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RT's Restaurant

3804 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22305-2409
703-684-6010
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Ranked #16 of 648 Restaurants in Alexandria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $6 - $24
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Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Glebe Rd
Transit: Bus at corner of Russell and Mount Vernon Avenue
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English first
Treasure Island, Florida
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Been coming to this restaurant since it opened and I've never had a bad meal. Everything is always fresh and filling. My favorite is the She Crab Soup, you must try it. I've even called ahead to order this delicious soup for take home some nights. One of my all time favorite restaurants back home.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My 1st time at RT's and I will be back. The neighbor and the outside will make you wonder but I guarantee when you eat here you will be glad to stopped in. The service was good and the food even better. My friend had the smothered catfish and and I had the Shrimp & Crab Etouffée, both were delicious.... More

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Baltimore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Just went to RT's this week and I am a customer for life! Pro's Food is fantastic! I ordered a muffaletta (with Hot sausage) and it totally rocked! RT's Ale on tap is ANAZING, I would love to take a jug home Prices are on point and service is quick. Kat the bartender is really friendly and makes you feel... More

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State College, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I struggled between a four and a five for this review. The food was outstanding. I had the Gumbo and my husband the Jambalaya. Both were outstanding. The Jack Daniels shrimp was also outstanding, but I honestly felt it was way overpriced for four very small shrimp. The area is a bit outside of King Street, and the restaurant itself... More

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I had one of my best meals at this restaurant last Saturday night and ordered the Shrimp and Crawfish Etoufee and it was heavenly. I was deeply touched by the manager, Jen when I walked in and noticed she had reserved one of the VIP booths for me and I was excited to watch the playoff game and catch up... More

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Secunda, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

It was the best steak I have ever eaten! Thank you very very very very nice it was really really lovey.

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Alexandria
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98 reviews 98 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

A friend and I decided to try something new. I have my local favorites, but have never really found a SUPERB restaurant in Alexandria. Needless to say, this ain't it! Everything - the oysters, the crab soup, and the entrees were "OK" - but nothing noteworthy, especially given the prices.

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Based on trip advisor reviews, off we went!! appetizers: "jack daniels" shrimp with crab-not what we expected but tasty nonetheless. was in a creamy sauce she crab soup-good entrees:Lamb special of the night. husband states it was very good. i had the stuffed shrimp with crawfish crab and it was delicious. Bread served could use a sprucing up. I need... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Our next new restaurant on our list was RT’s..we had heard many great things about it so we decided to give it a try. It is located in Del Ray and very close to Old Town. The parking was really easy, even though they did not appear to have designated parking spots for the establishment. Atmosphere: The outside of the... More

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Olympia
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116 reviews 116 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Having read the TripAdviser reviews and needing to catch a flight at Reagan National, I drove to the restaurant and parked directly in front. (Good sign, no?). There were only a few patrons, so seating was a snap. From the title, you know what I ordered. It came with a salad. I chose the house dressing and it was yummy.... More

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