Where to Eat around The Westin Richmond
Collected by Westin AFAR
Spend some time in Richmond and see Southern Culture flourishing alongside East coast style. Tradition gets a hip makeover as the city continues to both embrace its roots and find its place on the National scene. It’s a weird mix, but somehow Richmond makes it work.
4009 MacArthur Ave, Richmond, VA 23227, USA
The Grey Hill Cafe is a food truck that has been open for a little over a year and sits in the parking lot of Once Upon A Vine. They are open Thursday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. I sampled an amazing crab cake, sandwich, and avocado mac ‘n’...
1411 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
The Hard Shell in the downtown area of historic Shockoe Slip has been around for almost 20 years. The locals' go-to restaurant for fresh seafood, it features an extensive raw bar selection including clams, shrimp, oysters, and lobster. Weekly...
416 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
This city is a new destination for food pilgrims. At Pasture (shown above), nibble from small plates of creamy pimento cheese on Ritz crackers; at the Roosevelt, try the rutabaga gratin with peanut sauce; then pick up some Rappahannock River...
1601 Park Ave, Richmond, VA 23220, USA
On a quiet corner of Richmond, across from a park and among hundred-year-old homes, sits Virginia's own piece of bustling Havana, Kuba Kuba. World famous for their Tres Leche cake, my favorite time to stop in is for brunch on the weekend. The...
825 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220, USA
821 Cafe was one of the places to hit up for brunch in Richmond before brunch was cool. Before everyone was doing it. Before a plate of eggs cost $15. Yeah, it's just that cool. The decor is that of a hip diner, with booths and counter seating,...
2408-2410 Ownby Ln, Richmond, VA 23220, USA
On a warm Richmond evening there is no better place to be than Hardywood Brewery. From 6pm-9pm every Thursday during the summer, the food trucks of Richmond gather outside Hardywood, attracting everyone from parents totting toddlers to college...
2202 Jefferson Ave, Richmond, VA 23223, USA
BBQ is a part of Southern culture, and every state has a specific way of doing it. Different meats and styles of sauces are worshiped in different locations. Richmond has plenty of really incredible BBQ joints that do Virginia-style BBQ right, but...
3306 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23230, USA
This Carytown eatery satisfies even the most massive of taco cravings. The dishes are served a la carte, either traditionally, or "gringo" style (which means, smothered with cheese and the usual fixin's). There are vegetarian options for the...
1627 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220, USA
Happy houring at Heritage is a guaranteed good time because of their delicious speciality cocktails and frequently changing small plate menu. The last time I was there I ordered a Bitter About My Hot Friend ($9), which includes lunazel reposed...
529 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
In Richmond, Virginia on the cobblestone East Cary Street you'll find La Grotta Ristorante. The savory dishes served in the restaurant are fresh and homemade. You feel as though you are in Italy (the cuisine is Northern Italian). The meals are...
1213 Summit Ave, Richmond, VA 23230, USA
Ok, so they serve dinner and brunch too, but as the name if the restaurant is Lunch, it's fitting that it's my favorite meal there. The place is cozy, like a neighborhood diner, and the food is a perfect example of standard fare done well. Really...
1217 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
A delightful cafe in Shockoe Bottom area of Richmond, Urban Farmhouse serves up a short but impressive menu of local/seasonal sandwiches, salads, and plates. The relaxed atmosphere is just that of an urban farmhouse, with a cool breeze when the...
218 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220, USA
LIFT Coffee Shop & Cafe offers locally roasted, organic, fair trade coffees in a warm and inviting atmosphere in the heart of the Art District. They're also involved in the arts community, with the work of local artists displayed on the walls....
1903 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220, USA
If you are someone who has a hard time passing up dessert, Shyndigz will be your dream come true, and your diet's worst nightmare. This dessert-only restaurant specializes in cakes, pies, and other sweets, and unlike most bakeries, it's open only...
2711 Willard Rd, Henrico, VA 23294, USA
Sometimes when you travel, you crave a little neighborhood cafe over an elaborate restaurant meal. Around the Corner is a tiny place just north of the University of Richmond and about 10 minutes' drive north of downtown, marked by a cheerful retro...
314 N 25th St, Richmond, VA 23223, USA
When does a pulled-pork po'boy become a Vietnamese banh mi? What does a kick of kimchi do to shrimp and grits? You'll find the answers to these questions at the Dog & Pig Show, a culinary outlier at the intersection of Southern comfort food and...
320 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
Seafood is the star at Rappahannock Restaurant in downtown Richmond. This is the third venture of the Croxton family, which has played a major role in the Chesapeake Bay oyster resurgence. The restaurant's raw bar features four oyster varieties,...
620 N 25th St, Richmond, VA 23223, USA
Many bakeries make their own bread on-site, but Sub Rosa takes it to the next level by stone-milling their own grains into flour for their wood-fired organic loaves and pastries. The bakers' Turkish heritage influences treats like the lamb borek...
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