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The Blue Goat - CLOSED

5710 Grove Ave, Richmond, VA 23226-2346
+1 804-288-8875
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (12 reviews)
“fries” (12 reviews)
“fried oysters” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Brew Pub, Pub, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
5710 Grove Ave, Richmond, VA 23226-2346
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

It was a special occasion or something as to why we went there, but the full menu wasn't available and the waitress was less than friendly about it. We ordered burgers, beer flights, and wings. My friend didnt like the wings, they weren't saucy enough....More

Reviewed 8 January 2017

We went two days after Christmas. The atmosphere was welcoming and comfortable. Seating was wide open and the bar was abuzz. There was a private party going on but it was in an enclosed area and therefore, they could have a private event without general...More

Thank Ruby122007
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I had never been here before, and I have a family member who lives in this area. We were all first times actually, and wanted to try it out during Richmond's Restaurant Week. All of us tried various things including: fried oysters, grilled octopus, crab...More

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We went here for dinner the other night on the recommendation of a friend who said the food was good and the beer choices were unique. We loved it! The food was good and ale was better. Neat atmosphere where the Blue Goat is very...More

Thank 787sully
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had dinner here at 7:00 pm on a Saturday night. The area is very nice, but parking is quite limited. The wait staff was friendly and attentive. Food was was very good, with a wide variety of choices. This seems to be a good...More

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 8 August 2016

And that's the best thing I can say. I went to The Blue Goat when it first opened and had a wonderful dinner. I don't know what happened. In the past two weeks, I have had lunch there twice. The first time, the service was...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Every time I've been there then service & food has been excellent. Granted I did sit at the bar with friends each time, however I don't think it would have mattered. Drinks & small plates were perfect for sharing & I highly recommend the gourmet...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Our foursome enjoyed dinner here during our third visit in the past year. We shared the ham special appetizer, cured in-house...delicious. We all had different entrees, ranging from fish to pizza and all good. The scallops were very good albeit a little thin, hopefully not...More

Thank c s
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Went here with a party of four. The menu was interesting but hard for vegetarians. Things were meat-centric or deep fried. I ended up with a veggie pizza which was quite good. Service was very good. I probably wouldn't go back because there weren't many...More

Thank setter3
Reviewed 27 April 2016

I went to the Blue Goat for dinner and our waitress Holly was one of the worst servers I have had. She was rude and inattentive, kept us waiting and waiting on our drinks, brought my friend out the wrong food and he then had...More

Thank dianej788
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$50
American, Brew Pub, Pub, Gastropub
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5710 Grove Ave, Richmond, VA 23226-2346
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-288-8875
  • E-mail
The Blue Goat is a Euro-Gastropub, featuring euro comfort food, sourced locally, in a nose to tail concept. Chef Kevin LaCivita.Gastropub: A bar or restaurant that serves high quality food.Euro Comfort Food: The foods traditionally served in a European home setting. Moms meatloaf in the US.Nose to Tail: The tradition of utilizing all parts of the animal in cooking.Local: Defined by the USDA as a day's driving distance. Defined by the localvore movement as, 100 miles.We encourage our guests to order multiple plates and share them family style as they come out from the kitchen.
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