Blowtoad | Richmond, Virginia
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Blowtoad (OUT OF BUSINESS)
Exceptional based on 5 ratings
Type: Restaurant

2907 W Cary St
Richmond, Virginia United States 23221 [ print map ]
804 355 8623

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Hours: Tue-Thu 11 A-12 A; Fri-Sat 11 A-2 A; Sun 10 A-12 A


Taps: 20 | Bottles: ?


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5 reviews for Blowtoad (OUT OF BUSINESS)
 Ambiance  84%
 Service  86%
 Selection  84%
 Food  80%
 Value  70%
 Overall  81%
 Rating  81%


80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
Butters  (180) Richmond, Virginia | January 18, 2013
This quickly became one of my favorite local spots to drink. Alas, it is no more :í( Location was awesome since it was directly across from the Byrd Theater (they even gave you a free ticket to the show if you ordered an entree!) The food was delicious. The blueball pizza was my favorite, and the wings were pretty good too. The place was a bit small, and due to the bar location, it often felt very crowded, even if it wasnít actually. Beer selection was quite good and had a few rare showings as well. Overall, I really liked this place and iím sad that it didnít last.
88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
epaynter  (4) Virginia | November 16, 2012
Iíve been here a few times. The pizza is creative and good. They donít have a ton of taps but itís a very solid selection. Right in the heart of Carytown.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Kinz  (63) Glen Allen, Virginia | September 9, 2012
Finally made it over here. This is celebrity chef Jimmy Sneadís place. Seems he wanted to create a hangout as opposed to chasing stars - good result for the Richmond brew scene. Nice tap selection of locals and interesting variety of micros. Had the blowtoads - a touch greasy, but not bad. The pizza was good - thin crispy, but slightly chewy crust, good balance with toppings. Desert of almond sponge cake was tasty. The restaurant has been criticized for being of uneven quality, but Iím pretty sure I saw Jimmy back in the kitchen, and all was good. Nice addition to the local beer scene.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr  (1520) Washington, Washington DC | April 7, 2012
Well chosen beer selection, heavy on the local stuff, with a few nice surprises - Sculpin was on tap when I stopped by on a Saturday for lunch. James is knowledgeable and friendly. He runs beer class on Saturdays at 4 - free beer and pizza, holy cow! Didnít try the pizza or the testicles, but other things on the menu were tasty. Definitely worth a look.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
tia  (83) Sandston, Virginia | March 6, 2012
Been in a few times for happy hour. Casual but nice. I have only eaten at the bar, but James seems knowledgeable and friendly. Good selection- four taps designated for local- all taps rotate fairly frequently. Wings were good, mac and cheese was decent. Wasnít a huge fan of the bull testicles (yes you read that right- the "Swinginí Steak" as they call it.) Havenít tried the pizza yet. Priced seem average- but they do actually have happy hour specials. Good to grab a bite after work or with the friends and fam while poking around Carytown.

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