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The Halligan Bar and Grill

American, Bar, Pub
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3 N 17th St, Richmond, VA 23219-3607
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the Halligan for lunch today as a result of a random Google search and was not dissapointed. The wings and barbecue were really good with large portions. The decor is firehouse themed and the walls are covered in patches from fire houses all over the US. The staff were excellent as well. Great to talk to and... More 

Thank Robert H
Gonzales, Louisiana
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Jesus probably ate this at The Last Supper. SO delicious at great prices, and the staff was super friendly too! Fun atmosphere. Lots of interesting things to see inside as well.

Thank sm1302012
Jackson, tn
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130 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

I was buying cigars at the Richmond Cigar Factory and stopped in for a beer and lunch. I had eaten here before and at one of their fancier stores. The fish & chips were good and the beer cold. The barmaid was attentive and friendly. The disappointment came with paying my tab. Gave her $35 for a $28 tab, looking... More 

Thank RobboJackson_tn
Richmond, Virginia
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

We had a group of 7 that went to dinner together at Halligan's. My wife and I split the Halligan BBQ platter and ordered the beef brisket as our meat choice along with cole slaw and mashed potatoes. The brisket wasn't the best I have ever had but it still was very good. The cole slaw and mashed potatoes were... More 

Thank 304dons
Coral Gables, Florida
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82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

A local recommended this place. It is a bar dedicated to fire fighters. We had the best smoked wings we have ever had. They were tender and cooked to perfection. No need for any sauce. The pulled pork was tender, juicy and flavorful. The rib fell off the bone. The Brisket was good but a little dry. The chicken was... More 

Thank Jacquie V
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Perfect! Feels like you are walking into an old firehouse! From the firetruck as the back wall of the bar, to the tools and photos of local firefighters on the walls.....The food is fantastic and the beer is cold!!

Thank EastCoasterAylett
Hampton, Virginia
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

My husband and I went to lunch at Halligan's while in Short Pump for the first time recently. The atmosphere is so neat and very well taken care of. The manager must have overheard me ask for recommendations since it was out first visit, so he surprised us with a small sample of 3 meats and 3 sides....All of which... More 

Thank Jamie G
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166 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I come to Richmond a few times a year to get away. We stay close to The Bottom, but have never come into this place. What a nice surprise. Shamus was there, and was very nice and helpful. We tried a few new beers that were on tap, at his recommendation. We had the nachos, and they... More 

Thank Xeuropn
New Jersey
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Great food and awesome employees. Nice bar especially for firemen to visit. Bring a patch or fire license plate for the wall

Thank emsria75
Curtice, Ohio
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316 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Great food, friendly service, cool atmosphere, and local bar type of feel; The Halligan nails it. The place is fairly small but that just lends to the charm. If I lived in Richmond, I be here all the time!

Thank PfeiffersOnTheGo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 N 17th St, Richmond, VA 23219-3607
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 804-447-7981

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