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Bernie's Sub & Pizza Shop

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415 N Ridge Rd, Richmond, VA 23229-7403
+1 804-285-2777
11:00 - 20:00
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Richmond, Virginia
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I've been to Bernie's a dozen or so times and I've never been let down. It's cash only, they run out of stuff, it takes a long time, I think you have to pay for refills, but hey that's the whole point. Like anything worth doing, it takes patience. Get the hot peppers. Get the meatball sub on Tuesday.

Thank LocalTravelerUSA
Richmond, Virginia
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Bernie's is good for the soul man. If you want an old fashion sub without bean sprouts and tofu this is the place for you.

Thank adventurefamily05
Glen Allen, Va
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

I was in the area and had time for a lunch break..... It took 35 minutes to get the tuna sub - no special requests, and they gave me the wrong drink!! I had to gulp it down and rush to my next appointment, The staff was friendly, but really slow to get orders out. Maybe it was an off... More 

Thank Brittany300
Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

The subs are fantastic, the service not so much!!, but the food is worth it. The place is nothing to look at, badly needs renovating!

Thank Martha1223
Portsmouth, Virginia
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234 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2014

Bernies has changed little over the years and although Bernie no longer technically runs it, it is still as good as always. I started eating here in 1974. I always order the same, Bernies Regular heated with hot peppers. This is a University of Richmond and West End tradition. The service is not fast, friendlier now, Bernie could give you... More 

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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85 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2013 via mobile

Bernies hasn't changed a bit since 1975. Not even the tables, chairs or ratty vinyl tablecloths. But they are friendly and know most of their customers. Subs are classic, served hot fresh and delicious. A West End institution.

1 Thank Linda T
Richmond, Virginia
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013

My husband and I stopped in here with our grandkids one afternoon. My husband and I each ordered an Italian sub and ordered a small pizza for the little ones. It did take a little while to get our food, but while waiting for it to arrive, the manager, Susan came over and introduced herself and chatted with the boys... More 

1 Thank Marcy M
Richmond, VA
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2008

The subs are a Richmond favorite but it shouldn't take over a half hour to make one. I'd go more often if it wasn't for the long wait.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2008

Always worth a little wait, the best greasy sub in the west end.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 N Ridge Rd, Richmond, VA 23229-7403
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-285-2777

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?