About The Boathouse at Sunday Park
The Boathouse restaurant and event spaces wed the town’s impeccable waterfront views with authentic, locally-sourced cuisine. From the classically Southern shrimp and grits featuring sausage from Surry, VA to pizza made with authentic Italian recipe dough, the menu is distinctive and, most importantly, delicious.
Seafood, Contemporary American, Steak
Hours of Operation:
Open Nightly at 5:00 pm, Friday Bar Service Begins at 3:00 pm, Sunday Brunch from 10 am - 3 pm, Dinner Service available all day
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Enjoy Colin and Caroline every Thursday night in the summer, Ban Caribe every Friday night, and Folk Musician George Turman every Sunday Brunch.
Ample outside parking is available.
Private Party Facilities:
The Boathouse at Sunday Park offers a choice of either lunch or dinner private party menus. Private rooms and private party menus are available for groups of 16 to 150 guests.
Private Party Contact:
Joanne Bogese: 8047442545x
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Wednesday is Wine Night - A rotating list of five or six bottles, available for half price, selected from our Wine Spectator award winning wine list.
End of Work Week Celebration - Every Friday... 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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The Boathouse at Sunday Park Ratings and Reviews
Had an awesome time at the boathouse as ...
Had an awesome time at the boathouse as usual.The food,view, and our server were great!!!
Our waitress was very helpful and attent ...
Our waitress was very helpful and attentive. She was also very knowledgeable of the wine list.
Food and drinks were great. Service was ...
Food and drinks were great. Service was good but it took a little time to get drinks and they werent even busy. May need more staff.
Should have some type of shade provided ...
Should have some type of shade provided for tables when hot and fans would be good too.
I took my mom to the Boathouse during he ...
I took my mom to the Boathouse during her first visit to Richmond. She agreed that the food and service were excellent, as was the fellow playing guitar during brunch on Sunday.
Overall brunch was very good and service ...
Overall brunch was very good and service was excellent. It was a hot and sunny day and the lake views are beautiful, but it would have been nicer if there had been more shade.
My husband's daughters don't live close ...
My husband's daughters don't live close by, so they couldn't join him for Father's Day. So, I treated him with a very nice brunch.
Lovely setting on the Swift Creek Reserv ...
Lovely setting on the Swift Creek Reservoir. Views were stunning. It was a very sunny morning for brunch with tempetures around 80. We had no shade, so it was quit uncomfortable. Because it was Father's Day the restaurant was full. The food was very good and the service was excellent. We would definitely go again, but would ask for shaded or indoor seating.
Service very sloooow. I know it was a bu ...
Service very sloooow. I know it was a busy weekend but this should have been anticipated. Food was excellent
Great place to dine for a date, with fri ...
Great place to dine for a date, with friends or, just to hang out at the bar on the deck
We waited 45 minutes for a table, even t ...
We waited 45 minutes for a table, even though we made a reservation. Our party had to check back at the host stand regarding the table's availability. Luckily my guests were laidback and one was running late. I won't return for a business meal but will definitely be back for sundowners.
Verynice Wegotthereaboutanhourbeforeclos ...
Verynice Wegotthereaboutanhourbeforeclose. Itwasmybirthday. The lake view was beautiful. Service was quick and friendly. Food was very good. My only issue is that waitress was a bit rushed. She forgot a couple of things... so we had to remind her but overall verynice.
Food was okay but expected better for th ...
Food was okay but expected better for the price. We ate inside because it was hot evening but we were seated next to the bar (so we could have a better water view) but it was just as hot inside as it was outside.
Still as good as it ever was!
Hands down the best outdoor dinning location in Richmond.
Surprisingly Warm Temperature Inside
Haven't been in a while but we were in the area and decided to eat here. Food, service and drink was good as expected. We were dining at around 3-ish, so it was very quiet and perhaps the inside temperature was higher than expected due to energy savings between busy times. If that's the case good for them. No one in our party was uncomfortable however and I'm sure that if we had mentioned it, they would have made the necessary adjustments. We had the Flight of Oysters for starters which was good. The other entries were very good. One of our party is not a seafood fan and had the hamburger dish, the burger was not cooked to spec., he had ordered med rare but got medium instead. I ordered the Caesars salad w/ salmon and specified no croutons... and got croutons. Perhaps the "B" team was in the kitchen. Please don't take this as a negative review, I still recommend the establishment and just wanted to point out some observations.
We have eaten here for many special occasions and have always been thrilled with the outstanding service and the fantastic food!
The tables food order was incorrect multiple times. Service was slow as our waiter forgot to put our order in for 45 min. After the meal we waited 30-40 min just for the check. The manager Joey had a lack of concern for the disservice I experienced at the facility. I will not be returning.
Server, Joshua, was very polite and atte ...
Server, Joshua, was very polite and attentive. Service was excellent. Never felt as tho he was hovering. We sat on the patio and although the sun was bright, there was a nice breeze so it wasn't hot. The 3 of us each ordered something different for our main course. All meals were excellent. Loved the apple cobbler which had both whipped cream and ice cream!
We waited over an hour for our entrée - ...
