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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Crowded on weekends. Haute Southern fare. Most anything is a treat. Expensive.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Great local spot with sandwiches and salads and local music. Has a small grocery as well.”
  • 48 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“This restaurant is in my top 5..... Call for reservations. Their 3 course Prix-fixe menu is a deal at $29 per person. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“With an ever changing menu, you can always find something good here. This is one of our go-to's. More than a dozen drafts to choose from and 6 rotating local brews on draft. Also: the cucumber martini is life changing. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Can Can is actually a great place to eat lunch or dinner, but I like it most in the early morning for coffee. it's perfect place for an 8am business date, or to go read a book with french press and the windows open. They also have an absinthe bar for later in the day.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
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“Tiny, vibrant cafe serving casual Cuban fare with wine, beer & brunch with counter & booth seating.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Diner
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“Millie's is a Richmond favorite for breakfast and brunch. You'll often find a line on the weekends, but it's worth the wait.”
  • 34 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Walkable, super affordable, huge portions. Two people can split a baked spaghetti. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Cafe
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“The original location of this Richmond favorite is located in a repurposed gas station, across the street from a few cute clothing and vintage shops. Great coffee and a diverse menu of sandwiches. Definitely a hipster magnet and quite a scene--good people watching and lots of outdoor seating. For quieter workspace (but no menu), check out the Summit Street location in Scott's Addition; the Morris Street location near VCU has more indoor seating and a full menu.”
  • 37 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“We love it all -- but maybe its the Bourbon BBQ ribs that we dream about. The Hill Cafe is our local version of "Cheers," the local watering hole. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Hotel
“One of the Classiest spots in Richmond. Enjoy the beautiful Bar in the main lobby when the weather isn't permitting to go to the rooftop bar that overlooks the entire city. For a delicious cocktail downstairs I recommend the "Anabelle Lee" Trust me, Men and Women will think it is delicious it even if it appears to be more on the feminine side. Perfect to enjoy happy hour before heading to one of the Many nearby restaurants. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Been around since 1993, it’s a Richmond institution. Great beers and a fantastic patio with a view over the city and river. Get the smoked wings (tossed in sauce is optional) and the Brussel Sprouts.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Bar
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“Circuit is a local beer cade. Classic arcade and pinball machines with 40 beers you pour yourself. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“ITALIAN. Looks sketchy from outside, follow stairs they won’t let you down ”
  • 31 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“Such attention to detail. Tex-Mex as good as it gets. Super casual, outdoor eating or take away.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
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“Stony Point Fashion park is a large outdoor mall. Contains Dillards, Saks Fifth Avenue, Anthopologie, H&M, Restoration Hardware and many others. Weather permitting, it is a nice walk around and shop kind of place with a ton of good restaurants. ”
  • 19 locals recommend