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Southside 815

$$ - $$$American, ,
815 S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-4220
+1 703-836-6222
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“bread basket” (20 reviews)
“po boy” (14 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
815 S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-4220
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1 - 10 of 263 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went there for dinner. The moment I looked at the menu, I actually kind a get that there will be nothing good can come out of it but since I already sat, I decided to give it a try. Server was nice and I...More

Thank İpek A
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I was always told by my mother, to start off with something positive. I had a great lunch with my husband! And MY meal was great! Sorry to criticize anything, but where does cumin fit into the Cajun-Creole specialty? My husband ordered to beef po...More

Thank SyracuseNP
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great tavern. Seems to get noisy. Good selection of beers. The food is good tavern fare. I must admit, the combination poo boy was a bit dry. If I returned I’d try something else on the menu.

Thank eljuezcubano
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

OMG is the best way to describe the food. No complaints! Quick service. Beautiful night. Portions are HUGE

Thank Dee P
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were visiting D.C. and staying in Alexandria overnight. Our daughter recommended we check out Southside 815 and we were so happy with our meal and the service. It was a Monday night which we were happy to find was po'boy night....More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We come here on occasion and have never been disappointed. The food is consistently good service and drinks as well. Love that Cajun flair. The oysters are excellent and salads terrific. Great place for lunch brunch or early dinner. Also has a nice sports bar...More

Thank Ken A
Reviewed 31 July 2017

A group of us met for Happy Hour and the prices for food and drinks were great. I would skip the Oysters Rockefeller, but definitely the hamburger was boss! Beers and wines were very good and one of the guys loved the wings....they weren't too...More

Thank corkscrewd
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

My son and I sat in the bar for dinner. He got the burger and fries. I got pork nachos. Both were very good. In fact my son ate his whole me which is unusual. Great area around the restaurant. We would definitely go back...More

Thank kim p
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We ate here sort of by accident on Father's Day, when we didn't make reservations at our "regular" brunch places which were all full. So we gave it a try, and it was quite a good brunch at reasonable prices. The dill pickle bloody mary...More

Thank DD S
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I have visited this restaurant numerous times, and every time the meals have been great, the service was excellent and the ambiance was very friendly. It is a neighborhood restaurant, where guests come on a regular basis with family, friends, business clients... Highly recommended for...More

Thank Jelena V
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Nearby Attractions
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86 reviews
.98 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 815 S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-4220
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-836-6222
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Southside 815 has been a go to neighborhood restaurant on the South end of Old Town since opening in 1993. Try our delicious Southern menu, Saturday and Sunday Brunch, or catch a game in our bar with 15 Tv's and 17 beers on tap. Come dine where the locals dine.
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