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Baja Bean Co.

1520 W. Main St. (Lombardy St.) Send to Phone
804-257-5445 | Menu
Whatever the calendar says, it’s always Cinco de Mayo at this subterranean, college-like cantina.
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Lunch & Dinner daily
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Baja Bean Co. Restaurant Review

: Resembling an underground grotto, this below-street-level restaurant tries to be all things to all people: a pool hall, beer parlor, college kids’ hangout, and eatery for neighborhood folk. Very much a casual place, a Mexi-Cali man cave if you will, the BBC swears its chips, salsa and guacamole are freshly made, and that may be so. But we were mystified by the menu, which has all the earmarks of California funkiness, but somehow falls short of the mark. No doubt the focus skews more to the fun --- poker night, anyone? --- than the food: “7 layers plus” chorizo dip, grande nachos, chimichangas, build-your-own quesadillas and, for those who don’t want bites that hit below the belt, North-of-the-Border burgers. Perhaps the trick is to come for one of the many tequilas (there are more than two dozen), margaritas or chilled beers and simply soak in the atmosphere. Looking for the entrance? It’s down behind the front main entrance stairway, but note that the improved patio is a blast. Other locations throughout Virginia.

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