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Barrel Thief Wine Shop and Cafe

$$ - $$$
5805 Patterson Ave, Richmond, VA 23226-2536
+1 804-612-9232
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good15%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“Favorite place”
4 weeks ago
“What a great break!”
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Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
5805 Patterson Ave, Richmond, VA 23226-2536
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful selection of wines! I stop here every time I am in RVA to grab multiple bottles. The staff recommendations are always fantastic.

Thank Mmerola22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a couple of hours to kill between a wedding and the reception, and wanted a place to relax and converse, as well as a little something to eat. The Barrel Thief was just perfect. The house wine was delightful. The meats and cheeses,...More

Thank Scowboy
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I frequently travel 70+ miles to shop at Barrel Thief for wine. They carry some of the best wines around and are extremely knowledgeable. This last time a group of us also ate there- food was delicious!!

1  Thank Mmerola22
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I'm a wine lover, so I love that I can try something new every time I visit Barrel Thief. You can browse their selection - with help from the knowledgeable staff and/or the notes about taste and value that accompany each wine - and choose...More

Thank Katie R
Reviewed 25 January 2015

I'm not much on wine; I enjoy it, but I would rather hit a place and order a nice craft beer or a strong drink.... Went to the Barrel Thief with the boss (my wife) and actually had a very nice time. The menu has...More

Thank IrvingtonVirginia
Reviewed 4 November 2014

I had the best cheese mushroon sandwich at the Barrel Theif on Saturday night. I wish I could remember the name of it. It was full of specialty cheeses and herbs. Simply amazing. Great Jazz too. Pound cake Panino was out of this world as...More

Thank KLJWorldWide
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Wine is primary and executed very well. Knowledgeable, friendly staff, well planned tastings ,varied price points and variety of selection. But so much more, the menu is creative with great salads, cheese & charcuterie plates and entree specials & desserts too. They accommodate after- work...More

Thank WRon
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Had a wine tasting from the SPCA. Booth was informative, educational and didn't mind we knew nothing about wine. Atmosphere was terrific

Thank Nam5297
Reviewed 11 February 2013

Here's a place that not only offers a great selection of wines at all prices — it also offers an intimate eating area offering creative fresh foods. To say that it serves "sandwiches, salads and soups" is accurate but way understates both the quality and...More

Thank Travelthewriteway
Reviewed 13 January 2013

... at reasonable prices. But remember, when it comes to wine, inexpensive wines are often quite unsatisfying and the few options I've sampled in this establishment have, for the most part, failed to impress.

Thank Freddyt64
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 8 - USD 25
Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5805 Patterson Ave, Richmond, VA 23226-2536
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-612-9232
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Richmond's only "Cave a Manger", a wine shop where you can eat and drink. Our shelves are your wine list of over 400 artisanal wines with no corkage fee.
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