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305 N Main St, Bridgewater, VA 22812-1307
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Bridgewater, Virginia
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I've been eating pizza from Bob's for 30 years or more. Bridgewater has 7 places to get a pizza but Bob's is my favorite pie. It's old school with generous amounts of every topping. It's consistent. It's ready on time.

Thank Allen S
Bristow, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Read other reviews and decided to give the place a try. We dined late (8:45pm) and where one of the only ones in the restaurant. Service was prompt and friendly. Food was yummy! We had 2 pizzas and a veggie sub. Curly fries were hot and fresh. Don't judge a book by its cover, outside was a bit of a... More 

Thank cbyowell
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

If you want good home cooked food in a cozy, friendly atmosphere, then Bob's is your place. At the same time you'll get a real feel for the area since THIS is where the locals eat and have eaten for decades.

Thank solace68
Bridgewater, Virginia
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

A hangout for locals, serves pizza, beer, and sandwiches. Average food, good service, bland decor, TV entertainment, nothing special. Have dined here numerous times since moving to Bridgewater 18 years ago. Good, clean, family place to grab a bite to eat but nothing much has changed in the restaurant during this time. Locals love it.

Thank cmccartney53
Ruckersville, Virginia
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

First off... The pizza is delicious! The inside of the restaurant is decorated with license plates. When we arrived there were plenty of tables available, but the restaurant quickly filled. The wait staff became very busy and it was a little harder to receive refills, but that's anywhere when it becomes busy.

Thank anc2320
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

I don't like being negative or giving bad reviews. However I recently visited here, there were only a few people in the back area at one table. We sat at a booth a few minutes later another couple came in and sat behind us. Finally, about 5-7 minutes later someone came out to take our drink order and didn't know... More 

Thank angela b
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

My dad was a fire fighter in Bridgewater and Bob's is directly across the street from the firehouse. I probably ate at Bob's more than home. Bob was always there in the kitchen, he always made me my favorite pepperoni pizza sub and he always had s smile. I'm sure you all have that one place that in your minds... More 

Thank Jeremy S
Baltimore, Maryland
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

We stopped in quick to pick up subs to go. The menu had a variety of options from subs to sandwiches to pizza and sides although nothing too exciting. The subs were decent but we had just stepped off the trail from 4 days of backpacking and would basically devour anything. And being we were so famished for 'real' food... More 

Thank meredithspear
Bridgewater, United States
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014

Bob-A-Rea's is a hometown restaurant and the food is good but I was not impressed with the cigarette smell in the kitchen. I think it is smoke free but someone was smoking outside by the kitchen. They have good chef salads.

Thank KayT919
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

Bob A Rea's open about 40 yrs ago . Same owner and good traditional family food, with reasonable prices. Décor is Mom & Pop style with lots of booths and some tables/chairs. It even has a old music machine . A drive through and parking out back . Always excellent service.

Thank Ms.Virginia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 N Main St, Bridgewater, VA 22812-1307
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Bridgewater
  • Phone Number: 5408283433
Pizza Restaurant that has been there since 1975. The locals love it and it is not very well known outside of the area. You should list this little jewel of a hidden secret.

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