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Rustico

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American, Bar, Pizza, Contemporary
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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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Today
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: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 8
    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
Love the dough!

The pizza was absolutely delicious. The perfect size for me with a little leftover for lunch the next day! This is a easy location (just a few blocks off of Route 1) with great decor and awesome beer menu. My only disappointment was the dessert. It's the first time I've ever met a donut I didn't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
4jazz
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Richmond, Virginia
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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Richmond, Virginia
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The pizza was absolutely delicious. The perfect size for me with a little leftover for lunch the next day! This is a easy location (just a few blocks off of Route 1) with great decor and awesome beer menu. My only disappointment was the dessert. It's the first time I've ever met a donut I didn't like!

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New Rochelle, New York, United States
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171 reviews 171 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Grabbed dinner here as part of a group. The place has a nice rustic feel to it and pleasant even when it was crowded, which is expected for a Sat. night. It also meant service was going to be a little slow. Tried their cheese & herb risotto tots, which I really liked, and the bratwurst. which I thought was... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The restaurant was very busy so it did take a while to get served....server was very knowledgeable with the beer choices and made great recommendations. We only had a couple of small plates which were good but nothing special ~ brussel sprouts and fried risotto. Definitely a good place for meeting friends after work, great beer choices and outdoor seating... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Rustico was busy when we arrived @6:30. Service was very slow the waiter had a large number of tables to take care of during our stay. Food was ok not outstanding.

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Waldorf, Maryland, USA
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47 reviews 47 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Love this place, always can count on a beer I haven't had to try and their food is decent. The waitstaff also knows which beers are good based on your tastes.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed a good brunch on Saturday with friends. The menu offered a wide range of reasonably priced food items for all, including a delicious donut appetizer...YUM! The Bada Bing Breakfast Burger is a heart stopper but worth every bite. The restaurant also has one of the most extensive beer menus I've seen in some time. The atmosphere was relaxing and... More 

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Alexandria, Minnesota
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46 reviews 46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Nice seating variety inside and out. Great Food (pizza was a hit), Beer, and Wine! Friendly and Helpful staff. A nice place for our Easter Lunch!

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Daytona Beach, Florida, USA
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65 reviews 65 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Rustica lives up to its name; rustic fresh food in a lively and comfortable atmosphere and plenty for the gluten free to enjoy! And, they are nice to children!

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Belleville, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We met some friends here for dinner on our recent trip to DC. We arrived with a baby and a small child, met our party, and were warmly accommodated. A child's meal of pasta with butter was quickly fetched, and either it was so amazing, or our kid was starving (probably both), that a second bowl was ordered and devoured.... More 

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Hudson, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My daughter set-up a reservation for us on my visit to Alexandria. It was great and many items to choose from.

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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: American, Bar, Pizza, Contemporary

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

Questions & Answers

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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?