728 King St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Neighborhood: Alexandria, Alexandria, Old Town
Cuisines: Seafood, English/Irish/Scottish
Monday through Wednesday 11:30 AM to 10 PM; Thursday 11:30 AM to 11 PM; Friday 11:30 AM to midnight; and Saturday noon to midnight; Sunday noon to 9 PM.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Nearby Metro Stops: King Street-Old Town
Price Range: Inexpensive
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Accepted
Codwich; fried cod or grouper; coleslaw; Kitty O'Shea and Marie Rose sauces for dipping.
$2.50 to $8.
Special Features: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Good for Groups
Why go: Star chef Cathal Armstrong’s Dublin-style “chipper” with gleaming wood and a chalkboard of specials serves up a picture-perfect version of fish and chips.
What to get: Crunchy golden-fried cod and skate with chips; fried-fish sandwich with tartar sauce; fried Dublin prawns with Kitty O’Shea sauce (capers, olives, oven-dried tomatoes) over mesclun; crunchy slaw.
Best for: A quick, delicious family meal; a late-night postpub snack for singles; a cheap date for couples.
Insider tip: There’s now an option beyond the fried-sweets roster of battered bananas, candy bars, and dough balls: mini-soft-serve ice-cream cones.
Open daily for lunch and dinner.