Response from SandySRL | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. I am unaware of any day Hank's is closed except possibly on Christmas or Thanksgiving Days. They could be open then as well! Friday night will be busy but it's worth the wait!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1026 King St, Ste 1, Alexandria, VA 22314-2961
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-739-4265
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