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Edo's Squid

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411 N Harrison St, Richmond, VA 23220-3614
+1 804-864-5488
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Richmond, Virginia
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant has a devoted and vocal following in the community, so I was looking forward to giving it a try. On the Saturday evening after Thanksgiving, the place was packed. We had a reservation for 7:15 and was seated at 8:05. The noise level fell somewhere between laundromat and bowling alley. Service was cordial and competent bu harried by... More 

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Thank mphillips12000
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our exchange student from Bologna, Italy said that Edo Squid was good as any restaurant in Italy. I can only say it's better than any Italian restaurant in Richmond. There's nothing comparable to their eggplant parmesan or their broccoli rape. My wife always enjoys their seafood linguine. Check their schedule, make reservations, and get there early. It's not very large... More 

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Thank Murray E
USA
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The entrance is grubby and unattractive. The stairs would be impossible for anyone with health problems. The staff are friendly and overworked. The menu is mostly on the wall in rather small writing so you have to get up from your seat to read it. My husband said his duck was excellent. My chicken was edible but both dishes had... More 

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Lebanon
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This place is definitely different. First, you need to go up two long flights of VERY steep stairs...not acceptable for the elderly or infirmed. The place is NOISY, not in keeping with the very dim lighting (bring a flashlight if you are over 50 to read the menu), and quaint atmosphere they would like to create. They have attitude! They... More 

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Thank Burton M
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Food was AMAZING Family style Choices were plenty Food was plenty Everything from seafood to steak to duck Definitely try the duck! Drinks were amazing too Went with 20 people and service was great!

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Thank ChristopherPSenger
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Found while walking back from Monument Avenue. Entrance was hidden somewhat, but we'll worth the flight of stairs. I ate the gumbo. Some of the best I have ever been served. Excellent environment, great music, service outstanding.

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Thank nanniekat
Ashburn, Virginia
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

we ate here last Saturday evening, and it was crazy and fantastic. it happened that VCU was apparently having family weekend, so the place may have been busier than usual. We showed up at around 7pm with no reservation, and ended up waiting for about 80 minutes before getting a table. There is no real space for waiting, so we... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

What a great spot! This place specializes in simplicity. From the unassuming stairway upstairs to the hand written menus on the wall to the wine served in plain water glasses. I enjoyed sitting at the bar and taking it all in. The kitchen nearby is a mosh pit of screams, hollers and steam. The bronzino was was fabulous and the... More 

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Thank Mark H
Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Don't let the stairs into the restaurant scare you.....once you get inside and taste the food, it will be so worth it! Calamari is delicious! Wouldn't recommend coming here if you want a quiet, romantic dinner! An intimate conversation restaurant it is not, but it's great for a fun family dinner!

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Thank czbecky
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome food! Awesome staff! Awesome atmosphere! Ordered several appetizers and they were all fantastic! Definitely a must see while in Richmond!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 N Harrison St, Richmond, VA 23220-3614
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-864-5488

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?