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RT's Restaurant

3804 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22305-2409
+1 703-684-6010
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“etouffee” (21 reviews)
“death by gumbo” (18 reviews)
“catfish” (38 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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3804 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22305-2409
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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Back again! I am having the special (red fish) and then the hubby is having spicy crawfish with red beans and rice. Fell in love with the food again. Great service and good food.

Thank lilruru264
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Located in a modest neighborhood in northern Alexandria, the restaurant is in a strip of stores on a side street, with only street parking available. Nicer inside than it looks from the outside. Place is divided into a bar with tables, and the restaurant. Great...More

Thank tom c
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We are visiting the DC area for the first time, and I was dying to get some tasty crab cakes. A friend found this place for us, and 5 of us had dinner here. We started with a lovely salad entree, and then came the...More

Thank Keagles
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Rt's is a real stand by option for casual dining of this style cuisine. There is nothing fancy, the food and the portion size is good. the service is good and the quality is reliable. This is a place we frequent often and will continue...More

Thank Rick R
Reviewed 12 May 2016

This was my first time at this restaurant but my girlfriend and her son have been here before. It is a little out of the way but worth the trip. We all ordered the the pecan crusted haddock which was delicious. The service was very...More

Thank Kenneth J
Reviewed 10 May 2016

After finding out that our large group of 15 had grown to 20 for Mother's Day, the staff and manager at RTs was very understanding and accommodating. Both our waitress were excellent - we couldn't have asked for better service. Everything from the appetizers, salads,...More

Thank 1Carmen2016
Reviewed 10 May 2016

This amazing Cajun/creole restaurant is a gem located in the heart of Alexandria, VA. We visited for lunch and were pleasantly surprised by the menu selection, but more importantly how great the food is. We recommend the "Death by Gumbo", "Shrimp Norman" and the "Jack...More

Thank gbasurtobass
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Cajun Creole Casual says it all - excellent food, friendly and competent service. Love to go here for Saturday lunch. Wish they were open Sunday lunches would be there even more often. Superior mojitos as well!

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant hostess and waitress. The waitress was serving tables and was the bartender too (busy lady on a Thursday night). She was still very kind. Took awhile for the food but it was worth it. I had the Smothered Catfish and my hubby had...More

Thank lilruru264
Reviewed 29 April 2016

This traditionally-decorated restaurant serves up some delicious Creole cooking. Try any if their fish specials or the "Death by Gumbo", my favorite.

Thank Jeffrey P
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31 December 2016|
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Response from Monsieur_E | Reviewed this property |
No issue.
Ed S
2 June 2015|
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Response from Joe B | Reviewed this property |
We had lunch at RT's and no reservations were required.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3804 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22305-2409
    (Glebe Rd)
  • Public Transportation: Bus at corner of Russell and Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-684-6010
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