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Tarrant's Cafe

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1 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-4212 (N. Foushee)
8042250035
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Tarrant's Cafe is situated in the Richmond Old and Historic District. It...
Tarrant's Cafe is situated in the Richmond Old and Historic District. It was an important corner bringing drugstore services to nearby residents for over eighty years spanning the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. 130 years later this building is bringing neighborhood service to Richmond’s community with an upscale but affordable restaurant: Tarrants Cafe.
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    Very good
  • 47
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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
Great Food

Really enjoyed my meal here. The service was great. The food was awesome. It was a very comfortable restaurant and easy to have a conversation.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Jeff B
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Bear, Delaware
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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Bear, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Really enjoyed my meal here. The service was great. The food was awesome. It was a very comfortable restaurant and easy to have a conversation.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you make a reservation for 6 pm, you will be in good shape for the play across the street that begins at 8 pm --November Theater, formerly the National and Empire Theater. Service is great, menu is vast, prices are reasonable --and food is great.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

After a hellish trek into Richmond on I-95, we needed more than a little comfort. When we found out that Tarrant's provided room service at our hotel, we decided to walk a few blocks to the restaurant, and were rewarded with the best meal of our visit. If you visit Richmond without having Tarrant's Shrimp and Grits, you've wasted your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Fantastic place - great food - great service - walking distance from downtown hotels. The weekend brunch was "to die for".

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Canton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We went to the one on 1 W Broad St Richmond, VA 23220. It is noisy and that's part of it's atmosphere. Make reservations, trust me on this. All in all, we had a great experience. Interestingly, we did not feel as if we had one waitress but we had them all. Waitresses walking by your table would check to... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We went to Tarrant's Café for my husband's birthday. The food was fantastic (seafood entrees)and the service was ok. Our waitress had no personality and only addressed us when she had to. In all fairness, we had eaten there before and everything was great, including the service. We will dine there again.

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Fleetwood
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Old drugstore so fantastic establishment. Awesome bar, lots of tap selection and my Dry Rose was really good. They were out of many specials, so I had to change my mind quickly..fish and chips were average. My husband loved the chicken and waffles. Would come again, but just for drinks at the bar.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This restaurant has a lot of personality and GREAT food, not to mention the wide variety of selections to chose from on the menu. Staff very friendly and fantastic service. Free valet parking in the evenings. This is a MUST when visiting Richmond!

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Have been here for lunch and supper - never disappointed! Historic old building gives this place the charm of downtown Richmond. Food is excellent - from sandwiches to entrees. Full bar that has libations to accompany any meal. Service has been above average in the past few visits. Could be appropriate for a small family meal, a date night or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Historic atmosphere. The wait staff was friendly. Everything we had was delicious, but the house dressing was simply amazing and we highly recommend their strawberry shortcake waffle dessert.

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Additional Information about Tarrant's Cafe

Address: 1 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-4212
Phone Number: 8042250035
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-4212
    (N. Foushee)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 8042250035

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Romantic

Description

Tarrant's Cafe is situated in the Richmond Old and Historic District. It was an important corner bringing drugstore services to nearby residents for over eighty years spanning the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. 130 years later this building is bringing neighborhood service to Richmond’s community with an upscale but affordable restaurant: Tarrants Cafe.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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