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The Black Sheep

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901 W Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23220-3824
804-648-1300
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Monday
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch

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  • 108
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch

Omg this food. I need to try all of their massive sandwiches. You can "jump ship" and get the sandwich as a salad, which I prefer, and you don't have to feel weird asking for no bread.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Katherine E
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Omg this food. I need to try all of their massive sandwiches. You can "jump ship" and get the sandwich as a salad, which I prefer, and you don't have to feel weird asking for no bread.

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NC
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88 reviews 88 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Mostly sandwiches. Had my doubts but this place turn out to be good. The taste was different from what I was expecting. They had siracha.

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Grand Rapids
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Battleship is the name of the game: giant sub sandwiches no mortal man or woman could devour alone. The restaurant is a small, unassuming eatery in a neighborhood where the Richmond police politely remind you via signage that they are not responsible for theft from your vehicle. This restaurant is built for smaller groups. I wouldn't recommend doing more than... More 

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Warrenton, Virginia
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151 reviews 151 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Anytime I am driving past Richmond (this time on my way to the Keys) I stop here for the USS Brooklyn. This is my favorite sandwich on earth. Jerk chicken, peach chutney, roasted banana ketchup and cabbage. It is amazing! Call about twenty minutes from the city, hop off 95, pick up the sandwich and get back on the road!... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My husband and I came here for lunch. It is very small and is frequently on a wait. The subs are huge and delicious. The pimento cheese sandwich with avocado was yummy! My husband ordered a ginger beer and he raved about it all the way home. We would definitely come back here again. Everything that was coming out looked... More 

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Wilmington, NC
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Once we found the restaurant, we had a fantastic lunch - I'm still thinking about my sandwich. The "Ms. P" had pimento cheese, avocado, fresh tomato and crispy bacon on grilled texas toast. It was perfect. My husband had half of sub, which was HUGE. The restaurant is small, so you might have to wait for a seat. It has... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Waitress rude and acted as if we had the plague! She never visited our table after our food was served and she dropped our credit card on the table very harshly and walked away! We will never visit here again!!!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is a fun spot for tasting excellent menu items. We had the green eggs & lamb, the no mas huevos nuevos and also the banana cream pie which is amazing. We ordered it as dessert to our brunch even though we were already stuffed, but it was light and fluffy and a perfect sweet ending to the meal. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Four of us ate like kings and gueens there Friday night. Fortunately the motel was only 15 minutes away. Two of us spent the next 30 minute or so on our throne.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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63 reviews 63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We tried it twice and the sandwiches are so delicious. My husband loves this place. We tried the USS Virginia battleship & it was so yummy. Also had the USS Wabash, it was amazingly cooked. The beef was well done. Highly recommended. You'll love the arts & the staff.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 901 W Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23220-3824
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 804-648-1300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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