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The Hill Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


$5 - $30
American, Bar, Cafe
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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meals, features


Steamed Edamame
tossed with kosher salt
USD 4.95
Hill Café Potato Chips
house made french onion dip
USD 4.95
Made To Order Guacamole
organic blue corn tortilla chips
USD 5.95
Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps
crushed peanuts, carrots, pickled cucumber, and sweet chili sauce
USD 9.95
Fried Green Tomatoes
homemade pimiento cheese, smoked tomato aioli
USD 8.95
Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus
served with grilled pita
USD 7.95
Bourbon Glazed BBQ Ribs
topped with crispy fried onions
USD 7.95
Black Bean Cakes
lemon dill crème fraiche, roasted corn relish
USD 6.95
Sesame Seared Tuna Tataki*
seared rare tuna, seaweed salad, and ponzu sauce
USD 9.95
Crispy Fried Oysters
chipotle aioli and lemon dill crème fraiche
USD 8.95
House Salad
mixed greens, tomato, cucumber, carrot, choice of dressing
USD 4.95
Traditional Caesar Salad*
romaine, tossed in homemade Caesar dressing, parmesan, croutons
USD 5.95
Beet and Goat Cheese Salad
mixed greens, candied pecans, champagne vinaigrette
USD 8.95
Hill Café Caesar*
classic Caesar salad topped with choice of grilled chicken, shrimp or fried calamari
USD 9.95
Grilled Chicken Salad
mixed greens, dried cranberries, goat cheese, almonds, poppy seed dressing
USD 9.95
Seared Tuna Salad*
mixed field greens, pickled carrots and cucumbers, ginger sesame vinaigrette
USD 10.95
Wedge Steak Salad*
baby iceberg, grilled steak, tomatoes, red onion, bacon, bleu cheese, ranch dressing
USD 12.95
Grilled Salmon and Spinach Salad
tomato, cucumber and red onion relish, honey balsamic dressing
USD 12.95
Butternut Squash Bisque
C USD 3.95
B USD 4.95
Served with choice of coleslaw, pasta salad, potato salad, shoestring fries or sweet potato fries
California Smoked Turkey
avocado, havarti, bacon, lettuce, tomato and smoked tomato aioli on multigrain bread
USD 7.95
Chicken Salad BLT
with golden raisins and tarragon on toasted multigrain bread
USD 7.95
Classic Burger*
grilled to temperature, lettuce, tomato, red onion, served on a Kaiser roll
USD 7.95
Cajun Chicken Wrap
blackened chicken breast, tomato, red onion, spinach, and Monterey Jack cheese
USD 8.95
Pulled Pork BBQ
hand pulled slow roasted pork with coleslaw and homemade barbecue sauce on a Kaiser roll
USD 8.95
Fried Oyster Po Boy
served with chipotle aioli, shredded lettuce and tomato on a sub roll
USD 8.95
Fried Green Tomato BLT
served with homemade pimento cheese on multigrain bread
USD 8.95
Hill Burger*
smoked bacon, caramelized onions, and cheddar served with homemade barbecue sauce, on a Kaiser roll
USD 9.95
Blackened Tuna Sandwich*
lightly blackened tuna served with a chipotle aioli on a Kaiser roll
USD 9.95
Crab Cake Sandwich
served with Meyer lemon aioli on a Kaiser roll
USD 10.95
Black Bean Burger
Monterey jack cheese, chipotle aioli, fresh avocado
USD 8.95
Hummus Wrap
spinach, tomato, cucumber, red onion, feta
USD 8.95
Vegetarian Quesadilla
black beans, shiitake mushroom, tomatoes, spinach, Monterey jack cheese
USD 8.95
Black Bean Tacos
roasted corn salsa, red cabbage slaw, chipotle aioli, cilantro, served with a side salad
USD 12.95
Mushrooms and Polenta
roasted polenta cakes, asparagus, shiitake mushroom butter sauce
USD 12.95
Crispy Eggplant
stuffed with artichoke hearts, spinach, ricotta cheese, marinara sauce, over linguini
USD 12.95
$2 off 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Choose 2 sides ($11.95) or 3 Sides ($13.95): macaroni and cheese, braised collard greens, spoon bread, mashed sweet potatoes, brussels sprouts, sautéed greens beans, mashed potatoes
Homemade Meatloaf
smothered in a delicious beef gravy
USD 11.95
Southern Fried Chicken
two boneless skinless breasts fried to golden brown perfection
USD 11.95
Roasted Turkey Breast
not just for the holidays, topped with turkey gravy
USD 11.95
Chicken Fried Steak
try our newest addition topped with traditional white gravy
USD 11.95
Grilled Pork Chops
two 5 oz. center cut chops grilled to perfection, served with gravy
USD 11.95
Crispy Fried Fish
a southern favorite with a Meyer lemon remoulade
USD 11.95
Fried Chesapeake Oysters
basmati rice, sautéed spinach, lemon dill crème fraiche
USD 14.95
Shrimp and Grits
mushrooms, tomatoes, sausage, scallions, pimiento cheese grits
USD 15.95
Pork Tenderloin
mashed sweet potatoes, brussels sprouts, granny smith apple chutney
USD 14.95
Herb Crusted Carolina Trout
mashed potatoes, braised collard greens and tomato gravy
USD 14.95
Crab Pasta
lump crab, tomatoes, asparagus, and linguini tossed in a parmesan cream sauce
USD 15.95
Pan Roasted Atlantic Salmon*
over basmati rice, sautéed spinach, topped with artichokes, tomatoes and basil
USD 16.95
Crispy Skin Oven Roasted Chicken
mashed potatoes, brussels sprouts, herb pan gravy
USD 12.95
Blackened Mahi Tacos
roasted corn salsa, red cabbage slaw, chipotle aioli, cilantro, black beans and rice
USD 14.95
Italian Sausage and Penne Ricotta
homemade marinara and parmesan
USD 12.95
Bourbon Glazed Baby Back Ribs
mashed sweet potatoes, brussels sprouts
USD 17.95
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

