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12/19/23

Baking RVA a Better Place

Relax with a cup of locally brewed coffee, satisfy your sweet tooth or start your day with freshly baked goods made from scratch when you visit downtown RVA.

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Brookfield

301 W. Franklin Street, in the Graduate Hotel

Neighborhood: Monroe Ward

Bakery, Café or Coffee Shop? Café and Coffee Shop

Customer Favorites: Avocado Toast and Brookfield Breakfast Sandwich

Known For: University vibes off VCU's Campus

Find more information about Brookfield here!

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Buna Kurs

402 1/2 N. 2nd Street

Neighborhood: Jackson Ward

Bakery, Café or Coffee Shop? Café and Coffee Shop

Customer Favorites: Breakfast Combo and Chechebsa

Known For: Authentic Ethiopian cuisine in a cozy environment

Find more information about Buna Kurs here!

14 Coffee Shops, Bakeries and Cafés to Try in Downtown Richmond

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Café Synai

416 N. 1st Street

Neighborhood: Jackson Ward

Bakery, Café or Coffee Shop? Bakery and Café

Customer Favorites: Salmon Panini and Coconut Pie

Known For: Jar Desserts and Vegan Desserts

Find more information about Café Synai here!

14 Coffee Shops, Bakeries and Cafés to Try in Downtown Richmond

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Café Zata

700 Bainbridge Street

Neighborhood: Manchester

Bakery, Café or Coffee Shop? Café

Customer Favorites: Sundried Tomato Salad and The Manchester Sandwich

Known For: Breakfast Sandwiches, Lunch and Outdoor Seating

Find more information about Cafe Zata here!

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Can Can Café

800 E. Broad Street, in the Library of Virginia

Neighborhood: Financial District

Bakery, Café or Coffee Shop? Café

Customer Favorites: Nicoise salad and Jambon Beurre

Known For: Delicious pastries and grab-and-go salads & sandwiches

Find more information about Can Can Café here!

14 Coffee Shops, Bakeries and Cafés to Try in Downtown Richmond

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Europa Crust

1321 ½ E. Main Street

Neighborhood: Financial District

Bakery, Café or Coffee Shop? Bakery

Customer Favorites: Italian Baguettes and French Sourdough

Known For: Complimentary Coffee and Small-Batch Sourdough

Find more information about Europa Crust here!

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Gold Lion Community Cafe

1012 Hull Street

Neighborhood: Manchester

Bakery, Café, or Coffee Shop? Café

Customer Favorites: Lupita, Lupita Breakfast Sandwich, and Samosa-Wich

Known for: Calm, relaxing atmosphere and vegetarian eats

Find more information about Gold Lion here!

14 Coffee Shops, Bakeries and Cafés to Try in Downtown Richmond

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Ironclad Coffee Roasters

1805 E. Grace Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

Bakery, Café or Coffee Shop? Coffee Shop

Customer Favorites: Specialty and Seasonal Drinks and Bagels

Known For: Visitors, Vibes and Coworking

Find more information about Ironclad here!

14 Coffee Shops, Bakeries and Cafés to Try in Downtown Richmond

Lift Coffee Shop & Café

218 W. Broad Street

Neighborhood: Arts District

Bakery, Café or Coffee Shop? Coffee Shop and Café

Customer Favorites: Lavender Latte and Banana Bread Latte

Known For: Wings Mural and Secluded, Outdoor Patio

Find more information about Lift here!

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Quirk Coffee Bar

201 W. Broad Street, in the Quirk Hotel

Neighborhood: Arts District

Bakery, Café or Coffee Shop? Coffee Shop

Customer Favorites: Fried Eggs Pesto & Biscuit + Chorizo Gravy

Known For: Locally-roasted selections from Blanchard's Coffee

Find more information about Quirk Coffee Bar here!

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OMG OCPs

3 N. 17th Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

Bakery, Café, or Coffee Shop? Bakery + Café

Customer Favorites: The OG and Chocolate Dipped

Known for: A nostalgic environment and unique takes on oatmeal creme pies

Find more information about OMG OCPs here!

14 Coffee Shops, Bakeries and Cafés to Try in Downtown Richmond

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Sugar & Salt

416 N. 2nd Street

Neighborhood: Jackson Ward

Bakery, Café or Coffee Shop? Bakery

Customer Favorites: Red Velvet Cake and Fresh Fruit Tart

Known For: Custom Celebration Cakes and Holiday Menus

Find more information about Sugar & Salt here!

14 Coffee Shops, Bakeries and Cafés to Try in Downtown Richmond

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Sefton Coffee Co.

24 N. 8th Street

Neighborhood: Financial District

Bakery, Café or Coffee Shop? Coffee Shop

Customer Favorites: Ham & Jam Croissant and Honey Spice Latte

Known For: Fresh Flowers and Fine Wine

Find more information about Sefton Coffee here!

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Sweet Fix

9 W. 10th Street

Neighborhood: Manchester

Bakery, Café or Coffee Shop? Bakery

Customer Favorites: Buttercream wedding cakes and small desserts

Known For: Custom cakes and desserts

Find more information about Sweet Fix here!

14 Coffee Shops, Bakeries and Cafés to Try in Downtown Richmond

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The Urban Farmhouse Market & Café

1217 E. Cary Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Slip

Bakery, Café or Coffee Shop? Café

Customer Favorites: Tarragon Tuna Salad and Virginia Ham Cubano

Known For: Indoor/Outdoor Space with a Relaxing Atmosphere

Find more information about Urban Farmhouse here!

14 Coffee Shops, Bakeries and Cafés to Try in Downtown Richmond

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Urban Hang Suite

304 E. Broad Street

Neighborhood: Arts District

Bakery, Café or Coffee Shop? Café

Customer Favorites: The Roye and Banana Pudding

Known For: Cultural Programming and Community Connections

Find more information about Urban Hang Suite here!

14 Coffee Shops, Bakeries and Cafés to Try in Downtown Richmond

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Whisk

2100 E. Main Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

Bakery, Café or Coffee Shop? Bakery and Café

Customer Favorites: Croissants and Macarons

Known For: Monthly Macaron Memberships and Seasonal Offerings

Find more information about Whisk here!