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The White Dog Bistro

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68 Church St, Mathews, VA 23109-2322
+1 804-725-7680
Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Thu 17:30 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

The Corner Bistro just opened up, it's located behind Langley Federal Credit Union. The atmosphere is very nice and the food fantastic. Portions are large. If you have never had Root Beer BBQ Sauce you need to experience it. Call before you come to make sure they are open, they have limited hours right now.

1 Thank UPSdude
Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Weekend stay at the Inn at Tabbs Creek and ate at white dog twice...because we loved it so much the first night. Great food and lovely people!

5 Thank uy63
Jacksonville, North Carolina
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

At here with 6 adults, two teens and two children. Great atmosphere and drink menu. Friendly staff and good food. A few minor issues......the kids menu is not the most basic...if you have a picky eater they may not like it. Second, it took a long time for our food to arrive. Salads took at least 30 min and the... More 

Thank kkgump
Moneta, Virginia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This hidden gem was an unexpected pleasure in the town of Mathews, VA. There were four of us, two of our group or semi-residents and the two of us that were visiting. The food was prepared very well and cooked to perfection. Tom, our server was very knowledgeable in offering suggestions and he checked by with us frequently. This restaurant... More 

5 Thank KiKiBug
West Virginia
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Great romantic restaurant. The staff was amazing, telling us about their dishes and making suggestions. I wish I hadn't been driving so I could have tried some of their amazing sounding wine as well! The food was outstanding. So unique and delicious! This was the perfect place for a romantic night out! If I am ever in this area again... More 

5 Thank Jess_Marie2015
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The staff is fantastic and accommodating. The owners took time to speak with us. Food is exceptional

3 Thank Bryce N
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Another great meal at the White Dog Bistro. The server was very attentive and even provided some readers when she saw me struggling to read the menu.

2 Thank C B
Halethorpe, Maryland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Romantic setting. Excellent food. Beautiful dining experience. The staff was very attentive. You won't be sorry. Absolutely loved it!

4 Thank melaniemrs
Lakeland, TN
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107 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

walked next door from The Southwind to this impressive Eastern Shore influenced two story white house converted to restaurant and lounge. We glanced about to the distinctive rooms, but settled into the lounge in the front of the building. This room had a sort of upscale nautical Gypsy theme with a galleon made of colored beads light fixture which gave... More 

Thank tnhighroad
Richmond, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Second time in and we weren't dissapppinted. Our son and daughter love this place, and only wish we could dine here more than once or twice a year, but Mathews and the the White Dog might just be worth the move. Even on Labor Day Weekend the food and presentations were amazing. Final bill seemed less than I remembered thought... More 

6 Thank John51272

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$27
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Church St, Mathews, VA 23109-2322
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Mathews
  • Phone Number: +1 804-725-7680
Enjoy fine dining at the historic White Dog Bistro restaurant in Mathews Virginia. The Bistro unites artistry, simplicity and elegance with beautiful fireplaces set in a classic 1840's southern mansion....

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