Guide to Local Restaurants in Powhatan, VA

While living in Powhatan does offer residents a rural feel, it also mixes in a suburban setting. And as more people move there, restaurants and other amenities are following suit.

With plenty of space and a community that’s evolving as time goes on, Powhatan, VA is becoming a destination for visitors and prospective residents—especially those looking for land to build custom homes.

You probably already know about the extra space in the rural parts of the county, but did you know about the abundance of restaurant options here? Powhatan has more to it than a few national chain restaurants. It’s got a mix of timeless classics, up-and-coming local favorites and Virginia chains making their way into the county.

Smok N Pigz

Starting out close to the Midlothian and Powhatan border, not far outside of Westchester Commons, this “old school BBQ joint” is located at 2090 Anderson Highway. You’re able to savor slow-smoked and made-from-scratch BBQ in a casual dining space with a welcoming atmosphere.

Smoke N Pigz’s quality meals paired with a personable staff make for a tasty BBQ experience for visitors and residents alike.

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China Taste

Looking for authentic Chinese food? China Taste is a convenient and tasty option right beside Mabel’s, located at 1800 S Creek One Suite C. Enjoy a casual dining space with fresh-cooked Chinese classics.

Mabel’s

Very close to Smok N Pigz sits this “fun and funky” restaurant suitable for anyone seeking gourmet burgers, over-the-top desserts and more. Mabel’s is at 1800 A, 1800 S Creek One in the South Creek Shopping Center.

You’ll enjoy a delectable and creative meal in an easygoing and colorful ambiance. Families and group outings are perfect for a meal at Mabel’s. The staff is committed to providing lasting and memorable experiences for all guests.

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El Jinete Mexican Restaurant

Not even a stone’s throw away from Mabel’s is El Jinete Mexican Restaurant at 1795 S Creek One, still within the South Creek Shopping Center. This family-friendly restaurant is perfect for small groups, big parties or even just a quick meal by yourself.

El Jinete’s spacious feel and kind staff make it a great dining experience for all.

Italian Delight of Powhatan

Sitting right beside El Jinete is Italian Delight of Powhatan at 1795 S Creek One—a casual Italian restaurant perfect for the whole family. 

Dig into classic Italian dishes, such as their great pizza, in a relaxed atmosphere catered by nice and efficient service staff. They even have options for those picky eaters in your family.

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RVA Woodfire Pizza

Located slightly off the main path of Route 60, RVA Woodfire Pizza is not far off from the South Creek Shopping Center area on 2300 Genito Road. What started as a successful food truck going around the Greater Richmond area, RVA Woodfire Pizza has now also turned into a brick-and-mortar location right in Powhatan, VA!

With many creative options, a unique welcoming environment as well as friendly staff, anyone can find a quality wood-fired pizza plus additional options.

Wild Ginger

On the other end of Powhatan, near the borders of Midlothian and Goochland sits Wild Ginger—Asian fusion and sushi—at 3734 Winterfield Road. You and your group can try creative combinations and modern ambiance; in a beautiful contemporary setting.

Wild Ginger’s unique cuisine, attentive service and inviting setting make for a memorable dining experience—especially with their lengthy wine list.

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Toast New American Gastropub at Winterfield

Familiar with Toast in the West End of Richmond? Powhatan has one too; Toast New American Gastropub at Winterfield at 3730 Winterfield Road Suite 100!

You have the opportunity to enjoy unique American cuisine with modern twists. You’ll be seated and waiting on by professional staff. Guests can relax and indulge in a vibrant and upscaled dining setting that’s as appealing as their food.

Tavern 19

Right down the road from Wild Ginger and Toast New American Gastropub at Winterfield is an easy eatery with American-style dining—Tavern 19.

Located at 600 Founders Bridge Blvd within the Independence Golf Club, Tavern 19 serves up various dishes in a welcoming family environment overlooking the golf course. Amiable and attentive staff add the cherry on top to a quality meal.

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Custom home builders in midlothian va working on a clients dream home

Wildwood BBQ

Swinging back toward Route 60, right up the road from South Creek Shopping Center and deeper into Powhatan is Wildwood BBQ. Located at 2470 Anderson Highway C within the Flat Rock Village Shopping Center is a rustic southern-style BBQ restaurant for the whole family.

Offering a variety of smoked meats, classic southern sides and additional options, they cater to BBQ lovers of all kinds in Powhatan, VA.

Flatrock Sports Bar and Grill

Next door to Wildwood BBQ is Flatrock Sports Bar and Grill at 2470 Anderson Highway. You’ll enjoy this casual spot for its American comfort food and a sports game.

With their simple and convenient options, you’re sure to enjoy dining here—whether it’s for a true sit-down or a quick pit stop.

