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Alexandria’s waterfront is buzzing with new and beloved dining destinations. Peruse the menus at must-try new outdoor dining spotsAda’s on the River and BARCA Pier & Wine Bar, settle in and under the signature red umbrella’s at Vola’s Dockside Grill and enjoy sweeping views of the Potomac River from Café 44’s four-story-high balcony. Discover more waterfront restaurants below.

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Dining on the Water

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Named after Vola Lawson, a much-loved and iconic civil leader in Alexandria. Vola’s Dockside Grill features 87 outdoor seats on...
101 N. Union Street
A homage to 19th-century mathematician Ada Lovelace, Ada’s on the River offers a sweeping view of the Potomac and features...
3 Pioneer Mill Way
Located on the water in historic Old Town Alexandria, Barca Pier is a modern version of the traditional Spanish beach...
2 Pioneer Mill Way
A dining experience blending the area’s finest in tastes & talents, Blackwall Hitch is a coastally inspired concept that creates...
5 Cameron Street
Situated on property once owned by our first president, Cedar Knoll offers American and French cuisine with waterfront views. History,...
9030 Lucia Lane Alexandria, VA 22308
Beautiful orange flowers called Tangerine Beauty fill a garden wall at the bottom of Union Street in Old Town Alexandria.
220 S. Union Street
Chart House offers world-class dining and impeccable service. Our culinary team has crafted cuisine that infuses local flavors with a...
1 Cameron Street

Dining with River Views

Café 44 is an upscale eatery situated along the waterfront in Old Town Alexandria. Our house-made dishes, specialty coffees, craft...
44 Canal Center Plaza Suite 401
Serving classic American cuisine. Best brunch in Old Town, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kitchen open ’til...
203 The Strand
Enjoy spectacular views of the Potomac River while dining on authentic Thai cuisine just steps from the famous Torpedo Factory. Mai Thai...
6 King Street
Some things deserve time, care, and attention to detail. At Misha’s, we think coffee is one of those things. Our...
6 Prince Street
Picnic & Peonies is Alexandria’s premier luxury picnic company, allowing people to celebrate special moments in a beautiful and safe...
DMV Area
Virtue Feed & Grain is an American Tavern with modern-rustic decor and an upbeat atmosphere. Enjoy a meal on our...
106 S. Union Street

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