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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: Dinner, Breakfast, 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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  • 66
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 23
    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
Wonderful food!

It was cold and raining when we went, so we couldn't sit outside. The view of the lake from inside is limited. We had lobster bisque, crab/artichoke dip, and raw oysters for appetizers. The bisque was wonderful. It had a very strong lobster flavor which we loved. The oysters were fresh... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
bullmercdw
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Powhatan, Virginia
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Scenic view
  • Entertaining clients
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Powhatan, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

It was cold and raining when we went, so we couldn't sit outside. The view of the lake from inside is limited. We had lobster bisque, crab/artichoke dip, and raw oysters for appetizers. The bisque was wonderful. It had a very strong lobster flavor which we loved. The oysters were fresh, shucked properly and had a nice sweet flavor. They... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We got there just before sunset … very stunning view we all just sat and watched. I had the chefs special of swordfish with mango salsa … what a great meal! The rest of the table ordered steaks pizza and a seafood platter … everyone was VERY happy with the meal … Our server (can remember his name sorry buddy)... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Sitting on the outdoor dining deck here is a delight, enjoying the beauty of the reservoir and the sunset. The staff is friendly and attentive. We enjoyed a cocktail and fried green tomatoes for an appetizer. Delicious with a tasty drizzle of aioli. For our meal we enjoyed a crab cake sandwich which came with seasoned fries and cole slaw.... More 

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Erdenheim, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

If you are ever in Midlothian, VA, you have to try the Boathouse. The view is great at sunset, and the food is fantastic. I am trying to get a reservation for Sunday as we have company coming in from Philadelphia and I would like to take them there for Easter brunch.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

On Tuesday the 24th we went the boathouse for dinner. We had a living social coupon and it expired that night. When we entered, we were told the kitchen had a problem and they were closed for the evening. My wife explained that we had the Living Social coupon and it expired that day. To their credit, they extended the... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Sitting overlooking the water and watching the antics of the animal life in the water enhances a thoroughly good experience.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Beautiful view while having a late brunch of delicious food. My favorite is eggs Benedict on crabmeat! Also their basic Bloody Mary good too!

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Midlothian, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I am a frequent guest of the Boathouse. I enjoy the setting and the food is great. Bar service inside and outside on the deck is lacking. They need more bartenders!

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Midlothian, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Great outside porch overlooking large lake. Springtime, summer or fall are great outdoors. Food reasonably priced. Service at times can be slow but wait staff tries hard to accommodate customers.

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The view is worth the price-ALMOST. I got the seafood platter-didn't want fries.Got a salad on the side instead. It was a tiny handful left after that-tiny piece of fish, 2 oyst.2shrimp, 2 crab?hushpuppies. TINY.

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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: Bar scene, Scenic view, Entertaining clients

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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