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3/21/23

Dine Outdoors in Downtown Richmond

Find the perfect patio to enjoy spacious seating, great views and relaxing vibes at any of these restaurants with outdoor dining in downtown Richmond.

Addis Ethiopian

9 N. 17th Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

Best Known For: Ethiopian dishes like katenya, lamb stew and spicy red lentils

Hours: Monday-Wednesday, 5-10 PM; Thursday-Sunday, 12-10 PM

Find more information about Addis Ethiopian here!

Bookbinder's Seafood & Steakhouse

2306 E. Cary Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

Best Known For: Filet Mignon and seafood dishes like lobster mac, crab cakes and more

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 5-9 PM; Friday, 5-9:30 PM; Saturday, 4:30-9:30 PM; Sunday, 4-8 PM

Find more information about Bookbinder's here!

Bottoms Up Pizza

1700 Dock Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Slip

Best Known For: Deep dish pizza and a dog-friendly patio

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 11 AM-10 PM; Friday-Saturday, 11 AM-11 PM; Sunday, 11 AM-9 PM

Find more information about Bottom's Up here!

Cafe Beignet

3 N. 17th Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

Best Known For: Signature beignets and lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch specials

Hours: Thursday-Friday, 11 AM-5 PM, Saturday-Sunday, 9 AM-3 PM

Find more information about Cafe Beignet here!

Cafe Zata

700 Bainbridge Street

Neighborhood: Manchester

Best Known For: Locally sourced beverages and lunch plates

Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 7 AM-3 PM; Saturday-Sunday, 8 AM-3 PM

Find more information about Cafe Zata here!

Casa del Barco

320 S. 12th Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Slip

Best Known For: Margaritas, empanadas and guacamole

Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 11 AM-9 PM; Friday-Saturday, 11 AM-10 PM

Find more information about Casa del Barco here!

The Continental

609 Hull Street

Neighborhood: Manchester

Best Known For: Inventive sandwiches, salads and burgers

Hours: Monday-Friday, 11:30 AM-9 PM; Saturday, 10 AM-10 PM; Sunday, 10 AM-3 PM

Find more information about The Continental here!
Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

GWARbar

217 W. Clay Street

Neighborhood: Jackson Ward

Best Known For: Vegan-friendly choices and a one-of-a-kind Richmond experience

Hours: Monday-Sunday, 4 PM-2 AM

Find more information about GWARBar here!

Hatch Local Food Hall

400 Hull Street

Neighborhood: Manchester

Best Known For: Its 7 local vendors, grab-and-go market, and full-service cocktail bar

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday + Sunday, 11 AM-9 PM; Friday-Saturday, 11 AM-11 PM

Find more information about Hatch Local here!
Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

Havana '59

16 N. 17th Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

Best Known For: Mojitos, cigar bar and Tres Leches cake

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 4-10 PM; Friday-Saturday, 4-11 PM; Sunday, 11 AM-4 PM

Find more information about Havana '59 here!

Julep's

420 E. Grace Street

Neighborhood: Monroe Ward

What You'll Find: A new and elevated take on your favorite Southern dishes like fried green tomtaoes, shrimp and grits and their signature Mint Julep Coffee

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 4:30-9 PM; Friday-Saturday, 4:30-9:30 PM

Find more information about Julep's here!

Legend Brewing

321 W. 7th Street

Neighborhood: Manchester

Best-Known For: Great beer, beer-battered appetizers and German fare favorites

Hours: Monday-Saturday, 11:30 AM-10 PM; Sunday, 11 AM-8 PM

Find more information about Legend Brewing here!

