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Canal Cafe - CLOSED

1001 Haxall Pt, Suite 105, Richmond, VA 23219-3940
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Overview
  • Excellent12%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible18%
16 Mar 2014
“Lucky to find a good lunch near a Civil War site”
30 Apr 2012
“Nice Decor, Bad Service...”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, American
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1001 Haxall Pt, Suite 105, Richmond, VA 23219-3940
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1 - 10 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 16 March 2014

Place was recommended by the Civil War site near the island it rests on - we were tourists. Almost walked past as it sits behind another restaurant as you walk down the canal path. Staff was very friendly and patient while we asked about the...More

Thank George B
Reviewed 30 April 2012

Visited the Tredegar Iron Works, and decided to go to the Black Finn for Lunch. We were there after the Lunch rush, so the place was not busy. The waiter acted as if we were an annoyance, and couldn't wait to get us out of...More

1  Thank jasonCanada
Reviewed 6 April 2012

Blackfinn is located on the Riverwalk which makes it a wonderful location for a nice afternoon stroll and dinner. It was a Sunday evening and it was pretty empty when we arrived. The service was good and we were able to watch the sports of...More

Thank Sheree S
Reviewed 6 January 2012

I am always with co-workers and we enjoy the extensive menu -12 of us had lunch and everyone ordered what they liked. Salads, wraps, hearty entrees, burgers - all american tasty choices at the off the beaten path gathering place. 6 of us enjoyed wine...More

2  Thank BusinessTravellerVA
Reviewed 25 August 2011

My husband and I stopped here for lunch on a Friday. The place was hopping with nearby office workers, but the wait was short. My husband ordered a buffalo chicken sandwich, and I ordered the asian chicken salad. I have celiac disease so asked if...More

1  Thank HRtraveler62
Reviewed 20 August 2011

We had a gift certificate for $25.00 and went to eat - we always try out the appetizers 2-3 as a meal with drinks - our bill came in about $28.00 - did not read the fine print - it said had to SPEND $35.00...More

Thank CRITIC1OF2
LewisMeredithBFRVA, Guest Relations Manager at Canal Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2011

I am sorry that your most recent visit to BlackFinn was marred by the stipulations of a Restaurant.com gift certificate. We are pleased to be listed on their website that offers diners discounted gift certificates for diners to try new restaurants out. Unfortunately we are...More

Reviewed 28 July 2011

We have been to BlackFinn a few times and I must say they have the best burgers ! We use restaurant.com and go to town with our order. They have tasty onion rings. Get a dessert they are all tasty. The service has always been...More

3  Thank mymoose
Reviewed 24 April 2011

This was my first visit to BlackFinn. My girlfriend and I met another couple there around 9 for some drinks last Thursday for their Bunny Hop VIP night. They had advertised a complimentary appetizer buffet but that was going to start until 9:30. We asked...More

2  Thank Cleebt
Reviewed 24 February 2011

This is a very reasonably priced downtown eatery. Serves lunch, dinner and has late night bar scene. Will definitely go back for lunch& probably dinner. Staff was friendly, food was good. Nice atmosphere. Other comments seem to be related to late night scene. If this...More

1  Thank fun50sgirlz
Reviewed 13 March 2009

Very smoky sports bar with a small dining room that completely lacked ambiance. Many menu choices; 7 salad entrees $5.99-10.99, choice of 9 burgers/sandwiches $7.99-11.99, several entrees like steak, chicken, salmon, fish n chips, catch of the day, blackened chicken alfredo and pasta primavera $10.99-24.99....More

Thank SactoScuba
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Restaurant Details

Cuisine
Bar, Pub, American
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Haxall Pt, Suite 105, Richmond, VA 23219-3940
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
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