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Poppy Hill Tuscan Kitchen

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1000 Charles St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-3830
540-373-2035
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Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
A good Italian Meal

A nice, cozy, place and good value. The sauce on my pasta was AMAZING, nice and thick, good tomato flavor and rich. The pasta is homemade so a bit thicker and denser than the store bought. A good meal, super waitress, and worth a try.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
Frank R
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Benedict, Maryland, United States
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Benedict, Maryland, United States
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

A nice, cozy, place and good value. The sauce on my pasta was AMAZING, nice and thick, good tomato flavor and rich. The pasta is homemade so a bit thicker and denser than the store bought. A good meal, super waitress, and worth a try.

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Colts Neck, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We were walking around about 7pm looking for a nice place to eat. We decided to sit outside as the main downstairs room was reserved for couples eating before their prom. We ordered scallops and a great small salad. We then had a chicken parm and a scallop with squid ink , homemade pasta. The food was very good. The... More 

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Clear Spring, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Though not the highest of ratings, we were pleasantly surprised once we found Poppy's. Located in the lower level (basement) of a century old home, is a delightful Italian themed spot. We enjoyed very good Italian food, and a delightful setting, though cramped, what reminded us of the small restaurants in Italy. All pasta made in house with a few... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

There was an hour-long wait at Castigila's, which had been recommended to us, so we wandered around and found Poppy Hill Tuscan Kitchen instead. I don't think they were expecting it to be such a busy night because they seemed overwhelmed -- 2 waitstaff and probably not many more in the kitchen. It took a long time to get our... More 

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Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Had a nice meal with a group of friends at Poppy Hill over President's Day weekend. We were personally greeted by the owner which was a nice touch. You can tell a lot about an Italian restaurant by the quality of the olive oil on the table and theirs was very good. Highlight of the meal was their tomato basil... More 

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Haddonfield
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The meals are good, my favorite is the pasta and meatballs. This is not the place to have date night....it's in a basement, the staff is just ok and the owner talks to you all night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I have been a long time fan of Poppy Hill. Love the food and the staff is always very accommodating for my gluten free needs.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Skip this place. I can't believe places like this exist. A restaurant in a basement no windows. I was waiting to see an overhead pipe burst.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Unfortunately we didn't have a good experience on Saturday evening during restaurant week. We were squeezed into our table, our $20.15 meals were not what we expected either. I got the duck ragu, which was two small pieces of duck on a bed of pasta that appeared and tasted like it had sat out (dry and yucky). My companion had... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Boyfriend made reservations for us and we had a really nice evening. Food was great and the portions were large. We had a tomato/mozz appetizer with the BIGGEST tomatoes I have ever seen in my life. We went in the summer, later in the evening and sat outside. We were very surprised to find the restaurant itself is in a... More 

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Additional Information about Poppy Hill Tuscan Kitchen

Address: 1000 Charles St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-3830
Phone Number: 540-373-2035
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1000 Charles St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-3830
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: 540-373-2035

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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