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RT's named one of the top 50 Southern Restaurants in the Country! Forbes Online READ MORE Based on Open Table reviews of over 127,000 Restaurants!

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Welcome to RT'S

Join us for the best Creole and Cajun food outside of Louisiana! Located in the trendy Del Ray area of Alexandria, we have been delivering unique dining experiences to the DC area for over 30 years. RT’s is the place to be for celebrities, musicians, politicians, and anyone craving authentic southern flavor and delicious seafood. Enjoy tasty cocktails and great food in a cozy, warm atmosphere that’ll make anyone feel right at home!

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Awards

RT’s has been named one of the Top 50 Southern Restaurants in the Country! Chosen from Open Table’s list of over 27,000 restaurants by Forbes Magazine, RT’s has been the place for fresh seafood in Northern Virginia for more than 30 years!

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Private Party Room and Group Menu Options are Available

 

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Our Reviews

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Karyzma P. (Pensacola, FL)
03/11/2020
HOLY. CRAP. BATMAN. SOOO. GOOD.
Don’t judge a book by its cover… It doesn’t look like much from the outside and although the inside is slightly dated, it’s clean and bright. RT’s is the Real Deal and a must-try if you have the opportunity! They serve the most phenomenal, authentic Cajun food on the East Coast.
We started off with their famous Jack Daniel’s Shrimp with Lump Crab, which had lots of crab and was served with a generous basket of bread for sopping up the creamy saucy goodness that is to die for!
Next, we had the Scallops Wrapped in Bacon. It was drizzled with a cane sugar glaze and served on a bed of crispy Cajun onion straws. YUMMO!
The hearty “Death by Gumbo” was so frickin’ flavorful and had a nice kick. It’s, hands-down, the best gumbo I’ve ever had! It was chock full of crawfish, oysters, shrimp, andouille sausage, and lump crab. The seafood was so fresh and sweet. DELISH!
The outstanding service made the already amazing food that much more enjoyable. We had a lovely time and can not wait to be back!
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VAChuck (Alexandria, Virginia)
01/21/2020
Excellent food and service
I came here for lunch with a friend during Restaurant Week. I had a Restaurant Week special which included soup, salad, main dish, dessert, and coffee. The She Crab soup was to die for! The shrimp special was very good. The dessert was a choice between chocolate mousse and a chocolate cake. They were both delightful.
The restaurant service was prompt, friendly and very efficient!
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Find Us

3804 Mt Vernon Ave.
Alexandria, VA 22305

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Opening Hours

Tue – Thu and Sunday 12pm – 9pm
Fri – Sat 12pm – 10pm
Mondays Closed
for Curbside, Take Away and Free Community Delivery within 2 mile radius

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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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