Highest-rated cheap eats in Richmond, according to Tripadvisor

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July 22, 2022
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Highest-rated cheap eats in Richmond, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food—particularly easy, cheap eats—Americans have very specific opinions. Dining brands in U.S. have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, American restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in Richmond that are listed as "cheap eats" on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Easy, inexpensive options here run the gamut of cuisine, service options, and styles. The restaurants on this list are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of deliciousness.

Anyone reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if any of your favorite cheap eateries made the list.

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#30. Vietnam 1

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (63 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
- Address: 6215 W Broad St Ste B, Richmond, VA 23230-2232
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#29. Pop's Market

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (60 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Cafe
- Address: 415 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219-1866
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#28. Triple Crossing Beer - Fulton

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (32 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Bar
- Address: 5203 Hatcher St, Richmond, VA 23231-3127
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#27. The Lift Coffee Shop

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (47 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Address: 218 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-4217
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#26. Casa Grande

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (85 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Address: 10921 Midlothian Tpke, Richmond, VA 23235-4707
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#25. Early Bird Biscuit Co & Bakery

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (25 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 119 N Robinson St, Richmond, VA 23220-4431
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#24. Duck Donuts

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (58 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 1601 Willow Lawn Drive Unit 130, Richmond, VA 23230
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#23. Best Cafe VMFA

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (81 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 200 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220-4007
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#22. Capitol Waffle Shop

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (31 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 1110 E Main St Ste B, Richmond, VA 23219-3545
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#21. Galaxy Diner

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (148 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 2924 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
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#20. Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (51 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 2200 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-2008
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#19. City Diner

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (84 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-2007
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#18. The Dairy Bar Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (88 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 1602 Roseneath Rd, Richmond, VA 23230-4434
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#17. Bev's Ice Cream

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (94 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 2911 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3515
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#16. Whisk

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (59 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: 2100 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23223-7051
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#15. Krispy Kreme

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (137 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 4910 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23230-3123
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#14. Lamplighter Roasting Comany

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (70 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Address: 116 S Addison St, Richmond, VA 23220-5203
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#13. 821 Bakery Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (111 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 821 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220-5403
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#12. Subrosa Bakery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (81 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, Cafe
- Address: 620 N 25th St, Richmond, VA 23223-6538
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#11. Chicken Fiesta

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (88 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mexican
- Address: 7925 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23294-6303
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#10. Greek On Cary

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (186 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek
- Address: 3107 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221
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#9. Eat 33

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (78 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 6901 Staples Mill Rd, Richmond, VA 23228-4931
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#8. Sugar Shack Donuts

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (125 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: 1001 N Lombardy St, Richmond, VA 23220-2203
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#7. Chicken Fiesta

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (144 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mexican
- Address: 7748 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, VA 23235-5234
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#6. Pepe's Mexican Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (111 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Address: 9550 Midlothian Tpke, Richmond, VA 23235-4900
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#5. City Dogs

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (145 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 1316 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219-4118
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#4. The Fancy Biscuit

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (102 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 1831 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220-5328
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#3. Garnett's Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (105 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 2001 Park Ave, Richmond, VA 23220-2711
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#2. Proper Pie Co.

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (233 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: 2505 E Broad St #100, Richmond, VA 23223-7269
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#1. Country Style Donuts

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (688 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: 8900 W Broad St between Gogi BibimBap and Nora Taste of Lebanon, Richmond, VA 23294-5815
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