Live Oak Restaurant

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Overview

Expect Carolina-style, Low Country cuisine at Live Oak Restaurant, an elevated neighborhood gem in Del Ray. Southern dishes include fried green tomatoes, pan-roasted rockfish atop Carolina gold ric, or cast-iron fried pork chop with collard greens and grilled corn bread. The full bar pours classic cocktails like the Old Fashioned or Bee’s Knees.

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Menu for Live Oak Restaurant

Brunch

Starters

  • KK's Deviled Eggs TN Country Ham, Dijon Mustard, Paprika, Pickles
    $7.00
  • Earth & Eats Butterhead Lettuce Salad Poached Pears, Benton's Bacon, Pecans, Radishes, Green Goddess Dressing
    $9.00
  • Baby Arugula Salad Baby Beets, Quail Egg*, Cucumber, Cauliflower, Cherry Glen Goat Cheese
    $9.00
  • Fried Green Tomatoes Weisenberger Grits, Benton's TN Ham, Clothbound Cheddar, Gremolata
    $9.00
  • Hay-Smoked Dragon Creek Oysters* Ginger, Smoked Cocktail Sauce, Brown Butter Mignonette
    (6) $22.00
    (12) $12.00
  • Chocolate & Benne Beignets* Bourbon Chocolate Sauce, Chantilly Cream
    $11.00

Mains

  • Pork Roll, Egg, Cheese Pumpernickel, Taylor's Pork Roll, Cheddar Cheese, Arugula Salad
    $8.00
  • 3 Eggs Any Style Farm Eggs, Potato Latkes, Your Choice of Breakfast Meat, Brioche Toast
    $10.00
  • Country Fried Steak & Eggs Brisket Gravy, Sunny Side Up Eggs, Sage
    $17.00
  • Country Omelet Shaved VA Ham, Local Goat Cheese, Vidalia Onions, Fruit Cup
    $10.00
  • Grilled Cheese & FGT Sandwich Sourdough, Avocado, Pea Pesto, Pimento, Potato Salad
    $11.00
  • Corned Beef Reuben Rye, Gruyere, Fried Farm Egg, Celery Root Slaw, Potato Salad
    $13.00
  • Buttermilk Pancakes Caramelized Strawberries, Bourbon-Honey Maple Syrup, Chantilly Cream
    $13.00
  • Oyster Po-Boy Sandwich Dragon Creek Oysters, Bibb Lettuce, Cherry Tomatoes, Remoulade, Cucumber Salad
    $13.00
  • Shrimp and Grits Weisenberger Grits, Shrimp Bisque, Rock Shrimp, Tarragon, Chorizo
    $18.00
  • Fried Chicken & Buttermilk Biscuit Brisket Gravy, Sunny-Side Up Farm Eggs, Sage
    $16.00
  • Angus Beef Burger* Benton's Bacon, Heirloom Tomato, Bibb Lettuce, Pimento, Chips
    $14.00

Breakfast Meats

  • Benton's Bacon
  • Taylor Pork Roll
  • Logan's Maple Breakfast Sausage
  • Logan's Turkey Sausage
  • Virginia Ham

Bar

Mains

  • Boiled VA Peanuts Smoked Olive Oil, Preserved Lemon, Botany Bay Sea Salt-Water
    $6.00
  • KK's Deviled Eggs TN Country Ham, Dijon Mustard, Paprika, Pickles
    $7.00
  • Earth & Eats Butterhead Lettuce Salad Poached Pears, Benton's Bacon, Pecans, Radishes, Green Goddess Dressing
    Add Yohanan Farm Chicken Breast $6.00
    Add 3 Head-on Shrimp $6.00
  • Fried Green Tomatoes Weisenberger Grits, TN Ham, Clothbound Cheddar, Gremolata
    $9.00
  • Brisket Chips Smoked Vidalia Onions, Chive Crème Fraîche, Pimento Cheese, House-Made Potato Chips
    $10.00
  • Hay-Smoked Dragon Creek Oysters* Ginger, Smoked Cocktail Sauce, Brown Butter Mignonette)
    (6) $12.00
    (12) $22.00
  • Buffalo Pork Cheeks Blue Cheese Mousse, House Hot Sauce, Shaved Celery, Pickled Carrots
    $13.00
  • Local Cheese Board 3 Local Cheeses, Apple Butter, Honeycomb, Okra, Benne Crackers
    $15.00
  • Grilled Cheese & FGT Sandwich Sourdough, Avocado, Pea Pesto, Pimento, Potato Salad
    $11.00
  • Fried Chicken & Biscuit Sandwich Cream Cheese, Red Pepper Jelly, Earth & Eats Honey, Cucumber Salad
    $11.00
  • Corned Beef Reuben Rye, Gruyere, Fried Farm Egg, Celery Root Slaw, Potato Salad
    $13.00
  • Oyster Po-Boy Sandwich Dragon Creek Oysters, Bibb Lettuce, Cherry Tomatoes, Remoulade, Cucumber Salad
    $13.00
  • Angus Beef Burger* Benton's Bacon, Heirloom Tomato, Bibb Lettuce, Pimento, Chips
    $14.00
  • Country Fried Steak Braised Collard Greens, Beef Brisket Gravy, Black Eyed Peas
    $17.00
  • Staff Meal (Bar Only) Available after 9pm, ask your bartender for details
    $5.00

