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Southside 815

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American, Bar, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free
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815 S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-4220
11:30 am - 1:30 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 1:30 am
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Levittown, Pa
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chicken fried steak was the best I ever had. You must order the bread basket! Fresh baked rolls and corn bread with apple butter and pepper peach jam was amazing. Will come here 1st, the next time I'm nearby and you should too!

Thank premonition1953
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there with my adult daughter, young son and dog for a farewell dinner. We ordered fried pickles and fried green tomatoes for apps. I had the tuna and my daughter had the trout. My son had the child's burger, and all was fabulous. The accompanying sides were out of this world. Tge service was wonderful. They gave my dog... More 

1 Thank WendiWindBlows
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful dinner. Service was fantastic and food was great. We tried the sausage, shrimp and grits, crab dip, and a couple salads and it was all great. We would definitely go back on another trip!

Thank ZenBabe96
Windsor, United Kingdom
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398 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy restaurant with a separate bar area. Very good service with friendly waiting staff. Great choices of Southern food on the menu so make sure you are hungry! Try the meatloaf or the pot roast and the fried green tomatoes.

Thank Jeannie2207
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38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at 10.30 on Friday night July 1,2016 to be greeted by the server that states "the kitchen closes in 30 minutes so you'll have to hurry". Not welcome to Southside we are so glad you stopped in. The server(she) was rude to say the least though the food was good. Not a bad place to go but that server... More 

Thank RS4Traveler
San Diego, California
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were excited to try this restaurant after seeing their menu online. Their portion sizes are generous and the service was excellent, but the food was under-seasoned. My husband and I had to add lots of salt, pepper, and remoulade sauce to our dishes.

1 Thank Jaleisha J
Sarasota, Florida
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for Sunday morning brunch? Hearty lunch? Pulled Pork Nachos? Then this is your place. Casual dining inside or out. Full bar. Great place for family or friends to spend a weekend afternoon.

1 Thank Tyler B
Alexandria, Virginia
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a late morning walk, we were ready for lunch and tried a place new to us, the Southside 815. It specializes in southern cooking, pulled pork, po boys, and Cajun dishes. This restaurant is mostly patronized by the locals being about six blocks away from King Street, Old Town’s main drag, off the tourist track. I opted for a... More 

Thank eastbyeast
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We had the dinner special with steak and shrimp ($22 pictured), the tuna and shrimp salad, and catfish. Everything was delicious and had great service on the patio. We will be back for lunch even though we are only in DC for 4 days. It was that good!!

1 Thank whitney h
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Good food and loud sports atmosphere. Salmon was good as was chicken pecan portions are huge , if not on vacation would have saved some for later. Highly recommended

Thank Joe M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $20
American, Bar, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 815 S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-4220
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: 703-836-6222

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