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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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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster roll” (60 reviews)
“oysters” (224 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 3 days ago

The oysters here are fresh and delicious. I've ordered the scallops entree both times I've been here, and the scallops are a good size, and fresh and delicious!

Thank steelerk88
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for a quite place to eat this restaurant is not the place for you but if you are looking for some good food please go on in. Had the lobster roll with fries and it was delicious. Typically will only eat...More

Thank Terri F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service, great atmosphere, great food! Portobello mushrooms and goat cheese were fantastic as was the tuna tartare!

Thank Laurel H
Reviewed 1 week ago

There was a 45 minute wait for a table so we put our name in and headed out to walk around. When we came back luckily there were 2 seats at the bar so we grabbed them as there was still not a table ready....More

Thank SteveandDiana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Knowing that I had a large party, I did my due diligence, I called the restaurant days prior attempting to make a reservation, I was told, "We don't take reservations, but you can call ahead, 30 minutes prior to the time you would like to...More

Thank duncanna8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last minute choice(not a seafood eater), but my cousin is. She had raw oysters from different areas in the the North America and Canada. Loved they different variety. Then she raved about the tamale topped with crab meat. I settled for a lamb burger with...More

Thank auntbea58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were promptly seated in the midst and bustle of a happy busy crowd.. We started with a couple of dozen oysters: an assortment of freshly shucked, sweet Pacific ones from Washington, and salty ones from the Chesapeake, both Virginia, and Maryland. They vanished quickly,...More

Thank broadcreek
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of us headed over to Hank's for dinner during a conference. We were so delighted with the atmosphere. We waited just a bit and they sat our large group. We were served some complimentary appetizers due to our wait ( I did not...More

Thank abuck2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a fairly new restaurant with a more casual attmosphere and menu..but we still found plenty of choices.

Thank drudol
Reviewed 15 July 2017

One of my favorite pre-dinner or happy hour stops for drinks. I'm not an oyster eater, but my boyfriend swears by the ones at Hanks. While he enjoys the happy hour oysters I'll happily sip on their daily punch offering or one of their craft...More

Thank Callie B
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15 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
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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