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Tarrant's Cafe

1 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-4212
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Ranked #2 of 1,264 restaurants in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: N. Foushee
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.
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91% Recommend
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English first
Richmond, Virginia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

nice quiet place to have brunch with family and friends, elegant looking restaurant great wait staff, delicious menu and fantastic beer and wine list!! ,

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Lynchburg, Virginia
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Ambience: FIrst off, you have to appreciate the gorgeous chandeliers. We got to sit under one of the really nice ones, but each table has their own. The restaurant is a lot larger than when you first expect from walking in. Follow the bar around and they've taken over a second store. I really like the old pharmacy mirror behind... More

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Richmond, Virginia
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We went with friends celebrating a birthday. Service was attentive, friendly. Food was unremarkable.

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Richmond, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

It looks unassuming on the outside, but go in and you will love it's charm. There is a wide variety on the menu so a family should have no problem finding something for everyone. During busy times I recommend making a reservation via Open Table. There is a parking lot close to the restaurant that you can enter via the... More

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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Tarrant's has become a downtown favorite in Richmond. The daily specials are quite good and you can rely on a tasty meal regardless of what you order. The ambience bespeaks a warm neighborhood gathering place and the service is usually quite attentive ( there have been a couple of exceptions in my experience, but those are definitely exceptions). Parking is... More

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Richmond, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Great suppers, but best part of the place is the gorgeous bar! They have an amazing happy hour with great prices on drinks and apps.

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Richmond, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

My husband, myself, and friends wanted to get out of the west end & try something new. We were pleasantly surprised. There's something on the menu for everyone! The food was fabulous. The wait staff were awesome. The food was brought out in a timely manner. We all enjoyed the atmosphere. Highly recommend.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Our hotel recommended this restaurant as it is in walking distance. The food did not disappoint. For the first time ever, my husband daughter and I all got fish tacos. They got all tilapia and I got a mix of three-- tilapia, chicken, and shrimp. Everything was fresh and tasty. We had a very late lunch at around 3pm and... More

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Chalfont, Pennsylvania, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Quaint restaurant! If you looked at the outside you might walk by but came highly recommended so we stopped in. Is just a great place for dinner. Very inviting and comfortable, staff friendly and food was delicous. We got there around 6:45 for dinner and by 7pm was filling up fast. Would recommend reservations on weekends. Great food and atmosphere.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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102 reviews 102 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW

Visited this restaurant due to our hotel recommending tenants café. Service was awesome and the food was awesome as well. The place is a bit small hence be ready to be next to other folks close by. Otherwise, its a well recommended restaurant and will visit again. Beer was awesome also.... Like I said well recommended

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