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Hours & Location

1404 King St.,
Alexandria, VA 22314

(703) 837-0050


Tuesday -Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Friday - Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

In 1980, the first Hard Times Cafe opened on this very site in Old Town Alexandria. Founders Jim and Fred Parker didn’t really know what they were getting into — but they did know how to cook award-winning chili. The rest is history. Step back in time and take in a classic tribute to the west.

For large parties 8+, please contact us at (703) 837-0050.

Parking (available in rear of building)

Tues - Fri: After 6 pm

Sat - Sun: All Day!

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