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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Garden
$$
“It is beautiful place to visit, meander and relax! If you love gardens, this is a must see! HOURS Daily: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on Thanksgiving, Dec. 24 and Dec. 25 ADMISSION Adults $13 Seniors (55+) $11 Military (with ID) $10 Children (3-12) $8 Children (under 3) Free Members Free”
  • 55 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Great food and excellent cocktails. Acclaimed New Southern fare in a homey, country-chic space with craft cocktails & Virginia wines.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Nice sandwiches and soups. Very good selection of beer and wine at the bar, and many more in the store.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
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“Brunch or lunch you can't go wrong with this Cuban-American spot. Traditional meets modern and never takes itself too seriously. Great for families or a drink to cure your hangover.”
  • 45 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
Café
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“This is my favorite spot for coffee and brunch on the weekends. The spot is very unique and you can bring your dog and sit outside. Great food too!”
  • 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
Greek Restaurant
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“Home style Greek food. Reservations suggested. Community table available for walk-Ins”
  • 35 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Upscale dining. Seasonal dishes with global flair & craft cocktails served in a cozy space with a hip, mellow vibe. Recommend getting a reservation.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Diner
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“One of the best and well-known Richmond restaurants. Only serves brunch now. Be early, or wait in line.”
  • 36 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“Brisket and pork were very well smoked. Flavorful and tender. Plus all the side dishes taste great too. One of the best BBQ places for sure.”
  • 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
German Restaurant
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“Rustic-chic venture offering seasonal & sustainable German-inspired plates, plus wines by the glass.”
  • 28 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Quaint corner eatery in a historic area crafts casual New American fare with veggie options. Been in Church Hill forever.”
  • 27 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Your cozy dinner spot. Downhome Italian fare and a convenient market next door. Dine-in or carry out but big servings of spaghetti that taste better than your mom's. No offense.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Food & Drink Shop
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“Hip hangout with a chill atmosphere & New American classics, plus unique beers & seasonal cocktails.”
  • 32 locals recommend