Charming Old Town Alexandria is a favorite neighborhood for tourists because of its historic architecture, its waterfront setting on the Potomac River, and its proximity to D.C. But it also serves as a longtime dining staple for locals looking for everything from raw bar seafood to Southern barbecue to high-end Japanese tasting menus. During the pandemic, some familiar favorites are temporarily closed, such as the cozy Vermillion, but the scene remains lively, with waterfront patios bustling and portions of King Street reserved for pedestrians.
Here are 18 standout restaurants in Old Town in this moment.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission.Read More