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Amuse Restaurant VMFA

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200 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA
+1 804-340-1580
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Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thu - Fri 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Private Dining, Reservations

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  • 81
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  • 40
    Very good
  • 7
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  • 5
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  • 0
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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
Quiet, peaceful luncheon atmosphere with delicious food!

Love the atmosphere!!! Enjoy the art and then relax for lunch or dinner!!! Small delicious portions!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
ValerieCald
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Richmond, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Love the atmosphere!!! Enjoy the art and then relax for lunch or dinner!!! Small delicious portions!

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Interesting meal choices that change daily. Nice for lunch or dinner while visiting the museum. Servings are conservative, service is good

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Akron, Ohio
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

After several mediocre meals on a recent trip, we decided to have lunch at Amuse on the 4th of July. It was excellent. Good service, lovely view of the grounds, and great meal. It's really a plus to have such a good restaurant in the museum.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Went here before touring the museum and was very impressed was a busy lunch crowd so we ended up at the bar. That ended up being a very good thing as the bartender was both very knowledgeable about the food and the museum. I ended up getting a couple of appetizers and both were very good. Service was quite good... More 

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Four of us enjoyed dinner here, with one of us celebrating a birthday. Those who drink alcohol enjoy the cocktail menu, enjoying the Greenhouse Gin, Lazy Daisy & Garden Party. We shared five yummy little plates - spiced pecans, tater tots, fries, pimento cheese and deviled eggs. I had the rockfish and the other three all enjoyed the crabcakes. Our... More 

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Richmond Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

It is a very good restaurant in the museum. It is convenient if viewing a collection during the week.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We had a reservation for a late lunch, so, not at peak time. We waited 40 min after our reservation time to be seated , and were attended to 15 min after that, and waited another 20 for the food to arrive. I was hungry. I ordered the scallops. 4 tiny scallops arrived w a minuscule salad...that was it! Not... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I went with work colleagues to this restaurant today for a celebratory lunch. The restaurant is quite fancy in its ambiance etc., which makes sense as it is located in the beautiful Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. I had checked the menu beforehand and was seriously considering having the Grilled Ratatouille. It came with creamy spinach which I was not... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia, United States
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140 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Visited the restaurant for dinner with a large party. Food was high quality and prepared well. I wish I had spent more time in the museum. They had some very nice artwork there that I could spent much more time viewing. Service was long but that is to be expected in a higher quality dining area. Servers were very good... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Wonderful place to enjoy some wine & nibbles after enjoying the art exhibits. You may eat inside or outside on the deck near the water feature. The food is good. Clean cafe. Cheerful ~ enjoy!

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Additional Information about Amuse Restaurant VMFA

Address: 200 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA
Phone Number: +1 804-340-1580
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 200 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-340-1580

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm

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