Making plans on a Monday in Richmond can seem like a losing game. But never fear — we’re here with a list of dozens of spots that are open for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
To make it even easier, we made an interactive map of our picks.
⭐️ The Smoky Mug, 15 E. Brookland Park Blvd. | 7 a.m.-5 p.m. | Happy hour starts at 3 p.m. with breakfast sandwiches, burritos, bagels, and coffee.
Dot’s Back Inn, 4030 MacArthur Ave. | 10 a.m.-11 p.m.
The Mill on MacArthur, 4023 MacArthur Ave. | 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
⭐️ Cheddar Jackson, 522 N. 2nd St. | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | This grilled cheese and panini shop has vegetarian and vegan options.
Big Herm’s Kitchen, 315 N. 2nd St. | 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Lillie Pearl, 416 E. Grace St. | 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 4:30-10 p.m.
Secret Sandwich Society, 501 E. Grace St. | 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Grace Noodle, 1823 E. Main St. | 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Miyabi Sushi, 1712 E. Main St. | 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
⭐️ City Dogs, 1316 E. Cary St. | 11 a.m.-10 p.m. | The Fan location is also open Mondays.
Bottoms Up Pizza, 1700 Dock St. |11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Station 2, 2016 E. Main St. | 11 a.m.-12 a.m.
Oak & Apple, 1814 E. Main St. | 12-10 p.m.
Addis Ethiopian Restaurant, 9 N. 17th St. | 5-10 p.m.
Church Hill/Union Hill
Union Market, 2306 Jefferson Ave. | 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
The Hill Cafe, 2800 E. Broad St. | 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
Cobra Burger, 400 N. 27th St. | 5-9 p.m.
⭐️ Alewife, 3120 E. Marshall St. | 5-9:30 p.m. | Sample the flavors of the mid-Atlantic on your Monday evening.
Smohk RVA BBQ, 3112 W. Leigh St. | 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Boulevard Burger and Brew, 1300 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd. | 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Fat Dragon, 1200 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd. | 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 4:30-10 p.m.
⭐️ Lucky AF, 3103 W. Leigh St. | 11:30-10 p.m. | Get deals on rolls and apps at Happy Hour, 2:30-6 p.m.
The Fan/Museum District
Kuba Kuba, 1601 Park Ave. | 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Joe’s Inn, 205 N. Shields Ave. | 9 a.m.-12 a.m.
Garnett’s, 2001 Park Ave. | 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
⭐️ TBT El Gallo, 2118 W. Cary St. | 11 a.m.-9 p.m. | Chef Carlos is known for his creative flavors and street-style fries.
Curbside Cafe, 2525 Hanover Ave. | 11 a.m.-2 a.m.
Chiocca’s, 425 N. Belmont Ave. | 11:30 a.m.-12 a.m.
Bamboo Cafe, 1 S. Mulberry St. | 12 p.m.-12 a.m.
The Franklin Inn, 800 N. Cleveland St. | 5-10 p.m.
Croaker’s Spot, 1020 Hull St. | 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
O’Toole’s Restaurant & Pub, 4800 Forest Hill Ave. | 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
⭐️ Little Nickel, 4702 Forest Hill Ave. | 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. | Try This: Hawaiian nachos and the Golden Ruby punch bowl for the table.
The Continental Manchester, 609 Hull St. | 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
Laura Lee’s, 3410 Semmes Ave. | 5-9:30 p.m.
We know we haven’t included every eatery. Where do you go out to eat on a Monday? Let us know and we’ll add it to the list.