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Union Street Public House

121 S Union St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3323
+1 703-548-1785
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good38%
  • Average27%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“oysters” (30 reviews)
“salad” (22 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
121 S Union St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3323
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1 - 10 of 301 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped in with family while we were visiting Alexandria. First impression was of the awesome staff greeting us and offering us a choice of where we wanted to sit. There is a quaint charm here from the wooden booths to the delicious food. First, the...More

Thank mollywan
Reviewed 6 days ago

Popped in with a colleague as we both arrived in DC around 6pm. This place was close to our hotel so we gave it a shot. Restaraunt The place presented well outside, and inside it appeared to be clean with plenty of seating. The bathrooms...More

Thank TheTravelDoctor2000
Dan P, General Manager at Union Street Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. This is troubling to discover any of our guests would have an experience this poor. We do not knowingly produce or permint an item of lesser quality to leave our kitchen when it fails to meet...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped for a bite & a beer. Beer selection is good; lots of local-ish beers on tap and an extensive bottle/can menu. There's a few, maybe 4, TV's in the pub area (I did not visit the restaurant side of the building) and they...More

Thank mrswhit11
Dan P, General Manager at Union Street Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for visiting us, if you are craft beer drinker check our website for a few events that may interest you. A tap takover with Hardywood, we will feature selections from their barrel aged series. Also, December 12th is the "twelve beers of Christmas"....More

Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

A group of four went in, we ordered Southern style fried chicken, two burgers, and Caesar salad. I am very keen on Caesar salad and was surprised to see anchovy as part of the ingredients on their salad menu. Total disappointment I got trying to...More

Thank Tuan N
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Bruce the barman looked after us very well. Great selection of beers and the food was pretty good as well.

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Union Street is a neat little bar, pub and restaurant just a block off of King Street in Old Town. The bar staff was great and the happy hour menu was priced right with good choices. I had the BBQ hot dog wrapped with bacon...mmmmmmm.........More

Thank J L
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This bar/restaurant is very tastefully decorated. We stopped in for drinks and would have had dessert but the person never came back to ask if we wanted to order anything. It was a steady stream of people coming in to the bar portion of this...More

Thank hitthehighway
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Enjoyed a few drinks in this pleasant establishment, there is an excellent Beer list with a few strong ones to sample, the Barman was was excellent and the food that passed by looked of high Quality, pay it a visit.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The Union Street Public House in Alexandria knows how to celebrate National Oyster Day. They offered $1 raw oysters and $1 Oysters Rockefeller plus beer and wine specials. The Oysters Rockefeller were amazing. We also tried the fried oysters and they didn't disappoint. The bartender,...More

2  Thank Melia_Mucer
Reviewed 17 July 2017

On a hot day, nothing is better than an ice cold glass of beer. So, don't stop here cause you're not going to get it. They have a dozen beers on tap, so why can't they get that right? Since it was close to our...More

Thank Linder24
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Response from Spiegs1968 | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge, service animals only
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Response from Denise D | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see any in there but the Old Town seems to be very dog friendly as there were plenty at the local restaurants and cafes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 32
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 S Union St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3323
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-548-1785
  • E-mail
Description
Union Street Public House is, and has been for 30 years, a casual dining classic American restaurant. Colonial brick front, beautiful adornments, with 3 bars and 3 separate dining rooms, there is ample space and variety for all sizes and tastes! A local favorite, Union Street has an ever evolving food and beverage program, nightly specials and our famous oyster bar.
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