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Acacia Midtown

#101 of 1,256 Restaurants in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence
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2601 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220-5118
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Richmond, Virginia
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94 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

The food and service were wonderful. Fixe Price meal was delicious and plentiful. Noise from a party of probably 125 people in the back made the noise level unbearable and uncomfortable for conversation to be had.

Thank aikarp
Richmond, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, delicious food and beverage. Pricey but worth it. In the heart of Carytown it deserves its high rating.

Thank rllaway
Richmond, Virginia
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75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Loved it!!! I recommend the fixed price option. It was fantastic. The only strange thing is, everyone at the table has to agree to it. We all did though. Choice of 2 apps, 4 entrees, and 2 desserts. Only $24 and large portions!!! Bread and butter too! We were able to each have a fancy cocktail and then a nice... More 

1 Thank sisterwifeone
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Food is great, drinks are yummy and different depending on the season and what's being grown in the owner's garden at that time...so cool! Pricy, but worth it to me. Reservations recommended, even when there are tables that are empty, trust me, they are booked and the place will be packed. Service is great too!

Thank Becky H
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76 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We have been driving by for a long time, so finally we decided to make a date of it, really glad we did. Nice wine selection, which suited the other couple nicely. Service was very prompt, attentive and efficient,we never lacked for anything! Rockfish, scallops and crab cakes was the meal choices with civic he and curry, calamari salad. The... More 

Thank Brian C
Richmond, Virginia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

Richmond VA has become well-known lately for outstanding restaurants. It's true this is foody heaven. But if I had to choose only one restaurant as the best of the best, it would be Acacia mid-town. From the complimentary valet parking, comfortable contemporary interior, friendly and professional service, every detail has been considered to make your visit pleasurable. But the star... More 

Thank mpowellinteriors
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

Going from a metropolitan city to a local capital I was nervous; as a vegan foodie in a pseudo-southern place, finding delicious food can be hard, Acacia Midtown though was a gem in the dark; they took my dietary restrictions and instead of handing me a pile of "sides" vegetables they created a delicious risotto! I was so impressed! the... More 

Thank Sahra S
Bethesda, Maryland
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398 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

The chef of this restaurant has won some awards apparently; that only means higher prices. That's why the hip people seem to congregate there, making it noisy. Food wasn't particularly special, though. I had the cobia on a bed of ravioli and some seasonal vegetables. The dish was nicely plated, but it didn't taste that particularly special. Ho-hum. Have been... More 

Thank Margaret C
Suffolk, Virginia
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I absolutely love Acacia! It is always our first choice for a great dinner with friends when we head to Richmond for a weekend.

Thank Kim23434
Richmond, Virginia
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

Acacia has become a favorite and often repeated location for dinner in Richmond. The seasonal menus are creative, and at the same time, contain entrees that are recognizable as food - I.e. creative, not crazy. The seafood entrees are always delicious as are the meat and fowl. There are also delightful, seasonal craft cocktails on a separate menu. The atmosphere... More 

Thank BLSRichmond

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
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Bar scene
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2601 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220-5118
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 804-562-0138

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