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Bell Cafe

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8319 Bell Creek Rd, Suite B, Mechanicsville, VA 23116-3814
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Haven't been to Bell Cafe in a while so the wife and I decided to go today and we ordered our usual. She gets the fruit and chicken salad and get the Cobb.salad. Her salad was the usual "almost more then you can eat size" and mine was at least half the size it used to be. The price was... More 

Thank BobB966
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very good but not cheap. My wife and I like to get the prime rib special on Wednesdays. The mashed potatoes are outstanding, and we love their rolls. Friendly service and a trendy atmosphere. 5 stars because of the food and overall experience. Be prepared to pay for it though.

Thank fijitsdad
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Menu and service. Food is always high quality. Great desserts. You will love Sunday Brunch. They have specials every night. Nice area to sit outside when the weather permits.

Thank Bob O
Mechanicsville, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Subject: Bell Cafe Bell Cafe reminds me of a place you'd find in Europe, good food, reasonable prices, and a relaxed environment. This small cafe seats probably 50 people, has a good selection of craft beers on tap, affordable wine to accompany their eclectic dishes. Nothing weird, but the chef likes to present delicious meals with flavorful sauces and sides.... More 

Thank Paul T
Millers Tavern, Virginia, United States
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here two times. Crab cakes were good as was the chicken sandwich. The fries leave a lot to be desired. I didn't expect frozen shoestring potatoes here. The desserts looked delicious but we didn't save room.

Thank Sylvia W
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Four of us stopped in the Bell Cafe and they were serving only brunch. (Sunday) All ordered and the food was served by a very nice waitress. The food was terrible and we told the waitress and she said she could tell we were not happy. We said not to worry that it wasn't her fault. The omelette was over... More 

Thank Carolyn S
Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Delicious, Excellent Service! They know what they're doing. Yeah! Trip Adviser led us here and we were not disappointed. We were assisted in ordering which helped tremendously. All is good.

Thank Elise S
Mechanicsville, Virginia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

So the food isn't bad when you get your order right. The waitstaff is great. The COOK staff needs to lose the ego they are cooking brunch and you would think from the wait you would at least get the order correct after a 45 minute wait. Just avoid the Sunday shift altogether Saturday seems to have it together.

Thank MAX W
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

My wife and I went there Saturday evening, February 13th. Not a single welcome to Bell Café just were asked if we had reservations. Prices were way above what we anticipated. Food was good and plenty of it. We were given two rolls for the both of us. I asked if we could have more bread and was told you... More 

Thank blazerkid
Mechanicsville, Virginia
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90 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Great Five Course meal pared with great wine/beer with a wonderful desert. Would given a 5 rate but our favorite waiter John was no longer working there, but the staff were great.

Thank William T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8319 Bell Creek Rd, Suite B, Mechanicsville, VA 23116-3814
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Mechanicsville
  • Phone Number: 804-746-4647

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