Really nice location and great customer service from our server.
I was unimpressed with the Seafood selection.
This is a very pretty restaurant that serves good, but not great seafood. The crabcakes are very good compared to the rest of the cuisine
The restaurant was a little cold because we were seated close to the door. The food was delicious and we plan on visiting this restaurant again.
Great food, was celebrating my moms birthday. Waiter was very attentive and was polite.
Excellent service! Andrea was our server and she made our experience so fun!
The service was top notch. I enjoyed my experience quite well. The food was good, I should have gotten the she crab soup and not the clam chowder, but I won't make that mistake again. I will definitely go back in the future.
The restaurant is expectedly expensive. I would have rated them higher. But they took my favorite dish ofc the menu. We love this place. We have to make ourselves try other restaurants because we love their seafood. It's always fresh.
It was Valentine’s Day, so it was busy. We were seated in the back in a tight corner near the kitchen. It has a warm classy ambiance, but the carpet, tables, etc. are aging. The waitstaff was polite and attentive. The food was good especially the broiled crab cakes, shrimp, and coleslaw. The scallops were a little bland. My husband and I had a very nice time. But if I come back, I will try to get seated upstairs.
The food was great my waiter was awesome ambience was perfect!
Great experience on Valentine’s Day! One of our favorite restaurants.
I love this place and would recommend to everyone to enjoy!
Poor service, rude waiter. Good food and ambience.
Really good food. Well worth the price. Service was excellent as the waitress was tireless, frequently checking on us. Nice and cozy ambiance. A bit pricey but damn the food was so good. Overall, a great experience.
Great place to eat and cozy
The shrimp and crab fritters are not as good as in the past. Seems like more filler than seafood which really takes away from the flavor. The she-crab soup tastes ok but it’s not as thick as we were accustomed to here or other restaurants. I still like this restaurant but a few of my favorite dishes have less seafood then what previously made those dishes standout.
The food wasn’t the best. The service was not good at all. We were the only couple in the restaurant at the time and it took forever for our food to come out. My husband had the fish and chips, the batter wasn’t even cooked on to the fish. It was so horrible the manager came over and offered us complimentary dessert on the house but we were so ready to go, we declined.
Food was great! Atmosphere was amazing! Definite must do experience!
Our server was very attentive and the food was delicious. Loved their Tuesday night specials
She crab soup and lump crab cakes are awesome!
We are regulars of the Wharf restaurant and although the food was very good, our server, I believe, may have been new. She promised us bread but then never brought it. I had to ask for it. She never came back after we were served our dinner to check on us. Also, I heard the server waiting on the table next to us explaining the specials for the evening. We were not told those either. We still enjoyed our evening but just not as much as usual.
Pretty good. They knew nothing about whiskey but the food was good.
I’m back in the DMV after a 3-year trip and wanted to go to our favorite restaurant in Old a Town Alexandria. VERY slow / poor service. Took over 5 minutes for someone to come recognize us after being seated. This, despite THREE people standing at host stand, two “helpers,” running around, and two waiters working only five tables total. Bread was not warm, server was inattentive and lackadaisical and food was mediocre. They’ll get one more shot...
Five of us had a wonderful Restaurant Week outing at The Wharf. The ambiance, service and food quality were excellent.
Wonderful location for a family get-together. Amazing food and service.
Food was fantastic. Service was incredibly slow. Tables around us, with the same service, received better service than we did. Pretty frustrating
I didn't like new clam chowder soup.
I didn't like none of the salad dressings.
The salad should have been fresher.
Absolutely perfect. I was on a trip to the east coast and this restaurant made me want to move there. I had a perfect crabcake, all big lumps of delicious crab. For my main course Maine lobster stuffed with crab imperial. Incredible. I was one of a party of 9 and everyone loved their meal.
Interior of the restaurant was different and very beautiful. To top it off the manager was watching over his restaurant and he was attentive and charming.
The Wharf is THE place to go for Alexandria Restaurant Week. Amazing food and service. Absolutely love this place.
Everything was wonderful, great food and service. Calamari a stand out dish along with perfectly cooked steak
Went for dinner with my friends and had a great time. We started at the bar but was having such a good time we stayed. Miguel was great and his pear martini was awesome! The happy hour special is a great deal and the food was delicious. Will definitely go back.
We were there during restaurant week...everything was great! Food was excellent we even took an enter home for later. We Shall return!
The attentiveness of the staff was great. The food was excellent.
This si a well managed restaurant with an inventive chef. We enjoyed every minute of our visit.
Restaurant Week menu was an excellent deal. Really good food for an outstanding $35.
One of the best restaurants I've been to for a long time. We have been here twice in the past 2 months...for brunch and dinner. Ambience is great, food is excellent and it's quiet enough to carry on a conversation.
We visited The Wharf during Alexandria restaurant week, and we were very pleased with our experience. Generally when you go to one of the restaurants during this week you don't necessarily get their best. Either things are over cooked or cold, because they are pumping out so many of the same dishes.
Fortunately, all 6 dishes we had were excellent. For the first course we shared the Fried Calamari and the shrimp and crab Fritters. The Calamari were cooked to tender perfection, and the fritter were a nice mix of seafood goodness. The second course we went with the All-Lump Crab Cakes and the Surf and Turf. My wife stated that the Crab Cakes are possibly the best she has ever had. The Turf was a nice filet medallion cooked to perfection. The shrimp of the Surf cooked in the sherry cream sauce was truly mouth watering. We finished off with the Key Lime Pie and the White Chocolate Raspberry Bread Pudding to round out our stellar dinner.
First time dining at restaurant. I had a party of 20 to celebrate my birthday. It was a wonderful experience. The food was delicious. The service was great. I’m planning to return!
This was our fourth time at the Warf. Each time before was excellent. We had a seven thirty reservation. Got their 10 minutes early and they took us upstairs. Did not go there to climb stairs as we are 70+. Not as nice and much more noise. The wait staff was great! The food, awful. She crab soup was cold. Our main courses, stuffed flounder and crusted salmon was cold and under cooked. We will not be going back and based on this experience, would not recommend.
Great food and service! We enjoyed a good dinner and drinks with friends on our adult only night. Kids are welcome at the restaurant, but some areas may not accommodate as well for younger children due to proximity to other tables.