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Tarrant's Cafe

1 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-4212
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Ranked #7 of 1,359 Restaurants in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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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English first
Richmond, Virginia
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272 reviews 272 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
282 helpful votes 282 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

First time at Tarrants the other night. First impression when we walked through the front door is that it seemed very lively with a very diverse crowd. The people seated consisted of everything from people wearing baseball caps to glitter attire, didn't feel cliquish at all. Which in my book is a good thing. The inside is actually made up... More

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Marlton, New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I had the surf and turf which was cooked to perfection. The filet was cooked exactly as I asked. Overall, the price was reasonable and service was very good. Planning on going back tonite.

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69 reviews 69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I walked here for lunch from the downtown Marriott and was very glad I did. It had a nice southern decor and the service was very leisurely and unhurried. Wish my girlfriends could have joined me but they hadn't arrived in town yet. Music from an earlier era with Perry Como, etc made it slightly nostalgic; am sure it appeals... More

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Richmond, Virginia
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I was invited to dinner by my sister, her future husband and two best friends. What an incredible experience. Who would have thought a former drug store could become such a cool restaurant in downtown Richmond. If you have not visited, you must! Not only do I love to eat out, I have to have dessert and they did not... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

They're located on Broad Street near VCU. It's not in the best part of town, but not the worst either ...so, by all means use the valet parking. The restaurant is large with a couple of main dining rooms and a bar area. The ambience is pleasant and lively. The decor, well hard to describe. I'll call it "early attic".... More

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Culpeper, Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We've been here several times, & it's always delicious. Anna & Jamie are fantastic servers, & they make sure you're taken care of. We've done a romantic dinner, lunch & brunch. All have been delicious. The chicken & waffles are amazing, the pork wrap is phenomenal, & the cinnamon buns divine (they're not too sweet.) This is our go-to place... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I attended an annual activity in downtown Richmond in August for a week. There were several scheduled evening activities. I recalled that glasses of wine were half price early in the week so I went on Sunday and Monday evening. The wine is half price on Monday evening. I had a seafood platter. Although I am hesitant to eat crab... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Phenomenal venue. Food, atmosphere, service, drinks - unbeatable. Shout-out to Jamie, his service was outstanding and he added to what was a celebratory and lovely evening. Jamie you provided my dad with hot coffee (I mean HOT coffee) which is something I've rarely found when touring America, so you had my dad's vote from then! Haha. So thank you. I... More

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Was recommended to us by the hotel concierge. was excellent food and service at a good price. Went there three times in one week for dinner. Awesome place.

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Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Went ther for lunch last year. The food was good, service was also good, however the set-up for a large group wasn't the best.

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