We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Halfway House Restaurant

10301 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Richmond, VA 23237-3737
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
Ranked #130 of 1,365 Restaurants in Richmond
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
Write a Review

28 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Frederick, Maryland
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We specifically wanted to go to Halfway House due to it's historical significance. We were pleasantly surprised to have a wonderful lunch with excellent service. Our food was very well prepared and delicious. Our drink glasses were always full. We recommend it.

Was this review helpful? Yes
West Point, Virginia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

We met some friends that love this place and we were not disappointed. To start you get some very good bread with delicious butter and also cinnamon rolls, yes I said cinnamon rolls! Their Jumbo Fried shrimp is very tasty, the Prime Rib was very good as well. Didn't love the twice baked potato but was not bad. But really... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Richmond, Virginia
Top Contributor
210 reviews 210 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This was my first visit to this restaurant after having planned on multiple times over the years to go here. I love the history behind the place (visited by Washington, Lafayette, and served as Union Army headquarters). The dining area was as expected-nice ambience. Service was solid, excellent spacing between appetizers, entrée, and dessert. Ordered the blackened duck which was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Virginia Beach, Virginia
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I've come to the Halfway House for years to entertain business partners, and brought my husband here, for the first time, to celebrate our anniversary. It was a great experience. The Halfway House has never failed to provide everything we've hoped for: a feeling of intimacy in a most interesting atmosphere, perfect service, and the best food. If you can't... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

All aspects were excellent We look forward to another occasion to dine here First time and loved it. Would like to see the upstairs area and maybe have a little more to read about the buildings history

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The first time we ate here was approximately a month ago on our drive down to Florida. The petite filet and artichokes and onion soup were delicious. We stopped back on our way home because we had enjoyed the ambiance of the historic building, the food and our delightful server. Unfortunately, this time it was not good. We ordered 2... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Palm Coast, Florida
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Was not our first visit nor our last. Always outstanding food, terrific historical surroundings while dining. Attentive, friendly staff as well. Menu is great but wait to hear the specials! Look forward to our next visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
371 reviews 371 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
246 helpful votes 246 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

My partner and I went to Half Way House for a an anniversary celebration on the drive back from Atlanta to DC, and overall we felt that it was a very classic yet simple place with tasty food. I had never heard of this restaurant, but my partner had and had been wanting to go here for some time. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Phoenix, Arizona
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

I've read some of the mixed reviews and it was with trepidation that I made reservations... I knew it would be pricey, but it was a special occasion. What a lovely surprise - we entered the basement, which is so interesting - brick walls, soft lighting, real flowers, candles on the table... The fact that the building is so historic... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

We stop at a motel in the area on our way back from Fl. We just ate there on 4-2-13 , also ate there last yr. The dining room is charming and the room dates back to1865. The food is very delicious and the service very efficient. It is quite pricey considering the mostly industrial area it is in.. I... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Halfway House Restaurant also viewed


Been to Halfway House Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Halfway House Restaurant, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing