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O'Toole's Restaurant & Pub

4800 Forest Hill Ave, Richmond, VA 23225-3144
+1 804-233-1781
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
4800 Forest Hill Ave, Richmond, VA 23225-3144
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner was great. Large portions of tasty food. Prompt and friendly service. Loved the shrimp , my friend had an oversized portion of fried fish. It was the first place in Richmond that had decent fries. Others places were always dry.

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Not authentic pub food but a good selection and tasty. Loved my Rueben! Service was fast and super friendly! We'll definitely be back.

Thank JoRo72
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Attended a graduation dinner at O'Toole's. It was my first visit but won't be my last. It was also The Kentucky Derby which they had on in the private room. The mint julep was the best this side of Kentucky. The menu has something for...More

Thank Qn4lyf
Reviewed 27 April 2017

O'Toole's is a classic neighborhood bar, which I have gone to for over 34 years. It has an extensive menu, with daily specials. The menu offers a wide variety of sandwiches, pizza and entrees, probably too many items. I usually go at lunch and would...More

Thank dsjhoward
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Great neighborhood gathering place,with good food and great service. Sailor sandwich top notch! Natives go here for a reason!

Thank SJ T
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This has to be the friendliest restaurant in town. The chowder was excellent and so was the bread pudding.

Thank Henry R
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Their were a lot of offerings on the menu and there were four in our party and each got something different. The server was pleasant and kept bringing beverages without being reminded. The food was very good and hot. The onion rings were a favorite...More

Thank retiredpat
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Been eating here for over 30 years. Always good, you know what you are getting and really it doesn't change which is a good thing.

Thank Cynthia L
John O, Owner at O'Toole's Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Cheers to you, Cynthia. You are always welcome here, and your presence is always appreciated. Thanks for supporting us through the years, and we'll see you back again soon. Take care, John, Owner

Reviewed 2 February 2017

Three of us ordered burgers, the fourth ordered corn beef hash. The burgers were great, the corn beef hash looked awesome, my wife and I will be going back so I can order some for myself.

Thank KerryLDS
John O, Owner at O'Toole's Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

Well, I'm glad everyone enjoyed their meals, Kerry. Thanks for stopping in, and I look forward to having you all back again to continue exploring the menu. Take care, John, Owner

Reviewed 31 January 2017

Nice lunch stop. Great sandwich selections. Clam chowder was good along with the fish and chips. Friendly and neighborhood feel here.

Thank Henry R
John O, Owner at O'Toole's Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Glad you came by and shared a meal with us, Henry. Safe travels on the rest of your trip. Cheers, John, Owner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4800 Forest Hill Ave, Richmond, VA 23225-3144
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-233-1781
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O'Toole's Restaurant & Pub is Richmond's oldest and best loved Irish pub! O'Toole's has been providing great food and great times since 1966.
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