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La Tasca

607 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-3105
+1 703-299-9810
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (169 reviews)
“paella” (49 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
607 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-3105
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When you first walk in you are met with the most deafening crowd chatter. The bar and surrounding tables were full and from all the people and the high ceiling it was impossible to hear anything. Thankfully we were brought to a table on the...More

Thank DoctorGCP
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to stop here due to the open air windows to the street and "different" experience. We were not disappointed. Server suggested a red dry house Spanish wine that was one of the best I ever tasted. Price was just a touch high for the...More

Thank SPGal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with my daughter to introduce her to tapas, and in preview of my trip to Spain. The gypsy singer and the accompanying flamenco was fantastic I thought. the tapas were interesting-nothing that I was bowled over. Four stars only for ambience and flamenco fun-Wed...More

Thank hemantphd
Reviewed August 13, 2017

We stopped in for the tail-end of happy hour as a group of four. We wanted to enjoy some sangria and tapas. The menu is really nice and you can enjoy happy hour from the dining room table, not just at the bar. Their sangria...More

Thank J E
Latascaoldtown, Manager at La Tasca, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2017

Hola. Thank you for stopping by our restaurant and especially for your review we hope to see you soon. Best regards. Ruben Mendoza, General Manager

Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Except for the Empanadas and sliders, most are authentic to Espana. The Croquetas with Chicken and Serrano ham are excellent. Estrella is on tap. Go enjoy

Thank John C
Latascaoldtown, Manager at La Tasca, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2017

Hola. Thank you for for the great review! We look forward to serving you and your friends soon! Best regards, Ruben Mendoza. General Manager

Reviewed July 24, 2017

I've been there a few times, and each time had very nice tapas - comparable to the good tapas I had in Seville and Barcelona. The most recent visit was for lunch. I ordered a red pepper dish and Serrano Ham with artichoke. Both are...More

Thank Alexandrianhopper
Latascaoldtown, Manager at La Tasca, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2017

Hello. Thank so much for your kind words! We love our regulars!

Reviewed July 22, 2017

Very nice tapas at a good price. We chose three hot tapas selections and had a very nice meal with attentive service.

Thank Lakeguytx49
Reviewed July 14, 2017

I fell in love with the cuisine of Spain while living there several years ago. La Tasca definitely hits the spot. They have a good range of tapas, from classics like patatas bravas and tortilla to more creative offerings, and I've enjoyed every one that...More

Thank Callie B
Reviewed July 9, 2017

What a great place. Friendly fast staff. Clean and beautifully decorated. Sangria is a must. Order the picture for 36 bucks. It's 8 bucks a glass otherwise. We had 8 glasses from the large picture equalling less than 5 bucks a glass,.. althought it is...More

Thank Hawg51
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Went here for tapas and drinks. People were very nice but the four apps we ordered were quite bad. Deep fried and bizarre sauces to accompany the dishes. We had the eggplant- very thick deep fried crust on it served with some sort of watery...More

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April 21, 2016|
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Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
They have an upstairs area, i would guess no more than 20 comfortably.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 607 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-3105
  • Public Transportation: King Street Metro (Yellow & Blue Lines) Also, take advantage of the King Street Trolley, a free trolley from the King Street metro stop all the way to the harbor. We are located between Washington Street and St Asaph Street.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-299-9810
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La Tasca is a careful blend of everything about Spain—warm décor, authentic cuisine and friendly hospitality.With a combination of many tapas dishes, paellas, sangria blends and Spanish wines and beers, La Tasca has something for everyone.We strive to keep the Spanish culture and passion alive in our restaurants
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