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Union Street Public House

) #76 of 608 Restaurants in Alexandria €€ - €€€ Seafood, American,
121 S Union St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3323
+1 703-548-1785
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good38%
  • Average27%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“oysters” (30 reviews)
“gumbo” (14 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
Seafood, American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
121 S Union St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3323
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Union Street Public House in Alexandria knows how to celebrate National Oyster Day. They offered $1 raw oysters and $1 Oysters Rockefeller plus beer and wine specials. The Oysters Rockefeller were amazing. We also tried the fried oysters and they didn't disappoint. The bartender,...More

Thank Melia_Mucer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a hot day, nothing is better than an ice cold glass of beer. So, don't stop here cause you're not going to get it. They have a dozen beers on tap, so why can't they get that right? Since it was close to our...More

Thank Linder24
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The Union Street Public House is in an historic building in the heart of old town,with an attractive bar and multiple dining rooms. The dark wood and brick/stone give it a lot of character and atmosphere. Unfortunately the draught system had gone down in the...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Had the back room and bar reserved for a rehearsal dinner with family. Was the perfect spot, great service staff and the food was excellent. Steaks, honeyed chicken, smoked wings, and perfectly poured Guinness. Close to the water and great dose of history thrown in....More

Thank IUReis
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

TA still suffers from not having a good rating, clearly this meal was better than average but I can't characterize the whole experience as very good given the history of my ratings. I have dined at the USPH many times; as a couple, as a...More

Thank Spiegs1968
Reviewed 22 June 2017

3.5 stars. We stayed in hotel nearby for almost 2 weeks and come here quite a bit. There is an older gentleman who works the main bar and is really nice and takes care of us. The other servers are "ok." Oysters are bomb...always decent...More

Thank NurseGess
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The Union Street Public House has been around many years and the clientele is usually older and quieter - at least during the earlier hours (afternoon and evening). The food is good and the service was fine. The beer selection is not as great as...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 24 May 2017

My husband and I stop in occasionally for happy hour. It is always lively and the bar food is good and you never know who you might see there.

Thank Jan308
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Nearly 30 beers on the menu, half of which are draft. Live sport from around the world (simultaneously showing a Stanley Cup play-off and a game from La Liga Spain). Charming old town public house.

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

An excellent spot with very pleasant decor. Service is swift and the beer selection is good. The chicken wings were particularly good and great value during happy hour 5-7.

Thank Phil P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 S Union St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3323
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-548-1785
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