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F.W. Sullivan's

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2401 West Main Street, Richmond, VA
(804)308-8576
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11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat 10:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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We randomly picked Sullivan's one afternoon for lunch. It was early so the service was okay. There was only one waiter/bartender and one cook so I imagine the wait could get long if there had been more than a few customers. My husband and I both had the tomato basil soup and the small salad with... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 18, 2014
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Virginia
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Virginia
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We randomly picked Sullivan's one afternoon for lunch. It was early so the service was okay. There was only one waiter/bartender and one cook so I imagine the wait could get long if there had been more than a few customers. My husband and I both had the tomato basil soup and the small salad with added grilled chicken. The... More 

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San Francisco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We went to F.W. Sullivan's and had such a great time that we return about five days later. This is a really cool old-fashioned bar in an area called “The Fan” and there happy hour food and drinks are off the hook. They pour a real drink, and have fantastic appetizers. The service was excellent, the crowd was a cool... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The service at this place is absolutely abysmal. I have repeatedly given this place (the Haxall location) additional chances, and have continuously been disappointed. The service is so bad, it's almost contemptuous. I have waited forever for my food to come, I have had waiters dump plates off on our table and run away without returning (while I had to... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Food isn't bad.. The place is in a good location and the restaurant itself has good seating inside or out. The servers here are questionable... One young blonde girl I've had was really attentive. Others seem half drunk.

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White Stone, Virginia, United States
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

F.W. Sullivan's new location on the canal in downtown Richmond opened about three months ago. I recently met two partners there for lunch. We were promptly seated and our drink orders taken. Shortly thereafter our lunch orders were taken, two club sandwiches and a tuna melt. FORTY minutes later the sandwiches arrived. The tuna melt was OK but the club... More 

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I always look forward to trying a new spot for my birthday dinner with family. I chose Sullivan's based on their extensive online menu, which I imagine most folks do these days. Upon arrival I was extremely disappointed to find out that the real menu is nothing like it reads online with FAR fewer choices than I was expecting. I'm... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I was missing walking to the pub and enjoying the ales from england... fortunately the fan area in Richmond has those kind of pubs where u get the feel.... Sullivan's was my spot in Richmond for the very short tenure of mine... I loved the ales and the food too. The crab dip was one of the best I have... More 

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Richmond, VA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

My friends ad i went here for drinks and lunch after the 10k. Servers took 20 minutes to take our drink orders. Once taken, they were extremely rude. Our food took n hour and 45 minutes to come out...we forgot we ordered food...terrible pace, staff and service. People need to be fired here.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

What a horrible resturant with horrible service! The people that work there would rather entertain their their friends than take care of locals that thrive the business. I recommend NEVER GOING!

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Petersburg, Virginia
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Sullivan's has such a friendly waitstaff that is willing to explain their dishes, accommodate any special needs and serve up some delicious food. A favorite of mine is Shrimp and Grits. The macaroni and cheese is homemade and is fantastic. This is a relaxed bar type setting wtih booths and tables for dinner. Great neighborhood establishment. I guarantee you won't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2401 West Main Street, Richmond, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: (804)308-8576

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 pm - 2:00 am

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