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2527 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220-4427
(804) 358-4370
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
9:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 10:30 am - 2:30 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the few places you can get appetizers, dinner and dessert! Everything I have had has been delicious.

Thank Angela L
Fairfax, Virginia
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was coming up on I-95 and wanted to get off the highway for dinner (had already had lunch at a Cracker Barrel). We still had 2 hours of driving ahead of us but needed to eat. Saw this place on the I-phone and figured to give it a try. Made a reservation for an outside table so we could have... More 

Thank OldTar_71
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, United States
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144 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited Helen's to celebrate a birthday and it was great. We started with drinks at the bar and before moving to our table. My cocktail was delicious. We started with the sauteed calamari appetizer which I normally don't like because it tends to be overcooked/ rubbery. Not in this case. It was perfect, thinly sliced calamari, sauteed and served... More 

Thank Teressa G
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

I had the duck with spaghetti squash and brussel sprouts. The flavor was amazing! My husband had the Hanger steak and he loved it. Service was wonderful. I highly recommend this place.

Thank Jill Z
Richmond, Virginia
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99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016

Its a great little spot with a lot of history and great food. Their brunch is excellent, but it does get really crowded really fast so get there early! The last time I went there was line around the building and it was raining out, but that didn't stop anybody! At night it turns into much more of a bar... More 

Thank EscapeSeeker28
Williamsburg, Virginia
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

I would have perfectly content to leave after the 2012 Bordeaux, warm French bread with butter and the BEST MACARONI AND CHEESE I've ever had!! We followed this with 2 burgers cooked a perfect medium rare and herbed garlic butter fries. We were much too full for dessert....but did it anyway and shared a white chocolate frozen confection. The service... More 

Thank dmadi
Richmond, Virginia
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

I read online that this place was rated #2 for best brunch in RVA- so we went. When we got there at 10:30am (opening time), there was a long line (almost a block long). We stood in line and we were so happy we did. I got the banana pancakes and WOW they were melt in your mouth delicious. My... More 

Thank Peggy A
Quinton, Virginia
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

We have only been here for brunch...twice, so far. The Corned Beef Hash is the best I've ever had! Not overly salty and, for the most part, pure shredded beef. There are a few small pieces of potato and onions mixed in...PERFECTION! The grits are a little bland but very creamy...you know they use good ingredients. Pancakes are very good.... More 

Thank Travelling_Krackah
Midlothian, Virginia
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118 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

I've been searching for a an awesome duck breast entree and Helen's did not disappoint! The atmosphere was great. The menu had a variety to choose from. My husband opted for a burger and said it was the best he has had in a long time. That is a high complement coming from him! If you haven't tried duck before,... More 

Thank KrisB4VA
Raleigh, North Carolina
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2016

Stopped by on a recent visit during the Christmas decorated holidays - this was an early 1900s pharmacy restored to the swing era niche (so don't expect a fine dining room and enjoy the intimate seating). Warm and inviting atmosphere and the chefs serve up the food with flair. We shared the Helen's burger, pan roasted carrots (do not miss... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
9:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
10:30 am - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2527 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220-4427
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: (804) 358-4370

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