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Hank's Oyster Bar

Hank's Oyster Bar

Seafood Restaurant · Old Town
1026 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, United States
Hours:
Closed until 11:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 5:30 PM–10:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 11:30 AM–3:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 11:00 AM–11:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–10:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Drinks:
Beer, Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
9.0/10

Based on 170 votes

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    Victor Q.
    "Oyster happy hour 5:30 to 6:30 for $1 it's great!"(4 Tips)
    Joel S.
    "Great lobster roll, great mussels great Brussels sprouts"(4 Tips)
    Mike R.
    "New Point Comfort oysters"(2 Tips)
    Alice F.
    "collection of Virginia oysters"(2 Tips)
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  • oysters
  • new point
  • good for dates
  • lively
  • crab cakes
  • good for a late night
  • authentic
  • mussels
  • key lime pie
  • cozy
  • wine
  • cocktails
  • romantic
  • trendy
  • french fries
  • casual
  • great value
  • shrimp cocktail
  • burgers
  • healthy food
  • David C.

    A great place to enjoy oysters, and a light dinner, that small plate salads are wonderful.

    David Cox · 19 hours ago
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  • David C.

    My goto place in Alexandria for one dozen assorted oysters. And then a great meal. The salads are good to share.

    David Cox · December 30, 2015
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  • Eden E.

    I love the oyster shooters!!

    Eden Ess · November 29, 2015
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  • Alice F.

    Try the Oysters - My fave meal in Alexandria. And Myriam is here! (via @Foodspotting)

    Alice Ferris · September 20, 2015
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  • Tobin M.

    Awsome food, but you will need to spend for it a mere lobster roll will set you back 25bucks...but still worth every penny

    Tobin Madathil · September 6, 2015
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  • LaChelle

    Lamb burger was amazing. Mac and cheesy.

    LaChelle · August 13, 2015
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  • Robert C.

    Love the the oysters and atmosphere. Get the sampler to try oysters from around the country. I like the ones from the east coast the best.

    Robert Cigliano · June 15, 2015
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  • Lisa D.

    Oysters.. And, may be the best crab cake I've ever had!

    Lisa Davis · April 10, 2015
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  • Alice F.

    Try the Oysters - Neglected to post this collection of Virginia oysters earlier in the week. (via @Foodspotting)

    Alice Ferris · March 22, 2015
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  • Danielle M.

    Milk stout is great and ask the bartender about oyster specials. Good oysters!

    Danielle Moonshine · March 9, 2015
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  • Danielle M.

    Ask the bartender for oyster recommendations!

    Danielle Moonshine · March 9, 2015
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  • Shilu S.

    Oysters there are not that good. Mussels and clams are okay.

    Shilu Sheng · February 1, 2015
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  • Joel S.

    Great lobster roll, great mussels great Brussels sprouts

    Joel Steinberg · December 22, 2014
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  • Elle B.

    Hang town fry: fried oyster frittata, capers, tomatoes, bacon, red onions, cheese, yum!!!

    Elle Breezee · December 21, 2014
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  • Spencer B.

    Second time here. I could eat here everyday!! Absolutely fantastic! Great cocktails and on Mondays whole steamed lobsters are $23!!

    Spencer Brownell · December 18, 2014
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  • Joel S.

    Great oysters.

    Joel Steinberg · December 6, 2014
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  • Gary U.

    Place has amazing specials on oysters through the week! They were bangging

    Gary Utley · December 4, 2014
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  • Dave F.

    Try the lobster bisque! To die for!

    Dave Fotsch · November 8, 2014
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  • Dave F.

    A selection if local oysters. Oh so good!

    Dave Fotsch · November 8, 2014
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  • Tim F.

    A lot more seating space since they finished their redesign!

    Tim F · September 14, 2014
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  • Tim F.

    Seafood, beer selection

    Tim F · September 13, 2014
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  • Liz C.

    Order off the happy hour menu to get $1 oysters

    Liz Caselli-Mechael · August 24, 2014
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  • Amy D.

