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Dot's Back Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Served 11:00 a.M 4:00 p.M.
Bacon, lettuce, and tomato on your choice of bread.
Slaw $0.30
All the Way Frankfurter
One quarter pound frank grilled with chili, onions, and mustard.
Corned beef, swiss and sauerkraut grilled on rye with tomato paste.
Turkey Reuben
Just substitute the corned beef.
Substitute fries $0.50
Knockwurst, pastrami, and swiss grilled on rye. Above served with potato chips, slaw, or spicy red potato salad.
Bowl of Today's Soup and Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Tuna Salad Cold Plate
Solid albacore tuna, potato salad, cole slaw, and sliced tomatoes.
Blue plate specials daily
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Bar
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I go here for the burgers but have had other things too. Always good no matter what I order. They have a huge white board above the bar with the day's specials which are always interesting. On a quest for the best burger in Richmond...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jim L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, daughter and I tried Dot’s for lunch yesterday. We were lucky to get a seat right away. The restaurant was full and busy. Set your expectations for tight seating, a loud and vibrant atmosphere and you will be about right. Service was very...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LSNS2652
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 January 13, 2019

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 January 7, 2019

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 davidbH6004UB
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
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