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Best Cafe VMFA

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200 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220-4007
+1 804-340-1400
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good51%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (16 reviews)
“soups” (8 reviews)
“pizza” (11 reviews)
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American, Cafe
200 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220-4007
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are quite a few choices, I.e. salads, soups, sandwiches, hot items, etc. the service lines went very quickly, which was a plus since there were 20 of us.

Thank BeulahBliss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had hope to eat at the Amuse restaurant but arrived at the museum too close to our exhibit ticket time. It was a really crowded Saturday but we found a table quickly and there was only a short line to pick out our food....More

Thank DeDe B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amuse Restaurant was booked out. Best Cafe food was ok, certainly not enough seating for diners with other visitors standing near your table waiting for a space to dine, note the weather was quite nice & one can dine outdoors, however, if weather is dodgy,...More

Thank Kesh_grammy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You do not pay admission to this museum.Best Cafe is self-serve style casual dining in the Virginia Fine Arts Museum.You just pick up the food you want, pay, select a table, eat and enjoy the view through the wall of glass.The food is good, fresh,...More

Thank travel7continents
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised to find this little cafe in the museum. It’s a nice spot to rest and have a light meal while touring the museum. They offer pizza slices, bbq, fruit and a few desserts. We enjoyed the break.

Thank pennypbj
Reviewed February 11, 2018

This restaurant is more casual and serves sandwiches, entrees, desserts and other items. It is a good resting place between exhibits if you plan to be there more than several hours. You may dine inside our outside, and the inside looks onto the water with...More

Thank loist51
Reviewed February 10, 2018

This cafe isn't fancy but it's a good place to stop when you need a break from the rigors of touring this delightful museum. I had pizza with basil and my teen had tomato soup. Both were good. Additionally, the view of "Red Reeds" and...More

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed February 3, 2018

We had a long drive and my wife needed something to drink-- and I would have liked a cappuccino-- but this is a cafeteria style place and we were barely able to make heads or toes of what was going on. Go to Amuse if...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed January 12, 2018

The tomato crab soup was very good, however the pulled pork sandwich was just OK.. It is an OK place to grab a quick lunch and have a break from museum viewing.

Thank R1GRO
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Informal eating in the Museum of Fine Arts. The seating overlooks the sculpture garden. The food is standard quality, but not a bad price for the setting.

Thank wirttravelers
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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Families with children, Kids
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  • Address: 200 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220-4007
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-340-1400
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