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Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

Where to Dine Outdoors in Downtown Richmond

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

Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

1. 23rd & Main Taproom & Kitchen

2302 E. Main Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

Best Known For: Fire-roasted pizzas, happy hour specials and brunch

Hours: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4-9PM; Fridays, 4-10PM; Saturdays, 11AM-10PM; Sundays, 11AM-9PM (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays)

Find more information about 23rd & Main here!
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

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

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3. Bateau

301 Virginia Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Slip

Best Known For: Wine, coffee and live music along the Canal Walk

Hours: Thursdays and Fridays, 5-9PM

Information: Available for private and corporate events only.

Find more information about Bateau here!
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: Monday thru Thursday, 4-9PM; Fridays and Saturdays, 11AM-10PM; Sundays, 10AM-9PM

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

5. 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 thru Thursday, 5-9PM; Fridays, 5-9:30PM; Saturdays, 4:30-9:30PM; Sundays, 4-8PM

Find more information about Bookbinder's here!
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6. 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; Fridays & Saturdays, 11AM-11PM; Sundays, 11AM-9PM

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

7. C'est Le Vin

15 N. 17th Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

Best Known For: Tapas and a wine bar

Hours: Wednesdays, 4-10PM; Thursdays, 4-9PM; Fridays and Saturdays, 3-11PM (Closed Mondays, Tuesdays & Sundays)

Information: Temporarily closed

Find more information about C'est le Vin here!
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8. Casa del Barco

320 S. 12th Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Slip

Best Known For: Margaritas, empanadas and guacamole

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

Find more information about Casa del Barco here!
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9. GWARbar

217 W. Clay Street

Neighborhood: Jackson Ward

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

Hours: Monday thru Sunday, 4PM-2AM

Find more information about GWARBar here!
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10. Havana '59

16 N. 17th Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

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

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

Find more information about Havana '59 here!
Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Downtown Richmond

11. 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 (Closed Mondays)

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

12. Ironclad Coffee Roasters

1805 E. Grace Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

Best Known For: Craft coffee, pastries and bagels

Hours: Mondays thru Friday, 7AM-5PM; Saturday and Sunday, 8AM-5PM

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

13. 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 thru Thursday, 4:30-9PM; Fridays and Saturdays, 4:30-9:30PM (Closed Sundays and Mondays)

Find more information about Julep's here!
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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

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

15. 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 thru Sunday, 11AM-2:30PM; Monday thru Thursday, 4:30-10PM; Fridays and Saturdays, 4:30-11PM; Sundays, 4:30-9PM

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

16. LuLu's

21 N. 17th Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

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

Hours: Tuesday thru Sunday, 9AM-3PM (Closed Mondays)

Find more information about LuLu's here!
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17. 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: Tuesday thru Thursday, 5-9PM; Fridays and Saturdays, 5-10PM (Closed Sundays and Mondays)

Find more information about Max's on Broad here!
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18. Oak & Apple

1814 E. Main Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

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

Hours: Thursday thru Monday, 12-10PM (Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays)

Find more information about Oak & Apple here!
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19. Parterre

100 E. Franklin Street

Neighborhood: Monroe Ward

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

Hours: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4-9PM; Fridays, 4-10PM; Saturdays, 10AM-10PM; Sundays, 10AM-2PM (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays)

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

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

Find more information about Patio Thai here!
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21. 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 thru Sunday, 5PM-9PM (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays)

Information: While there is limited walk-in bar seating available, reservations are highly encouraged. Reservations can be made online or by e-mailing info@restaurantadarra.com.

Find more information about Restaurant Adarra here!
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22. 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

Market Hours: Sunday thru Thursday, 11AM-12AM; Fridays and Saturdays, 11AM-1PM (Closed Tuesdays)

Restaurant Hours: Sunday thru Thursday, 5PM-12AM; Fridays and Saturdays, 5PM-1AM (Closed Tuesdays)

Find more information about Saison here!
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23. Secret Sandwich Society

501 E. Grace Street

Neighborhood: Monroe Ward

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

Hours: Monday thru Sunday, 11AM-8PM (Closed Tuesdays)

Find more information about Secret Sandwich Society here!
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24. Siné Irish Pub

1327 E. Cary Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Slip

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

Hours: Monday thru Thursday, 11:30-12AM; Fridays, 11:30-2AM; Saturdays, 11AM-2AM; Sundays, 11AM-12AM

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

25. Southern Railway Taphouse

100 S. 14th Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Slip

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

Hours: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 3-10PM; Fridays and Saturdays, 11:30-2AM; Sundays, 11AM-6PM (Closed Mondays and Tuesdsays)

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

26. Station 2

2016 E. Main Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

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

Hours: Daily from 11AM-12AM

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

27. 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: Breakfast, daily from 7AM-11AM; Lunch, daily from 11AM-1PM; Dinner, Monday thru Thursday, 5-9PM; Fridays and Saturdays, 5-10PM; Brunch, Saturdays and Sundays, 10:30AM-2PM

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

28. Triple Crossing at Fulton

5203 Hatcher Street

Neighborhood: Rocketts Landing

Best Known For: West Coast Falcon Smash IPA and brick-oven pizzas

Hours: Monday thru Saturday, 12-10PM and Sunday, 12-8PM

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

29. 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, 11AM-2:30PM and 4-10PM; Fridays, 11AM-2:30PM and 4-11PM; Saturdays, 12-11PM; Sundays, 4-9PM (Closed Mondays)

Find more information about Wong Gonzalez here!

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