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Village Cafe

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1001 W Grace St, Richmond, VA 23220-3610
+1 804-353-8204
8:30 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 2:00 am
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227 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I can't believe triple D gave this place good marks. It was awful. The calzone was just hideous and there was really no difference between the Stromboli and calzone. Both looked the same and both were equally horrible. Run away from this place.

Thank Creeper523
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Driving home from Thanksgiving at my brothers in CT. Stopped for lunch. Huge portions, great food & Marshall out server was awesome. Check it out.

1 Thank KevinRaff
leesburg, va
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We went there for a breakfast and a dinner on a busy college weekendd at VCU. Loved it. I had the cowboy burrito for breakfast. A little quirky, but reasonably priced, and great food.

Thank avacal201
Sandston, Virginia, United States
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97 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Best hand battered onion rings I've ever had! Great place with a diner feel. They have a wide variety of food, sandwiches, burgers, pastas, entrees such as meatloaf open faced sandwiches... Also desserts and milkshakes. Great service.

Thank Cindy B
Waynesboro, Virginia
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111 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

When visiting my grandson at college at VCU, he took me and my wife here for breakfast. What a great little gem this is with such unusual décor and a great breakfast menu. Have not had such a home cooked breakfast this good in a long time. Eggs cooked perfect and hash browns with red skin potatoes were just great.... More 

Thank chiefburch
Cary, North Carolina
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Everything was stellar! Don't forget to have a milkshake - YUM! In town for business and went with a colleague to dinner, she took me to Village Cafe and it was great. The atmosphere, service, and food were all what was needed after a long day at work. Variety of items on the menu ensures anyone will find something they... More 

Thank melkip
Falls Church, Virginia
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

We had lunch there last weekend. All the dishes we ordered were great. Pizza Cheese Fries was excellent! Coleslaw and Fish chips were great too! For family, friends and any gathering I recommend here.

Thank Aki T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Wonderful local haunt. It's been there for ages and I have been going all that time .We frequently go there for breakfast. Great for those not concerned about cardiac arrest!

Thank Christiane R
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We were driving around downtown Richmond near the VCA campus on a Sunday looking for a place for lunch when we stumbled upon the Village Cafe. Unassuming from the outside, we were beyond happily surprised by the rustic and enticing wooden booths and absolutely delicious homemade diner food. I had the chicken quesadilla and my daughter had the chocolate chip... More 

Thank Alisia S
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

This was such a fun place to eat ~ we originally went because it was one of the restaurants listed on Guy's Diners, Drive Ins & Dives ~ but let me tell you that even he didn't do it justice!! What a great HUGE menu with new things on it that I never would have imagined! The portion sizes are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 2:00 am
8:30 am - 2:00 am
8:30 am - 2:00 am
8:30 am - 2:00 am
8:30 am - 2:00 am
8:30 am - 2:00 am
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 W Grace St, Richmond, VA 23220-3610
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-353-8204

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