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The Sandbar

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, American
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1267 Hobbs Hole Dr, Tappahannock, VA 22560-5092
+1 804-443-1800
Today
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Except when they were closed. One of our favorite spots when in Tappahannok VA. Food is always good. Service always prompt and cheerful. Best burgers anywhere I can recall. Great fall-off-the-bone ribs. Rich, creamy soups. Breakfast till11 but pancakes only on weekends. French toast a good consolation. Gourmet mac&4cheeses with crispy stuff on top but only available at dinner. Hard... More 

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Thank Joel H
Tappahannock, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Off the main drag you have to almost know about Sandbar because it's not the place you just drop in by driving by! Located at Hobbs Hole Golf Course and hidden away behind Wal*Mart you have to know! It has a nice shaded terrace which is good on those days with less humidity and the dining area is split between... More 

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Thank northernneckinn
Tappahannock, Virginia
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106 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This place is off the beaten path as far as Tappahannock goes but worth the stop over. Good food with a pleasant atmosphere. Wait staff was good.

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Thank trackemdown
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

This is the latest in a series of restaurants in this location. The night we visited there were several specials with seafood seeming to represent the most offerings. My wife had fried oysters and I had a fried seafood combo. The food was served fairly quickly and hot. Everything was tasty except for the crab cakes. Too much filler and... More 

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Thank Bob S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We ate here on way back from Lancaster Va. Very friendly restaurant. Tuna bites were very good. Chicken Salad Sandwich was good. Sweet potato fries were good. The fries were pared with apple Butter which added to the taste. My spouse had the Turkey, Bacon and Avacodo sandwich which he really liked. I would recommend this restaurant. But, if your... More 

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Thank LeeannLikesFood
Tappahannock, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

This is a very upscale eatery with bar and restaraunt. Food is good and well prepaired with excellent choises. Service is grade A.

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Thank 48402014
Ruther glen
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is in a shared building with the local golf club shop, but is not exclusive to club members. Friendly staff and lovely golf course views. I had a cheeseburger, which was perfectly done and delicious, if a little peppery. Hubby had clam chowder which he thought was wonderful and a club sandwich. All in all, a good bet... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

A group of us were looking for a place for lunch when we happened to hear about The Sandbar. The sandwiches were outstanding as were the sweet potato fries. They served the sweet potato fries with applebutter which is something I have never had - wonderful applebutter. Excellent waitress. By the name we were expecting the restaurant to be on... More 

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Thank lexuslady1
Tappahannock, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

The Sandbar has the best food in town. Pete and Leigh the owners, always welcome you and make you fee like family.

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Thank Becky B
Anderson, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

This place is great. Had the crab cake and BBQ. Sweet potato fries. So yummy. Beautiful location! Best fine dining in Tappahannock hands down.

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Thank Mandy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1267 Hobbs Hole Dr, Tappahannock, VA 22560-5092
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Tappahannock
  • Phone Number: +1 804-443-1800

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