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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 - 11:00 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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Chesterfield, Virginia, United States
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a very good breakfast recently at the Cracker Barrel in Chester. The country ham was excellent as was the "sawmill" gravy. The portions are very generous. The service was acceptable but could be improved. The apple butter, which is served on request is also very good.

Thank Wilma N
Morgantown, West Virginia
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Late lunch, group of 13 - told there would be a 20-minute wait. Two hours later, we were seated. Food was good, service was great. The wait was ridiculous. I spoke with a guest that was leaving while waiting in line to pay for a gift. They were there for a business meeting. Had finished up and just stayed and... More 

Thank Lorinda S
Chester, Virginia
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186 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love their casual atmosphere even if it's sometimes noisey. The comfort-food menu is just what you're looking for every now and then. Their shoppe always offers something it's hard to resist.

Thank HCrowder
Chesterfield, Virginia
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200 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I met her friend and her husband at the Cracker Barrel for dinner. It was nothing special just a night out. A Cracker Barrel employee greeted us very warmly when we entered the store. There were not a lot of patrons in the restaurant but we had to wait several minutes before the host appeared and showed... More 

Thank Robert P
Durham, North Carolina
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We were in and out in just about one hour. The plate special of the day was explained to us while we experienced a momentary delay in seating. The assigned server was courteous, polite, friendly without being overly familiar and established and maintained good eye with both of us throughout dining. The dining experience at this restaurant is far superior... More 

Thank Elston L
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

I love the gift shop... Did some Christmas shopping while waiting to be seated. The meal was nice. Home cooking experience. I was barely able to take the last few bites.

Thank Eric L
Kilkelly, Ireland
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163 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant, great serving staff. Excellent fresh food. Great value for money. The shop within the restaurant is also terrific. Highly recommended.

Thank May04sam2015
Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for breakfast, we were travelling. Restaurant looked uncrowded. Took 10 minutes to get our disabled uncle out of the car. Got inside, front room was empty, saw a large party in the back. Girl at register said there would be a long wait because of the large party. Didn't know how long. Got back in the car and went... More 

Thank penquin033
Petersburg, Virginia
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159 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

My fiance and I enjoyed our evening here. Service was great and friendly. I ordered the Thursday special of Turkey and stuffing. Everything was so delicious and filling. Chicken and dumplings were awesome to my fiance. Our waitress had many tables, but was constantly checking on us. She was great. I love coming here because no matter the crowd, service... More 

Thank greenehalltam
Richmond, Virginia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

This is one of our favorite breakfast diners but got very disappointed this am. We waited 43 minutes and still no food insight although the waitress came 2x to explain they only have 2 cooks and a bus load of customers just left . However other tables were served before us. We left but the sad thing is when I... More 

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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, 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?