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Taste all of the new restaurants Downtown has to offer

Looking for the best new restaurants in Richmond, Virginia?

11 New Restaurants to Try in Downtown Richmond

1. ML Steak

328 E Broad Street

With over 20 years of experience cooking in the finest restaurants, Chef Mike is excited to present his vision to all his guests. ML (Mildred Lindsey, Mike's Mom) Steak is a modern Chophouse from Lindsey Food Group with a fun and fresh approach to the old steakhouse. Great food, cocktails, wine and hospitality in a fun and modern atmosphere in Jackson Ward.

Hours: Monday & Tuesday: Closed, Wednesday & Thursday: 11 am to 10 pm, Friday & Saturday: 11 am to 11 pm, Sunday: 11 am to 9 pm

11 New Restaurants to Try in Downtown Richmond

2. 1800 Brewhouse

1800 E Main Street

1800 Brewhouse is a new American Traditional restaurant in Shockoe Bottom. The pub serves up an array of different beverages and grub featuring both seasonal and local ingredients. Offering dine-in and take-out options, its menu includes appetizers, chicken, burgers, pizza and dessert, as well as a selection of specialty drinks.

Hours: Monday - Friday: 11am - 12am, Saturday: 11am - 12am, Sunday: 10am - 12am

11 New Restaurants to Try in Downtown Richmond

3. Papi's

1407 E Cary Street

Adorned with plenty of neon lights and teal paint, the mission of Papi’s is simple: to bring a taste of South Beach to Shockoe Slip. With karaoke on Wednesdays and dollar tacos on Tuesday, Papi’s offers reasons to get down to the Slip for some fun, especially if you’re a fan of Latin flavors and the South Beach feel.

Hours: Monday: Closed, Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 12:00am, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 2:00am, Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

11 New Restaurants to Try in Downtown Richmond

4. Cafe Beignet

3 N. 17th Street

If you like donuts, then be prepared to have a new favorite dough-fried sweet when you bite into one of Cafe Beignet’s signature from scratch beignets. These puffy, sweet desserts are fried to order. Get ready to bite into a fresh New Orleans delicacy in Shockoe Bottom. They’re dedicated to kickstarting your morning with fresh hot beignets and a hot latte!

Hours: Monday thru Wednesday: Closed, Thursday & Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm, Saturday & Sunday: 09:00am - 3:00pm

11 New Restaurants to Try in Downtown Richmond

5. Nami

218 East Main St

Nami focuses on serving fresh and outstanding seafood for our customers to enjoy along with quality service. Check them out in Monroe Ward.

Hours: Monday thru Thursday: 11:30am-2:30pm | 4:30pm-9:30pm, Friday thru Saturday: 11:30am-2:30pm | 4:30pm-10:30pm, Sunday: 12pm-11:30pm

11 New Restaurants to Try in Downtown Richmond

6. Jubilee

1303 Hull Street

Jubilee is a small restaurant in the Manchester neighborhood on Hull Street that serves brunch and dinner only. They specialize in modern new American seasonal fare and craft cocktails in a quaint revitalized diner with upscale touches.

Hours: Monday & Tuesday: Closed; Wednesday-Friday: 5pm-10pm; Saturday: 11am-3pm, 5pm-11pm; Sunday: 11am-3pm, 5pm-9pm

11 New Restaurants to Try in Downtown Richmond

7. JewFro

405 N. 1st Street

JewFro, where Jewish foods meet African flavors. A Jewish/African deli by day and a culinary journey through two robust cultures by night, JewFro is meant to educate your palate and encourage cultural exchange and appreciation through food. Check them out in Shockoe Bottom.

Hours: Monday & Tuesday: Closed, Wednesday thru Saturday: 11:30am-10pm, Sunday: Closed

11 New Restaurants to Try in Downtown Richmond

8. Buttermilk and Honey Downtown

415 E Grace Street

Buttermilk and Honey has opened a new location in Monroe Ward! Buttermilk and Honey is created by husband-wife duo Chef Mike Lindsey and Kimberley Love-Lindsey. Chef Mike's North Carolina roots and love for fried chicken shine all over the menu from his chicken sandwiches to the southern sides. Chef Mike, awarded ''Best Chicken sandwich in America" by Restaurant Hospitality, "Best Chicken Sandwich" by Richmond Times Dispatch and "Best Mac and Cheese" among others.

Hours: Monday thru Thursday: 11am-5pm, Friday thru Sunday: 11am-9pm