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PX Lounge

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728 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
+1 703-706-0450
Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 1:30 am
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Is it difficult to find? Yes -- you have to know that it's around the corner from Eammon's Chipper, at a locked down beneath a blue light. But this is definitely a bar worth searching for. RIng the bell, be escorted upstairs, and enjoy the incredibly creative drinks. Homemade syrups, bitters, vermouths -- very serious stuff, and very well made.... More 

Thank jbkster
Alexandria, Virginia
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

I have been here several times and have sat in all possible locations-- bar, table, back room. The experience really depends on where you sit. Sitting at the bar allows you to experience all the magic of the bartenders. Tables are more of a "only interacting with the person you came with" kind of night. The back room can be... More 

Thank travelgal987
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Adam, the mixologist of the night I visited, allowed me to experience PX's take on a couple of classic cocktails. They do a very good job departing from the classical preparations. Make reservations!

Thank Pat S
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We have visited the PX several times over the last couple years. Each time experiencing a different bartender (same assistant bartender tho) but always with the same enjoyment. The menu drinks are all wonderful, but the experience of watching the process of assembling the drinks was and is memorable. This artistry can only be experienced when you sit at the... More 

Thank Kent H
Alexandria, Virginia
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79 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I like to visit PX every couple months to get away from the standard loud bar that is so packed you can not move. You must have a reservation and are allotted two hours. If the booking after you does not show, you are allowed to stay and drink. Drinks are very strong and they are willing... More 

Thank Marcy O
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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207 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

The best drinks we had here were the one with the blue curacao (it actually looks green though) and the melon one. They were very good and the space was nice but if you don’t make it during your trip, you’re not missing out on the best cocktails ever. El Vez in Philadelphia has equally good cocktails at a far... More 

Thank Nicole R
Richmond, Virginia
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

It's a very cool experience. The hostess leads you up a dark staircase to this very intimate space. We sat at the bar. The drinks are not cheap but it's amazing the level of details the bartender puts into them. The drinks are a bit strong, but the bartender made something a bit more fruity that was to my wife's... More 

Thank ChipfromVA
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Made reservation for date night, got dressed up. Inside of PX is dingy and worn out, bartender tried to invent a cocktail with rye but failed, and worst of all, 2 loud dudes in Hawaiian board shorts and flip flops sat down right next to us. If it's gonna be like Dukes barefoot bar in Waikiki, then call it that... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We made reservations for 8 for four of us, arrived a little early and were seated almost immediately. There is a dress code, but a group of people who arrived after us came in shorts and were pretty loud, so I'm not sure it's really enforced. There are only 4 snacks on the menu so eat before you come. The... More 

Thank Dawn C
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

they serve Todd Thrashers designer drinks, which are quite imaginative, but they often leave out most of the alcohol. we had 4 drink each and barely a buzz. They serve little or no food with the drinks..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 1:30 am
6:00 pm - 1:30 am
6:00 pm - 1:30 am
6:00 pm - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 728 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-706-0450

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