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Hank's Oyster Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
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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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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1026 King St, Ste 1, Alexandria, VA 22314-2961
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This comes from a person who hasn’t been big on oysters...but we really enjoyed this place. We started with a platter of oysters, both from the east coast and the west coast, and they were really good (added some of the sauce with horseradish and...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We really enjoyed our dinner here this past week.......wonderful food, attentive service. A bit noisier than what we would have preferred, but nothing that we could do about that. The menu offers quite a nice variety of options....from appetizers to sandwiches/salads to main entrees. I...More

Thank LivinglifeinPA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The oysters were delicious. Lacking experience in oysters the staff were helpful and brought a plate with variety for us to try. Not a cheap place to eat, but good stuff.

Thank ZanderDubbs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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