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Gus' Italian Cafe and Sports Bar

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7358 Bell Creek Rd, Mechanicsville, VA 23111-3545
+1 804-730-9620
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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114 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Gus's recently added many local craft's on tap. Now I don't need to visit Stone with Gus's having many on tap, and they fill growlers too. Always great food and service here, can't go wrong.

Thank tripin1
1 review
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

$12.88! Ordered the chicken on the side and the chicken juice is all over the bag inside... they also up charged for enough dressing for the salad. This used to be a favorite place but they have just nickeled and dimed me for the last time. you lost a long time customer tonight and please note the snippy blond was... More 

Thank Susan M
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92 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Enjoyed yet another Gus's visit recently and had a great mushroom burger. Other's had their pizza and that was good too. Good salads for starters, and of course some great local craft beers on tap too. Service and food is consistent and a nice atmosphere either on the restaurant or the bar side.

Thank tripdbl
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Had a good Philly steak sandwich with onion rings as pictured. Food was good but definitely nothing to brag about. Onion rings were well just a little better than what you find in your freezer section at Food Lion. I would recommend this place as descent a place to fill your belly as one as you don't have to high... More 

Thank Arron B
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92 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Always enjoy Gus's and the staff is always welcoming and remembers you and your drink of choice. You have your choice of restaurant of bar side. Recently had a great tuna wrap, and family had pizza. Wings are great too. They also added some local craft beers on tap. Can't go wrong here.

Thank tripdbl
Lancaster, South Carolina
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186 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I ordered the Parmesan as sausage sandwich with marinara sauce. Very good. The problem here is my wife ordered mussels and they were served with a portion of unopened mussels. We send back the unopened mussels expecting them to be replaced with fresh ones. Unfortunately they just stuck them under the broiler, burnt them to a crisp and expected us... More 

Thank Jim H
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

The location is in a plaza. Good place to watch college and pro football games. The bartenders are pleasant and attentive. And the wings and pizza are pretty good too!

Thank Cyndy C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Stopped looking for a place showing football. This fit the bill as did the burgers. However the boneless chicken wings were nothing short of TERRIBLE. They were bad chicken nuggets. No sauce or flavor. No idea why we discussed hot vs. Mild. Don't order the Caesar salad if you want a traditional Caesar. This was covered in bacon. Not impressed.

Thank DishHasPowers
Richmond, Virginia
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551 reviews
432 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Other members of our family seem to like this spot but I have found it to be just ok. Service is fine, location fine, interior is fine but the food is just ok. Not bad, just ok. There are other pizza places that have better more flavorful pizza. Again, not bad, but not memorable in anyway.

Thank Jeff S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We live in Cincinnati now, where the Italian food is mostly terrible, and I miss being able to go into a random Italian restaurant in a random strip mall and getting decent Italian food, like on Long Island, where I grew up. So we were pleasantly surprised when we happened upon this place on the way back from the beach.... More 

Thank lawprofohio

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Bar, Steakhouse, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7358 Bell Creek Rd, Mechanicsville, VA 23111-3545
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Mechanicsville
  • Phone Number: +1 804-730-9620

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