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Swift Creek Mill

17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Colonial Heights, VA 23834-5300
+1 804-748-5203
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good11%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
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“potatoes” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“old mill” (2 reviews)
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17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Colonial Heights, VA 23834-5300
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

So you eat here because it's convenient when seeing a play. It is not a buffet. You can't go up and serve yourself which would be far easier than their cafeteria system. They serve you soup or salad at the table along with rolls. You...More

Thank B W
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Second visit to see the holiday show but had the buffet dinner this trip. Enjoyed the performance. Dinner setting is nice since it is an old mill and the service excellent but nothing exceptional about the food and the coffee was cold and weak. Pricey...More

Thank russofSNJ
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Cannot go wrong seeing ANYTHING here! I like the food, although some may not, as there is no selection. We get 2 tickets every year for my mother and her friend. We try to see all the plays that are there!

Thank Theresa G
Reviewed 23 April 2015

excellent local theater productions The building is reported to be the oldest mill in the U.S. Scenic alongside the Swift Creek dam. We love the shows, but generally eat at the fine Wagstaff's steakhouse next door before the show. The mill's restaurant not as good...More

Thank Traveller_Jr
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Beautiful setting in an old historic building. It is an old gristmill that was converted into a dinner theater. It showcases local talent. My husband and I love the productions- generally 5-6 per year. They offer a 1/2 price discount to Chesterfield County Employees on...More

Thank Angela T
Reviewed 19 February 2015

The Swift Creek Mill has provided exceptional theater for the local area for over 40 years now. There buffet prior to the theater is good as well if you want dinner and theater.

Thank John W
Reviewed 26 October 2014

Have been wanting to go to this little, nearby playhouse for about 4 years. Finally made it to see "See How They Run". The play was great, extremely funny with actors who enjoyed what they do. The building is really cool, a huge old mill...More

Thank JudyM23692
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Food was cafeteria quality. The actors gave a descent show and the stage is small and cozy. Fodd just doesn't cut it.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 5 November 2012

Ate there before the play. Food was cafeteria-style and ok; loved the play but won't be back for dinner.

Thank Frequent_Traveler500
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  • Address: 17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Colonial Heights, VA 23834-5300
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Colonial Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 804-748-5203
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