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Lemaire Restaurant

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American, Contemporary
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101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-5009
(804) 788-8000
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Awesome menu and wine list. Service was fantastic and very knowledgeable of the menu and nearby sites to visit. Thanks to Matt we had a great time in RVA.

Thank UncleMattyEats
Richmond, Virginia
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176 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Dining at Lemaire is always a special treat. Everything about both the restaurant and the Jefferson Hotel is first class from the stately ambiance to the excellent wait staff. Despite a very busy evening, service was spot on and all of our meals were perfectly prepared and timed. We never felt rushed and were treated as if we were the... More 

Thank Ziganki
Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you want to celebrate a special event and want to do it up right, give Lemaire at the Jefferson Hotel a call! I've been to the restaurant on several occasions and they always treat you right! They have a variety of dining options and different size rooms which make an occasion even more intimate and memorable! The food is... More 

Thank woons
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Aside from there being a very noisy and hyperactive two year old in an adjoining table (thankfully they finished and left within 20 minutes), this was a flawless meal. The dining rooms that adjoin a very "happening" bar area are extremely attractive, as is everything else in the stunning Jefferson Hotel. I started with a hearts of romaine salad --... More 

Thank hankbauer
Baltimore, Maryland
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like The Jeffeson Hotel, in which the restaurant is located, this place i fabulous. Very knowledgeable wait staff and very friendly. The food was fresh and locally obtained. One of the best meals my wife and I have had in a while. AND it was reasonally priced.

Thank Jdp441
Midlothian, United States
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have always loved dining at Lemaire Restaurant in the beautiful Jefferson Hotel, and would have to say it is my all time favorite restaurant. The decor is sumptuous and stunningly beautiful. Service is impeccable - attentive but not intrusive. The only description I can give for food is PERFECT. From appetizers to entree's to dessert - even coffee! -... More 

Thank Daniella K
Yorktown, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went due to all of the reviews on Trip Advisor and were blown away. From appetizer to mains to service, everything was fantastic. The oysters on the half shell were tender and succulent, the fried green tomatoes were crisp and flavorful, and my steak was perfect. The setting is opulent without being fussy in the beautiful Jefferson Hotel. We enjoyed... More 

Thank Hsteinmiller
New York City, New York
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great lively bar scene nice atmosphere and setting. We were in a side room for dining not as atmospheric. Service very good. Food was very good I would not say outstanding as I had expected. Pricey. Convenient if staying in hotel.

Thank Deedela
Plantation, Florida
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a truly spectacular dinner for a large group of over 50 people. The service was so attentive and the food was cooked perfectly. When someone mentioned a desire to not have an ingredient as part of the first course they automatically did the same for the second without the person having to ask. When someone at our table... More 

Thank bakpbsh
Westport, Connecticut
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent cuisine, excellent staff and spotlessly maintained. I visited Lemaire 3 times and every visit was the same. Really impressive.

Thank cervezaguy12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings
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: (804) 788-8000

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