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3/30/21

25 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

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Find the perfect patio in Richmond for you with our list of local restaurants in downtown Richmond with spacious seating, great views and the option to eat outdoors.

Adarra Patio  - 15 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

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1. Adarra

618 N. 1st Street

Neighborhood: Jackson Ward

Best Known For: Seasonal menu offerings, Style Weekly's "Restaurant of the Year 2020" and a modern take on Basque dishes

Hours: Wednesday thru Sunday, 5PM-9PM

Information: Reservations are required for seating. Reservations can be made by e-mailing info@restaurantadarra.com.

Addis Ethiopian - 25 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

2. Addis Ethiopian

9 N. 17th Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

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

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

Information: Outdoor and indoor dining available. Reservations are not required, but can be made here.

Bateau Patio  - 15 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

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3. Bateau

301 Virginia Street

Neighborhood: Canal Walk

Best Known For: Wine, Coffee and Live Music

Hours: Tuesday thru Sunday, 10AM-3PM and 5-10PM

Information: Indoor and outdoor dining available. The perfect option for before or after your private charter with Riverfront Canal Cruises.

Boathouse - 25 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

4. Boathouse at Rocketts Landing

4708 E Old Main Street

Neighborhood: Rocketts Landing

Best Known For: Seafood staples like crab cakes, New England clam chowder and shrimp tacos

Hours: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4-9PM; Fridays and Saturdays, 11AM-10PM; Sundays, 10AM-9PM

Information: Outdoor and indoor dining available. Reservations are not required, but can be made here.

Bottom's Up  - 15 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

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5. Bottoms Up Pizza

1700 Dock Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Slip

Best Known For: Deep Dish Pizza and a Dog-Friendly Patio

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

Information: Outdoor and indoor dining available. Reservations aren't required, but can be made here.

C'est Le Vin - 25 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

6. C'est Le Vin

15 N. 17th Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

Best Known For: Tapas and a Wine Bar

Hours: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4-9PM; Fridays and Saturdays, 3-11PM

Information: Operating dinner service as to-go, but you can enjoy your food and wine on their patio.

Carmela's - 25 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

7. Carmela's

3 N. 17th Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

Best Known For: Brick-oven pizzas and Sicilian house-made antipasti

Hours: Tuesday thru Sunday, 4-9PM

Information: Indoor and outdoor dining available.

Casa del Barco  - 15 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

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8. Casa del Barco

320 S. 12th Street

Neighborhood: Canal Walk

Best Known For: Margaritas, Empanadas and Guacamole

Hours: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4-9PM; Fridays and Saturdays, 11AM-10PM; Sundays, 11AM-9PM

Information: Indoor and outdoor dining available. Reservations are not required, but can be made here.

Conch Republic Rockett's  - 15 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

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9. Conch Republic at Rocketts

11 Orleans Street

Neighborhood: Rocketts Landing

Best Known For: Fish Tacos, Waterfront Views and Key West-inspired Seafood

Hours: Sunday thru Wednesday, 11:30AM-8PM; Thursdays, 11:30AM-9PM; Fridays and Saturdays, 11:30AM-10PM

Information: Indoor and outdoor dining available.

GWARbar patio  - 15 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

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10. GWARbar

217 W. Clay Street

Neighborhood: Jackson Ward

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

Hours: Monday thru Sunday, 4PM-11PM

Information: Open for outdoor dining.

Havana '59  - 15 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

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11. Havana '59

16 N. 17th Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

Best Known For: Mojitos, Cigar Bar and Tres Leches Cake

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

Information: Open for indoor and outdoor dining. Reservations aren't required, but can be made here.

Hot Chick - 25 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

12. Hot Chick

7th N. 17th Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

Best Known For: Nashville hot chicken and happy hour cocktails

Hours: Tuesday thru Thursday, 11AM-9PM; Fridays and Saturdays, 11AM-10PM; Sundays, 11AM-9PM

Information: Indoor and outdoor dining available.

