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The Boathouse

4602 Millridge Pkwy, Midlothian, VA 23112
804-744-2545
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Ranked #20 of 179 Restaurants in Midlothian
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Mon 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
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...
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English first
Chesterfield, Virginia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My Husband and I live near The Boathouse. I have been there a few times for happy hour with friends. We have had some bad experiences here but this last time was the worst. Took forever to get our drinks. Never once saw a server so we had to go to the bar for everything. My Husband ordered french fries...FRENCH... More

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Anne R, Public Relations Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

We apologize that you were unhappy with your experience at The Boathouse at Sunday Park. Thank you for bringing these issues to our attention, Please email me directly at aroy@boathouserichmond.com so I can learn more about what happened. I would also be happy to look into the refund for you; I just need a few more details. We appreciate your... More

Mahomet, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

5 of us ate dinner on a Friday. We had a wonderful view of the lake and live music! I tried the fried green tomatoes....very good. We shared the clam chowder and it was some of the best I've had. I ordered the broiled seafood combination which included a crab cake, shrimp, scallops, roasted potatoes and vegetable. The scallops tasted... More

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

Shrimp and grits are very good. Smaller portion, so appetizer not a bad idea. Great atmosphere out on deck overlooking the lake, with a bar on the deck.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

You'll love the food, atmosphere, and dining experience. Parking can be a challenge, but valet is available.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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204 reviews 204 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

we love always going back to the BOATHOUSE on Swift creek lake...... Had company so they asked to take us out and that's always a good c hoice.......I had a new dish wonderful dinner salad with grilled steak on top, asparagus and arugula - delicious.....guest got crab cakes and loved it and my husband got his fav the crab pizza.......beautiful... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I have now been here 4-5 times trying to figure out why people go here. I have tried many different menu items and am always extremely underwhelmed. At best it is edible, and severely overpriced. Every time as we drive away my wife and I ask each other, why did we waste another dining experience here? The view is exceptional... More

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Anne R, Public Relations Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

We apologize that you were unhappy with your experience at The Boathouse at Sunday Park. Please email me directly at aroy@boathouserichmond.com so I can learn more about what happened and we can use your feedback to improve The Boathouse experience for all guests. Sincerely, Anne Roy More

Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My wife and I had dinner here while staying overnight in the area. The atmosphere and ambiance is wonderful. The restaurant is situated at the edge of the reservoir in a secluded, wooded area which adds to the relaxing atmosphere. We arrived shortly before sunset and, although we were seated inside, had a lovely view of the sun setting over... More

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Anne R, Public Relations Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your dinner at The Boathouse at Sunday Park. I am glad you had a great experience, and that Brian provided excellent service. We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Anne Roy More

Alpharetta, Georgia
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Gorgeous location for a wedding, especially at sunset! We enjoyed the outdoor ceremony, followed by appetizers and drinks in an indoor-outdoor room that was very open and airy, had a lovely fireplace, and overall good decor. The food was actually better than I expected for a wedding. It was fresh, tasty, and the variety of appetizers as well as seafood... More

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Anne R, Public Relations Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent experience at The Boathouse at Sunday Park. I am glad you enjoyed the wedding you attended - and that the food surpassed your expectations. Sincerely, Anne Roy More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

They have a pretty good happy hour with drink discounts and half priced pizza on the deck. Pizzas were good and they have a nice drink selection. However, the regular dinner menu is over priced for the quality of food. It is a very nice and romantic spot overlooking the swift creek reservoir, so I guess you are paying for... More

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Anne R, Public Relations Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your dinner at the Boathouse at Sunday Park.Your comments have been shared with the Executive Chef. We hope to see you again soon. We appreciate your feedback as we work to make The Boathouse experience better for all guests. Sincerely, Anne Roy More

Richmond, Virginia
Top Contributor
210 reviews 210 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

well I see the bad reviews, but I have to say that my experience was enjoyable. A great place to take a date. Nice view of the lakefront, nice ambience. I ordered crab puppies as an appetizer which were incredible and my wife's oysters were good as well. Bread brought over to the table was tasty. The crab cake sandwich... More

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Anne R, Public Relations Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review of The Boathouse at Sunday Park. We have live music on Thursday and Friday evenings through the summer, and during Sunday brunch. We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Anne Roy More

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Additional Information about The Boathouse

Address: 4602 Millridge Pkwy, Midlothian, VA 23112
Phone Number: 804-744-2545
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Midlothian
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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