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Juleps

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1719-21 East Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23223
804-377-3968
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 106
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very nice experience

Food was very good...nice variety on the menu....fish/meats/pastas, etc.....Excellent service (our waiter's name was Joe)....decent prices...not out of the park as some others are....nice specialty drink menu....too full to eat dessert...that's a good thing, right?

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
Gerry L
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Midlothian, Virginia
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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155 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Midlothian, Virginia
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Food was very good...nice variety on the menu....fish/meats/pastas, etc.....Excellent service (our waiter's name was Joe)....decent prices...not out of the park as some others are....nice specialty drink menu....too full to eat dessert...that's a good thing, right?

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Juleps was recommended to me during my last trip to Richmond a couple of weeks ago. I like the area that the restaurant is located in, and the place itself is in a very unpretentious looking corner building. It is quite lovely inside with a sweeping staircase and beautiful old wooden beams. We were told by the waiter that it... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I anticipated that this would be something that was just hyped up and it would be a let down. I was pleasantly surprised that the food was great. I got the shrimp and grits cooked to order and my date got the seasonal fish (rock fish ) and both were great. Although I'm greedy and not full, however I'm satisfied.

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Wayne, New Jersey
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42 reviews 42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We ate here on 1/15/15. What a goldmine! On our way back from FL... my wife doesn't like to drive too many hours, so we stopped in Richmond because it was about 6 hours from home. I looked online and found Juleps and Mama Js. (Still looking for Southern cuisine while we're in the South.) We almost stopped at Mama... More 

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We have been to this restaurant several times, good food, great service and a quiet place for a nice dinner with my wife and friends. It's in Shockoe Bottom which might turn some off but with on street parking and good food it's a great choice in Richmond.

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Richmond, Virginia
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We made reservations, and were seated right on top of another couple downstairs by the window. They cram folks in there. When making our reservation I asked for seating upstairs; on arrival was denied. I hate basically sharing a table with other people, there was no privacy in the conversation. So try to pick a slow time to go, if... More 

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Molnlycke, Sweden
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Really good southern cousine in a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere with friendly, attentive and knowledgeable staff. This part of Richmond, except for the highways, is like a European city. All in all, much better than any of the major chains of restaurents

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Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Given the other reviews was expecting much better. The fried green tomatoes were very good, the pork belly appeared to be overlooked and the country seafood soup was a little bit too salty. The service was excellent though and the server was helpful. Maybe I should have gone with the Rabbit which the server recommended highly.

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Richmond, Virginia
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I love this restaurant because it lends itself to many different groups there were dates, special occasions, business dinners, and friends groups. I went here on a date with my fiance and had an excellent time. We started off the night by ordering a nice bottle of wine and the fried green tomato appetizer. We then selected our entrees, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Fabulous all around...food, service (thank you Nole, Sam and staff) and ambiance! It is a must do and we will definitely be back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1719-21 East Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23223
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 804-377-3968

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?