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Alexandria, VA Nightlife

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Alexandria Nightlife


In Alexandria, Virginia, located just minutes from Washington, D.C. and with four Metro stations, a night on the town means everything from live jazz to country line dancing. Catch live performances most nights of the week (and karaoke on Sundays!) at The Light Horse Restaurant, where locals gather for music, pool and shuffleboard, or The Birchmere, where music legends from Johnny Cash to Esperanza Spalding have performed in an intimate setting.

In Old Town, you’ll find dozens of restaurants in a walkable setting with live music, from Blackwall Hitch on the Potomac River waterfront to Irish restaurant Daniel O’Connells219 Restaurant’s Basin Street Lounge has live jazz and blues music every Friday and Saturday night while its Bayou Room has a DJ and dancing.

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Named in honor of VTS’ founding year, 1823 offers a variety of delicious dishes, including wings, nachos, salads, burgers, and...
3720 Bishop Walker Circle Alexandria, Virginia
219 Restaurant is located in an elegant Victorian setting, serving modern Southern cuisine. The Basin Street Lounge has live jazz...
219 King Street Alexandria, Virginia
Aslin Beer Co. is a spacious brewery and taproom, located in Alexandria’s West End, replete with a modern-Scandinavian design. Aslin...
847 S. Pickett Street Alexandria, Virginia
Atlas Brew Works Alexandria Brewery & Tap Room is slated to open in mid-2024 in the Carlyle Crossing mixed-use development.
2429 Mandeville Lane Alexandria, VA 22332
The Birchmere is a world-famous concert venue known for a nightly line-up of classic as well as up-and-coming jazz, country,...
3701 Mount Vernon Avenue Alexandria, Virginia
A dining experience blending the area’s finest in tastes & talents, Blackwall Hitch is a coastally inspired concept that creates...
5 Cameron Street Alexandria, Virginia
In a nod to both Alexandria’s history as a port city and to the legendary ship captain who converted his...
804 N. Henry Street Alexandria, Virginia
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 Alexandria, Virginia
Opened in 1998 in the West End of historic Alexandria, Clyde’s at Mark Center is a vivid celebration of sporting...
1700 N. Beauregard Street Alexandria, Virginia
The Fish Market Restaurant in historic Old Town, Alexandria offers the best and freshest seafood in Northern Virginia. Whether you...
105 King Street Alexandria, Virginia
Historic 18th-century tavern, serving fine dining since 1770. Enjoy lunch and dinner in elegant Colonial dining rooms, while enjoying nightly...
138 N. Royal Street Alexandria, Virginia
Laporta’s Restaurant follows the creative lead of executive chef and owner Douglas Laporta’s desire to create a place for extraordinary...
1600 Duke Street Alexandria, Virginia

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