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28 August, 2018

Enjoy Vintage Cocktails at The People’s Drug

The People’s Drug is Old Town’s newest hotspot for craft cocktails and casual bites with an old-school vibe. The eatery is a tribute to People’s Drug Stores, a popular chain of 20th-century drugstores founded in Alexandria in 1905, which quickly became a staple in the area, adding soda fountains and food in the 1920s.

The restaurant’s menu includes snacks, bowls, and craft sandwiches, such as Avocado Mousse, Herb Parmesan Truffle Fries, and the popular Cuban Mojo Braised Pork Shoulder Sandwich. Among the offerings are vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free options. The drink menu includes both classic and creative cocktails, along with beer and wine.

The People’s Drug pays homage to its namesake with retro décor like antique bulbs, bright signage, vintage subway tiles, mirrored surfaces, and an aged tin ceiling. The location is cozy and relaxed with a variety of comfortable seating. Visit The People’s Drug daily from 11 a.m. to midnight.

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