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Strawberry Street Cafe

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421 Strawberry St, Richmond, VA 23220-3421
7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was so happy to see SSC was still open in the same location in the Fan in Richmond but disappointed in the food and service! It's not the same top quality place it used to be. The food was just so-so and the salad bar, which was the big feature back in the day has been scaled back and... More 

Thank Lee Ann B
Centreville, Maryland
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lunch for four adults was good. Food was served at the proper temperatures. Service for some reason on a Tuesday afternoon was slow during a time when plenty of empty seats were available. Location is very nice in a residential area. Be sure to park in the rear of the building.... On street parking can be tight. Waitress Emily P... More 

Thank ddance65
Mclean VA
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110 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of the salad bar is presented in a claw-foot bathtub! Very original and amusing. If you enjoy salad bars, this one is very well done. There are various pasta salads in addition to all the fresh salad ingredients. We ordered the fried green tomatoes for an appetizer to share and had the salad bar for our main dish. One... More 

Thank myjourney
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6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Standard unimaginative kids menu. We had the chicken pot pie and the buttermilk fried chicken and they were nothing special. The Strawberry Cafe Market next door was more interesting.

Thank Gail B
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food,service, friendly and fast Much appreciated diversion from fast food! Fun seasonal selections. Family friendly, business and couples seem to be enjoying the food and atmosphere.

Thank Tracy M
Silver Spring, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great salad bar! Lovely area of the city. A very positive experience. If I lived here, I would come once a week!! Walking distance from the art museum.

Thank needhamsh
Richmond, Virginia, United States
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99 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a local place located in the Fan District of Richmond. The Fan District is one of Richmond's most charming and historic areas just west of the Richmond business district and not far from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts maybe 6 to 7 blocks and 10 blocks or so from Carytown. The Fan is full of all kinds... More 

Thank Tony0146484
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Went for an appetizer and drinks. We were unaware they had no appetizers and were serving brunch type food. The food took way too long and was not good. Very disappointed.

Thank Dottie J
Vienna, Virginia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I wanted salad and something else - this place was listed as having a salad bar and the rest of the menu looked good so I went for it. I'm glad I did - the salad bar was not only super cool (how many people can say they've been to a salad bar that's partially housed in an old bathtub?)... More 

Thank Melissa F
bellflower ca
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We were visiting the area and found this place on Yelp. Definitely a great breakfast place. They welcomed our party of 12. Our server was attentive and prompt. Several members of our group enjoyed the breakfast buffet. Others raved about the meals from the menu. We will definitely return.

Thank Hondo79

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 Strawberry St, Richmond, VA 23220-3421
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 804-353-6860
Here at Strawberry Street Cafe, we have been providing great food and service in an inviting, casual atmosphere since 1976. Located in the Historic Fan District, we are only about a ten minute drive from the Landmark Theatre and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. What we are best known for is our famous salad bar, which is actually situated in an old-fashioned bathtub and filled with fresh vegetables, fruits, prepared salads and homemade soups. The menu includes such specialties as Maryland Crabcakes, Pasta Jambalaya, Homemade Chicken Pot Pie, and Spinach Lasagna.

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