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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner

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Local cuisine, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
American, Seafood
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Former chef at the Jefferson's Lemaire, Walter Bundy opened this place and I was worried it might be a little too snooty. I was wrong. A wonderful atmosphere that had amazing food. The waitstaff knew the menu up and down and made some excellent recommendations...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Hunter C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful AAA 4 Diamond restaurant with great food and top notch service. The head chef, Walter Bundy, once worked at LeMarie Restaurant down at the Jefferson Hotel and he creates some delectable and delicious dishes using locally grown and fresh ingredients! Their...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank woons
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ambience is great, even when the place became crowded we could still carry on a conversation. Service (thank you, James) was impeccable and professional. Welsh rarebit - one of us liked it, the other thought there were too many flavors on a piece of bread...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ir0ngate69
Reviewed June 7, 2019

Enjoyed an anniversary dinner with my wife at Shagbark. They acknowledged our anniversary and added and extra small course to our order. We enjoyed everything we ordered - Walsh rarebit to start, Lime Tile Fish for me and my wife enjoyed the Rockfish and I...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Chris M
Reviewed June 4, 2019

This is one of favorite restaurants in Richmond. The food is superb, the service is great, the decor is elegant, and it is quiet enough to carry on a conversation in a normal voice at your table. It has a corkage fee ($25), which is...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jack M
Reviewed May 30, 2019 via mobile

We reserved a table several weeks in advance at this restaurant given its reputation for being one of the top spots in Richmond. We were informed by the waiter, when he learned this was our first visit, that we were in for a treat. Hmmm....More

Date of visit: May 2019
2  Thank Cornie T
Reviewed May 27, 2019

Shagbark is in a new mixed development. It's address was a bit difficult for our dated car GPS to find, but was readily findable using Google Maps. There's lots of parking behind the restaurant. Décor is rustic modern with deer antler chandeliers and giant room...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank areview28
Reviewed May 17, 2019

Beautiful restaurant with very friendly staff and a great selection of delicious food. We had a great dinner and dessert was wonderful dessert. Nice selection on wine and cocktail list. We will be back.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank FeliciaW200
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Shagbark is one of my all-time favorite finds in Richmond. Tucked away in a newer type of strip mall, it is a true gem. Great specialty cocktails, Modern, but not trendy ambience. Great service. Fantastic menu. I went crazy over the Endive/Roasted Beet salad!!! Perfectly...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank coppertopfarm
Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

Upscale restaurant in a very beautiful setting. Fairly large restaurant with nice bar. Seated promptly followed by excellent service. I had Short Ribs and my wife had swordfish. Very tasty. Main courses include tenderloin, salmon, chicken and pork. Also available are puppy drum and crab...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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November 22, 2018|
Response from Gregg-Midlo | Reviewed this property |
They are only open for brunch and Saturdays and Sundays. The rest of the week they open at 4 PM. Suggest you go to their website or give them a call.
June 25, 2018|
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Response from laura S | Reviewed this property |
Really good! The drinks are reasonable, and delicious, as are the appetizers.
June 7, 2017|
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Response from Jmboze1 | Reviewed this property |
You could be dressy or casual, but not too casual
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