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2924 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23221
804-213-0510
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Would not recommend

Walking into The Galaxy Diner, I had high hopes. The decor is diner meets outer space ambiance. Chrome and leather with interesting light fixtures and art in the Trendy Carytown area of Richmond. That's where my hope ended. The manager pointed to a table where we could sit but there was spilled... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Sherrie B
Good for:
  • Late Night
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Walking into The Galaxy Diner, I had high hopes. The decor is diner meets outer space ambiance. Chrome and leather with interesting light fixtures and art in the Trendy Carytown area of Richmond. That's where my hope ended. The manager pointed to a table where we could sit but there was spilled water(?) All over the floor just in front... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This is a fun place with a lot of young collage age people. Tried this place for the first time with friends. Food was good and not over priced. Good selection of different things for everyone. Breakfast was available even late. The only thing I was a little disappointed with was the Chipwich dessert. Not that it was not good.... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

For some reason, after being seated the wait for the food was ridiculously long. Could have been an issue just that day. The waitress was ok but definitely enjoyed the food.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

We visited this diner for my 23 year old nephew for his birthday - it is one of his favorites! It has a great selection of breakfast and lunch options - your traditional diner fare, except with cool names. My husband had the Nuclear Waste Dog (see photo). It is all beef and HUGE! He said it was pretty tasty.... More 

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This was the second time I've been at twice at this restaurant and each time it gets better and better.. The service is great and the food even better. The way the staff treats my children is priceless.. Recommend it to anybody for a fun time with or without children...

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Prince George, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Whenever the husband and I get a hankering for something quick, affordable, and delicious we hit up the Galaxy Diner. With it's hours, very rarely do we want to go and they not be open. The staff is usually quite friendly and the food is always delicious!

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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I would love to bring kids to this place, they really stick to their theme. It also has a Fallout kind of feeling. Our drinks were great, but our lunch food was a little on the bland side, like the silver diner. I have NOT had their breakfast, though, and I've heard that's pretty good. I do like their location.

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Miamisburg, Ohio, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

Just had lunch there while traveling back to Ohio. Huge variety of food choices. I had chicken salad fruit plate and husband had Blackened chicken wrap. Both were excellent. Fried pickles and fried Oreos were out of this world.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We visited for a late lunch on a Saturday afternoon and had a short wait for 5 of us, but it was so worth it. The menu was full of tempting options and we had a mix of orders from breakfast foods to sandwiches to milkshakes at our table. All of the food was served quickly and correctly. Everyone commented... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My son recommended that we eat here when we were touring Carytown... good idea! The Galaxy Diner harkens back to the 50's and 60's with its decor. Lots of space and scifi references! I had a footlong and it was an actual foot long hot dog!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2924 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23221
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 804-213-0510

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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