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The Halligan Bar and Grill

3 N 17th St, Richmond, VA 23219-3607
+1 804-447-7981
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“fire truck” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
3 N 17th St, Richmond, VA 23219-3607
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

The Halligan is unique for its fire truck bar, its row house décor, and it's sirens. The food is good. The bar is actually built around a retired fire truck and all the decorations are from fire departments. I had the BBQ which was outstanding!!!!

1  Thank Fred A
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I found out over the weekend that this location is closed for remodeling. There's a big public works sewer project going on right in front of Halligan's on 17th Street - the sign gave the completion date as "Spring 2018". The sign on the door...More

Thank dpa_tim
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This is maybe the coolest bar & grill I have ever been in and the food was delicious! The bar is actually built around a retired fire truck and all the decorations are from fire departments (memorabilia and firefighting equipment). Here's the best part; they...More

Thank chfd1dj
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I like a good BBQ restaurant that has a full menu. This place met my expectations. Overall, the food was a little above average, and the quantity was excellent. But I was most impressed with their 5 alarm hot sauce. I like it hot, and...More

Thank Irvin2016
Reviewed 7 May 2017

While I hadn't done my full research and didn't expect a full on bar atmosphere, the food was more than worth it. Well, at least the main courses, the sides were a bit problematic as the mac and cheese had a drinkable sauce. Still, if...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is The Halligan Bar and Grill in Short Pump. As soon as you walk in you know that this is a FIREFIGHTERS heaven. The place is owned and operated by a firefighting family. The food is GREAT with large helpings and reasonably priced. It...More

Thank Woody B
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This place on the 17th Street Farmers' Market is my home pub when in Richmond. It may be small, but it has A LOT going for it. The firefighter theme and decor is the first thing you notice (I learned that a 'halligan bar' is...More

Thank dpa_tim
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Dont be discouraged by the outside appearance the food here is amazing. We tried the Battalion Burger, The Chief, and the Memphis Chicken sandwich with fries and an order of hard sleeve cheese.. the portions are huge and my favorite was "The Chief".. Eat here...More

Thank Kmil05
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We had a delicious lunch here today. We had friendly service and received a good value for our dollar. The slaw that we ordered with our burger was exceptionally good.

Thank Arthur G
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Nice place downtown that may get lost in the shuffle. Great BBQ and cold beer what else could you want? Service was fast and friendly. Got the pulled pork platter and it was delicious and hot with great sauce. Plan on walking or get an...More

Thank Jason P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 N 17th St, Richmond, VA 23219-3607
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-447-7981
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