2321 Willis Rd.
Richmond, VA 23237-2947
Phone: (804) 275-8800
Fax: (804) 275-0949
2321 Willis Rd., Richmond, VA, US, 23237-2947
- Phone: (804) 275-8800
- Fax: (804) 275-0949
Boathouse at Rocketts Landing, situated near the beautiful bank of James River, is known for its premium seafood options. From salads and appetizers like Crab Puppies, sushi like Spicy Tuna and pizzas like Spicy Chipotle Shrimp, the menu has something to suit every palate. Their brunch menu, which is offered every Sunday from 10a to 2:30p, includes some sumptuous sandwiches, omelets and some entrees like Organic Vanilla Granola or Egg Benedict that give a great start to your lazy weekend. Boathouse at Rocketts Landing has an award winning wine list. Check website for an upcoming wine tasting event.
Want something new and different in your beer mug? Come by and sample one of five Legend brews available year round: Lager, Pilsner, Brown Ale, Porter and Golden IPA. Grab some grab to go with the excellent beer. A favorite dish is the crab quesadilla. Other recommended dishes include entrées include steak and pork chops with fried apples.
O'Toole's Restaurant & Pub is situated in the beautiful Westover Hills. An intimate old Irish pub, O'Toole's may lack class and sophistication, but makes for an enjoyable visit. Feast on the wide varieties of appetizers, grilled chicken, crabs, cheeses, steaks, nachos and mozzarella-topped items. A perfect spot for a Sunday brunch or a casual dinner, O Toole's also stocks up delightful spirits and country liquors. Happy hours and live music nights are a major draw at this resto-pub. Take away options are available too. Call for more information.
The Hill Cafe serves food that is a cut above the usual neighborhood restaurants. Located in historic Church Hill, site of some of Richmond's most beautiful restored homes, the cafe is convenient to the Poe Museum, St. John's Church and Shockoe Bottom. Dark wood and a beautiful bar area, create a plainly decorated but cosy environment with delicious food and a good selection of beer, wine and liquor. The barbecued ribs are exceptional.
WPA Bakery is a place those with a sweet tooth must visit. Along with coffee and hot chocolate, the bakery also has a variety of baked products like caneles, paquets, pastries, pies and cakes. Special orders for cakes, pies and cheesecakes are also taken by the bakery.
Visiting here is like eating comfort food on a "Happy Days" set. The colorful tile counter is a very comfortable place to dine alone; customers and employees are friendly and conversational. River City is a great place to go for breakfast before visiting the Edgar Allen Poe Museum or St. John's Church, both in nearby Church Hill. Breakfast is crowded on weekends, so be prepared to wait for a table but know that it will be well worth your time. Traditional southern biscuits and gravy are the best in the city.
The communal sentiment of sharing food and eating from the same platter is an Ethiopian tradition. At Addis Ethiopian Restaurant, you will certainly get a glimpse of the rich history and traditions of this African land's cuisine. Entrees are served by spreading a soft bread injera on a large plate and lightly placing various beef, seafood and vegetarian delicacies so as to seep the flavor of the food into the bread. The food features the use of exotic spices and unique techniques to bring out mesmerizing flavors. The interiors of Addis Ethiopian are casual and bright, veering towards a lively and communal sense of eating.
This Cuban-themed restaurant somehow achieves both a lively and romantic atmosphere. At brunch, you can watch the Farmers Market as you dine on the outdoor deck. If you want a spot outside, be sure to make a reservation. The menu is seafood heavy, but those who do not enjoy things fishy will love the shredded pork over rice with plantains. It is one of the least expensive and most delicious items offered. Havana has one of the largest drink selections in the city, including homemade margaritas. Havana '59 opens its doors to guests from 4:30 p.m., all days of the week.
Head to Tiki Bob's Cantina to unwind the right way after a hectic week. It has a little and the best of all. Quick delicious bites of American and Mexican cuisine, a moderate sized bar and the most enthusiastic yet relaxing atmosphere, make Tiki Bob's a favorite among the college crowd as well as young professionals. Live sports action and music videos on several T.V. screens, great music and a big dance floor have all the patrons grooving till late hours. Food and admission are inexpensive, so party on with no worry.
This upscale eatery serves some of the best steak dishes in the city. Porterhouse, Double Porterhouse, Double Cut Filet Mignon, New York Strip - all feature on the menu. You can whet your appetite beforehand with the seafood appetizers such as Lobster Bisque, Bluepoint Oysters on the Half Shell, and Smoked Pacific Salmon. Among desserts, your best choice would be the sinfully indulgent Chocolate Velvet Cake - it will prepare you for the toll that dining here takes on your wallet!
The Hard Shell offers an excellent variety of seafood as well as contemporary American dishes. The outdoor seating here is the best in Shockoe Slip. This is a fun place to go for lunch or dinner, convenient to many shops and attractions. A wonderful variety of seafood, which includes several types of crab, is offered. Cornmeal and Herb Fried Oysters are served on the half-shell with Grand Marnier creme fraiche and Smithfield ham rice pilaf. All varieties of shellfish is served by the pound with several choices of sauce.
This restaurant in historic Shockoe Slip is a great place to stop after a long day and relax over a drink and a few plates of tapas. Seared Tuna with a Raisin and Caper Tapenade is an unusual treat and the Artichoke Misto is a must for garlic lovers. For those with a heartier appetite, Europa offers three types of paella; the traditional rice and vegetable dish of Spain ;with meat, fish or a combination. The lunch menu is designed for those who are limited on time with a variety of panini sandwiches, pizzas and salads.