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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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10:00 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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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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Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 378
    Excellent
  • 183
    Very good
  • 45
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
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
Pizza and incredible Greek Salad with red wine! Yum!

Date night for my husband and I...we had a 7:00pm reservation and were seated in a booth immediately. Service was exemplary although there was a party of 25 beside us and the bar and restaurant was full. Many different servers brought drinks and food and checked on us. I started with the roasted... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
rebzellpat
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Richmond, Virginia
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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623 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Richmond, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Date night for my husband and I...we had a 7:00pm reservation and were seated in a booth immediately. Service was exemplary although there was a party of 25 beside us and the bar and restaurant was full. Many different servers brought drinks and food and checked on us. I started with the roasted tomato soup which was nicely flavored with... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

We were having a family reunion and had reserved a table for 14. We made this reservation at least 2 months in advance and we double checked on it the day before the dinner. We all arrived on time and were ready to be seated at our 7:30 pm time, but we were stuffed into away over crowded bar and... More 

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Maryland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Great menu with lots of interesting choices. Everything from salads, burgers, chicken and waffles, pasta, and seafood, without feeling like you're at a diner that might not do any of those things really well. Everything we ordered was very good. They had a lively crowd the evening we went. Will definitely go again.

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Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Husband shared the Ahi Tuna(rare) and the fruit/cheese plate; it came to us better than we ever expected. He enjoyed Shrimp & Grits and shared a little with me. It was delicious, rich, and very filling. I had the Tilapia Stuffed with Crab and it was fantastic. Presentation was superb and the atmosphere is warm and comfortable. A good bottle... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

The food was tasty and the service was fast and friendly. The atmosphere is great with lots of nice architectural details. Try the Crab Louis salad and She Crab soup! Yum!!!

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Huntsville, Alabama
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We had a large party and I made a reservation well in advance. On the night of our dinner we waited almost 45 minutes for our table - even with reservations. The restaurant was crowded and noisy. Beautifully decorated. Our server, Pauline, was fabulous. As I said, we had a large party but she kept us supplied with beverages, took... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Me and my boyfriend were there 3-4 times for Sunday brunch and were impressed with the food quality and warm atmosphere. It's pretty busy on Sunday though our servers were very attentive to us. Customer service is really great there. We loved brunch menu! It comes with home fries and fruit, the portion is if and filling! We even had... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We had read all the reviews and had very high hopes for this restaurant. Boy, were we wrong! The timing of the service was so ridiculously fast that I felt like I was at a diner. We had not finished our appetizer before the salad came. We had not finished out salad before the main course arrived. And then, before... More 

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Beaufort, SC
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295 reviews 295 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We had an early dinner at Tarrant's Cafe. As soon as we walked in, we picked up a homey, local feel. The place is not fancy, but food was hardy and down to earth. The pizza was a big hit at our table as was the burger. Salads were large and fresh. The service was great. My only complaint would... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The atmosphere at Tarrant's is very intimate at night. Makes for a really great date night. The food is delicious and provides plentiful portions. The only downside was the hostess was a bit slow getting everyone to their tables and seemed to disappear for awhile. A family with small children were stuck near the entranceway for at least 30 minutes... More 

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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: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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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