Alexandria is a longtime go-to dining destination for tourists and locals, thanks to its waterfront views along the Potomac River and seafood-centric mainstays.
While the colonial-era Old Town neighborhood houses many staples, Alexandria as a whole has exploded in the past year with an assortment of new options. The Carlyle area near the picturesque George Washington Masonic National Memorial just git a modern spot to slurp bivalves with the arrival of Whiskey & Oyster. And a once-sleepy section of family-friendly Del Ray got new beer (Hops n Shine), seafood (Catch on the Ave), and all-American (Northside 10) options all in the past few months.
Meanwhile, a historically industrial strip near Braddock Road Metro just got a hip new hangout for tacos (Chop Shop Taco) and stylish to-go operation (Pendleton Carryout Co.), and the Eisenhower East area just welcomed a brand new cidery.Read More