Lemaire

101 W. Franklin Street

Neighborhood: Monroe Ward

Best Known For: Locally grown ingredients in classic regional dishes and cocktails

Hours: Monday-Sunday, 7 AM-10 PM

Find more information about Lemaire here!
Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

Lillie Pearl

416 E. Grace Street

Neighborhood: Monroe Ward

Best-Known For: West African and Southern-inspired dishes like the Smashville fried chicken sandwich, Obe Ata braised lamb shank and peach cobbler bread pudding

Hours: Monday-Sunday, 11 AM-2:30 PM; Monday-Thursday, 4:30-10 PM; Friday-Saturday, 4:30-11 PM; Sunday, 4:30-9 PM

Find more information about Lillie Pearl here!

LuLu's

21 N. 17th Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

Best-Known For: Shockoe Bottom florentine, red velvet waffles and Brazilian mimosas

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 9 AM-3 PM

Find more information about LuLu's here!
Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

Oak & Apple

1814 E. Main Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

Best Known For: BBQ jackfruit, sweet corn fritters and cider selection

Hours: Thursday-Monday, 12-10 PM

Find more information about Oak & Apple here!
Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

Parterre

100 E. Franklin Street

Neighborhood: Monroe Ward

Best Known For: Beignets, Southern comfort food and an enclosed patio perfect for brunch

Hours: Wednesday-Thursday, 4-9 PM; Friday, 4-10 PM; Saturday, 10 AM-10 PM; Sunday, 10 AM-2 PM

Find more information about Parterre here!

The Patio Thai Restaurant

103 E. Cary Street

Neighborhood: Monroe Ward

Best Known For: A tucked-away patio, pad thai, drunken noodles and fresh mango sticky rice

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 11 AM-3 PM + 4:30-9:30 PM; Friday, 11 AM-3 PM + 4:30-10 PM; Saturday, 12-10 PM; Sunday, 12-9:30 PM

Find more information about Patio Thai here!
Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

Restaurant Adarra

618 N. 1st Street

Neighborhood: Jackson Ward

Best Known For: Seasonal menu offerings and a modern take on Basque dishes like stuffed squid, gnocchi and lamb belly

Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 5 PM-9 PM

Find more information about Restaurant Adarra here!

Secret Sandwich Society

501 E. Grace Street

Neighborhood: Monroe Ward

Best Known For: Sandwiches, salads, homemade pickles and society fries

Hours: Monday-Sunday, 11 AM-8 PM

Find more information about Secret Sandwich Society here!

Siné Irish Pub

1327 E. Cary Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Slip

Best Known For: Fish & Chips, soups and $1 mimosas

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 11:30-12 AM; Friday, 11:30-2 AM; Saturday, 11-2 AM; Sunday, 11-12 AM

Find more information about Siné Irish Pub here!
Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

Southern Railway Taphouse

100 S. 14th Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Slip

Best Known For: Brunch, happy hour specials and elevated bar favorites

Hours: Wednesday-Thursday, 3-10 PM; Friday-Saturday, 11:30-2 AM; Sunday, 11 AM-6 PM

Find more information about Southern Railway Taphouse here!
Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

Station 2

2016 E. Main Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

Best Known For: Mouth-watering burger specialties and adult milkshakes

Hours: Monday-Sunday, 11-12AM

Find more information about Station 2 here!
Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

The Lobby Bar

201-07 W. Broad Street

Neighborhood: Arts District

Best Known For: Rotating menu of daily specials like rack of lamb, braised pork belly and more

Hours: Monday-Sunday, 3-11 PM

Find more information about The Lobby Bar here!

Triple Crossing Brewing

113 S. Foushee Street

Neighborhood: Monroe Ward

Best Known For: Its approachable, elegant, and understated beers

Hours: Monday-Saturday, 12-10 PM; Sunday, 12-8 PM

Find more information about Triple Crossing Brewing here!
Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

Wong Gonzalez

412 E. Grace Street

Neighborhood: Monroe Ward

Best Known For: Mexican-Asian fusion like beef bulgogi tacos, mango fried rice and more

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 11 AM-2:30 PM + 4-10 PM; Friday, 11 AM-2:30 PM + 4-11 PM; Saturday, 12-11 PM; Sunday, 4-9 PM

Find more information about Wong Gonzalez here!

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