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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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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good44%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (56 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1648 Crystal Square Arc, Crystal City Shops/North, Arlington, VA 22202-3324
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Currently sitting in the restaurant and the service is unbelievably horrible. The service staff appear to be overwhelmed and frustrated with the large groups present. Walked to the waitress to give our order (2 people in our party) after she intentionally ignored our table. One...More

Thank Denise L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the pulled pork sandwich with chips. The grease had already soaked into the bun, making it inedible. The pulled pork was great, especially after adding bbq sauce. The chips were tasteless.

Thank colleens0
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seasoning was lacking on the food and cold when served. Did not offer to refill drinks. Staff was not attentive and had an "I don't care attitude".

Thank 123manyplaces2see
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Good food and service. Nice place to bring family and sit to enjoy people watching. Quick service and nice place to relax and enjoy.

Thank KMA6
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Me and my dad were waiting to check into a hotel, so we came here to eat. I have a special diet so sometimes ordering food is a bit interesting. Not eating bread, i always order a burger with no Bun.. .Not to difficult. Came...More

Thank GabeFranchise
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Mardi Gras atmosphere and excellent BBQ characterize this restaurant, great for casual dining and reasonable prices in an otherwise expensive area.

Thank John M
Reviewed 21 March 2018

It took us a while to be served and have our order taken. Drink glasses sat empty for a long time. Food was amazing but Service it seriously lacking.

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Had the Sister Mary.... driest Sammy I have ever had! Side chips were decent except too close to Sammie’s so some were soggy… at least serve with extra sauce!

Thank Turtle2571
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I loved the po-boys and homemade chips. My travel mates loved all their desserts. We ate in this restaurant repeatedly on our 5 day trip because we liked it so much!

Thank flowergrowerDee
Reviewed 28 February 2018

We didn't want to go far to grab a bite. Inside was nice. Could be a place to bring a date to. I ordered Smoked Wings and my wife ordered a Cheeseburger. Bartender was friendly and we got our food to go. My wings had...More

Thank Randolph T
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Lionel G
30 July 2016|
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Response from deanrob | Reviewed this property |
If one were to google 'King Street Blues music schedule' you'd get the events calendar listing.
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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