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Richmond restaurateur to take on West End

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Posted at 10:00 AM, Feb 28, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-28 10:00:30-05
Inside the downtown Tarrant’s at 1 W. Broad St. (PHOTO: Michael Thompson)

Inside the downtown Tarrant’s at 1 W. Broad St. (PHOTO: Michael Thompson)

Ted Santarella

Ted Santarella

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – Less than five months after opening a second restaurant downtown, a Richmond restaurateur is taking on the West End.

Ted Santarella, owner of Tarrant’s Café and Max’s on Broad, will open Tarrant’s West at 11129 Three Chopt Road in the space formerly occupied by Grandpa Eddie’s Alabama Ribs & BBQ.

“I just feel the West End is ready for a homegrown, private-run food establishment to compete with the chains,” Santarella said.

Santarella in October opened Max’s at 305 Brook Road, right across from Tarrant’s at 1 W. Broad St.

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