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HogsHead Cafe

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9503 West Broad St., Richmond, VA 23220
804-308-0281
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hidden gem ... don't miss this

Picked this restaurant based on Trip Advisor and was not disappointed! Jennifer was fabulous and the food was to die for. We started with the hush puppies (yum) and my friend and I split the ribs/pulled pork combo and couldn't finish. The sweet potato fries with the secret sauce made an excellent... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Wellington, Florida
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Wellington, Florida
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Picked this restaurant based on Trip Advisor and was not disappointed! Jennifer was fabulous and the food was to die for. We started with the hush puppies (yum) and my friend and I split the ribs/pulled pork combo and couldn't finish. The sweet potato fries with the secret sauce made an excellent dessert. Don't miss this hidden gem & I... More 

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

What a great place. Had Ryan as a waitress and she was very kind to walk us though the menu. Hard to find but we'll worth it.

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Quinton, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This little restaurant produces the BEST BBQ in Richmond, period. As good as the Q is, the HOT wings are my fave. Jen and Edie are the best wait/bar staff in town. Been going there 3+ years and NEVER had a bad meal or experience. Owners are friendly and never-too-busy to come out and chat with guests. Great place!

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Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

If you can only go to one BBQ restaurant in RVA it has to be Hogshead! It is more than just BBQ, it is a southern hospitality experience. My husband and I travel from New Kent to Hogshead at least once a month for our favorite restaurant in RVA! The friendly, welcoming staff remembers your name, drink order and food... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We got the pulled pork, Cuban hog, coleslaw, fried oysters, limeade, and the blackberry cobbler. All were amazing! Definitely some of the best barbeque I've ever had in Richmond. However, our bill came to $100 for all of this, so I'm not sure that I would go back.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Stopped by at lunch and glad we did. Had our grandson jack with my wife and me. The food was as advertised and glad that we waited for the table. Talked to some of the regulars outside and told us that basically everything was great. And surprisingly The seafood items were very good. I did get the bbq which was... More 

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Richmond
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

You have to question the dining experience of the reviewers giving this restaurant such outstanding reviews. This is a hole-in-the-wall place which is cramped, cheaply furnished and lacks atmosphere. Based upon your surroundings, you would not be surprised if you were served on a paper plate!. It is a barbecue restaurant of average quality. The portions are large as are... More 

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Lancaster, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Planned and phoned ahead to take out a meal for 4 adults and one small child. Got the pulled pork, pulled chicken, coleslaw, potato salad and an order of hush puppies. The food was all great and they give an assortment of their sauces in a to go order. The assortment satisfied all the palates and ranged from a spicy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Awesome food. Loved the fries topped with BBQ sauce. We had ordered the shrimp sandwitch and that was really tasty.

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We had read that the HogsHead Café was one of the top ten places to get barbecue in the US based on a study by TripAdvisor. We can attest that it was wonderful. Everything we ate seemed like the best food we had ever had. Everything from the Hush Puppies to the Barbecue was fantastic. The place is very hard... More 

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  • Address: 9503 West Broad St., Richmond, VA 23220
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 804-308-0281

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