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Chart House Restaurant

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1 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3235 (Union Street)
+1 703-684-5080
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Alexandria, Virginia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lunch at Chart House was perfect. Had (requested) table by the window, Sean was our patient and very helpful (food allergies) server. The food was delicious with a great selection. Parking is on the street or right across the street in a parking garage. I think there is even another closer garage.

Thank julie t t
Alexandria, Virginia
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74 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The only redeeming quality of this place is the view. Food is bland and service mediocre. Place is not keeping up with local competition. So many better restaurant choices in area.

Thank Luana B
Alexandria, Virginia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location in olde town Alexandria, but that's where it ends. Everything else is perfectly average @ a premium price. Check Trip Advisor for somewhere better

Thank Gary B
Alexandria, Virginia
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have visited Chart House a few times and each time, left feeling full and impressed. While not an inexpensive restaurant, the price is well worth it for the quality of their food. I have tried scallop dishes, fish, desserts, happy hour specials, regular drinks, all of great quality! Definitely a wonderful experience!

Thank Etjsinger
Falls Church, Virginia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a long overdue review. I had booked a party of 40 on a lunch cruise for a very special event on the Potomac for many out-of-town guests months before, that got cancelled by the cruise ship the afternoon prior to the event. I called the Chart House in a panic and they were able to accommodate us in... More 

Thank Sherylcow
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful food and great staff. Salad bar is to die for!! Restaurant is on the water which adds to the dining experience. Very cozy feel the minute you walk in. Would recommend to anyone who loves a great dining experience!

Thank jmtjoy4
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

From the warm and welcoming manager ( danke/ hvala Sara) and kind host and servers, to the beautiful decor and breathtaking views and warm fireplace, to the kind, professional and knowledgeable server (thank you Molly). Delicious appetizers (wild mushrooms and fontina cheese with truffle and a shrimp avocado mango terrain) , fantastic stuffed flounder with a side of the sizzling... More 

Thank Filip N
Alexandria, Virginia
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77 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The chart house is the only restaurant in Alexandria directly on the waterfront of the Potomac River. All glass, great views. The food is consistently good - seafood oriented, but there is something for everyone. The coconut shrimp is amazing, as is the clam chowder - but for me the fresh salad bar is the star of the show. Simple,... More 

Thank LuckyJEDI
Chicago, Illinois
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent the day walking around Alexandria and wanted to get a small bite to eat. We found the Chart House and wanted to take advantage of the views by sitting on the outside terrace. We were not hungry enough for a full dinner, so we thought the Happy Hour menu would be perfect. Unfortunately, the restaurant did not allow us... More 

Thank Tamara314
Alexandria, Virginia
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first time my wife and I had ever had Thanksgiving dinner in a restaurant. I can't say that it was necessarily bad, but it was quite lackluster - a few slices of turkey and dressing, small lukewarm portions of spinach and sweet potatoes along with a very small piece of pumpkin pie. That's it for $29. Granted,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3235
    (Union Street)
  • Public Transportation: King Street Metro Station
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-684-5080

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