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Rustico

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American, Bar, 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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Dining
Families with children
Bar scene
Outdoor seating

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 42
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 17
    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
Very Good Saturday Brunch Experience

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
TravellingFatJack
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Outdoor seating
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121 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW 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 NEW 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
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
59 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
11 helpful votes 11 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Went here with my family this past weekend and we were all very pleased. The restaurant has a great beer selection, both bottle and draft. They even have low cost beer sampling options. We tried the deep fried deviled eggs, and they were really fun. I had a brick oven pizza, and it was one of the best pizzas I've... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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89 reviews 89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

From the happy Host to our super attentive server JEFF. Wait a great place for lunch. Hands down we all had something different and the selection of beer and wine was fantastic. I will be back

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Alexandria, Virginia
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159 reviews 159 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The place started to get packed but we managed to get a booth. Although it was January, the chalkboards still had ads and promos about Christmas. We took advantage of the happy hour special beers and a couple of small plates and the place was really nice but the noise level got kind of high. Service was okay...we were there... More 

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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, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Outdoor seating
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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Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?