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La Tasca Old Town

607 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3105
+1 703-299-9810
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“tapas” (168 reviews)
“paella” (51 reviews)
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Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
607 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3105
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If I were only rating La Tasca on the food it would be four or five stars. The paella was very good. My issue, while it may seem trivial, was I asked for butter for my crusty bread instead of the olive oil that was...More

Thank DearDona
Reviewed 7 January 2018

I've been to La Tasca a number of times and never had anything bad. I lLOVE their boquerones, lamb meatballs, and the eggplant veggie dish that you put on the bread, paella...mango sangria is good...they also have Spanish music on Wednesdays ...and also a decent...More

Thank brittanyhinkle
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Great for middle of week tapas no wine. Service is too quick so We prefer to sit at bar and order one taps at a time. They should sell croquetas to go at a bulk price without frying so they can be frozen and cooked...More

Thank a5035805
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We had a couple beers and tapas. Highly recommend the lamb meatballs and Alhambra beer! Friendly servers!

Thank torav
LaTascaOldTown, General Manager at La Tasca Old Town, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Hello, Thank you for visiting us at La Tasca Old Town and for taking the time to post your feedback. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is a solid Spanish tapas place in Alexandria (with other locations in the DC area). I've been to the DC one and was excited to come back. The food it definitely legit, but the service was so-so and it felt like the AC was...More

Thank tman4lom
Ruben M, General Manager at La Tasca Old Town, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thank you for being a guest at our La Tasca locations around the DC area! We appreciate you sharing your comments on TA and hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

When you first walk in you are met with the most deafening crowd chatter. The bar and surrounding tables were full and from all the people and the high ceiling it was impossible to hear anything. Thankfully we were brought to a table on the...More

Thank DoctorCP
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Decided to stop here due to the open air windows to the street and "different" experience. We were not disappointed. Server suggested a red dry house Spanish wine that was one of the best I ever tasted. Price was just a touch high for the...More

Thank SPGal
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Visited with my daughter to introduce her to tapas, and in preview of my trip to Spain. The gypsy singer and the accompanying flamenco was fantastic I thought. the tapas were interesting-nothing that I was bowled over. Four stars only for ambience and flamenco fun-Wed...More

Thank hemantphd
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We stopped in for the tail-end of happy hour as a group of four. We wanted to enjoy some sangria and tapas. The menu is really nice and you can enjoy happy hour from the dining room table, not just at the bar. Their sangria...More

Thank J E
Latascaoldtown, Manager at La Tasca Old Town, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hola. Thank you for stopping by our restaurant and especially for your review we hope to see you soon. Best regards. Ruben Mendoza, General Manager

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Except for the Empanadas and sliders, most are authentic to Espana. The Croquetas with Chicken and Serrano ham are excellent. Estrella is on tap. Go enjoy

Thank John C
Latascaoldtown, Manager at La Tasca Old Town, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hola. Thank you for for the great review! We look forward to serving you and your friends soon! Best regards, Ruben Mendoza. General Manager

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21 April 2016|
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Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
They have an upstairs area, i would guess no more than 20 comfortably.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 607 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3105
  • Public Transportation: King Street Metro (Yellow & Blue Lines) Also, take advantage of the King Street Trolley, a free trolley from the King Street metro stop all the way to the harbor. We are located between Washington Street and St Asaph Street.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-299-9810
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La Tasca is a careful blend of everything about Spain—warm décor, authentic cuisine and friendly hospitality.With a combination of many tapas dishes, paellas, sangria blends and Spanish wines and beers, La Tasca has something for everyone.We strive to keep the Spanish culture and passion alive in our restaurants
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