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Cracker Barrel

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12401 Redwater Creek Rd, Chester, VA 23831-2343
+1 804-748-4032
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Heading down 95 S enroute to Atlanta, I made a quick stop to visit family in Chester, VA. Right off the highway but tucked away in the back parking lot was Cracker Barrell. We had a 15 min wait to sit and the hostess was lovely. Once seated, our server really had her hands full with the constant free refills... More 

Thank 322dawng2015
Midlothian, Virginia
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145 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I called at 5:10 PM for a take-out order. I told the girl on the phone (Ashley ?) that I wouldn't be there for about 25 minutes. She stated that she would hold my order for about 15 minutes, then put it in. After getting in a traffic jam / total standstill traffic on Rt. 288 South, I arrived at... More 

Thank Cathy K
Statesville, North Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding food and service. Had to wait 15 minutes as in most popular restaurants. Food was excellent and priced right !

Thank Gamewarden48
Enterprise, Alabama
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The CB in Chester was a high disappointment. There was a long wait however our server Alan seemed inexperienced and he was not knowledgeable about the menu. Several orders required correction. Silverware was filthy and each of us had to request at 3 sets before we found a single form that was clean. There were 6 in my group. My... More 

Thank sherryanne1
Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered the grilled rainbow trout. This was my first time ordering the grilled trout after eating at Cracker Barrel for many years. It was perfectly seasoned and cooked. Will order again.

Thank PurLife65
Jonesborough, Tennessee
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there for a family breakfast before our sons wedding. There were 12 of us, including 3 little ones. It was a busy Saturday morning and we only waited 15 min for our table, had 2 servers, and they were great. Food on the table in 15 min after seating, and with 3-4 year olds that was very important!... More 

Thank Glenn W
Chester, Virginia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

I've come to this restaurant for many years. My brothers and sisters along with their spouses came from out of state to visit. We all have Cracker Barrel restaurants in our home towns. While going over the menu we entered into a conversation bragging about how great our home town Cracker Barrel's are. Of course I stood up for my... More 

1 Thank Winston M
Chesterfield, Virginia
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Crowded but it was Sunday. Good down home food. Meals that will stick with you. The decor is from places like your grandmother's kitchen...fireplaces, utensils from her kitchen. The store is packed with lots of stuff. Porch rockers and checkers. This place has a 'homey' atmosphere.

Thank Rountwells
Goose Creek, South Carolina
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Was a short wait. We were told be 25 to 30 minute wait. We waited 15 minites. Staff was great. Food good. Enjoyed looking around the gift shop.

Thank weezee29
Boston, Massachusetts
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335 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Very popular place, especially on Sunday, but waiting time reasonable and usually shorter than announced at the register. Very kind personnel, accommodating, quick. Nice Southern personality, no nonsense conversation, straight to the point. Just off the highway exit.

Thank rdrozd7

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12401 Redwater Creek Rd, Chester, VA 23831-2343
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 804-748-4032

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?