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626 China St, Richmond, VA 23220-6217
+1 804-918-6028
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“escargot” (34 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (11 reviews)
“crab cakes” (26 reviews)
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French, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
626 China St, Richmond, VA 23220-6217
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a great place to eat! Hilarious food names that are super tasty. Great wine selection. Dessert is superb.

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here a couple times and sampled many menu items - everything is simply amazing and the atmosphere is fun and whimsical

Thank JB S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the atmosphere, to service. And all the delectable food in between, there truly is no finer place to take your SO for a magical night out for dinner. Take my word for it, you will not be disappointed!!!

Thank whiteside12918
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had planned to have dinner at Stella's but even at 5:15 there was a longish wait. We called and were told if we could get to L'Opossum by 6 they could seat us. Boy, are we glad we didn't go to Stella's! Susan, our...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was fantastic, escargot was outstanding and the sweetbreads were delicious! Fantastic energy and cocktails. We had a very memorable and delicious meal, great service by Mark! Thank you for creating such a unique experience!

Thank Isabelle B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at L’Opposum for my birthday courtesy of a gift card given to us by a good friend. I am glad that we had that gift card because I was not amazed. The food was fine, but only that. Nothing really worth remembering....More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed July 9, 2018

My favorite Richmond restaurant by far! Funky, different, innovative. The food is amazing, new twists on old favorites, the service is impeccable, the ambiance is truly unique. Great date restaurant, but I’ve been with my husband and two kids (22 and 20) and they totally...More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The food was good but not write-home-rave-about great. Not what we had expected. But solidly decent. Well-presented. The table was small. The wait staff a bit full of themselves. We won’t be rushing back but I’d go if someone treated me.

Thank singersus
Reviewed June 26, 2018

24 hours in Richmond and I'm glad I spent a few of those hours at L'Opossum. I called a few days prior to my visit and couldn't get a reservation but the nice woman that I spoke with mentioned that they had a limited number...More

Thank CJDittes
Reviewed June 25, 2018

A great place. The decor, the food, the service, all excellent. The menu was very creative and surprise, surprise, so was the food. This was our anniversary dinner. We normally go to places like Barboursville Winery for this happy occasion but the 'Possum hype was...More

Thank Pete S
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Kelly B
January 16, 2017|
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Response from Robin J | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. And my guess is that if there were not something to accommodate you on the menu that night that the chef would create something. For my part, I had lamb with white beans and swiss chard....so, yes, mine was... More
December 21, 2016|
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Response from Gina S | Reviewed this property |
They open at 5. Make sure to make a reservation!
Joan B
December 1, 2016|
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Response from scouch61853 | Reviewed this property |
Ample street parking is available. You MIGHT have to walk a couple of blocks on a Friday or Saturday night.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 626 China St, Richmond, VA 23220-6217
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-918-6028
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