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8153 Mechanicsville Tpke, Mechanicsville, VA 23111-1218
804-746-4333
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best breakfast in Mechanicsville

The coffee is great and the pancakes are even better. It's good food at a good price. Worth getting up on Saturday for.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 10, 2015
Robert S
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

The coffee is great and the pancakes are even better. It's good food at a good price. Worth getting up on Saturday for.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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48 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for a late breakfast while in Richmond visiting relatives for Christmas. The Cold Harbor Restaurant has a buffet or you can order from the extensive menu. I opted for a traditional bacon and eggs breakfast while my husband chose a sub sandwich. The portions were very large and the food was cooked and prepared... More 

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Colonial Heights, Virginia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

First, the staff is awesome. The buffet is always fully stocked at breakfast, the food is really good, and the prices are low. This is real food, not the junk you get at the chain places. I always stop here for lunch or breakfast if I'm in the area. I've been going for about 20 years, I guess, and it's... More 

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Mountainside, New Jersey
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106 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This plain but competent eating place is a good respite after touring battlefields. The usual American food is available and it is tasty and inexpensive. $25.40 for lunch for 3 adults. It is in a strip mall in Mechanicsville and not hard to find. Wait staff very pleasant. Sporting goods store next door.

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Ok, I am not one to just walk into a restaurant that I have never heard of before. I was having my car serviced next door and I needed coffee! So I walked into this quant establishment. When I walked in the aroma was very inviting! So, I was greeted by a very friendly hostess. Now, the service I received... More 

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I eat breakfast here three to four times a month. The menu includes almost anything you could desire. I usually get their country ham and eggs with grits and dry rye. Sometimes for a change I get soft scrambled eggs, crisp bacon and a waffle. The food, coffee and our waitress, Donna, are all excellent.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is only open for breakfast and lunch, great menu and good food, the parking lot is usually full, although the restaurant is quite large, the lot might be full, but the restaurant will have empty seats.

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virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This restaurant has a nice homey feel to it. Always packed during the usual eating hours. They serve breakfast and lunch all day. We beat the lunch crowd by going at 10:40 am. We both wanted a big lunch. This was not a problem. My husband ordered chopped sirloin with grilled onions mushrooms and gravy, 2 sides ( turnip greens... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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144 reviews 144 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I walked in this morning right after 6AM, even before they got the breakfast buffet set up. I was still able to order off the menu from a very friendly and attentive member of the wait staff. As the food was being prepared I looked over the interior(which is very eclectic) and it occurred to me that this is the... More 

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

It's something about not doing the stuff in your own back yard. I live in this town and must confess I did not visit this restaurant before yesterday. I've been meaning to, but our schedules make it difficult to do many breakfasts or lunches out. But after yesterday, that's gonna have to change! The first thing that struck me was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8153 Mechanicsville Tpke, Mechanicsville, VA 23111-1218
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Mechanicsville
  • Phone Number: 804-746-4333

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen

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