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“Locals love the food at the Sandstonian.”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Sandstonian - CLOSED

The Sandstonian
Cuisines: American
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Richmond, Virginia
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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“Locals love the food at the Sandstonian.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2013

Our meals were delicious. My husband has enjoyed both the meatloaf & Salisbury steak. He's very impressed with the homemade mashed potatoes. The sautéed scallops & rice pilaf are my favorite. Lots of grilled veggies in the rice. Scallops were cooked perfectly.

  • Visited October 2013
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2 Thank Fay K
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English first
Richmond, Virginia
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Delicious family run place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2013

Don't let the outside fool you.....this is some of the best food you can find. Family-run, everything is cooked to order......so you may have to wait a bit, but it is well worth it! My family's favorites: the buffalo wings (with homemade bleu cheese dressing), the bacon burger (HUGE), the buffalo chicken quesadilla, the chili, the rueben, the BLT, the loaded hot dog.....wow, I could go on and on. The homemade desserts should not be missed. Not a fancy place; all mismatched furniture in an old bank branch; the old vault is still there. Don't be put off by the decor; the friendly service and delicious food will keep you coming back!

  • Visited March 2013
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2 Thank Stephanie Z
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Richmond, Virginia
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156 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Great breakfast & burgers”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2013

The Sandstonian is in an unassuming, careworn mid-century strip of shopfronts at the western end end Sandston, very close to the airport entrance. Inside, you order & pay at the counter, find a table, and your food is brought out to you. The fare ranges from comfort food to seafood & pastas.
I've had two excellent breakfasts here and a delicious burger. This is clearly a place that attracts regulars, and for good reasons. My breakfast included perfectly cooked sausage patties, large & thin, nicely browned but not dry as if they had been waiting hours for me to arrive. The potatoes were just like my mom used to make; someone in the kitchen washed & sliced up real spuds instead of opening a frozen bag of hash browns.
I've also been here for a burger, and it was over the top, the sort you're afraid to put down because you might have to use a fork to continue eating it if you release your grip.
The Sandstonian is a friendly, unpretentious restaurant that serves up well-prepared food. Don't let the modest exterior dissuade you from opening the door & joining the happy locals dining inside.

  • Visited March 2013
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3 Thank Bill H
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Toano, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great home cooking style food at a great price!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2012

The meatloaf is sooooo good and is like a pound worth of meat too! You won't leave hungry from this place everything is good here. Its very close the the airport and the hotels there.

Visited October 2012
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1 Thank Ruphus T
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