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Cracker Barrel

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12401 Redwater Creek Rd, Chester, VA 23831-2343
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6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars

Good food, although some of the staff did not seem to be happy to be working that day for some reason but yes the food was good and I would go back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Steve B
Okeechobee, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cracker Barrel is one of my favorite places to eat: the food, no matter what state i seem to be in, is always consistently delicious for any meal i choose. The Cracker Barrel I frequent at home actually employs quite a few people i know, so every visit is like a mini reunion. The staff was so friendly at this... More 

Thank Reeta_Jane
Okeechobee, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, although some of the staff did not seem to be happy to be working that day for some reason but yes the food was good and I would go back.

Thank Steve B
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In my past life I was married to an assistant manager for a Cracker Barrel down South so I have tried most of all the dishes. My favorite meal is the grilled chicken tenderloins, tossed salad with honey mustard dressing, turnip greens with vinegar, green beans, and boiled cabbage. Plus a biscuit. For breakfast you can't go wrong with their... More 

Thank Susan L
Aston, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We stop at Cracker Barrel whenever we travel because we can count on good, quality meals with consistent good service. This was right across from our hotel so we had dinner then a good night's sleep at the Marriott.

Thank G G
Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

While being a chain, it's the service that makes any restaurant stand out. Service at this particular Cracker Barrel was outstanding. I enjoyed my meal so much that I came back again the next day. We had breakfast both times & I had french toast one day and pancakes the next. My coffee cup was always full and the food... More 

Thank rstwohee
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We love CB and this one is no different! Great food (excellent pancakes). I always love looking around the shop as well...

Thank Tiffany B
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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327 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

When traveling, we like to stop at a Cracker Barrel since the food is very good value and the service usually very quick. On this occasion, the former was very good but the latter needed attention. Although we were told that the wait time would be 15 minutes even though we observed many empty tables, the wait time was just... More 

Thank Stucolco
Kitchener, Canada
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141 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Food is ok nothing worthy of special mention. Service is ok but the whole Cracker Barrel thing is tired and in need of an update both to the interior design and the menu. I might do one for breakfast but I would not return for dinner.

1 Thank John F
Granite Falls, Washington, United States
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Great Southern Country food for a great price. Home-style cooking, and you can shop too! Ate there for breakfast and dinner, never disappointed

Thank Richard P
Saint Marys
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

But they were very busy! Two buses and regular Saturday late morning crowd. Did the job and got us back on the road wih full bellies.

Thank Briann F

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?