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The Boathouse at City Point

701 W Randolph Rd, Hopewell, VA 23860-2400
+1 804-616-4222
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
701 W Randolph Rd, Hopewell, VA 23860-2400
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I have seen a few shows at the Beacon and have opted to dine at the Boathouse prior to the show. We don't rush to get an early reservation because the shows always start later than when you think they are going...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Aposrva
Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate inside by the window, and had a wonderful view of the water. We had a very good waitress. We very much enjoyed our food. This is an upscale restaurant. The owner has other restaurants in the Richmond area, we look forward to visiting...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Allen_M_54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food always delicious. Staff are attentive- the best. We always enjoy ourself at The Boathouse- City Point!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tevya G
Housepitality F, Director of Sales at The Boathouse at City Point, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tevya, we appreciate your review of the food and staff at The Boathouse at City Point. We hope to have you back again soon.

Reviewed December 7, 2018

It was my husband's birthday and he loves seafood so we wanted to try a great seafood restaurant. I had read about the Boathouse location in Richmond and thought that the Hopewell location would be easier to get to from Williamsburg. It was a breeze...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sue M
Housepitality F, Public Relations Manager at The Boathouse at City Point, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sue, thank you so much for taking the time to leave a detailed review of your experience with us. What an honor that you traveled from Williamsburg to celebrate your special occasion at our restaurant. We're thrilled to hear that Ashlee was helpful in guiding...More

Reviewed November 27, 2018

We had a reservation and they seated us right on time with barely a delay. Our waitress Ashlee was very nice and attentive. I did not like the half moon table for 5 people considering it was a buffet and I would have preferred a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Anne C
Housepitality F, Public Relations Manager at The Boathouse at City Point, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Anne, thank you for choosing The Boathouse to spend your Thanksgiving. We're so happy to hear that the turkey and sides were up to par. We hope you decide to come back in the warmer months to enjoy that patio view!

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I arrived around 7pm, without a reservation. Stopping to chat with the hostesses, she says "It's going to be a one hour wait, but you can take a seat at the bar if you'd like?" Plenty of room at the bar, and a full menu...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DanTheNavyMan
Housepitality F, Public Relations Manager at The Boathouse at City Point, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Hi Dan, we're so pleased you enjoyed your seat at the bar despite the wait time for a table. We hope to continue to impress you with outstanding customer service, see you soon!

Reviewed November 4, 2018

This is one of my favorite restaurants in this entire area. The scene is outstanding as well as the food and service, can't go wrong here, Outstanding.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brr4346AD
Housepitality F, Public Relations Manager at The Boathouse at City Point, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thank you for the great review! We hope to have you back soon

Reviewed November 3, 2018

A great location on the water...City Point lies about 1/2 mile across the bay. Being a history enthusiast the fact that 154 years ago..Grant had his headquarters on City Point during his siege of Petersburg was not lost on me. This location was probably a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jeffrey V
Housepitality F, Public Relations Manager at The Boathouse at City Point, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Hi Jeffrey, thank you for choosing to spend your birthday with us. We love that you were able to try something new alongside the calamari and of course are thrilled that you enjoyed your steak so much! We can't wait to have you back.

Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

The day was gloomy and overcast but the view was still nice. The meal as good but this Boathouse site has a ways to go to reach the level of the others sites, in my opinion. The service, however, was efficient and accurate but not...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sunset2b
Housepitality F, Manager at The Boathouse at City Point, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Hi Don, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your meal and the view, but we're sorry to hear that you felt the service was lacking. If you care to share any additional details about your visit, please email us...More

Reviewed October 16, 2018

This is a great place to eat. It is right on the river and has a good view of the river. It offers outdoor seating as well. The service and food were excellent. Portions were good.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tim M
Housepitality F, Manager at The Boathouse at City Point, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Hi Tim, Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the view and food, and that our staff took great care of you. We hope you will join us again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Bar scene, Scenic view, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 W Randolph Rd, Hopewell, VA 23860-2400
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hopewell
  • Phone Number: +1 804-616-4222
  • E-mail
Description
Bringing river front dining back to Hopewell! The Boathouse at City Point has incredible scenic views of the Appomattox and James rivers
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