Highly Acclaimed Richmond Restaurants

The Richmond, Virginia area has definitely made its mark on the restaurant scene. With local popularity and national rankings, food connoisseurs definitely have their pick of delicious dining.  If you are new or a local and are craving something new for take out or dining in - here are some great options for breakfast, lunch, & dinner. Comment below on your experiences or favorite dishes. If we missed any of your favorites, let us know! 

Craving Breakfast or Brunch

  • The Fancy Biscuit - West Cary Street

Southern Brunch favorites from biscuits & gravy, shrimp & grits, and friend green tomatoes. 


  • Lulu's - North 17th Street

Voted #1 Brunch in Virginia for two years in a row and recognized by OpenTable by the top brunch spot in the state for 2015 and 2016. With such a wide of variety of menu items, everyone can find a dish to love at Lulu's brunch. 


  • Kuba Kuba - 1601 Park Avenue
Founded in 1998, Kuba Kuba has been a Richmond Neighborhood favorite for many years. Featuring Cuban-inspired brunch on the weekends, Kuba Kuba is the perfect hole-in-the-wall brunch location. Located in the Fan neighborhood near VCU. Also, check out their West End location, Kuba Kuba Dos, at 403 N Ridge Road in Henrico! Both locations also serve Lunch and Dinner so if Huevos Rancheros doesn't suit your fancy, try a Kubanaso for Lunch or Kuban Roast Pork for Dinner!

Interested In Grabbing a Light Lunch?

  • Perly's Delicatessen & Restaurant - E Grace Street

A great place to stop by and enjoy tradition Jewish cuisine with a modern spin. 


  • Sally Bell's Kitchen - West Broad Street

Featured in Forbes and The New York Times, and a winner of a James Beard Foundation America's Classics Award this is great spot to grab their "Sally Bell's" lunchbox and dessert. 


  • Lunch. Supper!

A local favorite and one of the first modern eateries in Scott's Addition with a 'homegrown experience'.


Hearty Dinners that You Will Enjoy

  • Lehja - Short Pump Town Center 

Check out this restaurant that Forbes food critic, John Mariani, claimed to be "one of the finest Indian restaurants in America".


  • Mama J's - N. 1st Street

If you are craving a soul food dining experience, this is the place to go! You can also count on the best service, as the James Beard Foundation gave Mama J's an award for restaurant service. 


  • The Answer - W. Broad Street

A 2018 semifinalist for a beard award as a beer bar, as well as, routinely voted the best beer bar in the country by USA Today and Craftbeer.com. Come grab a beer and enjoy their menu, as well! 


  • The Roosevelt - 623 N. 25th Street

Featured on Forbes.com, the critique enjoyed their wide array of Southern comfort small plates and main courses within one of Richmond's oldest neighborhoods. 


  • Buckhead's Chop House - 8510 Patterson Avenue

Serving Richmond since 1994, Buckhead's features succulent Braveheart Beef and only the freshest seafood. They are often recognized as Wine Spectator’s “Best of Award of Excellence”, their wine list includes over 700 labels. Their bar also has one of the largest selections of single malt scotches and small batch bourbons in the Richmond



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