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“We've tried a few times....”
Review of Bacchus

Bacchus
Ranked #214 of 1,647 Restaurants in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed April 29, 2012

We've been here a few times. The service has never been great and the food was just ok. This last time, the food was better but the service was pretty bad. There were four of us and apparently one entree was taking longer than the rest. They served three of us and said the last one would be right out. About 15 min later, we had them take our dishes back to be warmed since none of us wanted to eat while someone was still waiting for their food. Of course, that is when the last dish was ready, so three of us has cold food. The deserts were good, but we were also sitting at the table closest to the door, which meant we spent a lot of time being butt level with new customers. After trying to like this place about 3 times, I think I've given up.

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Reviewed April 24, 2012

My boyfriend and I have tried to go to this restaurant a couple of
times. We have really been hoping to have a good experience, due to
its highly convenient location. On two prior attempts, we had
been so turned off by rude and curt "greetings" at the door, that we
left before being seated.

We had vowed not to return; but, alas, it was Restaurant Week, so we
decided to give it one more try. This visit turned out to be par for
course, as our waitress was just as rude and unpersonable as those who
had greeted us at the door before. Our waitress approached our table
as if she had never spoken to a table before. I can only describe her
inability to communicate as bizarre.

The bartender made some good martinis and the food was ok - some of
the dishes had good flavors. Although, we ordered the calamari for the
first course and it was the worst I've ever had. The portions were
small (in comparison to Restaurant Week portions at other
establishments). Overall, I would never pay full price for the food
here.

If you value service, don't go to Bacchus. The entire staff seems to
share an unjustifiably pretentious attitude that I have rarely, if
ever, experienced in a restaurant. No thanks, Bacchus!

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Thank bx2obx
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Reviewed April 9, 2012

Noisy, but good food at reasonable prices. Small restaurant. Nice bar. We return often

Thank GSP49
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Reviewed January 21, 2012

a quaint little richmond cafe with in walking distance to the VMFA - a long time richmond restaurant with great food.

Thank Caroline72747
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Reviewed January 15, 2012

It's small and ambience was mellow and worth the visit.

Thank bloatedpig
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