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Tobacco Company Restaurant
Ranked #9 of 1,612 Restaurants in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $21 - $40
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 12th Street
Transit: Convenient public transit stops in front of the restaurant.
Raleigh, North Carolina
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“enjoyed this place”
Reviewed August 15, 2013

big place, huge chandelier and fun décor. I had a mahi mahi with navy bean salad and really enjoyed it. partner had a steak that was tasty but a little tough. music was pretty bad but we enjoyed the ambiance and the food. service was great! but no women servers...a little old fashioned to me.

Visited August 2013
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Solomons, Maryland, United States
Level 6 Contributor
402 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Journey back in time”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

The Tobacco Company exudes character and service from curbside arrival with efficient valet parking in busy downtown Richmond. From there, the decor is very impressive and you hardly know where to look to drink in the rich appointments and pleasing views that are a feast for the eyes in this multi-story venue. Live music pervaded the establishment from below and there was scarcely a seat to be had anywhere. Good sign of its popularity and also reminder that reservations are a must.

The menu is extensive with good ole Southern and American favorites throughout. A bit pricey, but that typically is the case in a popular downtown venue like this beautiful eatery that has so much to offer.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Hey_Joe54
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South Hill, Virginia
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great band”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

We went to see a local band and to enjoy the great food. No cover for the band and the food prices are very reasonable.

Visited July 2013
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Bristol, Virginia
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Seriously happening!”
Reviewed July 28, 2013

At the end of a long, steamy Richmond day, full of meetings, I opted for a drink and dinner at the Tobacco Company. The bar was packed full of interesting folk of all types. The bartender was extremely efficient and friendly and there was good conversation at the bar! I had the steak au poivre, asparagus, and potatoes. It was cooked perfectly and very delicious. I walked by other downtown restaurants and they were nearly empty! I guess the Tobacco Company is still the place to go for local businesspeople and out of town visitors. I can't wait until business brings me back again.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Julianewday
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Davidson, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
266 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Historic setting, delicious food”
Reviewed July 24, 2013

When in Richmond, don't miss the Tobacco Company. Our group arrived in time for the tail end of happy hour and that set the stage for a wonderfully fun and delectable evening. I opted for steak and was not disappointed. The service, the unique setting, and the live music all combined for a memorable night.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank shell904
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