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Tarrant's Cafe

1 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-4212
+1 804-225-0035
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (101 reviews)
“garlic bread” (31 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
All hours
Steakhouse, Pizza, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-4212
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I don't give many 5's, but this meal hit it! Wife and I started off our wonderful meals with a cup of she-crab soup. It's always great, and tonight seemed even more so. My crab-stuffed flounder was a 5+, and my wife's Elizabethen chicken, in...More

Thank MoseleyPaddler
Reviewed 3 days ago

Food is superb! Desserts are awesome, try the upside down apple pie w ice crème! Many restraunts in Richmond, this one is great!

Thank Havefun7
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very pleasant hostesses greeted me inside front door. Waited by bar for my friends arrival. Given a booth. Waitress was very nice and provided helpful selection info. Delicious soup. Dory fish entree, excellent. Berry with ice cream dessert, had to be shared, too much! All...More

Thank Larry1778
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been there many times and it is our favorite place to take in town and out of town guests. Save room for desert

Thank SteveRic405
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is very neighborhoody, and it's an attractive space. The menu had a lot going on - plenty of options for everyone. I started with an eggplant stack special, and it has melted cheese on top, plus a mozzarella layer in the stack that...More

Thank hilaryg1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect venue for family - excellent egg dishes, custom. Wait staff wonderful. Highly recommend for family brunch. Sit on terrace area.

Thank GoBlue1975
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is in an old building (maybe it used to be a bank I'm not sure), but the atmosphere is very rustic, antiquey feeling. This is a go-to place for me whenever I have suppliers in town or want to impress someone. The shrimp...More

Thank dsexton789
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in a turn of the century drugstore, Tarrants is a long-time local favorite. Excellent fare at reasonable prices. It is especially busy when Virginia's General Assembly is in session each year.

Thank Dave J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Soup is thickened with loads of flour, and the rest of the dishes are heavy with a capital H. It's a neat place to see - old Richmond, but one meal here will be enough. Don't over order.

3  Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just two blocks from Quirk Hotel, this restaurant has it all! Good selection on the menu, outstanding service and chef. I had the blackened salmon, and my wife had filet mignon. We were both completely satisfied. We sat at the bar and were entertained by...More

Thank John H
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Chuck J
May 30, 2017|
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Response from Rita M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, actually they do. There is a dining private area in the back of the Broad Street restaurant. I believe that the Three Chopt Road location has private dining areas.
Janice S
February 21, 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth K | Property representative |
We do deliver! You can even buy gems ftcards online and email them to the lucky couple! Go to Our website to buy one or come in person to Tarrants Cafe, Tarrants West and Maxs on Broad! Thanks so much!
December 26, 2016|
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Response from UniqueTraveler70 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. Please call them and ask!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-4212
    (N. Foushee)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-225-0035
  • E-mail
Tarrant's Cafe is situated in the Richmond Old and Historic District. It was an important corner bringing drugstore services to nearby residents for over eighty years spanning the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. 130 years later this building is bringing neighborhood service to Richmond’s community with an upscale but affordable restaurant: Tarrants Cafe.
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