We waited over an hour for our entrée - bread we waited about 15 minutes
The service was wonderful once you were seated, however I had a reservation and still waited 30 minutes to be seated. The point of having a reservation was lost due to the additional wait time that was equivalent to some who came in right after me and asked me a table.
Our evening at the Boathouse would have been more memorable if it had not been for the service. We were seated 45 minutes after our reservation time. The waiters and staff were overwhelmed by the crowd that had turned out for a perfect Saturday evening. Our server focused her attention and effort on the tables with larger parties. We waited 20 minutes between when our server introduced herself and when she finally returned to take our order. We would have ordered coffee and dessert, but feared that it would take too long to receive. Our dissatisfaction was obvious in the tip we left. Hopefully, management can focus on improving the service before the summer crowds arrive.
The setting outdoors provided a spectacu ...
The setting outdoors provided a spectacular sunset over the lake. Our server, Joshua, was outstanding and the Lobster Bake wonderful.
Memorial Day Experience
We had 13 for dinner Saturday night of Memorial Day weekend, the second year in row we have brought this group to the boat house. We will not be extending this a third year. We were outside on the deck, at 6:30. Great sunset view of the lake. Unfortunately the entire dinner experience was just fair. We were there for 3 hours, way too long, without having dessert I may add. One of our diners had to ask for his appetizer well after everyone else had received there's as it was evident they forgot his. The entrees arrived with varying degrees of heat, from cold soft shell crabs to luke warm steak oscar, the most expensive item on the menu. The price of the menu is way too expensive for the quality of the food. One of the party spoke to the manager and the end of our experience, and while the reason to speak was not to receive any kind of benefit but to make him aware of our experience the response was, much like the food luke warm. Not going back.
The have excellent seafood and the hush ...
The have excellent seafood and the hush puppies are fantastic.
Delicious. Get the cheese plate.
Delicious. Get the cheese plate.
Beautiful view, food not worth the $$$
Beautiful views and steel drum band created a nice ambiance, although loud at times and difficult to talk over it. We were a party of 2 celebrating our anniversary and we were seated at a large table designed for a party of 6-8. My husbands clam chowder didn't come with oyster crackers. When we asked about crackers we were give Saltines. What restaurant that serves seafood soups doesn't have oyster crackers? My filet was covered in a green butter sauce that didn't really add the right flavoring, just a lot of grease. The potatoes on the menu lead you to believe they are a nice potatoe dish of some sort to compliment the meat. They were seasoned steak fries! The French fries were a disappointment, not classy enough for a filet in my opinion, and were covered in a cheap velvetta cheese sauce. I had to ask for another plate so I could remove the Velveeta sauce. Disappointed especially for the price. My husband said the crab cakes were good, but definitely not quality enough for the price.
Good, but ...
The food and service were good. We were a little bit disappointed that in spite of the reservation, we have to wait for a while before we were seated and served.
AMAZING food and atmosphere!! We request ...
AMAZING food and atmosphere!! We requested a specific table and The Boathouse had it reserved and waiting on us. This restaurant never disappoints..
The "Special" was blackened Rock Fish th ...
The "Special" was blackened Rock Fish that night. Wonderful, exceptional taste, fresh and well presented. Oh and Wednesday's are 1/2 price on selected wines. Great value and surprise. The sunset view out over the lake was, well almost reverent in its natural beauty. It was a memorable birthday celebration.
Service & food little disappointing as compared to previous visits..
Absolutely adore this special place.
If you live in the area. You have to go at least once. It's great for all occasions and the food is very good. The view from the deck is amazing.
Lovely patio. My 3 year old grandson had ...
Lovely patio. My 3 year old grandson had lots of fun exploring and feeding the ducks.
one of my favorites...
Great place; first time i took my kids (8&6) and they loved the brunch...
We had a great seat to watch the sunset, ...
We had a great seat to watch the sunset, wonderful location to eat and people watch. When we finally ordered, drinks were great as was our appetizer. Some time later we got our meal, it was nicely presented and tasted great---very small portions though for the price. Our server had a wonderful attitude BUT his service was totally lacking. Multiple times we went 10-15 minutes without seeing him, running out of water, long waits between courses and finally had to get our bill from someone else.
Had been to short pump location for brunch but first time at Sunday park. Parking was a bit of an issue but the service and view were amazing. Every bit of food brought to the table was delicious. Will definitely go back again
Great Sunday Brunch at the Boathouse Sunday Park
Always have a great time and great food at The Boathouse at Sunday Park.
making a reservation was easy there was no wait getting a table the food and service was very good I would recommend this to any couple for a night out
Food - excellent. Ambiance perfect espec ...
Food - excellent. Ambiance perfect especially outdoors. Mixed drinks need attention.
Nice quiet night out.
There were very few customers, because of this I felt the food was extremely slow getting out to the table. The food was perfect temperature. We both ordered the fried seafood platter. Very heavy on the batter, We prefer a light batter as we have had in the past. Over all a good night out.
Wish it was warm enough to sit outside, ...
Wish it was warm enough to sit outside, but as always, Boathouse brunch is my favorite!
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