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La Tasca

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Old Town
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607 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3105
+1 703-299-9810
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mainly let down by the server not accepting the 25% reward/reduction we had printed off at the end of September for our first visit claiming that there had been a change of management and the discount could not be honoured. Being typically British we put up with this but on return research on the web shows no change of ownership... More 

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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in New Year's Eve around 6 pm. We sat at a high top table in the bar. Great service, great meal. Hubby ordered a beet and goat cheese salad to start and I had butternut squash soup. We then shared 4 tapas, one vegetable stuffed pasta, shrimp in spicy garlic butter, fried potatoes and asparagus with a mushroom relish.... More 

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WV
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

I cannot say enough about this restaurant. I did some research before traveling to Old Town (Alexandria) and knew that I wanted to attend a flamenco performance on Wednesday night. I am so glad that I made a reservation - because we had front row seats for this amazing show. The dancers, guitar player and singer were phenomenal. I caught... More 

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Owings Mills, Maryland
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We actually went for Christmas Eve 2015. My husband is from Spain and he was impressed with the authenticity of the Spanish tapas. We had a very nice leisurely evening not being rushed out the door.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Great food in a great location. We walked up and down King st and after we sat to have delicious tapas at this restaurant. The patatas bravas are a must (potatoes). The sangria was on brunch happy hour for $2. That is only on the weekends. I loved it. Small portions with a big taste!!!! I will return.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our party of four chose this location based on the menu items and reviews. The location is easy to find and we did not have to wait to be seated. The decor and atmosphere are nice and with the exception of the ceiling vents, everything appeared to be clean. Although our order was taken in a timely fashion, it took... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We enjoyed every bit of our visit- friendly server, great sangria, amazing tapas, and wonderful environment. Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

La Tasca never disappoints, especially love the brunch. The sangria and tapas are always excellent and we always have great service. My fiancé and I were recently in Spain and still think that La Tasca's paella is one of the absolute bests we have ever tried! Highly recommend this restaurant!!

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Scotrun,
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We dined here 8 years ago on our honeymoon. We went twice then. Had to go back for their tapas and sangria on our Anniversary. Sooo Goooood!!! Highly recommend it! They always have jars of different sangria's behind the bar, hard to choose!!

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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Five of us older travelers collectively considered this to be a restaurant better suited to a more youthful group , though we all enjoyed our meal .Two had steak which could have been more tender for the price of 23.00 , though tasted good . Over all we felt a tad overpriced but not excessively , since our waiter seemed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Cuisine
Latin, Spanish, Mediterranean
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?