Highest-rated restaurants in Richmond, according to Tripadvisor

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August 10, 2022
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Highest-rated restaurants in Richmond, according to Tripadvisor

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

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated restaurants in Richmond using rankings from Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. These restaurants range from fast food powerhouses to local hot spots.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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#30. The Hard Shell

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (404 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1411 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219-4249
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#29. Bottoms Up

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (541 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1700 Dock St, Richmond, VA 23223-6942
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#28. The Roosevelt

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (235 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 623 N 25th St, Richmond, VA 23223-6537
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#27. Mellow Mushroom Richmond - Carytown

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (257 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3012 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221
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#26. La Grotta Ristorante

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (364 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 529 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23219-1809
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#25. Rappahannock Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (446 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 320 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219-1718
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#24. The Daily Kitchen & Bar

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (471 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2934 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
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#23. Max's on Broad

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (484 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: $$ - $$$
- Price: not available
- Address: 305 Brook Rd At the Maggie Walker Historical Plaza, Richmond, VA 23220-4224
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#22. Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (434 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Wine Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 8005 International Drive, Richmond, VA 23233-1005
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#21. Can Can Brasserie

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (1,058 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: French, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3120 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3504
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#20. Kuba-Kuba

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (504 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Caribbean, Latin
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1601 Park Ave, Richmond, VA 23220-2908
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#19. Bookbinder's Seafood & Steakhouse

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (309 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 2306 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23223-7822
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#18. Croaker's Spot Restaurants

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (366 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1020 Hull St, Richmond, VA 23224-4072
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#17. Secret Sandwich Society

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (197 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 501 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219-1839
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#16. Maggiano's - Richmond

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (507 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 11800 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23233-1064
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#15. The Tobacco Company Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (1,159 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1201 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219-4115
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#14. Tarrant's Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,508 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Steakhouse, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-4212
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#13. Amuse Restaurant VMFA

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (293 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 200 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220-4007
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#12. Texas de Brazil

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (353 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Steakhouse, Brazilian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 11800 W Broad St Ste 1092, Richmond, VA 23233
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#11. Julep's New Southern Cuisine

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (347 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 420 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219-1912
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#10. HogsHead Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (544 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Barbecue, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 8902 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23294-5350
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#9. Millie's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (430 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Contemporary
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2603 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23223-7849
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#8. The Grapevine Greek & Italian Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (305 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 11055 Three Chopt Rd, Richmond, VA 23233-2023
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#7. Mama J's Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (882 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 415 N 1st St, Richmond, VA 23219-1701
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#6. Perly's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (643 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Deli
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 111 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219-1741
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#5. Lunch Supper

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (527 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1213 Summit Ave # 1215, Richmond, VA 23230-4707
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#4. Stella's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (521 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1012 Lafayette St, Richmond, VA 23221-1142
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#3. Lemaire Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (777 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Contemporary
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-5009
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#2. L'Opossum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (322 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: French, American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 626 China St Oregon Hill, Richmond, VA 23220-6217
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#1. Fall Line Kitchen & Bar

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (85 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 500 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23219-1812
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