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Cold Harbor Restaurant

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8153 Mechanicsville Tpke, Mechanicsville, VA 23111-1218
+1 804-746-4333
06:00 - 15:00
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Richmond, Virginia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A step back in time to down home cooking in a rustic and comfortable atmosphere. All your old favorites from eggs, hash browns and BISCUITS for breakfast, to yummy sandwiches and soup for lunch. Generous portions and real home cooking. You will love it.

Thank OldCrab60893
Richmond, Virginia
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The breakfast buffet is outstanding! Everything you could want for $10.99, all morning and into the afternoon (Friday-Sunday)! I almost didn't write this review because I plan to go back regularly and I don't want it to get overcrowded!!

Thank rach0284
Midlothian, Virginia
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153 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of 14 nurses met for lunch yesterday. We had one waitress, who was very efficient and quick, friendly. She was very attentive & handled our group with ease. I had Barbecue platter, which included 2 sides. I picked pickled beets and Fried Apples. They also gave me some Texas toast. All of this was wonderful, as was the... More 

Thank Cathy K
Midlothian, Virginia
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We've been here twice for breakfast and it was good, but this review is for our first lunch visit. The one thing we noticed at all three visits:. If you ordered something with bacon, you got a HUGE serving. The bacon cheeseburger had lots of bacon and was very good. The fries were fresh and hot. The turkey club was... More 

Thank PoeFan1836
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68 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Nice buffet lay out father in law told us we needed to go here while visiting here from FL , glad we did , really nice place , pack but nice and comfy . you can also order from menu .

Thank snugglessunflower
Richmond, Virginia
Level Contributor
50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Restaurant has a good vibe with a busy brunch crowd. they have an impressive buffet. We ordered off the menu and I had an omelet, which wasn't anything special. But, there were so many people there, that they must be good, so I'll have to try this place again

Thank Niermom
Yorktown, Virginia
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106 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Love visiting Mechanicsville for antique and quaint shopping and decided to try this restaurant for the fist time this past Saturday. My husband got a hamburger and I got a BLT on rye bread. Both were served with fries. There really wasn't anything spectacular about the food. The fries were frozen crinkle fries. Most diners were getting the weekend breakfast... More 

Thank Maureen721
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107 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I really want tonlike this place because it is so convenient...but it is a struggle. I guess it's just and avwrage reataurant, but at least it is a small busineess and not a chain. The food is jut average as is the service. The good thing however is they are very tied to the Mechanicsville. community and active in local... More 

Thank Rtwodogs
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We decided to try out both the lunch and breakfast service here after hearing friends discuss it. First we tried lunch. The food was basic hometown lunch counter food. Nothing bad, but nothing special. While the prices are great, offerings like salads and pies come right out their bulk packaging to you. I strongly suspect that microwaves are relied upon... More 

Thank Hillary W
Richmond, Virginia
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544 reviews
425 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Can be a busy breakfast spot but something about it seems sticky and the floors seem to be dirty. Food was good and service good but there are other choices. Let's go to Cracked Barrel instead.

Thank Jeff S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8153 Mechanicsville Tpke, Mechanicsville, VA 23111-1218
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Mechanicsville
  • Phone Number: +1 804-746-4333

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