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RT’s Alexandria’s renowned neighborhood restaurant has just been named one of the top 50 Southern Restaurants in the country! Chosen from an open table list of over 27,000 by Forbes Magazine. restaurants! RT’s has been the place for fresh seafood in Northern Virginia for over 30 years.


RT’s has been a fixture on Washingtonian Magazine’s “Top 100 Restaurants” list in the metropolitan area and is one of the highest rated seafood restaurants in the nationally acclaimed “Zagat Survey”.


Our unique menu features many Creole and Cajun specialties including Jack Daniel’s Shrimp, Spicy She-Crab Soup, Cajun Veal Oscar and their popular Crawfish Etouffee. Our “Little Gem” is located in the heart of Alexandria and not only features a great menu but also has an extensive special list that changes on a weekly basis.

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Restaurant Hours

Monday-Thursday 11:00am-4:00pm (Lunch) 4:00pm-10:30pm (Dinner)

Friday-Saturday 11:00am-4:00pm (Lunch) 4:00pm-11:00pm (Dinner)

Sunday 4:00pm – 9:00pm (Dinner Only)

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