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8 1/2

401 Strawberry St, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 358-8505
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Ranked #411 of 1,361 Restaurants in Richmond
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- Aug 23, 2013
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English first
Richmond, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

8 1/2 is amazing! The pizza is one of the best in Richmond. Keep in mind, this is a takeout Italian restaurant, even though occasionally they have a table inside or out on the sidewalk. Lots of great food, but we usually get the pizza. One pizza can be eaten by one person! My favorite is the red pizza, with... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

On my one and only visit I waited an hour and 45 mins for two 12-inch pizzas and one order of pasta. Only after I ordered and paid (abt. $30) did I realize the Monument AV race was the next day...I hope my excruciating wait was due to the locals carbo loading. If this is the usual wait, I won't... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Delicious pizza - crust on the thin side, simple topping options, very tasty sauce. The ingredients are better quality than the typical pizza parlor. We live nearby and order pizza for pick up from time to time, and have never been disappointed. I wasn't as impressed with the subs - thick roll with little meat. We haven't tried any of... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

After reading all of the glorious reviews I just had to check this place out. After all, I know a good piece of pizza! I've lived in Chicago, but also have tried everything from home made, to NY Style, deep dish, oven baked, you name it. So, here goes... in one sentence: I paid a lot of money for almost... More

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135 reviews 135 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012 via mobile

If you want a delicious, "authentic" Italian heros, this is the place. Its caryout only. All ingredients are imported from Italy. The menu consists of a handful of subs, a few pizza choices, and some entrees. The roasted port hero is my personal favorite.

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Elizabeth City, NC
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142 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2010

We have eaten at 8 1/2 several times, and each time we have tried new items. Loved everything they had! We usually try their seasonal specials, such as butternut squash soup. Wonderful. They have a creative cook who tries new desserts and other dishes. Worth trying! We definitely recommend this little neighborhood take-out restaurants to all! Great food!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2010

This place as I understand is in the Edo's Squid/ Mama zu's family. That alone is reason enough to know that the food is GOOD. Pesonal fave...broccoletti and spaghetti carbonara. The canoli's are good too.

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Richmond
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2009

This place has the best pizza in Richmond. I don't know what it is but their red sauce pizza is great. I used to love the white pizza but they changed the recipe a couple of years back and we only get the red now. Can't really speak to the other menu items because we keep going back for the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2009

Great pizza!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2008

Excellent menu options, great take-out.

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