The 6 Best Bars Near Alexandria

Updated: September 21, 2022

Need a drink? These are our favorite cocktail, champagne, and dive bars in Alexandria. We analyzed millions of reviews from the best sites to bring you this ultimate list of bars in Alexandria. Drop-in on the pubs for tasty bar snacks, jugs of frozen wine slushy, and an all-round good time.

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Captain Gregory's

Bar, $$$, AlexandriaBar, $$$Alexandria, Braddock Road Metro
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Thrillist, 2021

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Bar, $$, AlexandriaBar, $$Alexandria, Potomac West
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Tiki Bar Del Ray

Tiki Bar, AlexandriaTiki BarAlexandria, Potomac West
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

King’s Ransom

Bar, AlexandriaBarAlexandria, Old Town
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further


Bar, $$$, ArlingtonBar, $$$Arlington, North Rosslyn
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Quincy Hall

Bar, ArlingtonBarArlington, Ballston-Virginia Square
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 5.0

Why is this list better than others?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We analyzed 16302 Alexandria restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Alexandria restaurant reviews, and 518 lists and articles – looking closely at what Thrillist had to say – and applied our boam magic. These spots have been featured in Thrillist - How to Get Into DC’s Best Speakeasies and Hidden Bars. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. These ten options are sure to delight.

Questions & answers

Barkhaus, Majestic Lounge, and Rock It Grill are the highest-rated bars that are good for groups in Alexandria.

Captain Gregory's is the highest-rated bar for a date night in Alexandria.

Barkhaus, Majestic Lounge, and King’s Ransom are bars with a happy hour in Alexandria.

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