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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.

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

1. Brewer’s Café

1012 Hull Street

Neighborhood: Manchester

Bakery, Café or Coffee Shop? Café

Customer Favorites: The Bainbridge Breakfast Sandwich and Breakfast Burrito

Known For: Community, Cold Pressed Juices and Brewer's Sessions

Find more information about Brewer's Cafe here!
14 Coffee Shops, Bakeries and Cafés to Try in Downtown Richmond

2. 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 Cafe Synai here!
14 Coffee Shops, Bakeries and Cafés to Try in Downtown Richmond

3. 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!
14 Coffee Shops, Bakeries and Cafés to Try in Downtown Richmond

4. 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!
14 Coffee Shops, Bakeries and Cafés to Try in Downtown Richmond

5. 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

6. 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!
14 Coffee Shops, Bakeries and Cafés to Try in Downtown Richmond

7. Pop’s Market on Grace

415 E. Grace Street

Neighborhood: Arts District

Bakery, Café or Coffee Shop? Café and Bakery

Customer Favorites: Italian Grinder and Cuban Sandwich

Known For: Being a Lunch Spot Perfect for Networking and a Midday Break

Find more information about Pop's Market here!
14 Coffee Shops, Bakeries and Cafés to Try in Downtown Richmond

8. Saison Market

323 N. Adams Street

Neighborhood: Jackson Ward

Bakery, Café or Coffee Shop? Café

Customer Favorites: Fancy Chicken Biscuit and Small Plates

Known For: Brunch, Outdoor Seating and a Wine & Craft Beer Bottle Shop

Find more information about Saison here!
14 Coffee Shops, Bakeries and Cafés to Try in Downtown Richmond

9. 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!
14 Coffee Shops, Bakeries and Cafés to Try in Downtown Richmond

10. 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

11. The Urban Farmhouse Market & Café

1217 E. Cary Street

Neighborhood: Shockoe Slip

Bakery, Café or Coffee Shop? Café

Customer Favorites: Thai 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

12. Urban Hang Suite

304 E. Broad Street

Neighborhood: Arts District

Bakery, Café or Coffee Shop? Café

Customer Favorites: The Vibe Vegan Breakfast Sandwich 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

13. 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!
14 Coffee Shops, Bakeries and Cafés to Try in Downtown Richmond

14. Wildcraft Focaccia Company

1303 Hull Street

Neighborhood: Manchester

Bakery, Café or Coffee Shop? Bakery and Café

Customer Favorites: Portobello Sandwich and Orange Chestnut Tart

Known For: Impressive and Intricate Designs, Specialty Desserts and Savory Flatbreads

Find more information about Wildcraft here!