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Cold Harbor Restaurant

8153 Mechanicsville Tpke, Mechanicsville, VA 23111-1218
804-746-4333
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Ranked #10 of 102 Restaurants in Mechanicsville
Cuisines: Delicatessen
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English first
Mountainside, New Jersey
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155 reviews 155 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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101 reviews 101 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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122 reviews 122 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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562 reviews 562 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
415 helpful votes 415 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

The Cold Harbor Restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch. It is located in Mechanicsville close to the Cold Harbor battlefield which was the main reason for coming here. The restaurant shares a parking lot with an antique mall and sporting store, resulting in few parking spots available. Upon entering it was obvious most of the cars were for the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013 via mobile

I would have dinner there every day too, but, they close at 3 pm. I love the food, the waitresses, the owner, the cooks. I have seen people make an arsse of themselves, jump up and down (not literally) and I believe it was a scene to get a free meal or just a bad day that made them take... More

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

graet breakfast try to eat there a least once a week & i love there buffet if im in a hurry.. love there egg cheesae croisants

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