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    Hard Times Cafe (Alexandria)

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    Location and hours

    1404 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314
    Sunday - Thursday
    11:00 AM - 09:30 PM
    Friday - Saturday
    11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    ¢¢ • American • Family Meals

    1404 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314 • More info


    • Appetizers

      • Chili Nachos

        Chili, melted cheese, onions, tomatoes, jalapenos and sour cream.
        $13.18
      • Bacon Cheese Fries

        Melted Shredded Cheddar Cheese with bacon bits. Served with a side of Ranch dressing.
        $10.43
      • Corn Dog Nuggets

        Nathan's all beef mini Corn Dogs with mustard dipping sauce.
        $8.78
      • Deep Fried Pickles

        Southern style deep fried breaded pickles with dipping sauce.
        $8.01
      • Onion Rings

        Fresh-cut colossal onions hand-dipped in beer batter.
        $6.99
      • Mac and Cheese Wedges

        Breaded and deep fried Mac & Cheese.
        $7.49
      • Chicken Tenders

        Hand-dipped tenders with BBQ, Ranch, Money Mustard or served Texas Hot Style.
        $9.99
      • Santa Fe Egg Rolls

        Crispy tortillas wrapped around chicken, black bean and corn with melted Jack Cheese.
        $8.99
      • Jalapeno Pepper Poppers

        Deep fried Red Hot Jalapenos stuffed with cream cheese.
        $8.99
      • Chili Cheese Fries

        Your choice of Chili over fries with melted cheddar and sour cream.
        $10.43
    • Family Bundles

      • Hard Times Cafe Favorites Meal Kit

        20 Grilled or Boneless Wings and a choice of your favorite Chili served with all the fixins! Including Spaghetti, Shredded Cheddar, Chopped Onions, Diced Tomatoes, Fresh Jalapenos, Sour Cream, Corn Bread and a Garden Salad. Serves 4.
        $54.95
    • Burgers

      • Whiskey River BBQ Bacon Burger

        Bacon, cheese with thick, BBQ sauce, and two onion rings. Ground beef, patted, and chargrilled. Served with cut fries, shredded lettuce, tomato, and pickles.
        $12.63
      • Black and Bleu Burger

        Crisp bacon and melted bleu cheese crumbles.  Ground beef, patted, and chargrilled. Served with cut fries, shredded lettuce, tomato, and pickles.
        $12.63
      • Chili Cheddar Burger

        Topped with chili, shredded Cheddar, and onions. Ground beef, patted, and chargrilled. Served with cut fries, shredded lettuce, tomato, and pickles.
        $12.96
      • Bacon Cheese Burger

        Crisp bacon and choice of cheese. Ground beef, patted, and chargrilled. Served with cut fries, shredded lettuce, tomato, and pickles.
        $12.08
      • Chargrilled Cheese Burger

        Ground beef, patted, and chargrilled. Served with cut fries, shredded lettuce, tomato, and pickles.
        $10.43
      • Veggie-Burger

        Ground beef, patted, and chargrilled. Served with cut fries, shredded lettuce, tomato, and pickles.
        $9.11
    • Sliders

      • Mini Elvis Cheese Burgers

        Three mini burgers with cheese and a pickle. Served with a cut fries.
        $10.98
      • Mini Chili Cheddar Burgers

        Three mini chili burgers with cheese and onions.  Served with a cut fries.
        $12.08
    • Chili Dogs

      • Hard Times Chili Dog

        Quarter pound beef dog with choice of chili, shredded, Cheddar, and onions. Served with cut fries and pickles.
        $10.43
      • Authentic Coney Dog

        Two beef dogs with cincinnati chili, shredded Cheddar, and onions. Served with cut fries and pickles.
        $10.43
    • Hard Times Traditional Chili

      • Three way Chili Mac

        Spaghetti, chili, and cheese. Served with cornbread.
        $10.98
      • Four Way Chili Mac

        Spaghetti, chili, cheese, and onions. Served with cornbread.
        $11.31
      • Five Way Chili Mac

        Spaghetti, chili, cheese, onions, and beans. Served with cornbread.
        $11.31
      • Chili over Spaghetti

        Served with cornbread.
        $9.99
      • Chili by the Bowl

        Served with cornbread.
        $9.11
      • Chili Over White Rice

        Served with cornbread.
        $9.09
      • Chili Bubba

        Cornbread topped with two of chilies, smothered with Cheddar, tomatoes, onions, and sour cream. Served with cornbread.
        $11.31
      • Frito Chili Pie

        Choose chili and load it with shredded Cheddar, diced tomatoes, and sour cream. Served with cornbread.
        $11.31
      • Chili Taters

        Tater tots smothered with choice of chili, shredded Cheddar, and sour cream. Served with cornbread.
        $11.31
    • Dinner Mains

      • New York Strip Dinner

        12 oz. Choice cut New York strip chargrilled an open flame and seasoned with crazy janes spices. Come with choice of two sides.
        $15.38
      • Chicken Tender Dinner

