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12401 Redwater Creek Rd, Chester, VA 23831-2343
804-748-4032
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast

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  • 18
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Cracker barrels are fairly consistent with the quality of food. What can really vary is the service. We had an excellent server who was attentive and went the extra mile. We got extra corn muffins and biscuits with apple butter our favorites! The wait was only 5 minutes and the food came... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Tim M
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English first
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Cracker barrels are fairly consistent with the quality of food. What can really vary is the service. We had an excellent server who was attentive and went the extra mile. We got extra corn muffins and biscuits with apple butter our favorites! The wait was only 5 minutes and the food came quickly. We always recommend Cracker Barrel, it's a... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Every Cracker Barrel I have visited is the same...OUTSTANDING. The decor is an experience. The selection of items is super and the food is all outstanding. The service is timely and friendly, every where I go. The value is excellent and I never leave hungry. A keeper on my return every time!!

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Chester, Virginia
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Food was good, service was really good. The wait time (as if you are a table of 5) is horrible. Took us over and hour to be seated. Was told it was going to take only 20/25 minutes. The manager was good, he apologized and made up for the snafu.

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Chesterfield, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This location is a stone's throw to I-95, so other than the summer and weekend crowds (when the wait for a table can be 20 or more minutes), there's not a bad thing I can say. Consistently good food for over 15 years that I've been eating here!

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NY
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We have eaten in many Cracker Barrels. They are always the same..good affordable food. I had a salad for the first time and was very fresh.

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Southeast USA
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We've patroned this Cracker Barrel three times in the last several years during our northward travels. Each time we've expected the best, but were delivered the worst, where food was concerned. The time before last I had to send my simple meal of grits back, for they could not cook them correctly (each time they were not cooked all the... More 

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phila area, pa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

we went here twice for dinner! we loved the chix and dumplings so much and mac and cheese we only ordered the sides in double for our second meal there after these as sided with another meal the first night! delish!

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Richmond, Virginia
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103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

After staying away for months, we decided to try it again. It was disastrous! Food still horrible. If you like very little food on your plate and food that is very bad, then this is the place for you. In fact, the day we stopped in it was empty at lunch time. This place used to be busy all the... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Convenient off of I95. The staff and food were good for a chain restaurant. The service was fast, makes for a quick stop and back on the road again without losing too much travel time.

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Chester, Virginia, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We had a wonderful time at the restaurant. We love love love Cracker Barrel. The service and experience was great.

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Additional Information about Cracker Barrel

Address: 12401 Redwater Creek Rd, Chester, VA 23831-2343
Phone Number: 804-748-4032
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chester
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12401 Redwater Creek Rd, Chester, VA 23831-2343
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: 804-748-4032

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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