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From a Basque-inspired escape in Jackson Ward to comfort food that feels like a warm embrace, we present our collection of the 25 best restaurants in Richmond for We ate our way through the region, hand-picking new gems that have become a part of our regular dining rotation and revisiting timeless institutions that have remained favorites.
On the following s you will find places that have paved the way and remind us to reflect on the dawn of Richmond dining alongside those that are pushing culinary boundaries, showing us how far it can go. Our list represents restaurants that are doing it right — from service and consistency to memorable meals that conjure memorable moments. With a burgeoning class size, choosing just 25 was a feat. Sit back and relish these standouts from a crowded, ever-growing and talented field. Come hungry.
Ask her about her favorite bottles. BEST FOR: A double date or a night out with a small group of friends so you can order plenty of dishes and split a bottle or two of wine. Expect to find mushrooms and tinges of Japanese influence.
Aline, founder of Richmond Restaurant Week, consistently delivers top-notch service. The kitchen conjures seasonality. Blended exclusively for Brenner Pass, this Swiss white is one of a few wines exported from Switzerland. Tuck into a green salad, simple and right, or the roast chicken, a litmus test for chefs and one that owner Mike Yavorsky nails every time. Try skate chops with red-eye gravy or a rolled omelet with rock shrimp and tobiko herb salad.
Where else in Richmond can you order Cantonese delicacies like duck tongue? During their busy brunch, it can be difficult to determine what the rolling dim sum cart bestows.
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Unobtrusive, yet all-knowing, the service shines every step of the way, from drinks to dessert. Unique ingredients make for memorable, not-so-typical Italian fare.
IDEAL MEAL: Dinner at the big table with five friends passing around perfectly executed, Italian delights like scungilli salad, broccoletti drenched in olive oil and garlic, penne puttanesca, and shrimp fra diavolo. Oh, and Chianti — lots of Chianti. From the miniature embellished clothespins on the bread basket to the tiny tasting dishes, every detail is exact and intentional. She attentively presides over every aspect of the front of the house, while he rocks it out in the kitchen.
Indulge in the famed Perfect Egg and its crispy rye exterior, then move to a hunk of monkfish with bright and acidic succotash. Find your happy ending in the honey pot, an amalgamation of crunchy and sweet panna cotta with crumbly granola.
The elevated yet approachable menu is topped only by the attentive service. Other notable dishes include Pondicherry duck, featuring shredded duck with a hint of peppery spice, and Andhra chicken curry. Ranging from large chunks of blue crab speckled with pomegranate seeds to fried translucent spinach leaves that are lightly dressed, the ever-changing offerings are a must-try.
The dim blue lights, plush seats and metal chopsticks lend to a sleek vibe. Order a melange of sashimi and specialty rolls like The Richmond, crisp tempura shrimp and avocado roll topped with eel and sprinkled with roe. Informative without being overbearing, servers guide you through the menu with care.
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THE DECOR: Flooded with natural light and breezes from an open front on nice days, this boisterous and lively spot features a lovely bar, beautiful tile work, fresh flowers and white tablecloths. It's a place for everyone, anytime. With Lazy Susans, ample room to spread out and portions big enough to share, this is a smart pick for a crowd.
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The famed fish board. Matzoh ball soup. Schlubby Fries. A breakfast or deli sammie.
Do it all and live your best Yiddish life. Large plates of unctuous pastitsio and No. Flaky pastry triangles with various fillings — spinach, spiced ground beef and tart cheese. Dishes are super shareable. Head in for Meze Ora, a happy hour with great specials, and stay to watch the crowds arrive. Multiple locations; tazzakitchen. Think charred cauliflower with pops of fresh mint; cast-iron-cooked goat cheese, gooey and tart; or smoked pork nachos.
High bar tables in front, low dining tables throughout. Open kitchens with direct views of the action. On a cold afternoon, nothing beats the velvety Jok Gai, a steaming rice congee with a runny egg, crispy dried pork and earthy shiitakes. Their Muy Thai Punch and red and white sangrias are fun, fruity and rum-forward, perfect for sipping with something spicy.
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