Ironclad - 25 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

13. Ironclad Coffee Roasters

1805 E. Grace Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

Best Known For: Craft coffee, pastries and bagels

Hours: Mondays thru Sundays, 8AM-3PM

Information: Indoor and outdoor dining available.

Legend Brewing Patio - 15 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

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14. Legend Brewing

321 W. 7th Street

Neighborhood: Manchester

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

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

Information: Indoor and outdoor dining available.

Max's on Broad Patio  - 15 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

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15. Max's on Broad

305 Brook Road

Neighborhood: Arts District

Best Known For: Belgian and French cuisine like Pomme Frites, French Toast and Pan-roasted Duck

Hours: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5-9PM; Fridays and Saturdays, 5-10PM; Sundays, 10AM-3PM

Information: Open for indoor and outdoor dining. Reservations are not required, but can be made here.

Oak & Apple Patio - 15 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

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16. Oak & Apple

1814 E. Main Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

Best Known For: BBQ Jackfruit, Sweet Corn Fritters and Cider selection

Hours: Monday thru Sunday, 12PM-11PM

Information: Indoor and outdoor dining available.

Parterre patio  - 15 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

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17. Parterre

100 E. Franklin Street

Neighborhood: Monroe Ward

Best Known For: Beignets, Southern comfort food and being a great lunch spot

Hours: Wednesday thru Saturday, 5PM-9PM; Sunday, 10AM-3PM

Information: Closed temporarily for winter.

Saison Market  - 15 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

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18. Saison and Saison Market

23 W. Marshall Street

Neighborhood: Jackson Ward

Best Known For: Craft Cocktails, Fried Chicken Biscuit and a full Espresso Bar in the Market

Hours: Saison - Monday thru Sunday, 5PM-12AM; Saison Market - Monday thru Sunday, 11AM-11PM

Information: Saison’s dining room and patio are currently open and accepting reservations here.

Secret Sandwich Society  - 15 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

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19. Secret Sandwich Society

501 E. Grace Street

Neighborhood: Monroe Ward

Best Known For: Burgers, Homemade Pickles and Society Fries

Hours: Sunday thru Thursday, 11AM-8PM; Fridays & Saturdays, 11AM-9PM

Information: Indoor and outdoor dining available.

Sine Irish Pub - 15 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

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20. Siné Irish Pub

1327 E. Cary Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Slip

Best Known For: Fish & Chips, Soups and $1 Mimosas

Hours: Monday thru Friday, 12-10PM; Saturdays and Sundays, 11AM-10PM

Information: Outdoor and indoor dining available.

Sonora - 25 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

21. Sonora Cantina & Rooftop

11 W. Broad Street

Neighborhood: Arts District

Best Known For: Margaritas, mexican corn and volcano nachos

Hours: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5-10PM; Fridays, 5-11PM; Saturdays and Sundays 3-10PM

Information: Indoor and outdoor dining available. Reservations aren't required, but can be made here.

Patio Thai - 25 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

22. The Patio Thai Restaurant

103 E. Cary Street

Neighborhood: Monroe Ward

Best Known For: Pad thai, drunken noodles and fresh mango sticky rice

Hours: Monday thru Thursday, 11AM-3PM and 4:30-9:30PM; Fridays, 11AM-3PM and 4:30-10PM; Saturdays, 12-10PM; Sundays, 12-9:30PM

Information: Only available for indoor and outdoor dining Thursday thru Sunday.

The Lobby Bar - 25 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

23. 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: Open for dinner and weekend brunch. Monday thru Friday, 3-11PM; Saturdays and Sundays 10:30AM-2PM, 5-11PM

Information: Indoor and dining available. Reservations are required and can be made here.

Wong Gonzalez - 25 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

24. 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 thru Thursday, 4-9PM; Fridays and Saturdays, 4-11PM; Sundays, 4-9PM

Information: Indoor and outdoor dining is available.