Richmond has been rated one of the best foodie towns in the nation. This is one of the reasons why. They mix up some unique seasonings for the main dishes and great veggies. It's cozy. Sometimes the lines to get n are a bit much.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed November 17, 2019

We landed at RIC at 9pm, picked up our car, and headed for our hotel in downtown Richmond. I'd thought the south route would be a little more scenic along Williamsburg Road. The GPS took us up Broad St... We passed this little cute, corner...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 5, 2019

Work colleauges and I frequent this nice spot. The food is amazing. The staff is courteous. I am a huge fan of the shoestring fries!

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed November 3, 2019

This cute little corner cafe was a nice stop on our trip. Our group had chicken quesadilla, fried green tomatoes, guacamole and clam chowder. Although the look of the clam chowder was not that appealing, it was amazingly good! The chicken quesadilla was pretty good,...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 28, 2019

Recommended by our RVA Trolley tour guide as good value local place to eat in the Church Hill District. Outstanding recommendation! Monday night Blue Plate Special’s were $4 off before 6 pm. That meant $9.95 for meat and two vegetables choices. Meats included fried chicken,...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 28, 2019 via mobile

We arrived on a Saturday night just after 6:00, which meant we missed the Blue Plate specials ($2 off certain dishes). By the time we left about an hour later all the tables were full and the bar scene was ramping up. The servers were...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 11, 2019

While staying overnight in Richmond to fly out the next morning, my husband and I decided to eat at The Hill Cafe. It was only a 10 - 15 minute drive from our airport hotel. It is not very big and it is very noisy,...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

This is our favorite stop when passing through Richmond. On this day, our meal and service met all expectations, with the food being yummy and the service being splendid. If there is ever a drawback, it is the loudness within the small public area, made...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 29, 2019 via mobile

We were staying just around the corner & called in for dinner. We were lucky to get the last table. Friendly, helpful service & great food. This is a really popular spot in a beautiful part of town. We'll definitely be back on our next...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 11, 2019

Great food, we ordered to go. One crab cake dinner with mashed sweet potatoes and spinach and the Blue Plate Fish with braised collards and sweet potato mash. Everything was great, southern styled sweet mashed potatoes. I am picky about how well spinach/collards are cooked....More

Date of visit: August 2019
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