Richmond’s culinary scene is one of the most impressive and delicious around, with dozens of nationally-recognized restaurants and chefs bringing what is new and delectable to the city. Next time you’re looking for fine dining in Richmond, use this restaurant guide to help you get where you want to go.
The Boathouse occupies the top floor of a restored Power Plant building, which sits on the James River and once provided electricity for Richmond’s trolley cars. This fine dining restaurant in Richmond specializes in seafood and locally-sourced signature entrees with an incredible view!
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 4-9 PM; Friday-Saturday, 11 AM-10 PM; Sunday 10 AM-9 PM, brunch until 3 PM
Location: 4708 E. Old Main Street | Rocketts Landing
A onetime tobacco warehouse, this elegant, brick-walled eatery in Shockoe Slip offers elevated Chesapeake fare with a gorgeous enclosed outdoor patio.
Hours: Monday – Thursday, 5 – 9 PM; Friday, 5– 9:30 PM; Saturday, 4:30 – 9:30 PM; Sunday, 4– 8 PM
Location: 2306 E. Cary Street
Inspired by Virginia’s most prominent geological feature, Fall Line is an upscale-casual restaurant in Richmond that's dedicated to ingredient-focused comfort food, regional craft brews and creative cocktails.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 6:30-10 AM, 11 AM-3 PM; Saturday-Sunday, 7 AM-1 PM; Sunday-Thursday 5-10 PM; Friday-Saturday, 5-11 PM
Location: 500 E. Broad Street (within the Marriott Hotel)
Get a taste of new Southern cuisine with cocktails & wine in an upscale tavern setting with wood-&-brick accents.
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 4:30-9 PM
Location: 420 E. Grace Street
This quaint eatery for Northern Italian cuisine boasts a large wine list amid sophisticated surroundings in City Center.
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 5-9 PM
Location: 529 E. Broad Street
A well-loved option for fine dining in Richmond, VA, this restaurant and bar in the Jefferson Hotel offers elevated New American fare & craft cocktails in a stately space with marble columns & high ceilings fine dining in Richmond, VA.
Hours: Monday-Sunday, 7-10 PM
Location: 101 W. Franklin Street
One of the Lindsey Food Group’s latest ventures, this steakhouse and bar on Broad Street is quickly becoming a top contender in the Richmond fine dining scene.
Hours: Monday-Tuesday, 4-10 PM; Wednesday-Thursday, 11 AM-10 PM; Friday-Saturday, 11 AM-11 PM; Sunday, 11 AM-9 PM
Location: 328 E. Broad Street
Rappahannock brings the world’s greatest food growers to the table. You’ll enjoy a menu that’s unmatched in its freshness and originality, as well as carefully selected craft beers and wines, signature cocktails, and an enormous seafood raw bar focusing on their very own oyster farms.
Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 4-10 PM; Friday-Saturday, 4-11 PM
Location: 320 E. Grace Street
Find southern-influenced steak, seafood, pasta & more in this fine dining restaurant in Richmond with a cocktail lounge and night club.
Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 4-10 PM; Friday-Saturday, 4 PM-1 AM
Location: 1201 E. Cary Street
This pop-up turned fine dining concept serves up entrées and shareables such as Cajun honey fried lobster tails and French lamb chops stuffed with lump crab meat paired with Southern side dishes like macaroni and cheese, collard greens and crispy Brussels sprouts.
Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 11 AM-3 PM; Tuesday-Sunday, 6-10 PM; Saturday-Sunday, 10 AM-3 PM
Location: 1331 E. Cary Street