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Southside 815

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815 S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-4220
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 1:30 am
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of my favorite Alexandria haunts. Good solid sports bar and family friendly feel to the place - and well as dog friendly seating outside. Nachos are great and could feed a family of four. Mains are solid fare - pot roast could have had more flavor. Good beer selection, though not overly adventurous.

Thank Graeme S
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have had much better country fried steaks but this one was just okay. My wife had the baby back ribs and loved them. Had a peach pound cake for dessert but there was peach purée in the cake. Not our fave. Very good Mac and cheese.

Thank Edandsal
Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This spot has something for everyone. Love the fact they'll do reservations for large parties. It's usually pretty loud so don't feel bad when your kids are wild too. Brunch is our fav..those bloodys....must have.

Thank HavePileWillTravel
Arlington, VA
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175 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the edge of Old Town Alexandria, this is a nice place with a local feel. The menu skews Southern/New Orleans, but has something to please everyone. They have a great variety of entree salads, but also favorites like chicken and waffles. A nice outdoor patio overlooking the GW parkway, but also large bar and indoor seating area. It seems... More 

Thank tropicalfan
Rowlett, Texas
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92 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here after reading reviews on Trip Advisor. It didn't disappoint. We had the stuffed chicken, chicken tenders, mac and cheese, mashed potatoes, asparagus. It was all wonderful and it started our vaca off right! I would go again in a heartbeat. Our boys 10 & 13 loved it too.

Thank ctbrewer1
Levittown, Pa
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 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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153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 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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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 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 

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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 Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children
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?