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45 South Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
804-435-0070
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Ranked #10 of 25 Restaurants in Kilmarnock
Hours:
Wed - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Kilmarnock, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Sorry to say this is gone. The two girls who owned it have gone on to their professions . The food was outstanding and service was great.

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Weems, VA
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184 reviews 184 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Four of us met for dinner on a rainy Wednesday night. But inside it was warm and welcoming. The service was good. There were five specials order and each of chose from that list. There was also a special that evening to get an appetizer, entree and desert for $25. Two of us opted for this and one of us... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Very nice atmosphere and good food. We were pleasantly surprised to find this style and quality of restaurant in a small town in Virginia. We would go back again next time we visit the area - and stay at the Tides Inn.

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Kilmarnock, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We eat here maybe once a week, and have done so since they were around the corner in a very small space across from the Tri-Star grocery store. The food is consistently good. Tonight I had salmon with a sweet chili glaze and my wife had the duck breast. Both were cooked just right. The bartender is first rate. My... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Dinner was a disappointment because we had heard good things about this little restaurant. We were seated quickly at 7:30 on a Friday evening (room was about 2/3 full) but the wait staff - while pleasant - seemed over-committed. I had a good glass of Malbec and we ordered crab cakes and house salad. The salad was generous but uninspired... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This restaurant has a really cool atmosphere, and very nice servers; however, the food wasn't that great–it was pretty bland. I ordered crab cakes that were way overpriced for the size, and they came out burned. The vegetables were bland, and really everything was missing flavor. The best part of the meal was the mango sorbet we got for desert...best... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

I really enjoyed eating here. The place is long and narrow, and I suppose if I'd sat on the other side of the table I might have been bothered by the constant traffic behind me. The food was fabulous. Had the brie wheel and the panko crusted scallops. Scallops are easy to under- and over-cook, but these were perfect, every... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia USA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Just ate there when it reopened. The food was not bad, but not good enough for the prices. Vegetarian pasta at $17.00. A la carte, was not good. Fried oysters greasy. Vegetables bland. Bread was very good. Stuffed shrimp, okay, but not much for the price. There are far better places to eat in and around Kilmarnock for much better... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013 via mobile

The food at the bistro is excellent, but expect the service to be slow and the food to take a long time. If you are in a hurry or starving, don't eat at the bistro. If you have plenty of time, it's a teat place to talk, hang out and have a delicious meal.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

This place is really dark. We had been told that this is the best restaurant in Kilmarnock. This may be true, but if so, it is quite sad. Three of us had the soft shell crabs. I was disappointed, while the other two diners said that they were OK. Our fourth (a local) must have known something because he ordered... More 

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Address: 45 South Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Phone Number: 804-435-0070
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Kilmarnock
Open Hours:
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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