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Address: 12th and Main St, Richmond, VA 23220
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Fri 5:30 am - 8:00 pm

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Historic, quaint neighborhood with nice restaurants

Strolled through Shockoe Slip on a quiet Tuesday and enjoyed the variety of restaurants. Many places were closed, but it was easy to see that during the height of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Strolled through Shockoe Slip on a quiet Tuesday and enjoyed the variety of restaurants. Many places were closed, but it was easy to see that during the height of the spring/summer, this would be the place to see and be seen in Richmond. Could use some more restaurant and shops to be considered a true destination

Thank LillyAtlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tourists like this area due to cobblestone street and old buildings. New hotels are available and several popular restaurants.

Thank VirginiaRich
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Slip has been a popular night spot for a long time. I used to go there on business and personal dining many years ago when I lived in Richmond. My wife and I held our oldest daughter's 26th birthday celebration and youngest daughter's college graduation dinner there. Now, retired in Florida I enjoy going back to Shockoe Slip for... More 

Thank Rob R
Bristol, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Loved the restraunts. Stayed in the downtown Marriott. Overall 100%! Walking distance to a variety of things. Recommend the Irish pub.

Thank majorhawkins10
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I love Shockoe Slip, when living in Richmond I lived here for two years in a loft apartment. It has great restaurants, shops, everything...:-)

Thank 1Souci
Boynton Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Shocked Slip is one of my "to go" places when in Richmond, make sure that you visit the fountain that dates back to the horse and buggy days, the horses drinker water from this fountain, hungry? All restaurants there are worthy of visiting, the Tobacco Company is one of the oldest there

Thank Pedro C
Lititz, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

So many shops, restaurants, and art galleries to visit!! We thoroughly enjoyed the entire area and love the historical nature of the streets and buildings. They've done a great job of maintaining the integrity of the historical architecture even though the businesses are trendy and entertaining.

Thank CapChaos
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I took a group to Richmond on Saturday, June 13, 2015. The group enjoyed lunch in the various eateries in Shockoe Slip. I also visited Main Street Station which is really nice. We took the canal cruise after lunch. This was an enjoyable experience.

Thank Touring16
Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Quaint cobblestones with a few little shops and several restaurants. My favorites are Bistro Bobette, La Grotta and Moms Siam, but you'll also find the iconic Tobacco Club, Dining Room at the Berkley Hotel, Sam Miller's, City Dogs, and Urban Farmhouse

Thank Liz_F121
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Admittedly we didn't visit historical sites of interest like the Poe Museum, we were just looking for a place to eat for lunch. Many of the more interesting spots were not open for lunch on Saturday. With a canal walk we thought there might be some fun eating spots or shopping. We saw nothing except a closed Mexican restaurant, Cary... More 

Thank Loveacorona

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