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“Not impressed.” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Otter House - CLOSED

Otter House
1005 Pricess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA
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Cuisines: American
Description: 540-656-2969 open after 11 am good burger place
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Description: 540-656-2969 open after 11 am good burger place
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Not impressed.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

Went for lunch during the week with husband and son. I ordered the white pizza, the waitress returned to inquire what cheeses I wanted on my pizza; american, cheddar, or swiss. I advised what cheeses should be on the pizza and thought the problem was solved. Thirty minutes later she brings my husbands hot-dog and son's sandwich and informs me that the chef just showed up and has to re-make my pizza. In their hast to get the pizza to me after a 45 minute wait, the pizza crust was burned and unappetizing.

Visited August 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Springfield, Virginia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Otter is swimming against a tide”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Stopped here as nothing really else open in Old Town Fredericksburg on a Saturday night at 8:30pm (Irish Brigade was open but they wanted a $10 cover charge per person). Inside decor pretty collegeesqe, meaning not a lot of decor to speak of. Bar was small with a really strange selection of microbrews. The burgers were very good and the fries top notch. So, food okay just don't expect much else from this college haven.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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333 reviews 333 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 109 cities Reviews in 109 cities
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
“Very Nice Surprise in Downtown Fredericksburg, VA”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

The restaurant needs a serious makeover inside, but the food is TOP NOTCH! The burgers are amazing and very original! The flatbread sandwiches are unlike anything I've ever had in the way of a sandwich... They're HUGE and TASTY! Made with all fresh lettuces and ingredients and fresh grilled meats - they truly are amazing!
Try the Jerk Chicken flatbread!! The Volcano Burger is not only amazing, it's SPICY, but yummy!

Prices are very low and service is very nice! Give it a try!!

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“No great shakes”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012 via mobile

We stopped in Fredericksburg for the night in route to upstate New York. We just wanted something casual a sandwich for him and a salad or something light for me. After reading the reviews for the Otter House. We choose it, the food was not terrible ,but it was pretty mediocre at best, and the drinks were watered down and a very light pour ( water and a splash of crown $ 8:00) and (3 oz of cheap chard $ 6:00) Need I say more

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Virginia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Home to the Rabble Rousers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

The Otter House is a great little bar in Fredericksburg with a long line of history related to Mary Washington College. Back when it was the Irish Brigade in the late 80's and early 90's, it was the most popular spot in Fredericksburg. It has been updated with a new look that works very well.

Most importantly, this is where the Rabble Rousers (rock band that played together from 1987-1996) started their journey playing clubs. And they continue to play reunion shows there each June that guarantee a packed house and the best of times in Fredericksburg. Go check them out and other bands that play there.

Last Saturday night there were $1 beers at the bar. Are you kidding me? Great deal.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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