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Alley Cat Restaurant & Lounge

$$ - $$$, American,
2 S Whiting St, Alexandria, VA 22304-3402
+1 703-461-0450
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good39%
  • Average31%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible13%
30 Nov 2017
“Quick Bite w/ Friends”
8 Sep 2017
“Alley Cat”
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Bar, American, Contemporary, Pub
$$ - $$$
2 S Whiting St, Alexandria, VA 22304-3402
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

A group of us girls had 2 hours to spare so we ended up going to this restaurant based on one of the girls saying this was her "lowkey spot" for HH. I heard that this place was different restaurants before becoming Alley Cat. Anyways,...More

Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 18 September 2017

terrible don't go here, service is the worst, and the food is not healthy to eat, saw a rodent... you figure it out. say away...

Thank apostrophe6363
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Neighborhood bar..fun...food okay. .prices okay..one big plus, open late so can stop in after the theater or whatever

Thank linda p
Reviewed 13 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 27 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 24 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 9 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Bar, American, Contemporary, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:15 AM - 1:30 AM
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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