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Rosa’s Italian Pizza and Restaurant

In the Flat Rock Village Shopping Center but want Italian? Rosa’s Italian Pizza and Restaurant is a door down from Wildwood BBQ and connected to Flatrock Sports Bar and Grill—located at Suite G, 2470 Anderson Highway.

Even if someone in your group wants something other than Italian, you’re able to find that here too. Indulge in a simple, casual and family-friendly environment that’s catered to by welcoming staff.

Monterrey Burrito Company

Barely down the road is the Monterrey Burrito Company at 2544 Anderson Highway. A great choice for casual and affordable Mexican cuisine. You’ll be able to eat classic dishes within a comfortable dining environment.

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Custom home builders in midlothian va working on a clients dream home

El Cerro Azul

A short trek further down Route 60 brings you to El Cerro Azul at 2650 Anderson Highway. Guests have a fun and vibrant dining experience with an easygoing and colorful atmosphere. 

El Cerro Azul gives you kind service and a wide variety of authentic familiar Mexican food—offering both meat and vegetarian options.

Osaka Hibachi and Sushi

Keep on traveling down Route 60 deeper into Powhatan and you come up on Old Buckingham Road, but right before you get there, you’ll see Osaka Hibachi and Sushi. Located in Powhatan Plaza at 2105 Academy Road Suite G, this interactive Hibachi restaurant serves a variety of Japanese cuisine.

This clean and modern space has a creative and unique dining environment. There are two ways to dine here. You can either dine at a communal Hibachi grill table or have a seat at the sushi bar area which also has traditional seating for a more formal dining experience.

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New China Chinese Restaurant

Only a few steps from Osaka Hibachi and Sushi is New China Chinese Restaurant in the same center at 2105 Academy Rd. A small space that packs a punch with convenient and classic Chinese food in a casual environment.

Allen’s Chinese Restaurant

On the other side of Powhatan Plaza at 3430 Anderson Highway Suite G is Allen’s Chinese Restaurant. Guests enjoy the family-friendly eatery that’s committed to creating lifetime customers with its dining experience.

Allen’s Chinese Restaurant gives Powhatan visitors and residents an authentic Chinese dining experience at a reasonable price point.

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Angela’s Italian Ristorante

Searching for an additional Italian spot in Powhatan? Right outside the town of Powhatan and across from Old Buckingham Road is Angela’s Italian Ristorante at 3452 Anderson Highway.

You’ll enjoy the relaxed ambiance that’s truly homely for the whole family. Their nice staff welcomes you to savor Italian cuisine, with a focus on pizza, that’s affordable and delicious.

1933 Public House

Right past the Powhatan County Administration building in the Town of Powhatan is a great place for “New American cuisine” with an “old town flavor”. 1933 Public House is located at 3844 Old Buckingham Rd. 

Their setup is open and rustic yet still modern, making for an easy environment to appreciate upscaled twists on American foods. With an inviting space and staff, you’re sure to enjoy this casual, yet classy restaurant.

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Maxey’s Store

Not far down the road still within the town of Powhatan sits Maxey’s Store in a historic building at 3867 Old Buckingham Rd. What may seem like just a market or store by the name, is actually a delicious restaurant option serving high-quality meals alongside prepared foods and groceries.

Guests boast a clean and welcoming environment that maintains a rustic or historic feel. You’ll be greeted by their amiable staff inside their casual market/cafe-style dining area.

County Seat Restaurant and Gathering Place

A short drive further down Old Buckingham Road brings you to County Seat Restaurant and Gathering Place at 3883 Old Buckingham Rd. This southern-style comfort food spot has been family-owned and operated for multiple generations. 

Their original hospitality still thrives in the inviting and charming dining space. You’re able to take in the history of the restaurant, Powhatan and classic southern cuisine.

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Cafe At Maidens

Back across the county toward the James River is Cafe At Maidens on 3847 Maidens Rd. You’ll dine in a bright and spacious scene that’s set with a homey, yet unique feel. 

Offering many options in its American fare with signature dishes and kind staff, it’s a great spot to stop on the way to the James River. With something for everyone, you’re sure to find a delicious meal here.

Be Close to Remarkable Restaurants with a Custom Home

Visiting Powhatan is a great way to enjoy all that it has to offer. From the rural landscape and rich history to the local businesses—especially the local restaurants. But residents know it’s better to be where the action is at all times.

Living in Powhatan gives you access to a rich landscape that’s growing in suburban appeal. You get a spacious county that’s gaining more traction as a stellar place to visit and live.

Evergreen Homecrafters can make your Powhatan lifestyle a reality as the preferred custom home builder in Powhatan County. We’ve been building and designing eco-friendly homes in the Maple Grove and Greywalls neighborhoods.

Our team also builds custom or semi-custom homes outside of these neighborhoods—bringing the joys of personalized home building to other current and prospective Powhatan residents.

Build with Evergreen Homecrafters to further experience a rustic county that’s only getting more popular.

Contact our team to get started on your dream home.

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