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

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Good food, friendly service

Four of us ate dinner here after a day of sightseeing in richmond. Great veal, duck and seafood; very generous portions ( don't over-order). The server and kitchen accommodated a mushroom allergy very graciously.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2015
annapolis, MD
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annapolis, MD
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47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Four of us ate dinner here after a day of sightseeing in richmond. Great veal, duck and seafood; very generous portions ( don't over-order). The server and kitchen accommodated a mushroom allergy very graciously.

Thank eastporter
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Inconsistent - I'm struggling to understand the variability in hygiene and service at Bacchus. One visit is excellent, the next has a rather troubling insect, crawling along the bar, and upon sorting out the matter, and politely and discretely passing to the staff, we were invisible for the rest of the evening. Not a thank you, bye, nor acknowledgment. Pity... More 

Thank Peter M
Richmond, Virginia
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129 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 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.

Thank metoread2
Alexandria, Virginia
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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.

Thank Liz_F121
St. Brelade, United Kingdom
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50 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.

Thank DMA25TheSouth
Middleton, Wisconsin
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140 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 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.

Thank voyageurfoodie
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91 reviews
69 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

Thank NorthShoreBob
Stamford, Connecticut
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 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.

Thank steven b
1 review
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 

Thank undertheradarRVA
Chesterfield, Virginia
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213 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
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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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
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
5:00 pm - 11:15 pm
5:00 pm - 11:15 pm

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