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8153 Mechanicsville Tpke, Mechanicsville, VA 23111-1218
804-746-4333
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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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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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Best breakfast in town. Especially the buffet on the weekends. If you like salt herrings they have the best. Always crispy with just the right amount of saltiness. Terrific bacon and pancakes. Just a great place to eat.

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Phenix City, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The people around that area rave about this place but being from the deep south they should be fined for even thinking that they know about southern cooking. Every thing was can not home made. The gravy was cold and they even messed up the bacon.

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Warm and friendly family style breakfast dive. Not sure what brought the crowd other than a buffet with salted herring. We found it to very average, even somewhat plain. Ok at best but cannot recommend.

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This is a nice place to eat with friends,family's, our just your self. A very nice place to go. We been coming for along time. If I had a choice of crackerbaro,here I pick this resturant always. I think if you try it a few time. You enjoy your food but do go by it if this your first time... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 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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Address: 8153 Mechanicsville Tpke, Mechanicsville, VA 23111-1218
Phone Number: 804-746-4333
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Mechanicsville
Cuisine: Delicatessen

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  • 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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