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Phil's Continental Lounge

$$ - $$$
Bar, American
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5810 Grove Ave, Richmond, VA 23226-2630
+1 804-288-8687
11:00 - 21:00
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Richmond, Virginia
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

My business partner and I went Phils Continental Lounge for a Sunday brunch. They don't take reservations for a party of two, so the server suggested we arrive when the restaurant opens because of the crowds. Arrived early, No crowd. The restaurant is rustic looking, and the bench seats are very uncomfortable. The service was fair, but the food was... More 

Thank Marilyn S
Naples, Florida
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Slid into this place during a break between a wedding and the reception.Took me back 40 years.A must place to go to in the west end of RVA.Great food . great drinks (vodka limeade} and classic ambiance. Get the homemade potato chips to nibble on. Staff was great ,as I quizzed them on the history. You gotta go!

Thank psutz
Midlothian, Virginia
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107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I picked up a friend at U of R and we went first to a competitor restaurant and of course they were closed. We then walked down the block to Phils. They were doing quite a business for a Monday lunch but the hostess was able to find us a table. I had the Vegetarian Pancake and my friend had... More 

Thank Midlotrails
Orangeburg, South Carolina
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296 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2015

On a cold sunny day it was nice to be able to sit outside in the sun inside the covered patio. The service was very good. The food was tasty and the beer was cold. I don't know what else one could ask for. I'll be back if I am in the neighborhood looking for a beer.

Thank ACW2243
Burke, Virginia
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314 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

When we arrived we had to wait until one of the oversize booths opened up, as we are aparty of seven. The booth was large, we filled it with many different cocktails and beer. The dishes we ordered were delicious, the de or takes me back generations, it's pretty neat.

1 Thank kganley626
Burnt Hills, New York
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65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

We were down to visit the University and, as usual, we wanted a comfortable place to relax after a 9-hr drive. After getting a recommendation to visit Phil's we decided to try it over other places because it was described as more of a "Tavern than a Lounge" and we wanted it to be as casual as possible. Yep, they... More 

Thank rick s
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2014

I went to Phil's with my adult children for lunch, we sat outside on a very pleasant day under the umbrellas. The lunch was great, I really liked my sandwich and both of my children enjoyed their meals as well. Great draft beer and great service. Kyle the owner is a really friendly bartender. Great place and we will go... More 

Thank va7runner
Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2014

Phil's Continental Lounge is one of those comfortable, "everybody knows your name" local joints. It's been in business for decades and is an institution in Richmond. The food is great, especially my favorite, the Sailor Sandwich. They also have delicious homemade soups every day, 3 or 4 to choose from. I stopped by for lunch two weeks ago (had a... More 

Thank Lacymay
Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2013

This was first time at new Phil's. When I walked in you could smell the stink from the restrooms. Even though this is a new place it has quickly become as filthy as the old Phil's. The owners are simply dirty people. Burgers are still good, but the smell makes me queasy. I'll never go back.

1 Thank RVAtravel
Richmond, Virginia
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203 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2012

Phil's has been around a while... and in its remodeled state it continues to do a good job delivering the basics -- burgers, dogs, BLTs etc. -- with good cheer, and most importantly, with above average quality. If you're looking for a reasonably priced lunch, or a place to take the family on a week-night that offers a pleasant sit-down... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15
Bar, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5810 Grove Ave, Richmond, VA 23226-2630
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-288-8687

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?