So many spots in Alexandria have stepped up their outdoor setups for the summer. Stroll through King Street in Old Town to check out patios built onto the street and lush cocktail gardens. Closer to the water, drinkers can find happy hours with Potomac River views. In suburban Del Ray, the main drag has seen an influx of beer gardens and wine-friendly patios. Local brewers like Port City, Lost Boy cider, and Aslin Beer Company have also added more alfresco seats with options in the shade. Here are 18 options for grabbing a drink outside.
The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers. Please be aware of changing local rules, and check individual restaurant websites for any additional restrictions such as mask requirements. Find a local vaccination site here.Read More