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Commercial Taphouse

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111 N Robinson St, Richmond, VA 23220-4431
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Richmond, Virginia
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95 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This place had become a regular hang out for us since the new ownership. The beer list is awesome and so is the food. I always enjoy my time there and the staff are all friendly and really do go above and beyond. The location is also great with a lot to do around it. I highly recommend you won't... More 

Thank EscapeSeeker28
Richmond, Virginia
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

Revamped under new ownership summer of 2014, the Commercial Taphouse is a new and amazing take on Asian fusion. While we were there we had the fried oyster lettuce wraps that exceeded our expectations. Fresh and cooked just right! We had the Viet dip, which is a hoagie stuffed with beef brisket and an amazing mix of complimentary flavors. The... More 

Thank ann6971
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

I went in looking for the ribs that i had enjoyed in the past. When i saw the new menu I was a bit disappointed. However, i was steered toward a popular item. Im hooked. The viet dip is fantastic. I'll be back.

Thank thecrustycook
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

First, I want to point out that they were very accommodating of a food allergy in our group and made food to order. Service was awesome! The beer selection on tap was extensive and as an added bonus, we were able to have small samples before ordering a full pint. The menu was interesting, lots of Asian influence and lots... More 

Thank misctraveller
Richmond, VA
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90 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I love when an old flame can be rekindled! When we moved to Richmond 16 years ago, Commercial Taphouse was THE place to go for craft beers. However, as more and more beer places opened up, we came here less and less. Knowing the quality of beer that is carried at Mekong, I knew we had to give this place... More 

Thank AMSRichmond_VA
Newport News, Virginia
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Good meal, but restaurant was not able to accommodate request for omitting onions from a steak and cheese sandwich? Really? Made me think that the food was not prepared fresh to order. The burgers were very good and service was adequate.

Thank Amy L
Durham, North Carolina
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Good beers on tap,including a cask selection. Bartender was very knowledgeable - had a good home brewing discussion with him. Other customers also very friendly. Nice atmosphere. Food good as well. We tried the beer battered onion rings, salad and pizza. Would gladly return.

Thank BlueFingers
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Beer selection was awesome, signature Wings were delicious. Waitstaff was so so and the place is truly a local hole-in-the wall, which is ok if that's what you are into. I'd go back for beer, but it'd be nice if it was a little brighter inside. But, hey, if that's the look they are going for, then they nailed it.... More 

Thank Stanandapril
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166 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012 via mobile

I love this cozy hole in the wall! Came in for lunch and a brew. The place downstairs is small and cozy. I guess they have a bigger upstairs but I really love the "old man bar" feel of downstairs. The bartender was great. It was a pleasure talking with him and hearing stories of the bars history. I had... More 

Thank travelhawk71
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120 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2011

I visit Richmond at least 1x per year. I make a point of always going to the Commercial Taphouse. The service is always good and the folks are friendly. I have been going there since they opened in 1994, they have been consistent in their service and beers. James is a great publican. They consistently change their offerings and they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Pub, Vietnamese
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 N Robinson St, Richmond, VA 23220-4431
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: (804)-359-6544

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?