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Dot's Back Inn

) #47 of 1,273 Restaurants in Richmond €€ - €€€ American,
4030 Macarthur Ave, Richmond, VA 23227-4051
+1 804-266-3167
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“fries” (20 reviews)
“kielbasa” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar
€€ - €€€
4030 Macarthur Ave, Richmond, VA 23227-4051
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was most impressed with the setting where this restaurant is located. I would describe as a tiny main street hidden in the middle of a historic homes district. I had the Tuna steak special with cheese grits and a sweet baked potato. Cheese Grits...More

Thank bryanabernathy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fun spot with a good sized outside eating area! The specials are awesome and are different almost every day!!! Breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner are all good! Lots of vegetarian and vegan options!! Fun date night or famly spot! Full bar available...More

Thank Kendra S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second stop at this funky spot with great drinks and food. Especially like the variety of fish dishes in the mains section. Well worth getting out of downtown and slipping into Northside Richmond for the experience. Cod and Monkfish were both excellent and the Watermelon...More

Thank EdHaze
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

All was good! Great service! Didn't care for chili cheese fries, the chili was sweet & the fries were dark brown squares. Would recommend to others.

Thank KatnVA
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

This is tucked into a street that has several little eateries and shops, but not on a main street, so we loved finding it. My husband had a burger and I had greek salad, both of which were great. We wished we'd have been hungrier,...More

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Having been a few times before , I will say that I am very surprised how bad the food was on this visit. We ordered burgers ( cheese, and blue cheese) well . My burger had raw places and my partners was overdone. The fries...More

Thank kimmy6461
Reviewed 28 May 2017

You walk in to a dated bar/restaurant amidst construction workers, artists and trust fund kings-mostly the former, Its the type of pace you swear you;ll order nothing more than a burger-big mistake! Mediteranian pie,an appetizer,e is an unholy good. The fish is surprisingly tasty and...More

Thank osteondoc
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

this is a terribly little place with good service and great food..i found it on food network and it deff earned its place to be featured..

Thank mzfats
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We had not been to Dot's in quite a while and decided it was time to go back. I'm glad we did, my husband, not so much. I got the basic cheeseburger and fries. The burger was great! Juicy and flavorful. The fries ( I...More

Thank pchandler212
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I ordered the MacArthur Chicken and Pasta, which was very good, but the star was the Chili and Chips that my wife ordered. It had a taste that I have never had in chili. We both really like it. The decor is World War II...More

Thank Frank H
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  • Value
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American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4030 Macarthur Ave, Richmond, VA 23227-4051
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-266-3167
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