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Cold Harbor Restaurant

8153 Mechanicsville Tpke, Mechanicsville, VA 23111-1218
+1 804-746-4333
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“herring” (4 reviews)
“pancakes” (8 reviews)
“blt” (3 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen
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8153 Mechanicsville Tpke, Mechanicsville, VA 23111-1218
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

The Friday-Sunday breakfast buffet is great. Not as many selections as Shoney's, but quality is just so much better! Got to be the best southern styled buffet in the Richmond area. Includes salt Herring! Restaurant is usually quite busy during breakfast. The servers are accustomed...More

Thank JamesPeter2105
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Not always consistent but good food st a good price. I usually get omelets here with hash browns. A great deal but sometimes a bit stale/greasy. My partner loves the blueberry pancakes. Just okay in my book.

Thank Greg Y
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The service was horrible. We waited for over 10 minutes for a waitress to come the first time to our table. The food was horrible! The restaurant did not look clean and was dark. The buffet was not worth the money and the food was...More

Thank Kendra S
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Lots of people really like the place. I just find it to be ok. Food is plentiful enough. Service was so so. When greeted our waiter replied to the how are you question by saying just another day in Paradise. The best lace is not...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

I think we are ordered off the menu one time perhaps. For the last couple of years we have eating here once or twice a month and always been happy. The buffet has the variety that you would expect. They usually top off my coffee...More

Thank Rod S
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Typical country breakfast fare. Everything is delicious and fair priced. Only negative is the coffee is a little weak for my tastes.

Thank Evan B
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch here while shopping in the area earlier today. Bottom line: we felt that it was a very nice lunch option. My wife had a BLT and I had the redeye burger, an 8 ounce hamburger patty, complete with Friday...More

Thank Jgh59
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We love going out to breakfast, but dont "get" why everyone in the ville packs this place. It must be the buffet because it is not the atmosphere or service. Once when our power was out, this was the only place available. My son had...More

Thank WordlyWannabe
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Delicious home cooked meals serving breakfast and lunch daily except Monday. Best Chopped Sirloin (Hamburger Steak) with onions/gravy anywhere. Everything is reasonably priced with healthy portions. Week-ends are awesome best buffet around including salt herrings. Must try, will not be disappointed!

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Been here a dozen or more times. Never disappointed. Whether it's the buffet or order from the menu, breakfasts are always very good. Service is exceptionally friendly and fast. Try to get there each time I'm in Mechanicsville.

Thank Gourmey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8153 Mechanicsville Tpke, Mechanicsville, VA 23111-1218
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Mechanicsville
  • Phone Number: +1 804-746-4333
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