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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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“lobster roll” (67 reviews)
“oysters” (242 reviews)
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1026 King St, Ste 1, Alexandria, VA 22314-2961
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Hank's is in a traditional "old town" building with updated features. We sat in the front window with a view of the charming King Street. Great service. The waiter brought us a tiny bowl of goldfish to nibble on before we ordered and ended with...More

Thank JustJoan12345
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My favorite place to eat in Old Town Alexandria! The happy hour oysters are fantastic as is the beer selection. If you want dinner, don't miss the oven roasted chicken on Wednesdays or the grilled flat iron steak on Fridays. The food here is reliably...More

Thank Michael L
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

Great place for small groups eating at the bar or for larger groups at tables through in the restaurant. The service is great and the oysters are amazing. Lobster roll is good too, but there are plenty of other choices.

Thank ASMFMF-Trip
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Had the priveledge of dining at Hank"s with my husband Thursdday evening. Can not say enough about the service food and overall experince. The oysters were served impecably, the tomato lobster bisque was a flavor bomb, and my husbands chocolate mousse, which is one of...More

Thank SuePirate
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I had a bad oyster that I got VERY ILL OFF OF!! I know they can't check them all but quality of food was just terrible! Bad service too!!

1  Thank Lmd613
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Only been here a few times, but have enjoyed each experience. Today I went with the Shrimp Po'Boy. It was great! Shrimp were lightly breaded and tender. And the roll was nice and soft. Looking forward to my next visit.

Thank Sakellarios V
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Cute small restaurant on King and Henry. My lobster bisque was ok..more tomato based and less cream and sherry, but had lobster chunks. I had raw oysters and they were delicious. My husband had founder sandwich. All good, but not great!

Thank jlm3906
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I was only in town for the night and this was my dinner destination. What a great place, the staff and service was excellent. The atmosphere was old school, a great place to be on Friday night . The oysters were fresh and oh so...More

Thank Kissesandpie
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by with my wife for lunch on Sunday. We started with a dozen fresh oysters--6 from Maine and 6 from Washington along with some shrimp cocktail. The oysters were very fresh and some of the best ever. The shrimp was top notch. I had...More

Thank Ted G
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Ate at Hanks last Thursday night. Hostess was friendly and accommodating, waiter was the same. Bartenders actually treated you like a valued customer. French fries cooked in duck fat were outstanding, oysters were even better.

Thank fahrtenhaler
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, 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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