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Daniel O'Connell's Irish Restaurant and Bar

112 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3208
+1 703-739-1124
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
112 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3208
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a group of 35 - 45 family and friends gathering on the evening before a wedding. This establishment has different rooms and bars that can accommodate various numbers of people and we were able to secure a perfectly sized venue without any deposit....More

Thank bobeton
Reviewed August 8, 2017

O'Connell's had a great rating online, so we decided to dine there. It was a Friday night and we had a one-night stopover in Alexandria. The food was great, our server was informative, and the live music was the finishing touch to a fabulous evening....More

Thank S R
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

We all loved this gastropub. They serve their Guinness correctly which not everyone does and it was delicious. We had the wings and nachos and both were delicious. Our waiter was a little hit or miss and the restaurant was very busy. I would make...More

1  Thank cameronoconnell
Reviewed July 20, 2017

There are many different areas of this restaurant. We walked around several of them. It was a weeknight though so we were one of the only ones there. The Irish bartender is a nice touch.

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Walked by this place a few times and decided we should give it a try. Love the layout. We came on a weekday and had no problem getting a table. Tyler, our server was awesome. Had traditional Irish pub food with some other things to...More

Thank Susan T
Reviewed July 17, 2017

3 of us went for dinner, based on hearing that the Shepherd's Pie was very good. And it was - 2 in our group got it and liked it. The third ordered the traditional irish lamb stew. This dish turned out not to be so...More

Thank MyTravels033
Reviewed July 15, 2017

On a crowded summer Saturday evening, we were happy to stop here with our family and be seated right away given the number of people we saw. Hostess was wonderful and we had a secluded table in what turned out to be the bar area....More

Thank LIZ R
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Amazingly enough this was kid friendly. Felt like I was back at an Irish pub in Dublin. We were able to enjoy Irish music towards the end of the night when locals came in and played. Food was delicious, especially the fish and chips. So...More

Thank cbellhr
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Daniel O'Connell's is located in an historic building with many dining levels as well as a 2nd story outdoor garden setting overlooking the bustle on King Street. Inside there is an attractive bar that can be seen from all levels and that classic rich dark...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We had brunch here, the food was very good and the service was great. We loved the décor and very much enjoyed the atmosphere. Will definitely go to again, the fish and chips looked great, we will try that next time.

Thank TJS2827
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, 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
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3208
    (Union Street)
  • Public Transportation: O'Connell's closest metro is King street metro stop. You can jump on the Dash bus and it drops you at Fairfax and King, just two blocks from us ! Or try a water taxi from Dc into the port at the foot of King street.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-739-1124
Sink into our comfortable surroundings in our truly unique atmosphere. View our mesmerizing array of Irish historical antiques and stroll through four ancient Irish bars with blazing fires. Enjoy the company of our warm Irish staff and meet the lovely people of Old Town. At Daniel O'Connell's, every balcony, nook and cranny has a story to tell and we invite you to learn about them while indulging in the bold and exciting culinary delights originally from modern Ireland.
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