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City Diner

American, Diner
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Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-2007
+1 804-254-1974
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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3 reviews
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

This is an older diner, and is being rated as such. Went there for breakfast with 8 people. Food was delivered fast and was good. Portion size was large. No one finished there meal. We are there on a Friday morning with no wait, but every seat was taken. It is small, so I would plan on a wait on... More 

Thank Michael T
Richmond, Virginia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Waited with 2 children for 1/2 hour while 2 booths sat empty. I asked if we could sit there. "No, those are for groups of 4". There were so many people waiting to sit (in groups of 2 & 3) that the waiting area was full and spilling out into the streets. While waiting we walked through a part of... More 

Thank 873ruthg
Colonial Heights, Virginia
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119 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed February 2, 2017

Breakfast, January 27, 2017 Our first visit. Arrived around 9AM. Diner was about half full. Waited at least 5 minutes before a server came to our table. We ordered coffee, but needed more time to view the menu before ordering. Coffee was served right away. But our server did not return. We could see her across the restaurant chatting with... More 

Thank leftypicker
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142 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed November 17, 2016

Tried this place for the first time a week ago. I was not disappointed. It was crowded. Lots of repeat customers based on the conversations overheard.

Thank Henry R
Chesapeake, Virginia
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508 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
Reviewed November 10, 2016

This little gem of a diner is at a convenient location (complete with parking lot). We arrived at a busy time on a Saturday morning, but the line moved fast and our wait was short. The servers HUSTLE and are very friendly. The menu is what you'd expect from a diner. So many options. Our food was hot and delicious... More 

Thank Jen R
Buffalo, New York
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Stop for breakfast when you want a true "diner experience' at a great price! Servers are delightful, food was good and ready in a flash. It's a great place to grab the most important meal of the day! :-)

Thank Jill H
Chesterfield, Virginia
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105 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Went for an order of pigs in the blanket with homes fries . The sausages were perfect flavorful and meaty larger than IHOPS. Pancakes spot on. Only wish they had more of syrup selection. Homes were fried with sautéed onions they should finish them on the flat top with some peppers to be great .Keep up the good work.

Thank Tom O
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Good, fast simple breakfast. The bacon cooked well, the omelette was delicious and the coffee was hot and plentiful. Tasty grits and flaky biscuits, do you need anything more?

Thank Melissa P
Scarbro, West Virginia
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138 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2016

After a very strange hotel experience, the next morning we checked TRIP ADVISOR out for a breakfast place and found City Diner! Love TRIP ADVISOR! What a fine--and thanks to all of you reviewers. We were quickly seated and the waitress was there within seconds to take our drink order. Both meals were just great--served fast, hot and delicious. The... More 

Thank Chaz343
Lake Ridge, Virginia
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2016

I was in town for the day and asked where to grab breakfast. The locals said that City Diner was the best. They were spot on! It's a quaint local diner with a great menu selection of anything you want for breakfast. The service is super friendly and your order is delivered quickly. The atmosphere is very relaxed and comfortable.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-2007
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-254-1974

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?