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Balliceaux - Richmond

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Crocken Nov 2, 2009 03:44 PM

http://www.balliceauxrva.com/

absolutely amazingly yes.

Wonderfully broad-yet-succinct menu.
Ridiculously reasonable prices.
Non-stuffy staff/atmosphere (yet still chic

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    Janet from Richmond Nov 3, 2009 03:50 AM

    Love the atmosphere. Found it very inconsistent and the menu did not work well together IMO. I'd frequent it if it was in the neighborhood, but can't see it as a destination place.

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      Crocken Nov 15, 2009 08:37 AM

      I loved the eclecticisiasciiticty of the menu, my date (nearly a vegetarian) was able to get something decidedly different (tandoori cauliflower and lentil soup) while I was able to get something that made the foodie/localvore in me super happy, in a setting where I had a perfect selection of local beer on tap and yea... i live in fairfax, which is devoid of anything even remotely like this.

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        AMFM Nov 16, 2009 09:31 AM

        i had a great meal there. but i would have to try again to tell if it is worthy of all the hype. the atmosphere definitely is.

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          MandalayVA Nov 16, 2009 09:59 AM

          I went there for dinner a couple of weeks ago and liked it a lot. Their hanger steak was great as was the split pea and sausage soup. It's hard to get the non-foodie husband away from the suburban chains but he liked it as well.

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