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“Great Food, Not so great service”

Tobacco Company Restaurant
Ranked #24 of 1,763 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: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 12th Street
Transit: Convenient public transit stops in front of the restaurant.
Description: Just one week short of celebrating our 40th Anniversary as Richmond’s premier dining and entertainment venue, The Tobacco Company Restaurant is sad to announce that we have temporarily closed operations due to fire damage. Our first thoughts are of our guests and our restaurant family. The amount of support we have received from area businesses and friends has been heartwarming. We are working with the City and inspectors to assess the damage. We are also working with other local restaurants and businesses to find employment for those displaced by the closing. We will be sending out weekly updates on the progress of our renovations and our plans for our grand reopening.
Reviewed September 4, 2013

The food was amazing, the venue is so unique, however dont let them sit you back by the service doors. We were right where all the servers come in and out and they would bump into us, and the fact that we didnt get great service and people kept passing us up was slightly annoying. The valet took about 10 min to come get our car. If the food wasnt so delicious this wouldnt not have recieved such a great rating. I had the scallops and they were delightful.

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Reviewed September 3, 2013

My wife and I ate here for her birthday and had a great time. The service was excellent, the food as delicious and the atmosphere was beautiful. The wait staff was excellent. I had the prime rib which was delicious and my wife had the filet mignon. We both thought the food was great. We left to catch a show, then returned to watch the band Stonebrook Moonshine. They do an awesome cover of Hey Joe. Overall, it is a little expensive, but definitely worth the dough if you want to go! (Rhyme unintended but I decided to leave it in anyway!)

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Reviewed September 3, 2013

The Tobacco Company has one of the best Happy Hours in Downtown Richmond! In addition to offering 1/2 off well highballs and martinis, domestic beers and house wines, you can choose 3 full-sized appetizers from an impressive menu for $20 (enough to share with a friend or have as a meal.) The bar starts to get crowded around 5:00, however there are ample tables, chairs and intimate seating areas. Service is prompt and professional.

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Thank ExperiencedEpicurean
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Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

Great happy hour Great dinners Great service. Right across the street from Omini Hotel was great. Beautiful antiques. A real treat

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Thank Chad R
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Reviewed August 31, 2013

Very cool looking place. Food was great. Really liked the eggs benedict. Lovely place and very cool.

Thank GreatFalls-Traveler
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