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King Street Blues

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5810 Kingstowne Center Boulevard, South Van Dorn Street, Alexandria, VA 22315-5711
+1 703-313-0400
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Jacksonville, Florida
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70 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stopped into the visitors center and the woman there gave us a coupon for King Street Blues. The service was fast despite being a Saturday night. The potato salad was really good. we also liked the ribs and the pulled pork. Stop by the visitors center and they can give you a buy one get 50% off coupon.

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Thank jenbudd
Savannah, Georgia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This is our second time visiting this restaurant and it was just as good as the last time! The service was also very quick. By the time we sat, ordered our drinks, ordered our food and talked for 10 minutes, our food was there! I had the buffalo chicken sandwich and my wife had the shrimp po' boy. We really... More 

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Thank Alton W
Alexandria, Virginia
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139 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

I admit I was a bit skeptical, but the brisket and ribs were great. The Caesar Salad with chicken and wings were also good.

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Md
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2014

King Street Blues in Old Town Alexandria has been on N. St. Asaph St. for many years started by the late Ralph Capabianco. It's atmosphere is inhansed by fun cartoon charcters on the walls and hanging from the ceiling. It serves diner food at a very reasonable price. Sandwiches, burgers and light entries. There is a small bar on the... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2014

Totally surreal restaurant with random things on the wall. Food was good, service was quick and efficient and most of all, the prices weren't extortionate. Would definitely visit again.

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Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania
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126 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2013

The food was good. (not great) My son loved the cool stuff on the walls and the big train coming out of the ceiling. We had a good time. We would go back.

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Thank REF60
Brighton, Colorado
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101 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2013

Every time I go to King Street Blues in Kingstowne, I'm disappointed. I don't know why I keep going back, except that it's next to the UPS store and I go there daily. Yesterday was a beautiful day so I thought I'd sit outside. I ordered a shrimp Poor Boy with cucumber and onion salad. The food was nothing special.... More 

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Decatur, Illinois
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1,029 reviews
581 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 400 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2013

We used to visit DC/Alexandria quite often and always made it a point to stop here for some grat BBQ. Well, it's been ten years since we were here last and we were a little apprehensive based upon some of the reviews. I had an Elwood with an added side of red beans and rice and was not disappointed! The... More 

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Thank MNM1011
Alexandria, Virginia
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2013

We had never been to King Street Blues before. We walked in Saturday night about 6:00 pm. There was no wait which was great. The service was fine but we were seated by the door that leads out to the outside tables. Every time someone opened that door we were hit with a blast of freezing air. I wish they... More 

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Thank kmdbike
Alexandria, Virginia
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2013

We love BBQ and were happy to find a BBQ joint so close to home, but were disappointed with the food. We ordered the nachos and the grease was so severe it soaked through everything and was dripping off of everything. Nasty. I ordered a pulled pork sandwich and again was not happy with the experience. We left the restaurant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5810 Kingstowne Center Boulevard, South Van Dorn Street, Alexandria, VA 22315-5711
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-313-0400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?