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Grab-and-go options for your next Richmond meal

Check out these recommendations for to-go meals in the River City, conveniently located near some of our favorite outdoor spots.


Enjoy a meal with a view at Libby Hill Park.

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Save time on grocery shopping for your next picnic — we’re mapping out which restaurants offer takout near our favorite outdoor spots.

Brown’s Island

Charlotte’s Southern Deli and Tapas, 200 S. 10th St. | Get a pick two sandwich and salad combination to enjoy by the river.

Urban Farmhouse, 1217 E. Cary St. | You’re a short walk from the James at this Shockoe Slip market and cafe.

Capitol Grounds

Native Plate, 1203 E. Main St. | Pick up Asian and American street food dishes like Pok Pok Wings, Bulgogi BBQ, or the Buttermilk Fried Chicken Banh-Mi.

Capitol Waffle Shop, 1110 E. Main St. | There are plenty of sweet and savory options at this eatery.

Sefton Coffee Company, 24 N. 8th St. | Get a pastry or sandwich to enjoy with a beverage, with only a block’s walk to Capitol Square.

Forest Hill Park

Crossroads Coffee & Ice Cream, 3600 Forest Hill Ave. | This spot offers even more than the name suggests, with a menu including sandwiches, wraps, and salads to take on your way to the park.

Laura Lee’s, 3410 Semmes Ave. | This Southside staple’s evening hours mean you can grab dinner and head right to the park for a picnic.

Zombie Pizza, 3400 Semmes Ave. | Grab a pizza pie to enjoy, or try the wings, salads, and subs.

Libby Hill Park

Cobra Burger, 400 N. 27th St. | As long as you’re okay with navigating a saucy smash burger in a public setting, this spot is ideal for a grab-and-go dinner.

Poe’s Pub, 2706 E. Main St. | Order online and pick up a sandwich, slider, or burger to enjoy outdoors.

Want more outdoor options? Check out our comprehensive guide to Richmond parks — and let us know if you want to hear about more eateries near Richmond’s outdoor oases. On our shortlist: Chimborazo, Scuffletown, and Byrd Park.

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