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King Street Blues

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1648 Crystal Square Arcade,, Crystal City Shops/North, Arlington, VA 22202
+1 703-415-2583
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Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a very good atmosphere. The waitress, Olivia, was excellent, and the best part of the meal. My ribs were okay, nothing to jump up and down about. Unfortunately, the baked beans were nasty; I wouldn't have them again. They upset my stomach. The cornbread was okay, the Kale was weak, but the chips were outstanding! Overall, not bad,... More 

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Thank Willie E
Bellevue
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144 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did not eat here, but had a couple beers with team mates on a business trip. Bartender was friendly and fast. Plenty of drink options to choose from.

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Thank Steve J
Denver, Colorado
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're going to be underground at Crystal City, king Street Blues is perfectly acceptable. The hush puppies are worth the calories. The chicken BBQ salad was good and served with cornbread. To-go box required

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Thank roxpwhite
West Union, Iowa, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looks and sounds inviting, but really nothing special. Service was ok, very pleasant and accommodating until it got time to leave. then we felt rushed out the door by servers who obviously were ready to go home. Food was good, not great great. Server did comp one parties meal as it was too spicy for them to eat so that... More 

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Thank Duane98
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located within the mall, this restaurant has excellent beers, friendly staff and a good choice on the menu. Very tasty food. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank Vivienne H
Slough, United Kingdom
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34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good choice on the menu. Able to seat 10 of us at short notice. Love the hush puppies and the cats and dogs. Kids menu is also available. Nice choice of beer and Cocktails. Service was not rushed. Food was all well cooked and presented.

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Thank Mark C
Parkersburg, West Virginia
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice little place in Crystal City. The staff is really friendly and the service is spot on. The food is good and affordable. And the bartender does an awesome job.

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Thank wvguy99
Vernal, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The food was good & the service was fast despite how crowded the restaurant was. I actually ate dinner here (the entrees are very large & I was stuffed) then came back for a pasta dish. Not my type of BBQ flavor because I'm more into the KC and Texas varieties, bit good.

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Thank dstealth
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

stay away from fried chicken.... had little time to go for dinner, stopped there. way to salty, and not very good. dont know about the rest of the menu, but i wont go back..... sorry.....

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Thank reste-pas-en-place
Cincinnati, Ohio
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

King Street Blues serves hush puppies and other fish type foods. I went for the sweet corn turkey chili with cornbread.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$21
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1648 Crystal Square Arcade,, Crystal City Shops/North, Arlington, VA 22202
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-415-2583
Description
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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