Rounding up the best eateries in the River City isn’t always as easy as A-B-C, 1-2-3. That’s why we came up with one listing from A to Z, so you can eat your way through Richmond one letter at a time.
Here are 26 restaurants making Richmonders ravenous.
Alewife, 3120 E. Marshall St. | $$$
A classy seafood stop perfect for an anniversary or work trip.
Brenner Pass, 3200 Rockbridge St. | $$$
Can Can Brasserie, 3120 W. Cary St. | $$
Dinamo, 821 W. Cary St. | $
Edo’s Squid, 411 N. Harrison St. | $$
Frecsa, 22 S. Addison St. | $
Gersi, 805 N. Davis St. | $$$
Hot Chick, 7th N. 17th St. | $$
Ipanema Cafe, 917 W. Grace St. | $
Jewfro, 1721 E. Franklin St. | $$
The Jewish + African fusion restaurant serves favorites like lamb, peri-peri chicken, and special cocktails.
Kuba Kuba, 1601 Park Ave. | $
Lemaire, 101 W. Franklin St. | $$$
An Editor Katie choice for birthday steak + strawberry leches cake.
Mr. Pulpo Seafood Bar & Grill, 301 N. Robinson St. | $$
Native Plate, 1203 E. Main St. | $$
Odyssey Fish, 400 Hull St. | $
Perly’s Restaurant and Delicatessen, 111 E. Grace St. | $
Quirk Rooftop, 201 W. Broad St. | $$
Riviere, 506 W. Broad St. | $$$
Shagbark, 4901 Libbie Mill E. Blvd. | $$$
Tobacco Company Restaurant, 1201 E. Cary St. | $$
This Richmond classic serves food on two floors, even into the early morning hours.
Urban Farmhouse Market & Cafe, 1217 E. Cary St. | $
Vagabond, 700 E. Broad St. | $$
Wong Gonzalez, 412 E. Grace St. | $
X: 821 Cafe, 825 W. Cary St. | $
Since there’s no “X,” we’re going for numbers. This VCU staple is within walking distance of the Altria Theater.
Y Tu Mamá, 4910 Forest Hill Ave. | $$
ZZQ, 3201 W. Moore St. | $
Award-winning meats served until they’re sold out.
Now we know our Richmond ABCs — let us know which you’ve tried.