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Rustico

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Pizza, American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
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827 Slaters Ln, Alexandria, VA 22314-1219 (Potomac Greens)
The nearest metro stop is on the blue/yellow lines at Braddock Road.
703-224-5051
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 63
    Very good
  • 27
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  • 11
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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My wife and I have gone here multiple times. Incredible beer list (craft and imports), solid variety of craft beer on draft and rotated regularly - and always something interesting and delicious. Great pizza, the brussel sprouts are solid, as is the baked hummus appetizer. Service is friendly and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
WalterReed
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San Antonio,TX
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San Antonio,TX
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134 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I have gone here multiple times. Incredible beer list (craft and imports), solid variety of craft beer on draft and rotated regularly - and always something interesting and delicious. Great pizza, the brussel sprouts are solid, as is the baked hummus appetizer. Service is friendly and efficient. Prices are reasonable (for DC metro area) - plenty of... More 

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Thank WalterReed
Defiance, Missouri
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471 reviews
321 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Continues to impress, depth in beer, very light in wine, depth in Pizza, great burgers and ecletic combos. Tremendous atmosphere, its a great local for northern Alex and well worth a trip.

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Thank Hobietim
Waldorf, Maryland, USA
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82 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Love this place so much the beers are top notch, their food isn't bad either but I usually am there for the beer.

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Thank TommyS614
Washington, DC
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189 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Like craft beers? Like good food? You are going to love Rustico! They have about 30 craft beers on draft and an extensive menu of hundreds in bottles and cans. Hoppy, malty, roasted, spicy, fruity, funky, etc. We are not talking bud and miller lite here! We had a delicious local barley wine type and a bottle of Stone Old... More 

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Thank CarberyMan
oahu
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

a friend of mine invited me her as she lives close, and couldn't have been more happy. food service and quality was excellent. food was also very fast, so fast that sometimes my next course was coming out before I had finished my last one. soup, salad, and pizza I had was great. parking was easy on the back side... More 

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Thank shanefull
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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195 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

We had high expectations. The decor is edgy and interesting. The service was pretty good. The beer and cider menu was decent. The pizza...just ok, not great. Besides the average taste, our arrived overcooked.

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Thank Lynne S
Westminster, Colorado
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

A charming old feel building, with very high ceilings, provided a great ambiance until they turned on the music. The small crowd in the dining room coupled with the loud speaker volume limited my ability to hear. The pizza choices are limited to five with no apparent option to "build your own". The entrées are also limited to five with... More 

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Thank TABrianS
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The beer selection was varied and the happy hour specials seemed to be very good. I was here for a date, but ended up waiting 15+ minutes just for a menu, Beer, however, was delicious when it arrived.

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Thank Adam J
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Service was ok not great half the time looking for waiter to order food! Then again the food was bad. This was not an enjoyable experience.

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Thank chaz4021
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

If you want a couple of dollars off of your beer, I would highly recommend visiting Rustico during their happy hour (4-7pm). The pizza was much better (and bigger) than expected. The atmosphere was excellent, even for families.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 827 Slaters Ln, Alexandria, VA 22314-1219
    (Potomac Greens)
  • Public Transportation: The nearest metro stop is on the blue/yellow lines at Braddock Road.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: 703-224-5051

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Pizza, American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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