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Alley Cat Restaurant & Lounge

) #518 of 608 Restaurants in Alexandria $$ - $$$ , , American
2 S Whiting St, Alexandria, VA 22304-3402
+1 703-461-0450
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good44%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
12 Jul 2017
“Not a fan”
26 Jul 2016
“Evening drinks and snack”
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All hours
Bar, Pub, American, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
2 S Whiting St, Alexandria, VA 22304-3402
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

While it's a big place with lots of space the staff just can't keep up. Bartender was completely overwhelmed. Went here to watch the All Star game- ask for one of the tvs closest to our table to be switched from poker to baseball waitress...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Went to have a bite tonight and a drink after a long time. I was surprised to see most dining tables been replaced with bar styles high stools and tables. The little two seater i was found was so close and uncomfortable, gave me a...More

Thank 65suzi
Reviewed 28 June 2016

My wife and I have come here several times for the live music. The food was more of an after thought but since we were hungry, we tried some and were very pleasantly surprised with the food quality and service. We split a bacon cheeseburger...More

Thank jcord2000
Reviewed 23 March 2016

I would love to give this wonderful bar 5 stars, but sadly, my fave dish has been altered :-( Terrific staff, comfy bar, not so great crab cakes. Have been coming hear often over the years for their crab cakes, which used to be delicious...More

Thank michaele m
Reviewed 27 February 2016

A very interesting hidden gem in a location that is very convenient to where we live I didn't realize what they have there until I win and given that it is they might hit and you really think that it would be a holes in...More

Thank 510edd
Reviewed 14 October 2015

It was ok, only ok. Not great, not crappy, just ok. Sunday evening for easy dinner chosen because daughter had a coupon. We had burgers and a crab cake. Nothing spectacular. Relatively tasteless burgers, too much filler & no seasoning in the crab cake. Dark,...More

Thank CherylInMainz
Reviewed 8 September 2015

this is a dirty, dark, bar. I had a couple of drinks, and it took the bartender to recognize we were there, as they were talking to their boyfriend. We should of walked out then, but we stayed for two drinks, and called it a...More

Thank TravelingsamVA
Reviewed 7 August 2015

I don't normally like buffets but there buffet on Sunday morning was fresh and filling. Everything tasted exquisite, they had chipped beef (which I love), an omelet bar, bacon, sausage, fresh fruit, cheese and veggie platters. Staff was nice and the food was awesome. I...More

1  Thank CreoleChic777
Reviewed 6 March 2015

They have several salads, a nice steak sandwich and a bunch of burgers named after NFL teams. On Tuesdays the 1/2 pound burgers are half priced, really good deal. They also have a Sunday brunch and football games on multiple TV's as well as pool...More

Thank PetePope1
Reviewed 10 June 2014

Not for the sophisticated, this is just a good friendly bar where the locals hang out. The food is good and reasonably priced, there is a fair selection of beers including some local labels and the staff always seem happy. The decor is nothing to...More

Thank jocripps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Bar, Pub, American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:15 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 S Whiting St, Alexandria, VA 22304-3402
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-461-0450
  • E-mail
Delicious Food & Drinks in a comfortable warm setting, prepared by an experienced chef and served by a friendly team. Visit us today! We're centrally located in Alexandria, at I-395 and Duke Street (Near Landmark Mall- close to the Best Buy and MiniCooper dealership).
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