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Southside 815

815 South Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
703-836-6222
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Ranked #30 of 641 Restaurants in Alexandria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $20
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Arlington, Virginia
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Went to celebrate a birthday and thoroughly enjoyed our evening. Great appetizers, she crab soup, and enjoyed a variety of main courses. Nice variety for differing tastes in food and drink. Ate inside; the patio outside looks inviting as well.

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Guelph, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

When I'm vacationing, one of the things that I'm on the hunt for is the perfect chicken fried steak. Unfortunately, it's rare that I get much above a 7 on a scale of ten. Southside 815 delivered a solid 9.7 (or maybe even higher.) Good meat, perfect batter for the fry and neither dried out or case-hardened in the cooking.... More

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Atlanta, Ga
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The pot roast was to die for. parking reasonable compared to other areas like King Street. Service was a tad slow.

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Centreville, Virginia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We went to this place after searching trip advisor for a restaurant my girlfriend and myself had never been to. We followed the link to the restaurant webpage and found out that Monday's were half priced po' boys! We started with the fried pickles app and this plate was STACKED HIGH with delicious and perfectly cooked fried pickles! Then I... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Southside 815 is a fantastic place for "Southern" food. The dishes are wonderful and prepared just like down South. The "specials" are turly special. The service leaves a bit to be desired, but overall Southside 815 is a great place to eat! Especially if you desire some Southern food.

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Washington DC
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This is a bar/restaurant in Alexandria VA which is frequented by locals. The atmosphere is friendly and the bartender was great! There are great food specials as well. I enjoyed everything I ordered and sampled, however if you order the 815 biscuits it can be a bit salty.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Southside is always good for an enjoyable time - it is a local favorite, not an Oldtown tourist oriented place. Two parts, the sports bar (lots of TVs, the actual bar, etc) and the dining room/patio. The dining room/patio is family friendly, service is usually fine. Menu has lots of fried finger food, sandwiches, pastas and is varied with nightly... More

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Manassas, Virginia
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128 reviews 128 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This place has a very decent menu of southern comfort food, a bar with televisions for the sports- needy, and a quaint outdoor patio with a nice view of the street, which is well groomed. I really had no complaints and would definitely eat here again to determine what on the menu is on target and what is not.

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Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We (six couples and two young children) ate here early on a Saturday evening. We had heard good things about Southside, but we were all a bit disappointed with the visit. We found it very loud, even for a sports bar-type establishment. The service was spotty, with various of us having to ask about where our drinks and food were.... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Our family enjoyed a fabulous dinner at Southside 815. We were able to find tasty down home favorites entrees. The kids also enjoyed the sandwiches. I will go back again. It's a very family friendly place with a local vibe bar that's separate from the restaurant area. They also have outdoor seating where you can lounge and watch the poor... More

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