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Galaxy Diner

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2924 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
+1 804-213-0510
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average28%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“fried pickles” (22 reviews)
“burger” (16 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
2924 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
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Reviewed April 6, 2013

Visiting family in the area and they took me here for dinner. The atmosphere is fantastically funky! A really diverse crowd of people, and the place is decorated with lots of classic outer space movies, so it's got a really funky vibe! Menu looks good,...More

1  Thank gpisces
Reviewed April 2, 2013

I wasn't that impressed with the food here- The staff was nice, and the food was O.K., but not great like some of the reviews led me to believe. It was typical diner food, greasy and a little bland. I won't be going back.

Thank Lindsey S
Reviewed March 22, 2013

A group of us went here for a late lunch. The diner food is very good. There service was very friendly.

Thank ricky_8888
Reviewed January 23, 2013

It is relatively small and can be hard to get a table at peak times, but the food was great. The fried Oreo cookies are awesome, but the fried brownie bites are even better. Nice burgers and great grilled cheeses. The kids loved it and...More

Thank Alliegirld
Reviewed January 9, 2013

Ever had black hole pancakes? You will find that, other very unique items and standard diner fare at the very cool dining spot. The kids love it and they have vegetarian options so everyone is happy. The grilled bennett sandwich was great!

Thank Sylviesbluebird
Reviewed January 9, 2013

This is Cary Street landmark. Everyone who goes to Carytown must eat friend pickles at Galaxy Diner. You will see a diverse mix of clientelle, a fun space like decor, and the menu has lots of fun option.s

Thank jasbrock
Reviewed November 16, 2012

Took my now wife of 12 years to this restaurant while we were out on a date and we were feeling adventurous. Well we were very happy we decided to try this crazy looking place. Ever had trailer park pancakes? Well they are awesome. The...More

Thank stephen f
Reviewed November 16, 2012

Fried oreo's..the list goes on. Very attentive wait staff. The cups they bring your drinks in are gigantic.Burgers and fries are a really good choice.There are odd things to order from the menu as well.Definitely feels like an older 70's diner

Thank bret8kins
Reviewed October 15, 2012

decent diner food, nothing special, but good location and shakes, a fine place for standard american fare.

Thank PaoloStatiUniti
Reviewed October 11, 2012

This is a good place to go after the bars close. They always have breafkast food and delicious fried pickles come with every meal!

Thank HappyPearl22
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2924 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-213-0510
  • E-mail
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