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425 N Belmont Ave, Richmond, VA 23221-2416
+1 804-355-3228
11:30 - 00:00
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Richmond, Virginia
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106 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I really do enjoy coming here for the most part. The sandwiches are pretty good and its a cool little basement dive bar. I came in here over the weekend and was raving to my friend about this spot and how good it was. However, once we got there we had one of the rudest waitresses I have ever had.... More 

Thank EscapeSeeker28
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Went here twice on my recent visit to Richmond and the museum district. The sandwiches are huge and the meat is sliced right before your eyes. Prices are good for what you get as well. That includes both the drinks and food. Can't wait to get back

Thank Curt R
Richmond, Virginia
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190 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This basement sandwich joint is cheap, but hardly worth the trip... unless you're dedicated to keeping to a very tight budget. Most fast food offers a more enjoyable dining experience.

Thank Freddyt64
Naples, Florida
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

My sister has lived 4 doors down for 25 years. Whenever I'm in town my old friends gather here .Great food , cold beer, whats not to like! Both the hot and cold sandwiches are great. Try the Beast ,if your really hungry. Takes me back to the good ole days.

Thank psutz
Richmond, Virginia
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

This is the perfect place to go on a cold afternoon or a rainy day for a good sandwich. It is Richmond's own version of "Cheers", down steps into a cozy place with board games on the shelf. Good pastrami and swiss hot sandwiches and cold beer with TV sports on. Staff is friendly and attentive without hovering. Little heavy... More 

Thank Gracie L
Richmond, Virginia
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152 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The outside looks like a Cheers or a similar urban setting. Neon sign over steps down to a low ceiling edifice. In the fan, close to the art museum. Peeling paint, dirty bathrooms. Small grille with some sort of home made exhaust system that doesn't function well - based on the smell that permeated the area. Menu consisting of various... More 

Thank Brad F
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

I have been going here for years. For years I passed by this little basement restaurant and wondered what it was. One day, I tried it and I tell everyone who goes to Richmond that it is a must. Yeah, its small and dark; and yeah, they can only make a few hot sandwiches at a time, but this is... More 

Thank Doctor_Grayson
Richmond, VA
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

Little neighborhood bar/sandwich place. In the basement of a brown stone in the Museum District. Parking along Belmont Ave. and around the corner. Follow the steps down to a piece of Richmond history out of the 1940s and 1950s. No updated menu, no updated interior (except for TVs and wifi), no updated grill. Hot sandwiches (and some cold) with meat... More 

Thank Gone_Fishing_VA
Richmond, Virginia
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

A friend introduced me to Chiocca's (I still can't pronounce it. (-; ) and we've been going there for lunch about once a month. The food is great and plentiful. They have amazing sandwiches and the service is pretty good.

Thank misteradv
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

The best hidden secret.The sandwiches are to die for couldn't finsh. Love the basics pastrami and swiss.the best part its been here for over fifty years. Oh the most important part cold beer to top it all off.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 N Belmont Ave, Richmond, VA 23221-2416
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-355-3228

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?