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3166 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3504
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The Carytown Food Tour in Richmond
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Section of Richmond that is great for walking, shopping or touring museums and galleries.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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3166 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3504
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Carytown was quaint with lots of delicious places to eat and cute stores to shop in. We had a great time!

Thank wanderer532
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bohemian neighborhood with several quaint shops and boutiques. A bit over hyped and over priced and reminds you of many other such neighborhoods. If you are in the area by all means stop by but don't make a special trip for it.

Thank JDA60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just enjoy the endless parade of eclectic boutiques and shops interspersed with cafes, bars and restaurants No national chain businesses. What a joy. A 1960's feel to the area. Just waiting to see the hippies! We walked thru Carytown on two evenings and loved the...More

Thank Howard D
Reviewed 1 week ago

According to Southern Living Magazine, Cary Street shopping is some of the best in the South, and the title is well deserved. Boasting a unique mix of eclectic shops, boutiques and restaurants, Cary Street is one of the places I take guests visiting from outside...More

Thank meowgal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Carytown is a sweet find in Richmond. So much to choose from in the way of food, entertainment, health and fitness. Stroll down the street and just stop and pop in wherever you want. Parking can be difficult at time.s.

Thank npjack
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe it was too hot to walk around and we had already eaten dinner, but Carytown did not impress me. Certainly, there were place to eat, but there was not much character to the area itself.

Thank HH17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hungry? Go to Carytown! Like to shop? Go to Carytown! People-watching is your thing? Go to Carytown! This place has everything you need to while away an afternoon. Tons of good, local restaurants; fun shops; a chocolatier not to be missed; several shops with vintage...More

Thank Skicrzy311
Reviewed 1 week ago

We received a warm greeting at every shop we stopped at. There were so many interesting treasures to find. A bit on the pricey side so we did more looking than buying.

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cary State Park and Shop Center, more popularly known as Carytown, is an urban retail district lining Cary Street at the southern end of the Museum District in Richmond, Virginia. Built in the 1930s and opened for business in 1938, it was Richmond's first strip...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of Richmond's "cooler" areas. Lots of excellent restaurants, shops and a great positive vibe. Easy to get to, parking can be a bit testy, but worth your time, nonetheless. We found ourselves returning there several times during our five days in Richmond..

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Deb W
February 21, 2017|
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Response from Murray E | Reviewed this property |
The answers provided are correct. I don't think any restaraunts allow dogs in. But, some shops will allow them. I know there is a dog pet treat shop that you and your dog can shop at.
Kathleen H
January 24, 2017|
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Response from Micky O | Reviewed this property |
Many of the shops keep their own, non-standard hours. I am sure you can check online for a specific shop. But, if that isn't an option, I would stick to 10-5 for M-S and on Sunday, 12-5. For example, Ten Thousand... More
Denise M
May 23, 2016|
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Response from TravelersAbroad2 | Reviewed this property |
Carytown is a busy place but not impossible for parking. It just looks that way. Try Cary Court next to Can Can Restaurant or street parking on Cary Street and side streets.There is mid-block parking behind some Cary Street... More