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Howlett's Restaurant & Tavern

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3530 Festival Park Plz, Chester, VA 23831-4449
+1 804-930-1034
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Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I tried the 16 oz prime rib. Very very good...the best I've had in a long time. It actually makes me sad that I'm only here on business for a couple of weeks and unable to drop in anytime I want. I was actually teared up at the restaurant...but it was the raw horseradish...no cream...pure awesomeness...loved it. Staff was great,... More 

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Thank Eric L
Chesterfield
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 1st time and we really enjoyed our evening. The waitress was very nice and helpful. The food was a little pricey but worth it. I recommend trying the fried devil egg, it was sooo good.

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Thank Jennifer R
Chesterfield, Virginia
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My husband enjoys prime rib - which is not on many menus locally. Howletts always has a very delicious presentation of this which makes him (and me) very happy! Also, the service is absolutely great - all the waitpersons are very helpful and actually wear smiles!

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Thank Joan A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Had a meeting there for breakfast, and the food was wonderful. The atmosphere is very nice and service is outstanding.

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Thank debbiesR4755SD
High Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Great Service, Pleasant Atmosphere, Excellent Food!!! I was even more impressed when I got the check! Thank you Howler's!

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Thank Joseph P
Chester, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Fried Devil Eggs appetizer is unusual and tasty. The prime rib sandwich is the best we've ever had. The peanut butter pie taste like a Reese Cup. It's one of our go to restaurant. Consistently good.

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Thank grannyaka
Chester, Virginia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

All the food was ok, not something I enjoyed so much I would want to go again yo have. We had a rather large group and I must say they did all they could to make the service good.

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Thank Elizabeth F
Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

They offered a coupon for half off a dinner entree "of equal or lesser value" and on same coupon advertised Thursday Seafood Night. They refused to honor the half off coupon if hubby ordered off regular menu & I ordered from seafood specials. Fortunately we found out before ordering. Manager had lost our business for tonight and all future meals... More 

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Riverdale, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Great food great service local hotel gave us the tip great salads and steak had a great time Did I say the service was great I Will be back again

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Thank dannymack116
Chester, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We use the banquet room frequently for business and the staff really takes care of us! They help us run a smooth company event. The food is really good - you can't beat their prime rib. I have also been there with family (it's my dad's favorite restaurant) and have really enjoyed everything I have had.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 14:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3530 Festival Park Plz, Chester, VA 23831-4449
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 804-930-1034

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