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Poor Billy's Seafood Restaurant

201 N Main St, Blacksburg, VA 24060-3948
+1 540-951-2200
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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“sushi” (33 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Sushi
$$ - $$$
201 N Main St, Blacksburg, VA 24060-3948
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

We were surprised and disappointed to receive such poor service and food at this restaurant, especially after receiving a recommendation to it. The advertised sushi and crabs were not available, and the food we could order came to us late, barely warm, and at different...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The restaurant is alright, nothing great. The atmosphere is good. Our waitress was not very good. Their menu is a bit pricey. I did order the Hokie Bowl which was tasty. Their beer selection is standard. One good thing is the location, right on Main...More

Thank Tim J
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Do not work at this restaurant. Billy steals your credit card tips and takes weeks to pay you. The bartending/wait staff are all owed money, week after week. You have to beg him to get YOUR credit card tips. Then he never responds to texts...More

1  Thank johnnydoedoe455
Reviewed May 17, 2018

We had reservations last week for graduation weekend at Tech. We were surprised when the restaurant wasn't busy, for such a crowded weekend. Now we know why. The wait was incredibly long after being seated to get our food. After 45 minutes we had to...More

Thank Rhonda M
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Do not like Menu, Over Priced. Menu is very limited and mostly seafood. Steaks very pricy and not that good.

Thank 35dennisd
Reviewed July 28, 2017

Stopped here for dinner on our way to Canada from Florida. We were late having dinner and the outside looked OK. Inside atmosphere was strange with all high top tables except one, or you could sit at the bar. Entrees were $30 so we had...More

Thank gwblum
Reviewed July 7, 2017

It's crazy to me that a restuarant in a collage town wouldn't have a vegetarian entree. It's almost unacceptable- vegetarians don't just eat at "hippie" establishments! Anyway I went a couple years ago when there WAS a vegetarian pasta entree, which doesn't seem to be...More

1  Thank Huey L
Reviewed June 17, 2017

First time trying Poor Billy's. Went early on a Friday night and the place was less than half full. Liked the dark interior and low lighting. All the tables and seats are like high bar stools with backs. We really enjoyed our appetizer and sushi....More

Thank hungryhokie
Reviewed April 18, 2017

We ate dinner at Poor Billy's during a recent visit to Blacksburg. We were about a week after parent's weekend at Virginia Tech, and they were still out of a large number of items -- evidently the parents cleaned them out. That said, our waitress...More

Thank NellieVA
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

I was looking for somewhere to go eat and so I found this restaurant. I actually ordered filet it came with these humongous fries and also a salad. The bartender was really friendly and we had great conversation. The steak was cooked perfectly and I...More

1  Thank Gwen W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 N Main St, Blacksburg, VA 24060-3948
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Blacksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-951-2200
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