Where to Eat in Old Town after 10PM

June 27, 2024 | Inside Alexandria | By: The Goodhart Group

We all know the feeling, you are starving after an event, or you can’t make it into town until late in the evening and you can’t find anywhere to get food – the horror! Never fear, we are bringing you the inside scoop on all the places you can get food in Old Town Alexandria after 10PM.


The Majestic

Open 11:30 am – 11 pm

911 King St 

Since 1932, The Majestic has been a fixture on King Street in Old Town, Alexandria. Enjoy elevated southern comfort food here. Be sure to get the whipped pimento cheese, Majestic parker house rolls, and squash blossom crab rangoon. 


Mia’s Italian Kitchen

Open 11 am – 11 pm 

100 King St 

Mia’s Italian Kitchen, located in the heart of Old Town at the bottom of King St offers homestyle traditional Italian recipes sourced from owner Dave Nicholas’ Sicilian grandmother. An elegant wine list accompanies beer and craft cocktails on the beverage menu. Be sure to try the signature Sicilian-style rectangular pizzas cooked in an 800-degree brick oven.

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Urbano Mexican Fare

Open 11 am – 11 pm

116 King St 

This trendy hotspot nestled in the heart of Old Town offers authentic Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine. The menu is a curated selection of Mexico’s finest, from tantalizing tacos to fiery fajitas.


Don Taco 

Open 12 pm – 12 am 

808 King St 

Don Taco brings a flavorful taco menu and casual, high-energy vibe to King Street. Not only are the tacos outstanding, but there is a tequila bar as well!


Vola’s Dockside Grill and Hi-Tide Lounge 

Open 11 am – 11 pm 

101 N Union St 

Located on the Old Town waterfront, Vola’s Dockside Grill features fresh seafood, tacos, and American cuisine favorites, alongside cocktails, beer, and wine in a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere. Don’t miss the Chesapeake crab dip, seared shrimp tacos, or the lobster roll. 


T.J. Stone’s Grill House and Tap Room  

Open 11 am – 12 am

608 Montgomery St 

T.J. Stone’s is located in the north end of Old Town, Alexandria. This local restaurant and bar offers house smoked specialties, satisfying comfort foods, and over 200 different beers and wines. Hang out in the casual dining room with wood burning fireplace, beautiful covered outdoor patio, private dining room, or Tap Room and see why it’s Old Town’s place to be! Don’t miss the loaded tater tots, buttermilk fried chicken skewers, or the house smoked barbecue. 



Open 11 am – 2 am 

203 The Strand St

Chadwicks has been the go to neighborhood hangout for over 40 years. They offer scratch made comfort foods in a casual setting. Build your own burger or try the jumbo lump crab cakes. 


Union Street Public House 

Open 11 am – 2 am 

121 S Union St 

Union Street Public House is a historic restaurant offering revolutionary American cuisine in a warm and lively atmosphere. You can’t go wrong with the pretzels and beer or pimento cheese, or give the friend oysters a try!


Daniel O’Connell’s Irish Restaurant and Bar 

Open 11 am – 11 pm

112 King St 

Daniel O’Connell’s is a modern yet authentic Irish restaurant and pub where you’ll often find live Irish music playing. If you’re in for some Irish cooking don’t miss items from The Auld Favorites section including the Irish shepherd’s pie, bangers and mash, and the Guiness burger. 


Murphy’s Grand Irish Pub

Open 11 am – 2 am 

713 King St 

Murphy’s authentic Irish Pub brings traditional Irish food and entertainment to the community at affordable prices. Since 1978 people have been meeting at Murphy’s to enjoy hearty meals and an energy and atmosphere that puts everyone who enters in a good mood. Try the Irish egg rolls and Guiness burger.


Sweet Fire Donna’s 

Open 11 am – 12 am 

510 John Carlyle St 

At Sweet Fire Donna’s you’ll get perfectly smoked barbecue and cold craft beers.


The Light Horse 

Open 11am – 11:45 pm 

715 King St 

The Light Horse has long been Old Town Alexandria’s go to for delicious food, inventive craft cocktails, craft beer and eclectic wines. Open for Lunch, Dinner and Late Night, this restaurant will be your “Third Place” to call home. The nachos, bruschetta, and burger are sure to feed your late night cravings.

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Bob and Edith’s Diner 

Open 24/7

1743 King St 

This family owned and operated 24/7 diner has been in business for over 50 years. Don’t miss the milkshakes, all day breakfast, or signature subs. 


Southside 815

Open 11:30 am – 2 am

815 S Washington St 

Named in Washingtonian Magazine as one of Washington’s 100 Very Best Bargain restaurants for ten consecutive years. This Old Town staple for over 20 years offers American as well as Cajun/Creole fare. Try the Low Country shrimp and sausage or baby back ribs. 


Taco Bell

Open 7 am – 2 am 

417 King St 

Of course if all else fails, there is always Taco Bell! Here’s to hoping the Crunch Wrap Supreme is in season. 


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