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Dot's Back Inn

4030 Macarthur Ave, Richmond, VA 23227-4051
+1 804-266-3167
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“fries” (28 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4030 Macarthur Ave, Richmond, VA 23227-4051
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed eating at Dot's, Reading about her and her pictures on the walls. Daily special ❤️ Many burger choices. Fish choices - Pulled Pork Like I said many choices. Full bar service as well

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 810allanm
Reviewed 6 days ago

Retro lunch place from recommendation on DDD. Old time photos on wall except for Guy Fieri’s visit. Had catfish PO Boy with Cole slaw. Wife had hamburger with bacon and cheddar. Great service Will stop on way back

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank frankrm8082
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for lunch and enjoyed great burgers and sandwiches. So juicy and full of flavor! out of the way but worth it!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mike W
Reviewed December 5, 2018

Looking for a place to eat on our way through town, this Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives find appealed to us. The place was packed (always a good sign!). Great service and the flavor was fantastic! There was an unexpected delay on my husband's order--not only...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ksteveco
Reviewed December 2, 2018

If you want atmosphere and good reasonably priced food Dot's comes highly recommended. They have a daily lunch special selection and we had "Buffalo Chicken Quesadilla" when we visited and it was absolutely delicious. Watch out for the chicken section of the menu - the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

We saw this place on the food network app. It’s a great find. Our meals were delicious. The place was busy in the middle of the afternoon and I can see why. Only negative was we were not asked if we wanted dessert.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank edriepfeiffer
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Fresh bread, homestyle cut fries, creamy homemade slaw. Great dinner. Steak was a little salty/pepper

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Patty D
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Yes, Dot's Back Inn was featured on the Food Network Chanel's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives program but don't let that stop you. The restaurant features a broad variety of reasonably priced entrees, along with sandwiches and burger selections. Every evening a dozen or so specials...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank David B
Reviewed November 6, 2018

My friends said they had eaten at Dot's for many years and I would love it. I did. A large selection of American cuisine very reasonably priced. The lunch special of quiche was excellent. I chose the apple side which was delicious. The coconut cream...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank treble3
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Good diner food with reasonable prices. Real homemade corned beef hash with 2 over easy eggs perfecly prepared on top. Very friendly staff, quick service. Parking can be an issue on sundays.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank William M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4030 Macarthur Ave, Richmond, VA 23227-4051
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-266-3167
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