    $1 oyster happy hour ftw

    Amy Dane · August 24, 2014
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  • Rita d.

    I never order Mac & Cheese anywhere, but here! Surprisingly amazing!

    Rita de Figueiredo · August 22, 2014
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  • William D.

    If you order a half -dozen oysters just try a selection of everything!

    William Donahoe · August 17, 2014
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  • Renee'

    i have never seen oysters sold by the EACH. paid for our drinks and left. went further down and got better more food for same price.

    Renee' · July 12, 2014
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  • Renee'

    OVER PRICE. I

    Renee' · July 12, 2014
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  • cristal d.

    Ceviche was eh. No flavor. Surprised at the other comment. Been to Peru so we know ceviche. The mussels are where it's at.

    cristal diaz · May 25, 2014
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  • Spencer B.

    Oyster Happy Hour! Lobster Roll! Fried clam! Martinis! My favorite place in the last three years!

    Spencer Brownell · May 10, 2014
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  • Northern Virginia Magazine

    "Yes, eating oysters will replenish the dwindling bivalve population, clean the bay waters, and basically save the world, but that doesn't mean you should ignore the rest of Hank's brief menu."

    Northern Virginia Magazine · April 25, 2014
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  • Charles P.

    Tom rocks the bar.

    Charles Potts · April 2, 2014
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  • angell

    "The only thing better than oysters is more oysters!"

    angell · February 19, 2014
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  • Daniel I.

    Lobster Roll is awesome!

    Daniel Iverson · December 21, 2013
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  • Victor Q.

    Oyster happy hour 5:30 to 6:30 for $1 it's great!

    Victor Quintana · November 21, 2013
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  • Donald A.

    Slow slow slow. I waited 25 min before I checked in on 4 square and after waiting 15 more min. I left. The food is not that good to wait that long

    Donald Anderson · October 22, 2013
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  • Uber DC

    12 free oysters with your uberX receipt from 10/16/13 - 10/18/13! #DCLOVESuberX

    Uber DC · October 15, 2013
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  • Lizzie M.

    The Dennis Oysters are really nice and have a light brine finish!

    Lizzie Moore · September 15, 2013
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  • Jeffrey Z.

    Even the salads are a guilty pleasure.

    Jeffrey Zeldman · August 8, 2013
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  • Diane F.

    Excellent oysters!!! All were amazing! Crab cakes wonderful and key lime pie!!!

    Diane Flowers · July 24, 2013
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  • Andrew V.

    Best restaurant I ate at in the area. Had east/west oysters, arugala salad with yellowfin tuna, sides of spinach and beets. All awesome. Southern gin cocktail => get it.

    Andrew Violette · July 18, 2013
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  • Yaira R.

    Try the Heirloom Tomatoes & Mozarella -

    Yaira Resto · June 22, 2013
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  • Boris Z.

    Try the goose point (WA) oysters when they are in

    Boris Zilberman · June 21, 2013
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  • John K.

    Great place. Fresh oysters with nice HHour prices. The Mac & Cheese are awesome. They have Natty Boh!

    John Keller · June 7, 2013
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  • Sean W.

    Caesar, bay fries and peel and eat shrimp is what's up

    Sean W · June 2, 2013
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  • KATHIE J.

    The oysters are fantastic the best place to eat oysters

    KATHIE JONES · May 26, 2013
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  • Claire M.

    The Muscadet is fabulous with oysters. Great tip from bartender. He was absolutely right.

    Claire McDonough · May 25, 2013
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  • LeShawna A.

    The tap water is bleachy... Ask for lemon or order a wine.

    LeShawna Alston · May 24, 2013
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  • LeShawna A.

    Great oysters. But bad chairs. Make sure you sit in the back at the semi booth on the cushion side your butt will thank you.

    LeShawna Alston · May 24, 2013
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  • Tony C.

    The Dabob Bay oysters are amazing. The food here is excellent.

    Tony Clements · April 18, 2013
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  • Alicia D.

    Hama hamas!

    Alicia Dunn · February 18, 2013
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