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RT's Restaurant

3804 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22305-2409
703-684-6010
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Ranked #14 of 644 restaurants in Alexandria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $24
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
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

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
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

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
24 helpful votes 24 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
80 reviews 80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
43 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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
24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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Clifton, VA
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

If you are missing your favorite New Orleans dish - RTs is the place for you. Everything is about as NOLA as it can get to include the New Orleans restaurant like atmosphere. Been before but it had been a few years. Service is professional and management top notch. Went before a Birchmere event and it was an easy walk... More

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