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Fish Market Restaurant

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The Fish Market Restaurant in Historic Old Town Alexandria Virginia, offers the best and freshest seafood in Northern Virginia. Whether, you are looking for the freshest of raw Chesapeake oysters, great clam chowder, Maryland Crab Cakes, daily specials, fish ’n chips or grilled fresh catch, the Fish Market has it all. And for the landlubber in you, we also feature filet mignon, chicken and burgers. Bring the kids, too. Our kid’s menu has all of the favorites. Our kitchen is open daily from 11:30 AM until 10:00 PM. Be sure to check out our late night Happy Hour from 10:00 PM - 12:00 AM in the Anchor Bar & Brunch on Saturday's and Sunday's from 11:30 AM until 2:30 PM.
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Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Seafood, Soups
Private Dining, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Takeout
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick late meal before the 270 anniversary fireworks. Surprisingly, we were seated very quickly and were able to eat and make our way down to the water in time for the festivities. I had the lobster roll and my wife had...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank slaterinde
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Fish Market upon the recommendation of friends who had been there last year. Food was delicious. We enjoyed the live music (one man playing his guitar and singing). I asked our waiter if the performer would play a slow song so that...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank SueLaDoula2010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there for a business dinner. Crab dip appetizer was good, but my seafood platter was fair. Scallops were not cooked. I would give it another chance. Service was friendly and the building is interesting.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank bmc7942
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe I ordered the wrong thing, but I was less than impressed with the burger I ordered. I should have perhaps paid attention to the name of the restaurant and ordered fish. Even so, if you're going to put a burger on your menu and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Susan and Phyl T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in with my grand-goddaughter. We were given a table near the back to accommodate the high chair. Service was kind and prompt. The tables were a bit "tacky" to the touch. We enjoyed a bottle of crisp rosé. The food came out promptly...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank MPeats
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here based on solid Yelp reviews. The ladies ordered the 32oz Sangria and it was off. Sour, something but I thought “here we go, prob going to be a bad experience”. Our waiter was excellent and quickly replaced the drinks with something else. I...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 885ericr
Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

We sat at the bar and were welcomed as if we were regulars - a rarity in a touristy area like King Street. Bartender made food and craft beer recommendations which were spot on. We will most definitely be back!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 190danac
Reviewed June 3, 2019

We went on a Wednesday evening for the Lobster Special. It was a great deal. The rest of the food was also good, but not amazing. I think it was a little high priced but it was in Old Town so maybe that is typical....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank arowe04
Reviewed May 31, 2019 via mobile

This is a nice place closer to the water. Staff is friendly for Va/DC. The menu marks what is gluten free as a nice guide. They have great clam chowder and scallops as well as nice kids menu. Kids were $6.00, adult meals range in...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank robertwQ4720MI
Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

We only ever stop by for a beer and snacks, but we enjoy sitting outside and watching the world walk past on King St. The service is always excellent and they stock local Port City beer - a favourite of mine. I normally go for...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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December 13, 2016|
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Response from Nelson M | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if that is available. Judging by the restaurant style and management I strongly suspect that gift certificates are available.
September 15, 2016|
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Response from Nyesha B | Reviewed this property |
Must be a different place. This restaurant has been one of my mom's favorites since the early 80's when she used to take me there as a child. As far as I know they've always been in Old Town.
May 26, 2016|
Response from James L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they serve lobster along with crabs also. The mussels and clams are the best.
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