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Nate's Trick Dog Cafe

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

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Local Eats

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Jason M
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Fairfax, Virginia
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Fairfax, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Williamsburg, Virginia
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306 reviews 306 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Enter and you will be surprised how much bigger it is than it looks. My wife and I came for dinner, it being recommended by our B&B. Nice lighting, plenty of tables. Our server was very pleasant and took good care of us. My wife ordered just a grilled filet mignon, medium, without all the extras printed on the menu.... More 

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Schroon Lake, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We had the chance to have dinner here recently and were treated to a wonderful meal in a friendly atmosphere. Great service and a terrific and flavorful selection are sure to impress even the most discerning of palates.

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Tappahannock, Virginia
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181 reviews 181 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Always ready to jump at the chance to dine at the Trick Dog Cafe and I've had that wonderful experience over a dozen times over the last few years.... and I have never been disappointed. Trick Dog deserves being saved for the special treat or big celebration! The menu is creative and even with repeat visits there is enough diversity... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

It maybe locals in there or it might be the crowd staying for the wedding at the Hope and Glory, but its a great place to meet people and great food for this small town. I must stop if open. I think they are closed Sundays and Mondays.

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Columbia, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

If red is the color of romance, this bistro brings romance to the highest level. Red is evident in low lighting, wall and ceiling fabrics; all create a warm and comforting mood to enjoy an outstanding meal. While we thought it was closed upon driving up, the low lighting outside just prepares you for an intimate experience inside. Don't pass... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
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126 reviews 126 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

What a find. A quaint little restaurant with lots of atmosphere, wonderful service and find food. The evening started off with trying to decide on a bottle of wine. Well the bartender helped us by providing a tasting of five different wines. We selected a Malbec and went from there. Two of us had the pork shank that blended a... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

If you are in irvington, do not miss Nate's Trick Dog Cafe. Wonderful atmosphere, lovely staff and great food. We sat at the bar and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience.

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Restaurant Details

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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?