        Breaded chicken tenders served with choice of sauce and two sides.
        $14.28
      • Hard Times BBQ Ribs

        Half rack of pork ribs with a Texas rub and basted with a thick, and BBQ sauce. Come with choice of two sides.
        $15.38
      • Grilled Bourbon Teriyaki Salmon

        Atlantic salmon marinated in a bourbon teriyaki sauce and chargrilled. Come with choice of two sides.
        $15.38
      • Fish Dinner

        North Atlantic white cod battered and deep fried to a crispy. Come with choice of two sides.
        $14.28
    • Wings

      • Grilled Wings Platter

        One pound. Texas, honey mustard, chili lime, honey BBQ, old bay, chili or teriyaki.
        $12.08
      • Boneless Wings

        Texas, honey mustard, chili lime, honey BBQ, old bay, chili or teriyaki.
        $9.88
    • South to Baja

      • Chicken Tacos

        Three soft tacos with seasoned grilled chicken, cheese, tomato corn salsa, and jalapeno ranch dressing. Served with cut fries.
        $12.08
      • Steak Soft Tacos

        Three soft tacos with seasoned grilled steak, cheese, tomato corn salsa, and jalapeno ranch dressing. Served with cut fries.
        $15.38
      • Fish Tacos

        Three soft tacos with fried tilapia, lettuce, cabbage, red onion, and cilantro with jalaapeno ranch dressing. Served with cut fries.
        $12.09
      • Texas Tacos

        Three soft tacos with Texas chili, sour cream, lettuce, cheese, tomato corn salsa, and jalapeno ranch dressing. Served with cut fries.
        $11.53
      • Grilled Chicken Quesadilla

        Grilled chicken with melted cheese and pico de gallo folded in a toasted tortillas.
        $12.08
      • Chicken Alamo

        Spaghetti mixed with a blend of parmesan and ranch dressing. Topped with tomatoes and spicy strips of chicken.
        $13.51
    • Great Sandwiches

      • Whiskey River BBQ Chicken Sandwich

        Grilled chicken breast with crisp bacon, cheese, BBQ sauce, and two onion rings. Served with a side of cut fries.
        $12.08
      • Southern Fried Chicken Sandwich

        Battered chicken breast deep fried. Served on a toasted bun topped with bacon and Jack cheese. Served with a side of cut fries.
        $12.08
      • Bacon and Cheese Chicken Sandwich

        Grilled chicken breast with crisp bacon and choice of Cheddar, Jack, or American cheese. Served with a side of cut fries.
        $10.98
      • Sante Fe Wrap

        Grilled chicken wrapped in tortilla with lettuce, cheese, corn, tomatoes, and Mexi ranch dressing.
        $10.43
      • Buffalo Chicken Wrap

        Buffalo style strips of crispy chicken wrapped with tomatoes, lettuce, red onion, and bleu ranch dressing.
        $10.43
      • Big Fish Sandwich

        White cod battered and deep fried on a toasted bun. With tomatoes, lettuce, and pickles. Served with a side of cut fries.
        $10.98
    • Fresh Salads

      • Santa Fe Grilled Chicken Salad

        Grilled chicken tossed in a garden salad with mexi ranch dressing, corn, tomatoes, Cheddar, and tortilla chips.
        $12.08
      • Buffalo Chicken Salad

        Buffalo style chicken deep fried and diced on a mixed salad. With tomatoes, red onion, shredded Cheddar, and tortilla strips.
        $12.08
      • Grilled Chicken Breast Salad

        Grilled chicken, chopped egg, bacon bits, diced tomatoes, shredded Cheddar, and tortilla strips on a garden salad.
        $12.08
      • Chili Salad

        Choice of chili on a garden salad with diced tomatoes, shredded Cheddar, sour cream, and tortilla chips.
        $11.53
      • Grilled Salmon Salad

        Salmon marinated, grilled and served garden salad with tortilla strips.
        $15.38
      • Steak Tip Salad

        Sirloin steak tips on a bed of greens tossed with balsamic vinaigrette, tomato wedges, bacon, bleu cheese crumbles, and tortilla chips.
        $15.38
    • Mains

      • Chili-To-Go

        Texas, Cincinnati, Terlingua red, and vegetarian.
        $17.58
      • Corn Bread

        Half Pan, 16 Pieces
        $6.60
      • Spaghetti

        Half Gallon, Serves 4
        $7.70
      • Sour Cream

        Pint, Serves 4
        $3.85
      • Shredded Parmesan Cheese

        Pint, Serves 4
        $5.50
      • Beans

        Pint, Serves 4
        $2.75
      • Shredded Cheddar Cheese

        Pint, Serves 4
        $4.00
      • Chopperd Onions

        Pint, Servers 4
        $1.92
      • Chopped Jalapeno Peppers

        1/2 Pint, Serves 8
        $3.00
      • Diced Tomatoes

        Half Pint
        $1.50