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King Street Blues

€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
1648 Crystal Square Arc, Crystal City Shops/North, Arlington, VA 22202-3324
+1 703-415-2583
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good45%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (52 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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1648 Crystal Square Arc, Crystal City Shops/North, Arlington, VA 22202-3324
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good but not great. The house salad had corn in it. The turkey chili was good but was over spiced in my opinion.

Thank FYIgirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to this place because it was convenient to my nearby hotel. They offer quite a varied menu, but prices are a bit high for what you get. I ordered some sort of open faced burger with some nasty beer cheese sauce, and the frees...More

Thank brake4bears
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can’t say enough good things about the friendly and accommodating staff at this restaurant. We took our grandchildren out to dinner while their parents dined with congressional representatives. The kids had quirky food choices – plain pasta with no butter or cream sauce, plain...More

Thank JeanneSouthamptonNJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch. Nice atmosphere. Had a bowl of gumbo and cornbread. Food was hot and tasted good. Would like to come back and try some of their other menu items.

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The food was just great. I had country fried steak it was very good and was a lot of food. The key lime pie was delicious. The service was good too,

Thank 20carolynw
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this establishment on a Sunday evening around 8pm. The waitress made it well known they would be closing in an hour which is fine. I have all my teeth so generally I can get a meal down in less than an hour. I...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

My teen and I dined here on Friday evening. The dining area was packed with a group of 100 people reserved until 7:45pm. We were able to seat by bar area. We did order some bar food from happy hour menu. $3 for 2 slider,...More

Thank ldjsun
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We had some very good food. The BBQ fried chicken was very tasty. The brisket and jambalaya pasta were also enjoyed. Good draft beer as well.

Thank Patrick A
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Good food with actual sweet tea. Reasonable prices. BBQ was decent. Red beans and rice was good. Hush puppies we're very good.

Thank jepoarch
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This establishment is located in the Crystal City shops in the "underground" tunnels that connect the many buildings in the area to the Metro. Having passes it many times decided to give it a try. Waitress recommended the ribs and they were very good. Tender,...More

Thank Ray B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1648 Crystal Square Arc, Crystal City Shops/North, Arlington, VA 22202-3324
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-415-2583
  • E-mail
So, what is comfort food with a southern accent? We are not a BBQ house but many say our slow hickory smoked back ribs, pulled pork and pulled chicken are the best when smothered with our signature Mahagony BBQ Sauce. Not to be overlooked is the Jambalaya Pasta. And, of course, for the light at heart, we also have scrumptious broiled Salmon cakes, awesome salads and more for those watching their waist line. You want the southern accent? Try our Southern Supper or any of our great Po' Boys, Burgers with an attitude, and fine Southern Salads. We guarantee you will be pleasantly surprised with our fare, we use the freshest of ingredients, and we don't charge you an arm and leg for it!
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