UPDATE: Virginia Commerce Bank in Del Ray Wins 'Best Alexandria Bank' Poll

VCB branches in Old Town take second and third place.

UPDATE: Congratulations to of Del Ray, for winning the Best of Alexandria Patch poll this week in the "Best Bank" category!

Voting by Patch readers began on Monday and Del Ray's Virginia Commerce Bank saw 150 votes by the time the poll closed Friday at 9 a.m. Two Old Town branches of Virginia Commerce Bank came in second with 95 votes for the , followed by 59 votes for its .

The winner will get a framed "Best of Alexandria" certificate from Patch, plus bragging rights.

Stay tuned for our next "Best of" poll coming up Monday—voting will begin at 5 a.m. in a new category.


What do you look for in a bank? Knowledgeable employees, customer service, convenient location, extended hours, competitive rates, community service? Patch wants you to pick your favorite bank in Alexandria, focusing on the Old Town, Del Ray and Potomac Greens communities. You have until Friday at 9 a.m. to vote.

Which is your favorite? 

  •  (1717 King St.)
  •  (300 S. Washington St.)
  •  (Del Ray location)
  • (621 King St.)
  •  (1775 Jamieson Ave.)
  •  (100 S. Fairfax St.)
  •  (500 S. Washington St.)
  •  (2051 Jamieson Ave.)
  •  (1700 Diagonal Road)
  •  (825 N. Washington St.)
  •  (515 King St.)
  •  (1650 King St.)
  •  (Del Ray location)
  •  (Del Ray location)
  •  (1414 Prince St.)
  • (506 King Street)

Vote for your favorite bank in the poll below and don't forget to click on the links above and rate the banks on their Patch directory listing. You can even leave a review.

Tell us why it's your favorite bank. Let other readers know what they're missing!

What will the winner get? Bragging rights! They'll be able to tell everyone they were voted a "Best of Alexandria" by Patch readers.

And in the event of a tie in our survey, we will break the tie by counting the positive comments written both below and on the store's listing on Patch. So please let us know why you think your choice is the best. 

Because this poll is not scientific, the poll is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. The winner will be determined by the Patch editor, based on poll results and your reviews on Patch Places. Please vote only once per survey, per Patch site.


Alexandria business owners: Chances are, you already have a business listing on Del Ray Patch or Old Town Alexandria Patch. Learn how to claim your business listing. Can't find your listing? Email Jake at: jake.vanwoerkom@patch.com to let him know.

sandra ramos February 20, 2012 at 03:59 PM
What about credit unions? Considering the CU regulators' office is on Duke St, CU's should be on the list as well
Scott Gordon February 22, 2012 at 01:17 AM
Suntrust Del Ray is the best bank in NoVA!
Chrissy Schlegel February 23, 2012 at 03:02 AM
I am disappointed not to see my bank on here. I support and vote for the State Department Federal Credit Union in Old Town.
jessica February 23, 2012 at 07:04 PM
vcb del ray has the best employees....definitely is the best branch in the area!
Lisa February 23, 2012 at 10:28 PM
vcb prince street ladies are awesome..... very helpful


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