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401 Strawberry St, Richmond, VA 23220
+1 804-358-8505
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Chesterfield, Virginia
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146 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

This trip I was looking for a take-out item that we love... Meat Lasagna. It is one of the most deliciously prepared pasta products in Richmond. It ranks right up there with Mama Zu's & Edo Squids version.... maybe because they are prepared the same way.

Thank Hhoppin
Chesterfield, Virginia
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146 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

As expected the red pizza we ordered with pepperoni and green peppers was dynamite. The crust is always crusty/crunchy never soggy. Darn near heavenly!

Thank Hhoppin
Sarasota, Florida
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

Although the restaurant--take out only--serves other dishes that are delicious, the pizza is superb. Well crated crust--thin--with a modest assortment of available toppings. Tasty, crispy, just the right amount of seasoning to compliment the tomato and cheese base.

Thank MediatorM
Naples, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016

This small shop produces unbelievable food. There are 2 tables, but patrons primarily carry out rather than eat there. Their pizza is the best I ever had: great crust and excellent spices. I had the plain cheese, which the staff suggested. They were right, it was great! Also loved the eggplant Parmesan and arugula salad. The staff is friendly and... More 

Thank Allie D
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2016

I would get this takeout every day if I could! I love their pizzas, tomato soup, potatoe leak soup, sausage and white beans with polenta, arugula salad, prosciutto and arugula sub, meatballs and the tiramisu! Sister restaurants are outstanding too, Edo's Squid and Mama Zu's!!!!

Thank Sue L
Colonial Heights, Virginia
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Tried it based on a reference. It is small, 2 tables with seats for 2 each, so more of a carry-out place. We both got pizzas. I had a white and my friend had a regular. Both were great. The crust was outstanding. Crisp, light, with but with enough 'chew'. Perfectly done. I would have been happy with crust only!... More 

Thank YellowBrickRdWeGo
Daytona Beach, Florida
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2015

I have known the owner for a number of years, ten at least. He does a wonderful job of serving fresh food that you cannot get enough of. The Salad Bar is a treat and I often go for just that and good, homemade soups. This restaurant in the Fan is a dinnertime staple for those who live nearby.

Thank JSowell879
Richmond, Virginia
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2015

This place has great food. Consistently good veggie and meat lasagna. Their white pizza rocks. The food is like NY style Italian carry out. They could use a pasta verde choice but they have a See if you can get Amy to come on sat for meet up with venue and contact venue to see if we can set up... More 

Thank dcdawny
Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

It's six small pieces of heaven. Just for you. Just enough to fill one person up. So go ahead and put whatever you want on it. The pepperoni is awesome, authentic large circles of salty, crispy goodness. The mushrooms are fresh. Anchovies are premium. Capers, olives, sausage, you name it, it's top of the line. But that's not really the... More 

Thank Brendan Y
Chesterfield, Virginia
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146 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2015

Incredible red pizza with green peppers and pepperoni! We can't stop thinking about the next trip we're going to make back there. The upthintwh time we've had this incredible experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Strawberry St, Richmond, VA 23220
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-358-8505

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