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The Boathouse

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4602 Millridge Pkwy, Midlothian, VA 23112
+1 804-744-2545
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The view and setting of Sunday Park, graced by a 1,700 acre lake, are the...
The view and setting of Sunday Park, graced by a 1,700 acre lake, are the breath of fresh air that will make your festivities truly memorable. Join us at The Boathouse and enjoy great food, great service, beautiful surroundings and our Wine Spectator award winning wine list. The panoramic sunset views put you in a resort vacation state of mind. The Boathouse Restaurant provides unlimited ways for our guests to enjoy the day or evening; business meetings, rehearsal dinners, dinner and drinks on our lakefront deck or inside dining surrounded in our beautiful nautical atmosphere with our open-fire Wood Stone pizza oven. Our menu features an extensive raw bar, open-flamed prime steaks, fresh seafood and if that is not enough we have Neapolitan Wood Stone fired pizzas...
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  • 74
    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Food and Service

The food was good and even though the place was busy the server made sure that we were aware of any delays and the service and food was good b

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Midlothian, Virginia
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Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
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Midlothian, Virginia
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325 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This remains our FAV place "on the lake" for a sunset dinner. When someone comes from out of town, this is the BEST place to take them in Midlo............one friend commented , this shrimp is "excellent" another the crab stuffed shrimp is really good and ALL crab, no fillers.............I got my personal fav the filet mignon rosemary crusted salad..............awesome for... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I have lived in Brandermill for over 30 years and been to the Boathouse many, many times. They have renovated and updated the restaurant several times. The food is always very good, especially their margarita pizza and seafood. They have a wood burning oven to make pizza, so really great. The atmosphere is very pleasant looking out on Swift Creek... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

The food was good and even though the place was busy the server made sure that we were aware of any delays and the service and food was good b

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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

My husband and I attended the complimentary 'Wine Wednesday' from 6:00 to 8:00pm. This was a wine tasting of 6 wines (3 reds and 3 whites) almost primarily from CA vineyards. While there we decided to order dinner. I ordered the waterlogged New England clam chowder and blueberries and limp aragula salad. My husband ate the crab sandwich, salad, and... More 

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Anne R, Director of Sales at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy the meal you ordered. I hope your server or the manager was able to suggest some replacements for the items you were disappointed with. Please let me know how your next visit to The Boathouse is, inf@boathouserichmond.com. More 

Chesterfield, Virginia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Went with another couple and had an enjoyable meal. The kale salad was fantastic. Every entree I've ever had there has been great. The patio punch (adult beverage ) is delicious. And the view us awesome

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Anne R, Director of Sales at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! The Patio Punch is especially great for these summer days. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Midlothian, Virginia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is our go to place to eat. The food is excellent. Service is always great. And the view of swift creek reservoir is excellent. If you like that kind of thing, go there while the sun is setting. It is beautiful. Sometimes we will just go for wine and appetizers. Their specials are always great too!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We live within walking distance, and we've been more often than we should have. The ONLY reason? The views of Swift Creek Reservoir. Decent, albeit overpriced,bar, pretty good appetizer menu, but SUBPAR waitstaff and disappointing dinner menu.

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Virginia, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We've eaten here a few times (usually inside) and always enjoyed it. We returned recently for a late dinner because we were in the area and we had a table by the water. The service was great, the food was very good and the experience was so pleasant that we asked ourselves why we don't go there more often. There... More 

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richmond virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My last two reviews for this restaurant were not too favorable, so I feel like it's only fair I leave this review. My wife and I went for Father's Day. We shared a Ceasars salad and then had filet steak. The meal was outstanding. Everything was cooked perfectly and the steaks were fantastic. My wife then had the bread pudding... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

My favorite fellow foodie & I decided to try The Boathouse in Brandermill for brunch, having been to the Boathouse at Rocketts several times. We were promptly seated at an outdoor table with a great view of the lake. Service was prompt, friendly, and attentive. Our meals were well-prepared and portions were ample without being ridiculous. All in all, given... More 

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Additional Information about The Boathouse

Address: 4602 Millridge Pkwy, Midlothian, VA 23112
Phone Number: +1 804-744-2545
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Midlothian
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4602 Millridge Pkwy, Midlothian, VA 23112
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Midlothian
  • Phone Number: +1 804-744-2545

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Scenic view, Bar scene, Doing business

Description

The view and setting of Sunday Park, graced by a 1,700 acre lake, are the breath of fresh air that will make your festivities truly memorable. Join us at The Boathouse and enjoy great food, great service, beautiful surroundings and our Wine Spectator award winning wine list. The panoramic sunset views put you in a resort vacation state of mind. The Boathouse Restaurant provides unlimited ways for our guests to enjoy the day or evening; business meetings, rehearsal dinners, dinner and drinks on our lakefront deck or inside dining surrounded in our beautiful nautical atmosphere with our open-fire Wood Stone pizza oven. Our menu features an extensive raw bar, open-flamed prime steaks, fresh seafood and if that is not enough we have Neapolitan Wood Stone fired pizzas...
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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