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Popkin Tavern - CLOSED

121 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-2152
+1 804-421-1909
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good14%
  • Average18%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible22%
22 Jun 2013
“good but overpriced”
1 May 2013
“Great Happy Hour”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Pub, Gastropub
121 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-2152
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Reviewed 22 June 2013

We enjoyed the atmosphere of the restaurant, especially for those of us who remembered the old furniture store that used to be there. The drinks and the service were both good, but the food was just average. We also found the drinks and food to...More

Thank Debra57726
Reviewed 2 May 2013

I've been here twice now for happy hour. I really like the vibe inside. It has a large bar and some pool tables. They have many happy hour specials, including food. They have vienna lager as their beer of the month-only $2 a pint. We...More

Thank Kacey G
Reviewed 4 March 2013

My wife and i stopped by perform a play at the November Theatre. We had the Chimichurri flat steak and bacon burger. The popkin tots were good but they were out of the tarragon garlic aiol. The burger was cooked to perfection. One of the...More

Thank dond7
Reviewed 24 January 2013

We had to kill half hour before a theatre show across the street, Had a soup and a salad. The food was good, however $14 for a salad was kind of high. The waiter was excellent. He made sure that we were done in a...More

Thank Gladys B
Reviewed 21 January 2013 via mobile

Visited location on a Friday afternoon. They were not busy, ordered a glass of Pino Nior...not great actually horrible. Husband ordered a rail drink, let's just say he got what he paid for. I asked if I could exchange the pinot for a Cab...she brought...More

Thank SarahDetruit
Reviewed 23 December 2012

Overall it was a bad dining experience from start to finsih. My wife ordered a hot tea and the cup came out with listick on it. The appitizer was cold and tasted like frozen tater tots in cheese wiz. They were out of "fish and...More

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 16 December 2012

First time there. Staff very friendly, beer selection is great, atmosphere nice.....but...the food is just average. Not overpriced, just not very good. Next time i may try the burgers not one of the main courses.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 13 December 2012

I have experienced slow service here on multiple visits, and when I have eaten there I have been disappointed, even with low expectations. I visited with a group of people after my recent wedding reception, many of whom left after trying repeatedly to get bar...More

1  Thank Leah W
PopkinMgmt, General Manager at Popkin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2012

Leah, I am very surprised that you would have such a negative experience here, I am sorry it took two months to let us know. I would very much like to know what you had here that was not good, we actually were just complimented...More

Reviewed 16 November 2012

Despite the many recent negative reviews, I went to Popkin anyway, because it was withing walking distance, and they had trivia. Although the experience wasn't awful, I wouldn't go back again for dinner. I would possibly sit at the bar, but definitely not get dinner....More

Thank emjohns
Reviewed 9 February 2012

Cool atmosphere and a great place to have a cocktail. The bar is big and it's a fun place to hang out. The menu is good; would recommend the burgers and sandwiches.

Thank Yates26
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Restaurant Details

Pub, Gastropub
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-2152
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-421-1909
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