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Amuse Restaurant VMFA

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200 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220-4007
+1 804-340-1580
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thu - Fri 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Morgantown, West Virginia
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83 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here for restaurant week this year. They had a semi-fixed menu, and it was incredible!! The whole vibe of the restaurant with the glass walls/Windows was so fun, but the food and service really made the experience great!

Thank cornetts14
richmond VA
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amuse restaurant at the VMFA is gourmet dining in a fabulous setting. The service is impeccable and always accommodating (I am in a cast and they had exactly the configuration of chairs and table that I had requested). It began a terrific afternoon seeing the Kehinde Wiley exhibit.

Thank patoutland
Richmond, Virginia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amuse Restaurant is on the third floor of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. You can eat at the restaurant without having a museum membership or paying the exhibition fee; however, just by showing your VMFA membership card they will give you a 10% discount. The menu is not vast, but the choices they do offer should appeal to most... More 

Thank Swtaylor
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch at Amuse, where we enjoyed a beautiful setting and impeccable service. I ordered the roasted mushrooms with polenta and my friends ordered the hamburger. They raved about the hamburger - but he real stars were the mushrooms. Several varieties were combined and served over polenta wedges and garnished with watermelon radishes. The lemonade was served with thyme... More 

Thank Linda A
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

If they have the rockfish - get it! If not, go for the crab cakes. Have never had a bad meal here. They do a lot of seasonal dishes.

Thank 99barbarajm
Richmond, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Great selection of food and drink, excellent service and wonderful view. Make sure to make a reservation

Thank 2013l0vet0travel
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

The art museum has a Friday happy hour that the whole town shows up for. Okay, not the whole town, just the trendy people! It is a fun scene - great people watching. We enjoyed a spectacular view and dinner in the museum restaurant after happy hour. Great staff & chef. Menu changes weekly and is locally sourced. Will definitely... More 

Thank Janet T
Montreal, Canada
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76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Stopped by the bar here while visiting the museum as the restaurant was full. We grabbed a couple of chairs near the window and ordered a few appetizers and drinks. It was very nice and the prices for them were reasonable. They are accommodating to gluten free.

Thank laura S
Richmond, Virginia
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79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Three of us ate brunch here on a July Sunday. (This restaurant is inside the VMFA in central Richmond). I ordered the crabcake with field peas (similar to black-eyed peas but smaller). Excellent combo with the mostly crab crabcake. Service is always good at this restaurant which is usually bustling. Reservations recommended. Bonus is a 10% discount on meal if... More 

Thank Janulis333
Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Wonderful experience and location. The cocktails and appetizers were delightful. I would highly recommend this experience.

Thank fanrichmond2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220-4007
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-340-1580

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