Dinner

Starters

  • Earth n Eats Butterhead Lettuce Salad Poached Pears, Benton's Bacon, Pecans, Radishes, Green Goddess Dressing
    $9.00
  • Baby Arugula Salad Baby Beets, Quail Egg*, Cucumber, Cauliflower, Cherry Glen Goat Cheese
    $9.00
  • Fried Green Tomatoes Weisenberger Grits, Benton's TN Ham, Clothbound Cheddar, Gremolata
    $9.00
  • VA Peanut Soup Jumbo Lump Crab Meat*, Steamed Mussels, Espelette, Sherry
    $10.00
  • Hay-Smoked Dragon Creek Oysters* Ginger, Smoked Cocktail Sauce, Brown Butter Mignonette
    (6) $12.00
    (12) $22.00
  • Braised Berkshire Pork Belly Romesco Sauce, Sorghum Glaze, Spiced Peanuts, Bartlett Pears
    $11.00
  • PA Venison Carpaccio Brandied Cherries, Benne Seeds, Pickled Ramps, Botany Bay Smoked Sea Salt
    $12.00
  • Local Meat & Cheese Board Rabbit Porchetta, Benton's Ham, Wagyu Beef Bresaola, 3 Cheeses, Honeycomb, Apple Butter, Pickled Okra, Benne Crackers
    $19.00

Dinners

  • Chef's Daily Entrée for 2 Your server would love to give you the details
  • Tortellini of Braised Collard Greens Toasted Chestnuts, Sweet Potatoes, Brown Butter, Sage, Red Pepper, Red Wine Sauce
    $17.00
  • Yohanan Farms Airline Chicken Breast Pan Stuffing, Braised Chicken, Baby Carrots, Black Currants, Butternut Squash, Thyme Jus
    $19.00
  • Head-On Shrimp* & Weisenberger Grits Shrimp Bisque, Tarragon, Chorizo, Sea Beans, Hearts of Palm
    $25.00
  • Pan-Roasted Chesapeake Rockfish* Carolina Gold Rice, Okra, Cauliflower, Brodetto, Rappahannock Clams
    $26.00
  • Cast-Iron Fried Pork Chop* Apple Butter, Grilled Corn Bread, Braised Collards, TN Ham
    $27.00
  • 12 Hour Braised Beef Short Rib Weisenberger Grits, Roasted Celery Root, Fuji Apples, Hay-Smoked Jus
    $28.00
  • Seared Rohan Duck Breast* Braised Leeks, Black Mission Figs, Toasted Walnuts, Oregano
    $28.00
  • Mushroom-Stuffed Shenandoah Lamb Loin* Grilled Oyster Mushrooms, Brussels Sprouts, Foie Gras Confit, Béarnaise
    $29.00

Cocktail

House Cocktails

  • Old Fashioned House Made Roasted Pecan Syrup, Black Walnut Bitters, Smoked Salt Water, Bourbon
  • Bee's Knees Gin, Pomegranate-Ginger-Cider Infused Honey, Lemon
  • Mule (or "Buck") House Made Ginger Beer, Lime Juice, Spirit of Guest's Choice
  • Sour (Pear) Applejack, Pear Syrup, Lemon, Peychauds Bitters, Egg white
  • Nail Scotch, Drambuie, Absinthe, Lemon, Sweet Potato Syrup, Sage
  • Manhattan Rye, House Mulled Wine, Whiskey Barrel Aged Bitters, Maraschino
  • Owners Coffee Cold Brew Coffee Moonshine, Coffee, Hazelnut-Infused Whipped Cream

1603 Commonwealth Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Casual, Neighborhood Feel, Rustic
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Family, Groups, Meet For A Drink, Outdoor Dining
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (571) 312-0402
  • Private Dining Room: No