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Dot's Back Inn

4030 Macarthur Ave, Richmond, VA 23227-4051
+1 804-266-3167
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“fries” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
4030 Macarthur Ave, Richmond, VA 23227-4051
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1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Approximately seven friends and I recently enjoyed dinner at this restaurant. The food was good (not great), and the server was friendly and efficient. One can dine in the screened in porch which was cool even though the outside temperature was high or in the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank VirginiaTraveler805
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Regularly meet our adult sons and grand children for brunch. The food and beverage choices are vast and excellent each time. The articles on display are sources for great conversation. Seating is very cozy and close with lots of activity from the excellent, friendly staff.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Cherylann M
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

I don’t why it took so long to find Dots Back Inn. I mean Divers and Diners TV found it years ago. Great burger. Good breKfast place. Awesome Nachos

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank exptrave101
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20
Meals
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, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
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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