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“Good service and food.”
Review of Wharf Restaurant

Wharf Restaurant
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Ranked #3 of 760 Restaurants in Alexandria
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$50
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighbourhood: Old Town
Transit: Free trolley from Metro stop to the Wharf and transit stop 1 block from restaurant.
Description: History has been written inside the walls of the Wharf, with its 1790's style architecture featuring original wood columns and beams that are charred black from a Civil War fire. Since 1971, satisfied diners have been heading to The Wharf in Old Town for whole Maine lobster, local soft shell crabs and prime steaks and chops. The restaurant has recently been renovated and remodeled and the menu updated to include many contemporary seafood items along with their traditional Chesapeake Bay creations. Our 2nd floor Dining Room is perfect for Banquets and Private Parties. Can seat up to 60 people.
Chicago, Illinois
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Good service and food.”
Reviewed 10 November 2013 via mobile

Went here for dinner on a Sat night. We made a reservation, which is a good idea if you plan on going. The food was good....not outstanding, but good. The service was great.

Visited November 2013
Thank Karen9999999
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Allentown, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
“Great Lunch Stop!”
Reviewed 3 November 2013

The Wharf is located in a great spot.........right on King Street, so it is convenient for shopping, site-seeing, etc.

Our party of four had made reservations for our Saturday lunch and was happy that we did so, as the restaurant was busy...........a good sign for us!

Three of us enjoyed the MD Seafood Chowder..............we would HIGHLY recommend it!

My spouse and I decided to also share the All Lump Crabmeat Sandwich. Trust me.............it is what they advertise..............ALL lump meat! You won't go wrong with this either.

The fourth person in our party went out on his own and ordered the Peacemaker Oyster Loaf Sandwich and was VERY happy with it.

You might easily walk right by The Wharf..........their restaurant frontage blends in with the street environment.........but do yourself a favor and look for this fine restaurant. Great food, reasonable costs, attentive service..........what more do you need?

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank LivinglifeinPA
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72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Good Value seafood”
Reviewed 1 November 2013

We very much enjoyed our meal here, and the seafood was fresh and tasty and the service was also good. There was a range of dishes to suit taste and wallet and i would definately recommend this to my friends.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank bigbrifmLT
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Birmingham, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Very Good Meal”
Reviewed 31 October 2013

Two for dinner on a Friday evening in the charming area of Old Town. We started with raw oysters. Very fresh! Companion had the She Crab soup and really enjoyed the spiciness that is not usually found. She had the daily special of Blackened Yellow Fin Tuna and pronounced it the best ever. I had the Stuffed Flounder which I would highly recommend. Good service. Would definitely return.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank rt113
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Reston, Virginia, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“1 steak was good the other was average”
Reviewed 29 October 2013 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Not sure this is the place to order a steak, but not many options were given at 930pm on a sunday night, service wasn't too friendly either.

Visited October 2013
Thank Jason Wayne S
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