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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
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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New York City, New York
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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.

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Plantation, Florida
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 

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Westport, Connecticut
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56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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

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Bunker Hill WV
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by TJ's bar for a pre dinner cocktail...a must when dining in The Jefferson ! There is a beautiful outside patio, but it was much too warm of a September evening to sit outdoors. So, we had a table in the bar with a view of that lovely setting. My mint julep was perfect for a warm summer... More 

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very high quality food an lovely atmosphere. The food is a little pricey but well worth it. Waiters are friendly and efficient and the atmosphere is relaxed.

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Thank Joanne H
Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family makes an annual trip downtown Richmond to the Jefferson Hotel each Christmas season to have dinner at Lemaire. The menu is relatively small considering the grandeur of the hotel. However, it is always delicious and presented beautifully. It is a bit pricey but worth the price because of the old world ambience one doesn't find at most restaurants.... More 

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Thank oncall10
Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This historic Richmond landmark, The Iconic Jefferson Hotel's Lemaire Restaurant is the perfect place for a romantic date night or a great place to meet friends for happy hour and appetizers.

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Thank Raul C
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't believe the quality of food! Better than New York or Philly, for much less. If you are in the Richmond area, don't miss this restaurant in the beautiful historic Jefferson hotel.

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Thank Dora F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time I have dined there it has been a wonderful experience. I love the atmosphere of course. The bar is beautiful and the Italian Glass Chandeliers took a little getting use to because I loved the crystal and brass. The Foie Gras is the best I have ever had in my life! If you ever have the chance book... More 

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Thank Brenda J
Wheaton, Maryland
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unlike many other fine dining choices, the Lemaire is not over priced. The service was excellent and the hotel itself is quite attractive, but the quality of the food is the real reason to a reservation at this classy establishment. I recently had the pleasure of dining at this restaurant and might of had the best steak of my life.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
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?