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King & Rye

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4 reviews
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$30 and under
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King & Rye is the reflection of Executive Chef Peter McCall’s four-generation culinary heritage and the bounty of the mid-Atlantic and Southern regions. We feature seasonal, intentional ingredients sourced through real relationships with farmers, makers and butchers. With humble, refined menus rooted in tradition and authentic flavors that go beyond the expected to offer a deeper exploration of Southern cuisine, we're a place where you can expect slow food, proper whiskeys and genuine hospitality.

Our menus are personal -- expect to find dishes featuring produce hand-selected from the Old Town Farmer's Market, and even Chef's great-grandmother's cornbread recipe. We also feature a hand-selected, carefully curated whiskey and bourbon list with notable selections intended to expand horizons. Chosen by General Manager and Executive Bourbon Steward Allison Strunk, our list includes a rotating selection of creative finds.

We can't wait to serve you soon!


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Special menus

  • Brunch is Back on King Street

    Starting Sep 12, 2020
    Join us for brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 8 am to 2 pm to indulge in Southern flavors like our house-smoked bacon benedict, cast iron cinnamon rolls or creamed chicken and biscuits. Our brunch cocktails are anything but expected and entirely delicious, like our Spicy Watermelon Crush featuring Olmeca Altos, jalapeño, watermelon and lime. We can't wait to serve you soon!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What People Are Saying
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1 review
Dined 5 days ago

Best part of meal was bacon and tater tots. The others entree were sub par for the cost they charge.

25 reviews
Dined 5 days ago

Being this was our 1st trip back to Alexandria since the Pandemic started, and since our hotel restaurant was opening up for the first time in forever, we elected to have breakfast both mornings here. There is plenty of seating inside but we are not yet ready for that...we opted for outdoor seating. They have 2 sections, one in the front of the hotel and one in the back garden area. We chose the front and although it is rather tight and narrow, they spaced the tables up pretty well.

The menu for breakfast is really “brunch” so you can’t possibly have Brunch without either a Mimosa or Peach Bellini or a Bloody Mary so make sure to order up one! The menu is somewhat limited but there are plenty of options to choose from to make you feeling happy and full. I hope however that they will include Oatmeal on their brunch menu sooner than later...I also understand the Cast Iron Cinnamon Roll is very popular!

King & Rye
Responded 17 hours ago

Thank you Vikiboys for the review and for joining us during our first week being open! The cinnamon rolls are AMAZING and we hope you can join us again soon to try them!

10 reviews
Dined 7 days ago

We were greeted by a warm and welcoming host. Sat outside at a secluded table (perfect during Covid), and savored the most delicious meal we have had in a long time. The squash blossoms and deviled eggs had just the right amount of creativity and our burgers with homemade tater tots (we’ll be craving these now!) were amazing. And the bacon topped chocolate peanut butter bar sent us to heaven! Our bartender, Gretchen, was outgoing and friendly with excellent cocktail suggestions. She knows her whiskey menu well! We will make this a regular dining spot when we are in town!

King & Rye
Responded 16 hours ago

Happy Diner, Thank you for joining us during our opening week and for the awesome review! The bacon peanut butter bar is our new favorite too! We hope to see you again soon!

1 review
Dined 7 days ago

Our waitress, Gretchen, was lovely and recommended our dishes. Food was lovely and altho quite expensive, the service made up for it.

King & Rye
Responded 17 hours ago

Thank you Lovebirds for leaving us (and Gretchen) a great review! We are lucky to have her on our team! We hope to see you again soon!



King & Rye is rated 4 stars by 4 OpenTable diners.

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