Jackson 20 Restaurant and Tavern
480 King Street
Alexandria , VA 22314
Phone: 703.842.2790
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Time To Get Jazzed!

Don't be blues, get jazzed with us on Mardi Gras! Featuring a band who has dedicated their sound to Louisiana, Dixie Power Trio.  Chef McPherson will be spicin' the night up with some southern cuisine specials.


Happy Birthday, Mr. President

Andrew Jackson is getting old! We have to blow out 247 candles for him this year and we need your help.  To honor the legacy who gave Jackson 20 its history, Chef McPherson is pulling out all the party favors with dinner specials and our head bartender, Andy Nelson, will provide the party punch with drink specials. 

"Wine" down on Monday Nights

It's time to come in and order that bottle of wine you've been wanting to try!  "Wine" down with us on Monday nights for 1/2 off bottles of wine!

*Excludes holidays


Howl-o-Ween at Jackson 20!

Halloween has gone to the dogs with Monaco Alexandria and Jackson 20’s Doggy Howl-o-Ween Costume Contest. Local pets and their human companions are expected to turn out in droves for this popular pet costume contest, which has become an annual tradition in Old Town, Alexandria. Cheered on by spectators and a panel of judges, up to 50 contestants will strut down the catwalk in the outdoor courtyard, modeling their Halloween finest.


Prizes will be awarded for:

  • Most Glamorous Get-Up.  Prize: Overnight stay at Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Philadelphia with dinner for two at Square 1682.
  • Best Dressed Couple (pet/owner costume combo).  Prize: Overnight stay at Kimpton’s Hotel Monaco Baltimore with dinner for two at B&O American Brasserie.
  • “Top Dog” Award (best overall costume).  Prize: Overnight stay and dinner at Kimpton’s Hotel Monaco Alexandria and Jackson 20.



For more information, call us at (703) 842-2790


Being friends with Jackson 20 is easy, just go to our Facebook page. Then, post a photo of you and Bessie on the Jackson 20 Facebook page during lunch, brunch or dinner and show your server. You will receive 2 shrimp fritters for free! Wow, sounds fun right?

Call Jackson 20 for details at 703-842-2790 or just come on in and snap a photo with Bessie!

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A beautiful space, our outdoor courtyard is tucked away behind a brick tunnel from Royal Street.  With spacious seating, we serve lunch, dinner and weekend brunch April through October. Because it is such a special space, we also host exceptional wedding events here, from the rehearsal dinner and pre-wedding parties to the ceremony and reception themselves. 

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You don't just work here, you're part of the neighborhood.  Have lunch with us and get 20% off your tab.  Show us your business card, get the discount for lunch; leave the card and get a chance to win lunch for your office up to 6 people!


An Alexandria tradition, Jackson 20 is the gathering-spot every Tuesday and Thursday in April - October.  From 5 to 8 p.m., join us and the Old Town community for Doggie Yappy Hour.  We're outside in the courtyard, so there's plenty of room for the two-legged and four-legged friends and neighbors.  We also feature a special menu with creative cocktails, beer, wine and punches, along with plenty of water and dog biscuits, just for the occasion. * Event subject to cancelation due to weather or private events.