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Baja Bean Company

Mexican, Bar, American, Southwestern
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1520 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220-4687
+1 804-257-5445
11:00 - 02:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to the restaurant at 11:52 but the door was open. We came inside. Rather than being greeted with a smile and an apologetic notice that they will not open for 8 minutes; we were greeted with a snarl and look of utter disgust as though we were attempting to rob the place rather than enjoy a meal. "We... More 

Thank Charity W
Richmond, Virginia
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been coming to Baja for years and always have a great time. They have a fun atmosphere, friendly staff, great drink prices, and yummy food. I hosted my husband's birthday party here a few months back and Jeff was awesome to work with! He helped me plan out the menu based on my preferences, worked with my budget, and... More 

Chesterfield, Virginia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Atmosphere is very casual. Dining inside & out, with separate bar hang out areas. Food is California meets Mexican, so lots of burritos, enchiladas & quesadillas, but with unusual flavor twists. Need to try it to understand. Stuffed jalapeno appetizer was the best I've had in a while. Shrimp & grits, and Jerked tacos were both very unique and a... More 

Thank Clifton G
Alexandria, Virginia
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72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Don't let this place fool you. It looks like a hole in the wall, but the food is surprisingly good. The guacamole platter is excellent. There is also a nice big outdoor area.

1 Thank LizY121
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Visited Baja Bean today to watch the UCI races. Very cool spot to watch the action. Food was good, drinks specials were fantastic. Service was terrific until the patio really got full, then seemed like could have run a bit better. Owner was there working and was really terrific! He clearly seemed like the most experienced of the bartenders.

Thank Rebecca S
Greenville, Mississippi, United States
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144 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Great location with outside seating. Lots and Lots of activity with good drinks, food and fun staff. From the nachos to the full meal deal a good experience.

Thank Walley M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Three of us walked in and waited at the hostess booth because the sign said to wait to be seated. After a few minutes, a guy walked up and asked us if we needed anything. Umm, yeah..how about a table, duh! He took us down a hallway past some really gross benches that needed to be reupholstered (and who needs... More 

1 Thank norfolkmermaid
Richmond, Virginia
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2014

I have been to Baja a lot. Sat inside and out. It's a cheap but good bar with above average bar food that has a twist. Sort of mexican (nachos, YUM!). I wouldn't say one of the best restaurants in Richmond but if you're around or live in the area it's worth a visit. Beautiful outside deck (view of the... More 

Thank KKJBB3
Richmond, Virginia
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2014 via mobile

The food is not that great and but the drinks are cheap, the staff is friendly but they are definitely in need of hiring a few more people. Great place for drinks outside on the patio.

Thank Cruellakh
Richmond, Virginia
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134 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 11 March 2014

My friend and I popped into Baja on a beautiful day to enjoy margaritas outside on the spacious patio. The total tab for two drinks was just $5.50 with tax! A basket of chips and bowl of salsa with our margaritas and life was good.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Mexican, Bar, American, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1520 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220-4687
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-257-5445

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