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HogsHead Cafe

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9503 West Broad St., Richmond, VA 23294
+1 804-308-0281
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Saint Davids, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here for dinner on the suggestion of other reviews and we were glad we did. The cafe is located in a small strip mall and has about 14 tables. There was a short wait when we arrived so we wandered through the Asian supermarket next door to kill time. The bbq here is superb and the service is... More 

Thank kidstravel1995
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was recently in Richmond to do a little sightseeing and to visit a few craft breweries. After the canal walk and a few beers (at Stone...good beer and at Strangeways...very good beer) my girlfriend and I stopped off at Hogshead Cafe because Trip Advisor reviews suggested it was better than Alamo BBQ and Buz and Ned's and because we... More 

Thank DrDemocracy
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you're looking for good home cookin' THIS is the place for you! One of my friends said it best "everything taste like someone's grandma is back there cooking all of this"! We were looking for the perfect spot to have an early dinner/late lunch that wasn't too expensive, had excellent food, was kid friendly, and large portions...Yelp lead us... More 

Thank lilmissirish78
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is small and easy to miss. There's not a lot of seating but it was easy to get a table on a weeknight. I had the barbecue plate and my husband had the rib/barbecue combo. The food is wonderful and there's a lot of it. The beans and coleslaw are excellent as well. Our waitress was nice and... More 

Thank VADisneyFan
North Chesterfield
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had me some ribs and I must say they're on the level of Buds And Ness and for those who ate there knows that once you get to eating you got to be careful not to bite your finger. Nothing like good ol pork on your fork

Thank James B
Midlothian, Virginia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is great. Looking for a quality lunch and not fast food this is the place to go. I always make this a stop when in the west end.

Thank Bryant E
Denver, Colorado
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585 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 920 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used Yelp and TripAdvisor to find a good BBQ restaurant close to our hotel. This place was great! Best shrimp po boy I ever tasted. Everything was perfect - from the service, ambience, craft beers, delicious food through desert. If I am in the area again, I will definitely return.

1 Thank denver60
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273 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 326 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were encouraged to try this place because it was close to our hotel and got pretty good reviews on TripAdvisor.The best thing about it is the service--although they were very busy the waitresses kept their cool and worked with good humor. Servings were very large, and most orders could be maximally filling. The sweet potato fries were a big... More 

Thank BornTooLoose
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place ! The "Big Boner" is what you need to order. Get here before 11:30am because it fills up fast, or you might have to wait half hour to get seated. Tried the Hog Chili this time.

Thank Michael C
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103 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

We had the famous hot dog with pulled pork and a chicken hoagie. Both items were excellent and super tasty. Based on the reviews I wasn't necessarily blown away but the food was in fact very good. I would recommend this place for a lunch or lite dinner.

Thank Bhaumik B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Barbecue, American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9503 West Broad St., Richmond, VA 23294
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-308-0281

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