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The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing Restaurant

4708 Old Main St, Richmond, VA 23231-3038
+1 804-622-2628
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (47 reviews)
“crab cakes” (67 reviews)
“seafood” (29 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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4708 Old Main St, Richmond, VA 23231-3038
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1 - 10 of 482 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

The view, drinks, and apps are tremendous but the dinner menu falls short. Not much to choose from and what is it is only ok. We have been here several times and have decided that we only need to go for drinks and apps from...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed yesterday

It was our first visit to the infamous Boathouse at Rocketts Landing and I was skeptical I have to admit. As you can see in the end I have given it an excellent rating. Location, facility, wait staff, and food were not disappointing. At the...More

Thank Martie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great seafood feast and with the family. Cozy atmosphere, great scenery, attentive service made it an occasion to remember!

Thank Linda B
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad to hear that you all enjoyed the atmosphere, seafood and the service. We hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I loved this place. Right on the James river, the view was great. They had an omelet bar and waffle bar. The food was excellent. Try the grapefruit brûlée. Jonathan, our waiter, was prompt and courteous. Sunday brunch is a must. W

Thank Walter C
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our Sunday brunch omelet and waffle bar and that Jonathon took such great care of you. We look forward to seeing you back again sometime soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat on the deck and enjoyed a great review of the James River. It is up 2 flights of stairs and the elevator wasn't working so if you aren't able to go up there. Not busy but had to go inside for service. The...More

Thank Bec515
Housepitality F, Director of Sales at The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm sorry to hear you were disappointed in your experience at The Boathouse. Please let us know in the moment if you are ever unhappy with any food or beverage you are served. We appreciate learning where mistakes were made so they can be corrected....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our anniversary (22nd) got a nice perk at this wonderful restaurant. My bride accidentally got The crabmeat and shrimp entree with asparagus and lemon bernaise sauce. Ask for it, it's Devine

Thank Lynn B
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for spending your 22nd anniversary with us and taking the time to write a review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the stuffed shrimp and we hope that you will come back and visit us again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a Sunday, but didn't do brunch, although place packed and many there for Sunday brunch. Had oyster flight, six oysters cooked three ways. Tasty, though oysters smallish, but I'm spoiled by Louisiana oysters that are at least double the size of VA oysters....More

Thank tennisc-8
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for sharing your feedback with us! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your appetizers and that your husband enjoyed his Boathouse burger. We look forward to seeing you back again sometime soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We Had a lovely lunch with my daughter and enjoyed the food a great deal. The oysters were fresh and delicious and the crab cake was excellent. I highly recommend this for a lunch time event since of you were so pretty.

Thank Laura S
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the 5 star review! We are so happy to hear that you and your daughter enjoyed your lunch and we hope to see you back again sometime soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here twice while inbox Vancouver. Both times service was excellent, something we struggled to get while in Canada, but that was more about 17 people travelling through some small towns and cafés not having enough staff on hand. So 17 of us booked...More

Thank Tina C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting our daughter in Richmond and learned that friends were also there and celebrating a birthday. We all met at the Boathouse for dinner on a very busy Friday evening. We sat outside overlooking the River and it was very lovely. We were...More

Thank Suzanne B
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for sharing your feedback with us! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed such a wonderful evening with friends at Rocketts Landing and we have passed your concerns regarding some of the food...More

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smkibler
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Response from Noodles3603 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is also outside seating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4708 Old Main St, Richmond, VA 23231-3038
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-622-2628
  • E-mail
Description
The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing has brought award-winning dining to the banks of the James River. The restaurant occupies the top floor of the recently restored Power Plant building, which once provided electricity for Richmond’s fleet of trolley cars. The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing specializes in seafood as well as its signature wood-stone oven flatbreads. With indoor and outdoor dining, offering stunning views of the river and city skyline, The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing promises a truly one-of-a-kind, waterside dining experience never before available in Richmond.
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