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2 N Meadow St, Richmond, VA 23220-4524
804-355-9919
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5:00 pm - 11:15 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Can be very good

I find Bacchus a little streaky. Sometimes their food and service are great. Other times I feel they cut corners with quality. Still it is a very cozy romantic atmoshpere with a lot of upside. If you order their pasta, the bill can be quite reasonable even for larger groups.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
Liz_F121
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia
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116 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Love this restaurant! Besides having an incredible pasta menu, it offers over 20 small plates at a very reasonable cost $6-11 with everything from a white bean dip to a goat cheese salad to a portabella mushroom with red peppers and cheese. Wine list is wonderful and varied. Custom service is extremely efficient. Great evening.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I find Bacchus a little streaky. Sometimes their food and service are great. Other times I feel they cut corners with quality. Still it is a very cozy romantic atmoshpere with a lot of upside. If you order their pasta, the bill can be quite reasonable even for larger groups.

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St. Brelade, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I am visiting from the Channel Islands.My sister and I went there Sunday night (Easter), and what an excellent place. The food is fresh, well seasoned, and so tasty. The atmosphere is wonderful, and the booths are comfortable. Tara, our waitress, was charming, efficient, and full of sound advice. Bacchus is very reasonably priced, and portions are generous. Go there.

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Richmond, VA
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90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Enjoyed meeting friends here for a wonderful meal. The portions are large so we easily split the beet salad with goat cheese. My husband had the scallops which he loved and I had the duck breast with port and portobello mushrooms! Outstanding! Only one server for the night so she was a little hectic.

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Mass.
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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

with a daily special list of seafood, steak and new American. Lively crowd, huge portions. You won't regret dining there. Casual and reasonably priced. Excellent wait staff

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Stamford, Connecticut
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Very much a casual neighborhood feel to Bacchus, but with a much more interesting and upscale menu than you would expect. Reasonably priced and great service from a very engaging staff. It's also a comfortable place to dine alone or have a drink at the bar.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I had dinner at this restaurant and ordered the scallops. The dish had a funny after taste and the fish tasted undercooked. I sent it back with the server and asked that she has her manager check on it. I did not ask for anything instead, I was going to eat my side dishes and my leftover appetizer. A minute... More 

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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98 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We had never been to this restaurant so decided to try it during Restaurant Review. Participating restaurants normally offer 3 apps, 3 to 5 entrees and 3 desserts but Bacchus had about a dozen app choices! We had an excellent server (Tara) and the kitchen was very quick -- yes, it was Restaurant Week and they wanted to keep the... More 

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VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My wife and I went to Bacchus based on friends recommendation. We went on a Saturday evening, the restaurant was full (which is always a good sign) but we had made reservations. The atmosphere would suit just about any age group. It is a busy place. The service was great. The menu is huge with many appetizing dishes. Nice wine... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Our party of 4 had varied interests but each enjoyed our meals. The chicken livers and calamari were served without breading....MUCH preferred to the way others prepare food. The duck breast was delicious, pasta was outstanding, mussels, a usual favorite. We had a great experience here. Two of the 4 in the party are local and visit often. The other... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 N Meadow St, Richmond, VA 23220-4524
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 804-355-9919

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:15 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?