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Alley Cat Restaurant & Lounge

$$ - $$$American, ,
2 S Whiting St, Alexandria, VA 22304-3402
+1 703-461-0450
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good36%
  • Average28%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible16%
4 Mar 2018
“Alley Cat - not disappointing!”
30 Nov 2017
“Quick Bite w/ Friends”
Closed Now
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
$$ - $$$
2 S Whiting St, Alexandria, VA 22304-3402
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I like to get a drink and some food there. Food is always good and they have specials every night. Its a place to get a drink and relax. You will encounter a lot of local people just doing the same

Thank Sunshine1890
Reviewed 4 March 2018

You might call this a 'dive', a sports bar that has lots of old-time character, hidden away in Alexandria. It looked recently painted in and out, and was apparently clean. We were there on a Saturday afternoon for an early dinner and the place only...More

Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 1 March 2018

So annoyed. I went for the second time to purchase salmon, as I was very pleased with what I got the first time. However, the time the salmon was overcooked, small, and seasoned waaaaaaay different. Not to mention, my box was filled with hardly NO...More

Thank ChelleR34
Reviewed 30 November 2017

A group of us girls had 2 hours to spare so we ended up going to this restaurant based on one of the girls saying this was her "lowkey spot" for HH. I heard that this place was different restaurants before becoming Alley Cat. Anyways,...More

Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 18 September 2017

terrible don't go here, service is the worst, and the food is not healthy to eat, saw a rodent... you figure it out. say away...

Thank apostrophe6363
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Neighborhood bar..fun...food okay. .prices okay..one big plus, open late so can stop in after the theater or whatever

Thank linda p
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

While it's a big place with lots of space the staff just can't keep up. Bartender was completely overwhelmed. Went here to watch the All Star game- ask for one of the tvs closest to our table to be switched from poker to baseball waitress...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Went to have a bite tonight and a drink after a long time. I was surprised to see most dining tables been replaced with bar styles high stools and tables. The little two seater i was found was so close and uncomfortable, gave me a...More

Thank 65suzi
Reviewed 28 June 2016

My wife and I have come here several times for the live music. The food was more of an after thought but since we were hungry, we tried some and were very pleasantly surprised with the food quality and service. We split a bacon cheeseburger...More

Thank jcord2000
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I would love to give this wonderful bar 5 stars, but sadly, my fave dish has been altered :-( Terrific staff, comfy bar, not so great crab cakes. Have been coming hear often over the years for their crab cakes, which used to be delicious...More

Thank michaele m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:15 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 S Whiting St, Alexandria, VA 22304-3402
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-461-0450
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Delicious Food & Drinks in a comfortable warm setting, prepared by an experienced chef and served by a friendly team. Visit us today! We're centrally located in Alexandria, at I-395 and Duke Street (Near Landmark Mall- close to the Best Buy and MiniCooper dealership).
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