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Lemaire Restaurant

101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-5009
+1 804-649-4629
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-5009
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Exquisite space, elegant atmosphere, good service and wonderfully prepared food make Lemaire my favorite restaurant in Richmond. Food courses are well paced, not hurried. Food is plated so beautifully that I had to photograph. And all taste well. Eating in this restaurant makes us feel...More

Thank ebfk
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really fine restaurant in a lovely hotel. I had the salmon and was most impressed. Service was quite good as well.

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made reservations at Lemaire on recommendations of a few friends. If you have never been to the Jefferson Hotel, you must go to see the grandeur of the hotel itself let alone the great food. We arrived early to check out the bar before...More

Thank serinabailey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to finish our trip in style and this restaurant absolutely hits the mark. It’s worth having a meal here just to be able to see the inside of this fabulous hotel. Get there early and enjoy a happy hour glass of champagne, wine...More

Thank PFTraveller62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had reviewed the menu online beforehand and had chosen a few things. The only thing that changed was that I ordered the special baked Mahi-Mahi rather that the predetermined baked flounder. I started with a velvety gazpacho and though I hinted that I would...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am staying at the Jefferson and wanted to eat in the hotel. Wanting to be somewhat responsible with company money I ordered the Mushroom Fettucini. Overall it was very tasty, but it was one of the smallest portions of pasta I ever received in...More

Thank jsfalcon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service here is fantastic. The dishes served here have that extra special touch that makes them amazing. A must place to go for that special dinner.

Thank 53rb53
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

My family loves this beautiful restaurant in the middle of the Historic Hotel Jefferson. We go every Christmas Eve. The food is extraordinarily. The service is impeccable and the lobby of the hotel is beautifully decorated for the holidays. We also love to eat at...More

Thank Carole G
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

My family and a friend went to celebrate Father’s Day last month. Everything was very nice but still slightly casual. The food was very good with some unique twists. We all enjoyed our meals.

Thank 374eleanorg
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We celebrated my husband's birthday here and it was wonderful. Had tried to get reservations at the hotel, but no vacancy so glad we at least got to eat there. Pricey, but worth it. Service was superb. I found the food better than Inn at...More

Thank frequent_traveler200
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June 5, 2017|
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Response from Charles R | Reviewed this property |
We were in business casual attire. Some were in suits, but we felt very comfortable in dress pants and dress shirt, but no jacket or tie. Hope that helps!
March 16, 2017|
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Response from JaydeeHanson | Reviewed this property |
I think they could do it very well. BUT ask them what else is going on at the Restaurant/hotel at the same. We were there at the same time as the University of Richmond ring exchange dance. Lots of rather noisy college... More
November 30, 2016|
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Response from Bruce W | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but I don't know. I recommend you call the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Drinks, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-5009
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-649-4629
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Lemaire is a New American restaurant bringing a fresh, modern culinary experience to one of Virginia’s most iconic attractions – The Jefferson Hotel, Richmond, Virginia. The menu features extraordinary Virginia grown ingredients and the Southern influences of Richmond's food culture. The unique structure of the menu will allow you to customize your experience each time you visit while our distinctive spaces - the bar and lounge, the patio and the dining rooms –make any occasion special. The innovative cocktail list features classic libations with a modern twist and fresh, handcrafted ingredients. The wine list of over 200 offerings, including a robust selection of bottles under $30 and wines by glass, will inspire you to experiment with the tastes of the New and Old Worlds.
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