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“Gets the Job Done When You're Drunk” 5 of 5 stars
Review of D.P. Dough

D.P. Dough
215 N Main St, Blacksburg, VA 24060-3948
540-951-9663
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Ranked #41 of 106 restaurants in Blacksburg
Cuisines: Pizza
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Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
Description: "Pizza" seems to be the closest "Type of Cuisine", but it's a delightful calzone shop in downtown Blacksburg.
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14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Gets the Job Done When You're Drunk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

The food is decent enough. If I take it home, I usually stick it in the oven for a bit because the dough is chewy. They have tons of options and if you don't like any of the combinations, you can make your own. This is probably the most reliable, cheap (~$7) source of drunk food in Blacksburg. They also deliver.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Christiansburg, Virginia
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289 reviews 289 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 98 cities Reviews in 98 cities
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
“Solid food, plain atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012 via mobile

I have never eaten in a D.P. Dough restaurant before so didn't know what to expect. My wife and I had supper there about 6 PM on a Saturday evening before taking in a film at the lyric.

The interior is pretty stark, almost a warehouse atmosphere. The walls are covered with signs advertising their various calzones and a few other offerings. All calzones are baked on order, the signs warn you to be ready to wait about 15 minutes from the time you place your order.

We ordered a Roni Zoni calzone (pepperoni and 3 cheeses) and a Spinner Zone calzone (spinach and 3 cheeses. Each was $7.99 plus $1 for a self serve fountain drink. They were ready in less than 15 minutes. They were served in cardboard takeout boxes marked "eat-in" which served as our dishes.

The calzones are suitably large, a single one could be split between two persons for a fast lunch. But we're heavy on cheeses with remarkably less pepperoni and spinach. But all in all a good filling meal.

D.P. Dough offers free WiFi and a large screen TV. We were the only dinners at 6 PM but the placed was packed 2 hours later with VT students. As in most downtown Blacksburg, parking is scarce, but then this establishment caters mostly to students who are within walking distance.

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Blacksburg, VA
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40 restaurant reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Good calzones! Not much atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

The food was good if you like calzones. There really isn't much variety and no atmosphere. It is probably very appealing to college students but it isn't a place I would go for dinner. Definitely for lunch though.

Visited September 2011
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Potomac Falls, Virginia, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great find in great town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

Like others, we were at VT for our child's orientation. A new spot on Main street - always intriguing as I am an alum....used to be Mr. Foos when we were there! Great variety at D.P. Doughs and a nice find. We thoroughly enjoyed ours as carry-out.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Winchester, Virginia
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“Amazing Calzone”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

Little pricey for calzone, but they have a huge variety and are very good. Friendly service.

Visited January 2012
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