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Cary Street Cafe

2631 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220-5118
(804) 353-7445
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Palmyra, Virginia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Oh my goodness! We went out of our way to visit the Cary Street Cafe because they advertised live music from 4 to 7 pm, and acoustic band, and the menu sounded reasonable. What we found was a sorry little bar with a few patrons sitting on bar stools, very shabby looking, and no music. Quite disappointing. We took one... More 

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Hopewell, Virginia
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110 reviews 110 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Nice staff waited us on a rainy Saturday afternoon in April 2014. Floating around Cary street, this is a must stop just for the atmosphere alone. Nice area outside to sit in and inside is dark and nicely decorated. The folks who waited us were all just amazing and friendly and even though they were busy, took time to explain... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I live in the Fan area of Richmond, and when my wife and I just want some good food rather quickly delivered, this is our go to place. The menu is large for a bar/pub, but everything we have gotten has been very well made, and very tasty. No surprises.

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Richmond, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Like most inner city restaurants, looks can be deceiving. I would never had even ventured into Cary St. Café, until a friend turned me onto it. The nachos are the best in Richmond, and if your a vegetarian, you would love the menu choices. There are tons of "regulars" and the bartenders will pour you a great drink. The atmosphere... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

Going here for burger week in rva. . It was the generomo burger whichbwas 5.00 it was nthng special..I loved the outsoor seating, inside smelled like urine and other matter. Needless to say the waitress was great and the service was awesome. Food is ok, has no flavor. .price is excellent. I wouldnt go back again if I was offered... More 

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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Was in Richmond for a few days and went to the Cary Street Cafe before a show at the Byrd Theater just two blocks away. The staff was responsive, knowledgeable and friendly. The service was prompt and the food was good. There happy hour specials are great in both price and quality. Half-off appetizers from 4-6 on weekdays and $3... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

I've driven past this place a million times and I finally ventured inside last night. There was a $7 cover to get inside, not too thrilled about that. My friends wanted to order some food. The kitchen was about to close and the bartender lady wasn't being too friendly about it. I ordered a local draft beer and it was... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

We stopped here for lunch, on the fly. Sign outside said "Best Chili in Town", so we had the Chili. It was good, served differently than I'd had before, and was definitly filling! Nice selection of beers and good staff. This is a decent little dive bar with good food, that sums it up.

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

A terrific local Bar, Hippie Themed, loys of Grateful Dead Memorabilia and several local DeadTribute and Jam Bands frequent the place. Great Bar food and service.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

I like Cary Street Cafe. It's not actually in Carytown (which is a plus in my opinion), but the location is still pretty good. Although, I usually have them deliver to me. It's nice to get delivery from a place that's not just a pizzeria or New York chinese take-out. Their sandwiches are decent, burgers are pretty good, and the... More 

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Additional Information about Cary Street Cafe

Address: 2631 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220-5118
Phone Number: (804) 353-7445
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American, Delicatessen, Vegetarian, Californian

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