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River's Bend Grill & Bar

American, Bar, Pub
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13283 Rivers Bend Blvd, Chester, VA 23836-8610
804-530-9953
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommend the home made potato chips. They are delicious. My favorite is the Reuben sandwich.

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Thank Kenneth E
Boston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just had lunch and the food was good. Chicken Salad sliders. I sat by myself in the bar. The bar tender was very nice, very attentive. The service was excellent and quick. I was able to have lunch in 20 minutes which I really needed. Being from Boston, I was surprised to see ashtrays. I guess in Virginia people... More 

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Thank travelsforworkBoston
Blanch, North Carolina
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in for lunch. Plenty of open tables. Must wait to be seated, so we waited...and waited. Almost decided to call from the waiting area to be seated. All 5 of us left. Never in all my life has that happened. Too bad, I heard if you can get to the food it's good.

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Thank SirPorkchop
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87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We went in for dinner for the first time tonight. The food was delicious. Our server was very attentive and went over the daily specials and the homemade desserts! We ordered the French dip, and the Cheesezilla steak with the roasted potatoes. Everything was tasty, I really enjoyed the au-jus for the French dip...very flavorful! The homemade cheesecake was smooth... More 

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Thank Kelly V
Richmond
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This was the first time we have been to the Grill in about 5 years and it was great . . . Service was fast (sorry i dont remember the ladies names that served us but you all were fantastic ) and the food was very tasty . . . My six year old loved the chicken fingers they were... More 

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Thank WBTRO
Chester, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Great sandwiches, mostly pub food . Best ruben ever! Service is fast and friendly, stopped for lunch and enjoyed every bite, will definitely return!

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Thank Dizymaus
North Augusta, South Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Attended a meeting and shared a meal with a group friends. The service was very good considering the number of people she was taking care of. The food was good and served reasonably fast. I would definitely recommend a visit and meal for another day.

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Thank Wayne J
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

The food is just average but the staff is friendly and the menu has something for everyone. I've never been to the bar but it always seems to be full. It's a good place to grab a sandwich and beer, etc.

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Thank Mary O
Richmond, Virginia
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48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

The restaurant is the corner of a freestanding building near the back of the L shaped River's Bend Shopping Center and easier to find from Rivers Bend Blvd, not Rte. 10. We went there for lunch and found typical American fare. I had the reuben. The corned beef was chopped, not sliced and the thousand island dressing was blended in... More 

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Thank tedmc_12
Midlothian, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

I find that people swear by this place, but I have not had a great meal yet. One time when we were there a waitress got in a fist fight with another lady who came into the restaurant. The show was better than the meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13283 Rivers Bend Blvd, Chester, VA 23836-8610
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: 804-530-9953

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