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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (247 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 1 April 2018

Absolutely fantastic happy hour specials here in the main restaurant. Definitely recommend going during this time. The shrimp Po'Boy that I tried was out of this world delicious. The highlight of the experience here is the oysters, and the types they serve are delicious. We...More

Thank Susan and Phyl T
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We chose this place at random and couldn’t have been happier with the choice. The beer and wine selections were interesting, the raw oysters were soooo good, and our entrees were also delicious. Great choice on a sunny day in Alexandria.

Thank suecassel
Reviewed 28 March 2018

I went there with a friend for happy hour on a Thursday. The oysters were the absolute best I've had. Highly recommend. But if you come here for happy hour and do not like oysters, you will be disappointed because only the oysters are discounted...More

Thank Danielle W
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

I was in town for business and a friend recommended Hanks. I will forever be in his debt. Hanks is great!!! I love west coast oysters and tried all three from WA Hanks had that night (changes based on supply, check the board for what’s...More

Thank bodhi_sam
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Most excellent, the food and service were great. The beer and whisky selections are good. We had the clams to start, and the mixed grill and bouillabaisse. Best I've had in a long time. We will be back again

Thank John M
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Great place, great people, excellent food. We had the crab cakes, fried and raw oysters and shrimp. These were great. We had sides of Collard greens which weren't....too vinegary. The service was very good and prompt. A Very good oyster bar

Thank Lmira20
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I stopped in for lunch for the first time. Everything i ordered was great. Caesar salad, Oysters, and the salmon reuben were all really good. I will go back next time in town for sure

Thank OSUrob
Reviewed 5 March 2018

A laid back, casual atmosphere, with fantastic food. The shrimp po' boy was delicious, as were the fried clams and the onion rings. I really enjoy the goldfish crackers to munch on, and the dish of dark chocolate pieces at the end of every meal.

Thank Colleen M
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

So I know I have never had a smoked salmon rueben but it is amazing and you need to order it. Soooo good. Great service great beer great food. A 5

Thank Ronniebisme
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I come here at least twice a week to have Oysters in the summer time. Great happy hour for oysters form 4-7 every night. Don't want to miss it. With your tab at the end, they give you an awesome bowl of dark chocolate.

Thank martina_s_dawoud
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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
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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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