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Barrel Thief Wine Shop and Cafe

) #545 of 1,273 Restaurants in Richmond ₹₹ - ₹₹₹
5805 Patterson Ave, Richmond, VA 23226-2536
+1 804-612-9232
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
26 Jul 2016
“Best wine shop in RVA”
4 Apr 2016
“A favorite spot to enjoy wine, food, and jazz”
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Wine Bar
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5805 Patterson Ave, Richmond, VA 23226-2536
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Reviewed 26 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!!

Thank Mmerola22
Reviewed 4 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 24 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 3 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 13 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
Reviewed 31 January 2012

Our neighborhood is blessed with several good restaurants. Barrel Thief stands out as being the most intimate and the highest in quality in terms of both wine and food. They offer a changing menu of wines by the glass and bottle with many excellent choices...More

Thank RichmondVATraveler
Reviewed 5 January 2012

I have been to Barrel Thief many, many times with my husband or with girlfriends. Each time the wine selections are great (although available from a specific region each night.) and the snacks yummy! The staff are VERY knowledgeable and helpful, allowing multiple tastings to...More

Thank MelissaEl
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 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
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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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