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Arcadia

1700 E. Main St., Richmond, VA
804-417-4005
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Ranked #35 of 1,264 restaurants in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $10 - $50
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Wine Bar
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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English first
Chesapeake, VA
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Dined there last evening. First, the waiter suggested a wine, come to find out they were out of it. But of course they had his second suggestion ( a bottle costing $20 more). The Caesar salad was good, nothing great. My fife had the salmon entree, It was full of bones. I'm not talking a random bone that was missed,... More

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I went here for a group meeting, about twenty of us. We had the room upstairs and the wait staff were very attentive and efficient. I had the chicken, it was very good with a smoky tomato sauce. I enjoyed the sides of broccoli rabe and mashed potatoes with tomato. We had creme brulee to complete the meal, it was... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We went with a party of 6 on Saturday night. The service was great. The food excellent. A bit noise as it is in an old building. The management met all of our needs with reservations through open table.Wine selection very interesting and the prices were very good.

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Richmond, Virginia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Went here on Feb 15. Took a long time to get waited on. The hostesses made several comments to wait staff for someone to take our table. A discussion ensued because no one knew who was responsible for our table. Someone finally came and took our wine order; however, they were out of everything we wanted. Ordered the aricini to... More

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Wallace, North Carolina
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Went here last weekend b4 a show at the National. Ambiance is quite sophisticated and not sure service is very good. We all had the fixed price menu (either all or none have to order the fixe price menu, not sure why?) Beet salad was great w/ creamy goat cheese and large chunky beets. Pork chop and fish entrees were... More

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Richmond, Virginia
Top Contributor
184 reviews 184 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Overall service was excellent. The appetizers stuffed arancini and shrimp skewer were OK but bit skimpy. Arugula salad was soggy, as if the someone balled it up to squeeze the excess dressing out of it and was still over-drenched in vinegary dressing; worst arugula salad ever. The filets were cooked as ordered, medium and medium-rare but somewhat dry and over-seasoned.... More

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Arlington, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Attractive restaurant in Richmond's Shockoe Bottom District with skilled service and quality ingredients. Food, however, had issues. Arugula salad was waterlogged in a strong vinaigrette dressing. Fried oysters were well cooked but arrived cold and somewhat soggy. Accompanying salad had an overly peppery dressing which the strong greens chosen didn't need. The small filet was cooked as ordered, but It... More

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Roseville, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Selected this based on TripAdvisor (and other internet) reviews. We had a great evening! Limited menu, but something for all tastes. Food was excellently prepared and presented. Our server was very friendly and attentive. Large servings of both the pork osso buco and salmon. If I had anything constructive to say it would be to put slightly less dressing on... More

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Berryville,VA
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013 via mobile

After reading reviews and being tasked with finding a good restaurant with reasonable prices, I decided to take the rest of my work colleagues to Arcadia. We were greeted at the door by the owner and shown our seats in a really cool old building with lots of history. Just like previous reviews, we experienced fantastic service. The food was... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Creative execution of classic dishes, professional service, nice wine list. One caveat..I ordered my tenderloin rare-medium rare and it came back solidly medium. As this was a business dinner I couldn't really send it back but for my rare carnivorous craving, I really wanted it done "just right". Fish was perfectly executed. You will enjoy the dinner and pay for... More

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