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Amuse Restaurant VMFA

200 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA
+1 804-340-1580
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Ranked #19 of 1,385 Restaurants in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thu - Fri 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining style: Fine Dining
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining style: Fine Dining
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English first
USA
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Recently went for dinner with friends who had some dietary concerns. Although we still love Amuse for the reasons in my first review, I have to share that we were astounded by the attitude we encountered for this dinner. Chef was absolutely unwilling to make any modifications for our vegan friends and would not make any substitutions or changes in... More 

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Weems, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

we had lunch with another couple and it was delicious. why not 5 stars - one drink so-so, one soup so-so and one entree so-so but the other soup and three entrees delicious. The crab cake with hoppin john over fried green tomatoes with pimento cheese was incredibly delicious. Good service and lovely experience.

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Toano, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Who would think that food this good would be served at a museum? I sure didn't. Recently visited and had lunch in the Amuse Restaurant. The oyster appetizers were out of this world! The Arctic Char was delicious and well presented. Others in my group were equally impressed with their meals of Kung Pao beef and seared scallops. Had a... More 

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Ashland, Virginia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Amuse is a great place with wonderful garden views. When planning a visit to see one of the exhibits at VMFA make sure to call for reservations because it is very popular and plan ahead for slow service. When I say slow I mean that it took about an hour to get breakfast items and coffee for 4 of us.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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99 reviews 99 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

If you are visiting the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (and I highly recommend you do) stop by first at Amuse or at the front desk of museum and make a lunch reservation. It's a really good, authentic southern restaurant. Fine dining, Richmond style at its best. Try the fried green tomatoes if it is on the menu. But everything... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Richmond views itself as a foodie town. There seems to be at least one hot new restaurant opening weekly and 1 or 2 closing. Competition is high and eateries fall quickly when expectation are not met. Amuse competes in this arena. Museum restaurants, by and large, have a captive audience and, In my experience, have relied on food vendors whose... More 

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Arlington, VA
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234 reviews 234 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Delicious food, professional service, lovely view, nice wine, and conveniently located in this outstanding museum. Can't ask for more, and definitely expected less. Amuse would be a worthwhile restaurant destination on its own, but combined with late night at the VMFA, it's unbeatable.

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Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Food is excellent and the service is very good. Best to make reservation beforehand as it fills up quickly. It has a bar, a lounge and a nice view.

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Richmond, Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

When I dine in a restaurant there are certain things I look for and expect. 1. A Friendly and Inviting Greeting from the Host or Hostess. The greeting was pleasant, but it was not inviting. 2. A Nice Ambience with Good Lighting and a Feeling of Being Somewhere Special. The view is great from this restaurant which is very important... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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96 reviews 96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I took my mother to the museum for Mother's Day. We knew we wanted to eat lunch at Amuse, so as soon as we arrived at VMFA we stopped by and made a reservation. We browsed the exhibits for a while and then came back at our appointed time. We were seated immediately by a large glass wall overlooking the... More 

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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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