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Nate's Trick Dog Cafe

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4357 Irvington Rd, Irvington, VA 22480
804-438-6363
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Great small town rest. with bigger city attitude...great food and service

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very deceiving from the outside

Decor was very unique. We thought this was a Cafe, but it's a nice restaurant! The booths are unique.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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WV
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Decor was very unique. We thought this was a Cafe, but it's a nice restaurant! The booths are unique.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I love the cozy warm look of this place. It is like a shelter from the cold world when you come in the door and get past the curtains and guard "trick dag" by the door. The bar is huge on one whole side of the room. We got a nice booth that is very privet and the sound levels... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We tried this restaurant during a stay at the the Tides Inn. They were fully booked the fourth of July weekend but the owner allowed us to book a table for six at 5. The drinks were wonderful and immense and the food was utterly delicious. Three of us had soft-shell crabs which were so good. This little gem is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

My husband and I ate here for dinner during a getaway weekend. The food was good - my crab cakes were huge, fish chowder was out of sight, and his fresh oysters were off the boat fresh and tasty. The ambience is great, everyone was friendly. The blueberry creme brûlée was out of this world! The only thing keeping it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Started with calamari antipasto - wonderfully delicious -more than enough for 2-3 to share. Next crab cakes. I was served 2 large cakes with tasty veggie side. With a salad & fresh bread, no room for dessert! Attentive but not intrusive service.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We went to this restaurant, a local favorite, because we were intrigued by the Cinque de Mayo menu advertised in the local paper. We chose to go when they opened at 5:00 because my husband has hearing problems and has difficulty with noisy restaurants. While we sat on the side with the tables, most of the other patrons poured into... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Two friends and I ate, for the second time, at Nate's Trick Dog on Saturday night. A month ago we loved the place, the food and our friendly and effecient waitress, Charlotte, who was such a delight that she received a tip of just less than 30% from our table because she added greatly to our enjoyment of the evening.... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Nate's trick dog is a very popular place to eat among the local population and visitors alike. Good menu with plenty of options including seafood. Oysters in the area are great, so make sure to consider them. Very friendly ambiance and good service, kid friendly, enjoyable place to grab a bite.

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Love the interior -- the big red shades are great! -- very cozy and swanky at the same time, fun menu, great service. Brought our kids along and they enjoyed it too.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Trick Dog is a great place for visitors and locals alike. While my first choice of entree was 86ed, my 2nd choice of duck was beautifully prepared. Great Food and a good time.

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Address: 4357 Irvington Rd, Irvington, VA 22480
Phone Number: 804-438-6363
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Irvington
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Contemporary

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4357 Irvington Rd, Irvington, VA 22480
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Irvington
  • Phone Number: 804-438-6363

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Contemporary

Description

Great small town rest. with bigger city attitude...great food and service

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