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Daniel O'Connell's Irish Restaurant and Bar

) #12 of 604 Restaurants in Alexandria $$ - $$$ American, Irish,
112 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3208
+1 703-739-1124
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
112 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3208
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1 - 10 of 394 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Best fried chicken and waffles,hands down. $3 mimosas and blood marys. Great atmosphere and outside if Fido friendly!

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped in the other day for lunch. Great atmosphere. Ordered the corned beef and cabbage. The sauce was light creamy but tasty. The corned beef was very tender and the cabbage, carrotts with potatoes were great. The other dish was the reuben sandwich. Loaded with...More

Thank deeNortheast
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Poor service. Rude staff that didn't ask but assumed orders and gave out food that we had allergies to. No silverware, napkins. Added water to a glass of beer without asking if it was beer or water. Sad experience. Never brought one order at all!

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place, every server had an Irish accent, live Irish music and authentic food. Waitress gave me her favorite and it was delicious-burger, which she said really wasn't a normal burger but on mashed potatoes with Guinness beer cheese-delicious! My husband had fish and...More

Thank 63Kathyd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had plenty of room in the balcony for our family group. Brunch was delicious and cocktails were on special. Live music downstairs. Really fun time!

Thank Kate P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is legit. Great food. Great service. Something for everyone. Get the shepherd's pie!!! Drunken nachos are great. Huge menu. Lots of great drinks. Really enjoyed our dinner here. We had a reservation and everything went perfectly. I would recommend getting a reservation -...More

Thank tadamsRN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know why I love this place so much, as a Brit being in the US, but there's just something about O'Connell's that makes an evening out a lot of fun. The service and staff are always really pleasant, and while the food is...More

Thank Lucy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the atmosphere in the upstairs patio. The lamb stew was great and they have a good beer selection.

Thank allecher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, and music. We enjoyed a Guinness, and a salad. It's a popular place, several large groups were dining there.

1  Thank simivalley1699
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best real Irish atmosphere combined with real Irish hospitality It became our home away from home ...I miss it every day Jojo

1  Thank Jo L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3208
    (Union Street)
  • Public Transportation: O'Connell's closest metro is King street metro stop. You can jump on the Dash bus and it drops you at Fairfax and King, just two blocks from us ! Or try a water taxi from Dc into the port at the foot of King street.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-739-1124
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Sink into our comfortable surroundings in our truly unique atmosphere. View our mesmerizing array of Irish historical antiques and stroll through four ancient Irish bars with blazing fires. Enjoy the company of our warm Irish staff and meet the lovely people of Old Town. At Daniel O'Connell's, every balcony, nook and cranny has a story to tell and we invite you to learn about them while indulging in the bold and exciting culinary delights originally from modern Ireland.
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