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The Fat Finch

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324 Prince Street, Tappahannock Va 22460, Tappahannock, VA 22560
+1 804-333-3188
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Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Alexandria, VA, USA
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I invited two friends to try this restaurant with numerous rave reviews. We have four different seafood entrees and all were excellent and were accompanied by unique sides such as cornbread and bread pudding. Glasses of wine and coffee were high quality. The owner's recommended desserts were special. The server was friendly and efficient. The only distractor... More 

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Thank fredkmccoy
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

No complaints--good food, but expensive for what you get. I would certainly recommend it, but not as a favorite.

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Thank kathim15
Mechanicsville
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81 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice little cafe with a nice atmosphere. Not very crowded for a Saturday night. The food was ok but a little pricey. Did not have a very big variety on the menu. The cornbread was delicious. The service was ok but good thing they were not busy. Probably would not go here again.

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Thank Beachlvrgrl
Newport News, Virginia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in while we were going to Maryland. Had a wonderful meal. Enjoyed crab cakes and tuna. Would definitely recommend it to a friend.

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Thank jeff625
kay c, Owner at The Fat Finch, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed! We hope to see you again in the near future! Happy New Year! More 

Fairfax Station, Virginia
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

The Fat Finch is a jewel and worth a special trip from anywhere in Virginia to enjoy a meal. We were in Tappahannock for the weekend and one of the servers from Jacks Java gave us a tip to make a reservation at The Fat Finch. At the end of the day, we walked over to Prince Street and entered... More 

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Thank Elizabeth F
kay c, Owner at The Fat Finch, responded to this review

So happy you enjoyed!! I am coming up with some fun new specials for the Fall, so we hope to see you again at the Finch!!! Cheers! More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We had dinner here in July The food is good the owner charming and the waitress delightful Do go and try it out

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Thank MOIRA s
kay c, Owner at The Fat Finch, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed! Hope to see you again real soon at the Finch!!! More 

Richmond, Virginia
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73 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Today was a special day....the 30th wedding anniversary of our son and daughter-in-law! We celebrated by having dinner at The Fat Finch Cafe in Tappahannock, VA. We enjoyed the very fresh salads (included with your meal) with homemade dressings, served on the side. We all were impressed with all of our dinner choices, two of us had the prime rib... More 

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Thank Shannon H
Alexandria, Virginia
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228 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Unbelievable entrees, the crab cakes were superb! Everything, the appetizers were great, the bread pudding was inventive, seasonal and awesome! Great to see a small business seeming to thrive in this tourist getaway enclave.

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Thank Coco A
kay c, Owner at The Fat Finch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so happy you had a great experience and hope to see you at the Finch again real soon!! More 

Tappahannock, Virginia
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114 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

This place is a fly by night want to be restaurant. Not much of a menu and the food was greasy. I would not recommend it to anyone. The service wasn't that great either.

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Tappahannock, Virginia
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

We are so fortunate to have gourmet dining in our small town. The food is exceptional, cocktails superb, decent wine list and wonderful service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$28
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 324 Prince Street, Tappahannock Va 22460, Tappahannock, VA 22560
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Tappahannock
  • Phone Number: +1 804-333-3188
Description
We offer fresh local cuisine including seafood and fresh cut steaks along with our innovative chef specialties in a fun atmosphere with attentive service. Hours:Tuesday thru Saturday 5 pm until close We also cater small and large parties, weddings and events on and off site. Hope to see you at the Finch!!

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