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Alexandria Italian eatery is Washingtonian readers’ second favorite Virginia restaurant

Bucatini Carbonara at Thompson Italian (image via Thompson Italian/Facebook)

Alexandria restaurant Thompson Italian, which also has a location in Falls Church, was voted as the second-best restaurant in Virginia by Washingtonian readers.

Thompson Italian took over 1024 King Street in 2022, formerly Hank’s Oyster Bar. The restaurant features a variety of dishes, from squid ink bucatini to crispy brussel sprouts.

“The newer Old Town location serves carefully crafted pastas, like the Falls Church original, but adds brunch and an attention-getting cacio e pepe gimlet,” Washingtonian wrote.

Thompson Italian beat out classic regional favorites, like three-Michelin-star restaurant The Inn at Little Washington, but couldn’t top Ruthie’s All Day in Arlington.

Andy’s Pizza, which has a location in Old Town, also got a slice of the action as the number one favorite pizza spot.

Image via Thompson Italian/Facebook

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