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Poppy Hill Tuscan Kitchen

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1000 Charles St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-3830
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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97 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

We wanted to really like Poppy Hill Tuscan Kitchen so we can say we ate here at least once. But, we can only say it's average. Some dishes were amazing (the Scallops appetizer) and others were OK. We understand they will soon be closing so the owners can pursue new opportunities. We wish them well.

Thank apojudy
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112 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

We so wanted to enjoy this place - we had been told that their home-made pastas were delicious so we ventured in on a Friday evening full of anticipation. At 6 PM the room was deserted and there was noone to greet us for a long time. After finally being seated, our first impression was that there is no charming... More 

Thank thadzer
Baltimore Maryland
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165 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

This is a basement restaurant. We were seated in a corner and I could smell some sort of deodorizer that was unappealing. My husband & I both wanted the gnocchi but they only had enough for one serving. I ordered the veal saltimbocca which I did not like. The veal was thick had hard to cut. It was supposed to... More 

Thank nreigle
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

This place has a special charm that not many restaurants do. You almost feel like you're over to the chef's house for a personal dinner. The food is always unique and fresh, the ingredients obtained locally.

Thank Ally R
Richmond, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Our dinner here was an expensive disappointment. The restaurant is cozy, but the tables are much too close together. The bread was fresh out of the oven, but too doughy and tasteless except for the salty crust. It took quite some time for our meals to come out of the kitchen. The home made pasta was delicious, but the rest... More 

Thank 959katherine61
Mentor, Ohio
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

Great homemade pasta !!! Had the Veal Parmigiana it was a real piece of milk fed veal pounded and breaded to perfection served with house made marinara sauce and homemade pasta. Nothing but the best ingredients. The bread was herbed and delicious. This restaurant is located in the basement of an 1813 building and has lots of history as told... More 

Thank birds2c
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

We decided to go out to eat at the last minute in Fredericksburg and looked a few places in downtown. It was a nice night and we decided to eat Poppy Hill's, taking a sidewalk table. The service was a little bit slow, but we were not in a hurry. The staff is super friendly and the casual, relaxed atmosphere... More 

Thank KwajTom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Very bad food. Caesar salad very bland, just lettuce and croutons. I ordered pan-seared scallops with butter truffle sauce. Manager came out and said they were out of scallops and recommended shrimp. Pasta dry and bland.Shrimp over cooked. Literally no taste. I ordered ice tea. Waitress apologized that they were out of ice tea and had no tea bags to... More 

Thank Dean N
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Dined here with my family because of the great reviews. This is your basic regular Italian restaurant, nothing special at all. Our waiter was filling in and wasn't the best. Had to ask for bread while those seated after us were served. The bread was good, but would have been nicer served warm with some Olive oil and balsamic vinegar.... More 

Thank Janet E
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I had wanted to try Poppy Hill for several years, because every time I'd walk past, it smelled so amazing I'd feel light-headed. We went for my birthday, earlier this month, and again recently for a night out with friends. I can say, with the voice of a seasoned casual fine-dining server, that this place is amazing, and I feel... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $25
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Charles St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-3830
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: 540-373-2035

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