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3/9/21

Let's Do Lunch Downtown!

Whether you're in between meetings or visiting downtown for the day, grab a quick bite to eat at one of these amazing (and affordable) RVA restaurants!

16 Lunch Specials and Spots to Eat at in Downtown Richmond

1. Lift Coffee Shop

218 W. Broad Street

Take a seat outside at Lift's backyard patio or on their sidewalk patio and try a Lavender Latte or Turkey Apple Brie Panini at this neighborhood coffee shop.

16 Lunch Specials and Spots to Eat at in Downtown Richmond

2. Jo-Jo's Famous Pizza

1201 E. Main Street

The 2-slice and a drink $8 special is a tradition for the people who work along Main Street, but make sure to check out their $9 sub special featuring a sub, choice of side and a drink!

16 Lunch Specials and Spots to Eat at in Downtown Richmond

3. Perly's

111 E. Grace Street

This iconic Jewish deli is a must-eat featuring lox and bagels, potato latkes and more.

16 Lunch Specials and Spots to Eat at in Downtown Richmond

4. The Patio Thai

103 E. Cary Street

Tucked away in Monroe Ward, The Patio Thai is known for dishes like pad thai, drunken noodles and fresh mango sticky rice.

16 Lunch Specials and Spots to Eat at in Downtown Richmond

5. Miyabi Sushi

1712 E. Main Street

You'll get the most bang for your buck at Miyabi Sushi where $10 can get your a two sushi roll lunch special or a bento box that includes rice, salad, soup, a sushi roll and a choice of entree.

16 Lunch Specials and Spots to Eat at in Downtown Richmond

6. NuVegan Cafe

417 W. Grace Street

Even if you aren't vegan or vegetarian, there's something for everyone to enjoy at NuVegan from hot and cold sides to vegan chick'n drummies and fried fillets.

16 Lunch Specials and Spots to Eat at in Downtown Richmond

7. Wong Gonzalez

412 E. Grace Street

If you're looking for atmosphere to go with your tacos, try Wong Gonzalez's chic space along Grace Street for plenty of vibes and Mexican-Asian fusion fare.

16 Lunch Specials and Spots to Eat at in Downtown Richmond

8. Sumo San

1725 E. Main Street

Craving some sushi? Sumo San has you covered with their lunch super combo that lets you pick two from your choice of teriyaki and a sushi roll for less than $10.

16 Lunch Specials and Spots to Eat at in Downtown Richmond

9. Tarrant's Cafe

1 W. Broad Street

Known for their she-crab soup and fish tacos, you can grab a table or order to-go next door at this Arts District spot along Broad Street.

16 Lunch Specials and Spots to Eat at in Downtown Richmond

10. La Grotta

529 E. Broad Street

Enjoy the elegance of La Grotta at a lower price point when you opt for their lunch menu that boasts meats, pastas, fish and much more.

16 Lunch Specials and Spots to Eat at in Downtown Richmond

11. Cafe Rustika

414 E. Main Street

Richmond's only schnitzel bar, Cafe Rustika offers RVA a real German experience from atmosphere to food.

16 Lunch Specials and Spots to Eat at in Downtown Richmond

12. Cafe Ole

2. N 6th Street

Everything is under $10 on Cafe Ole's menu featuring Mexican street eats like burritos and fish tacos.

16 Lunch Specials and Spots to Eat at in Downtown Richmond

13. Jamaica House

416 W. Broad Street

Don't miss out on popular items like the curry chicken by waiting until after lunch to try this authentic Caribbean (and Richmond staple) restaurant.

16 Lunch Specials and Spots to Eat at in Downtown Richmond

14. City Dogs

1316 E. Cary Street

You'll find specialty hot dogs like the Coney Island Dog and Santa Fe Dog with all kinds of fixings for under $5 at this Shockoe Slip spot.

16 Lunch Specials and Spots to Eat at in Downtown Richmond

15. Station 2

2016 E. Main Street

Known for their gourmet burgers and adult milkshakes, Station 2 is the place for an "all-American" meal. If you're on a budget, don't forget to check out their $4 griddle-pressed burgers!