Top Choice American in Richmond


We're not exactly sure what's going on at this gastronomic laboratory, but it works. The name of the place is terrible. And dishes come with names that are self-consciously hip and verging on offensive ('Vegan Orgy …
Top Choice Cafe in Richmond

Sugar & Twine

Let's face it: contemporary coffee culture hasn't made inroads in Virginia yet. Fortunately, stylish cafes like this one are in the vanguard. We like everything about Sugar & Twine: the excellent espresso coffee…
Top Choice Deli in Richmond


Generations of locals have enjoyed Yiddish specialities at Perly's (it dates from 1962) and we think you should, too. Choose from treats including corned beef hash, cinnamon babka, knish and latkes at brunch (which …
Top Choice Cuban in Richmond

Kuba Kuba

Kuba Kuba feels like a bodega straight out of Old Havana, with mouth-watering roast pork dishes, Spanish-style omelets and panini offered at rock-bottom prices. Finish with a dessert and good espresso coffee.
Bakery in Richmond

Sub Rosa

In the residential Church Hill neighborhood, this wood-fired bakery serves some of the best baked goods in the south. Some of the treats on offer are Turkish – flakey börek stuffed with cheese, meat or greens and sw…
American in Richmond

Mama J's

The fried catfish may not look fancy, but it sure tastes like heaven. Set in the historic African American neighborhood of Jackson Ward, Mama J's serves delicious fried chicken and legendary fried catfish, along wit…
Seafood in Richmond

Rappahannock Oyster Saloon

One of the least salty oysters on the East Coast, the Rappahannock ('Rapp') is a smooth and sweet mollusc beloved in Virginia. This is a great place to try it, whether it be raw with a wedge of lemon on the side, en…
Pub Food in Richmond

Burger Bach

We give Burger Bach (pronounced 'batch') credit for being the only restaurant found in the area that self-classifies as a New Zealand–inspired burger joint. And that said, why yes, it does serve excellent lamb burge…
Fusion in Richmond

Sen Organic

Here's a winning formula: fuse Vietnamese and French techniques, ensure that most of your produce is organic and present your creations on artfully arranged small plates. This on-trend place does all this to great e…
Modern American in Richmond

Daily Kitchen & Bar

In the heart of Carytown, the Daily is a great dining and drinking choice no matter the time of day. Stop by for lump crab omelets at breakfast, blackened mahi-mahi BLT at lunch and seared scallops by night. Extensi…