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Chart House Restaurant

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1 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3235 (Union Street)
King Street Metro Station
703-684-5080
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fresh food quick service

Even on a busy night with the place packed, all courses came quick, hot and perfectly done. Staff is friendly and accommodating. Food is fresh and prepared with care. From couples to large parties, this seems to be a great place to go when on the waterfront. The piped-in music was a detraction... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This place was really good. We went during restaurant week and loved it. The view was great and the food was even better. Definitely worth it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Even on a busy night with the place packed, all courses came quick, hot and perfectly done. Staff is friendly and accommodating. Food is fresh and prepared with care. From couples to large parties, this seems to be a great place to go when on the waterfront. The piped-in music was a detraction. Playing the standard soft-rock standards one feels... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was one of my best restaurant experiences since I've been in Alexandria. Restaurant week consisted of a three course meal. There was a choice of Caesar salad or clam chowder which I recommend soup. There was a fillet mignon with garlic mashed potatoes. And if that wasn't enough there is a creme Brulé for dessert. I recommend using the... More 

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Oakton
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Ambiance is okay . . . dining room is very open and noisy. View of the Potomac is nice but I found it annoying that, after spending $35 on an entrée (a serving of protein and a starch), I had to pay $10 extra for a vegetable and a salad would have been an additional $8-10. The wines were also... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Located right on the Potomac, if you sit upstairs you have a view of the whole river! The service and food were excellent and the salad bar was awesome!

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We had delicious fresh fish dishes and I had a great gazpacho for the first course. So good I had another for dessert! The view of the Potomac was brilliant from inside (we had a table next to the huge windows), but without the mugginess and bugs outside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

If you want very good service, good food, something to drink and a great view, you have to go there!

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Hickory, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Hey, the food is typical...great Chart House food. People come here for the view! In the warmer months, sit outside...well if you can stand the Washington/Alexandria heat. Seriously, evening dining on the outside deck is marvelous! Coupled with excellent food...the seafood is really that good... and listening to the musicians and singers that perform on the wharf below the deck,... More 

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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Whether you come by car or the water taxi shuttle that takes you to Georgetown and Washington Harbor, it's a great place to grab a cocktail and a bite. We've held family holiday dinners, enjoyed a date night, brought friends for a summer cocktail and even held a funeral reception here. The staff is really great. Before or after your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Sunday brunch is fantastic. Never disappoints. Great food. Good price. You have to try it. Crab omelette was great. Server was attentive but not annoying.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3235
    (Union Street)
  • Public Transportation: King Street Metro Station
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: 703-684-5080

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?