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Hondos

4120 Cox Rd, Ste B, Glen Allen, VA 23060
804-968-4323
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Ranked #8 of 149 Restaurants in Glen Allen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $40 - $60
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Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Broad St.
Description: Hondos is Richmond's prime destination for great steak. Hondos features a variety of perfectly aged cuts, broiled to your request and served sizzling. The menu features three different cuts of filet mignon, a cowboy rib-eye, 24oz porterhouse, two cuts of strip sirloin including a popular Kansas City strip. Hondos also specializes in fresh seafood with such favorites as jumbo lump (absolutely no-filler) crabcakes, South African lobster tails and a daily "fresh catch" to name a few. Whether a romantic evening for two or a business dinner, Hondos is sure to surpass your highest expectations in food and unparalleled service. Why not join us tonight?
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English first
Richmond, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

We've been going to Hondos for more than a dozen years. It's always been really good. We love the steaks. I especially like the peppercorn sauce, but they make a terrific Bernaise as well. The atmosphere is conducive to intimate conversation or family celebrations. At one time, I would have rated Hondos five stars, but the Caesar salad and bread... More

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55 reviews 55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is a nicely up-scale restaurant, especially for the Richmond area. We've been going to it's sister restaurants, Opus 9 and Schlesinger's for many years, but this is our first visit to Hondo's. Even though the aforementioned establishments are very good, Hondo's is somehow just that much better. The service is top-notch and the food is prepared as good or... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I have to admit that the name does not conjure up an incredible brunch - first not many steak houses have brunches so not being a meat eater I was greatly concerned to be going to a steak house of brunch but it could be one of the best brunches I have had while living in VA, almost 5 years.... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Simply Horrible! I didn't get the French onion soup I ordered, but instead a salad with French dressing (Waiter mentioned there was an up-charge for soup so I don't understand the mistake). Ordered a Porterhouse...got a T-bone....ordered rare got medium. Normally a porterhouse has more that 2 or 3 bites of tenderloin. Good thing I looked at the check as... More

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Lewis_Inc, Director of Sales at Hondos, responded to this review

Thank you for your post here on Trip Advisor. As you know from my immediate response to your review posted on a second review site, we take all of our guests' comments to heart and immediately take measures to reach out to guests if ever any part of their dinner experience is less than perfect. I am grateful that I... More

Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

I would highly recommend for that special occasion or for that impressive dinner. Slightly pricey but when you taste those steaks the price will be the last thing on your mind. My filet cut like melted butter and was amazing, wife had the same and hers was the same. The fried oysters as app was great! ENJOY!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The service provided by Jon was excellent and the food was great. We were able to relax and enjoy a wonderful meal. We will always recommend Hondo's to friends and family.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Hondo's is supposed to be the No. 1 beef restaurant in the Richmond area. Recently my husband and I have been there twice. We wanted to give it a second chance. First time, we ordered two medium rare small fillets, which arrived undercooked. The staff reheated them. Oh no. The meat was tough and stringy--not like a fillet should be.... More

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Lewis_Inc, Public Relations Manager at Hondos, responded to this review

Thank you for your post here on Trip Advisor. We value the time our guests take to contribute, as it is from these comments that we seek opportunities to grow. I am glad to see that you chose us for your special night, though I am so very sorry that your steaks did not exceed your every expectation. We typically... More

Richmond VA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Date night, first timers. Had a shrimp app, and the tuna dinner. Both were above average. The sweet potato was a bit too sweet. The tuna, amazing! Hubs had the rib eye. He loved it. Amazing quality meat. Great service, he was attentive and knowledgeable. Great environment - a bit close to the patio door a lot of people in... More

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Glen Allen, Virginia
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

First of all let me say that if you fill in the survey which comes with your check (and on principle I usually don't) Hondos will keep you up-to-date on their special offers, including a BOGO in your birthday month. They often offer BOGOs on holidays like July 4th as well. This is the only way we can afford dinner... More

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Hanover, Virginia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I did not know Hondos had built a new place across the parking lot from its old location. The new space is spacious and looks to have a nice bar (not visited). The parking next to the building is a bit limited. The interior decor reminds me of Opus 9 in Williamsburg and Schlesingers in Newport News. It is much... More

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