950 East Parham Road
Richmond, VA 23228-6511
Phone: (804) 515-7800
Fax: (804) 515-7700
Those mornings when you're willing to sacrifice your waistline for a stomach-filling sumptuous breakfast, check out Shoney's Restaurant. This downtown favorite serves a varied menu for all your meals—be it breakfast with hot chocolate or a lunch and dinner buffet with fried chicken, meat loaf and turkey dressing. Enjoy royal treatment, great discounts, happy hours, amazing food and top-of-the-class experience only at Shoney's Restaurant.
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature breadsticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruchetta, calamari, ravioli, and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. More exotic items like salmon, chicken dishes, and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu- their cakes, custards, and ice creams are sure to win you over. Lunch and take out menus are available.
Take in the atmosphere of the Australian Outback while enjoying mouth-watering entrees and high-quality service. Serving dinner only, Outback Steakhouse offers an extensive menu featuring appetizers, chicken, ribs, steak, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. Family-friendly, the casual restaurant has something for everyone at its numerous locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Outback Steakhouse also offers call-ahead seating and curbside take-away. Check website for locations and menu selections.
If you have a hankering for seafood this is the place to go. Red Lobster has a wide variety of good eats for the whole family. Various appetizers, special entrees, drinks and desserts ensure a menu with something for just about anybody. Lunch and dinner menus include shrimp, soups and salads, seafood platters, chicken, steak, and pasta. For calorie-counters, choose from the LightHouse Menu, which highlights dishes that won't cause you to tip the scales. A Kid's Menu is available with fine fare for the little ones like chicken fingers and mac & cheese. Be sure to save room for a scrumptious dessert. Gift Cards are available as a great gift for the seafood lover.
The owners of this restaurant have a family-oriented radio show on Richmond's WRVA (1140) station. The Celebrity Room is a fun, family environment that caters to children. Photographs of celebrities the owners have met in and through their radio work adorn the walls. A great number of them are autographed. Although the walls are the main attraction here, the delicious, large, specialty pizzas with fresh toppings come in a close second. The Celebrity Room also serves breakfast.
Richmonders have come to love the tradition of family gatherings over dim sum and tea at Full Kee. For experienced dim sum diners, the trays full of steaming dumplings will be paradise. Those less experienced with the delicacy may have a better experience with Full Kee during the week, when selections come from a traditional menu. Delectable dumplings, rolls and crepes are available a la carte. Plum sauce, hot mustard and duck sauce accompany the dim sum. Steamed shrimp and shark's fin are some of the stuffings. Be prepared to wait on the weekends, it becomes very crowded.
Rated as the number one burger by the Washington Magazine, Five Guys are a famous burger chain across the US. This Richmond outlet is one of two in the city and is located off West Broad Street at Willow Lawn Drive. The cheese burgers and French fries made in peanut oil is very addictive! You can fill your burger with as much topping you want with no extra charge. The music played at this joint is really cool. Prices of these generously sized burgers are very affordable. Cajun Fries are a must try. Enjoy your burgers and fries with chilled coke which can be refilled again and again for free!
The atmosphere of Su Casa is perfect for enjoying margaritas and some of the best salsa in town. Entrees include a wonderful combo dinner for two that includes enchiladas, tacos, burritos, chile rellenos, tostadas, quesadillas, flautas and beans and rice. A couple of Greek additions to the menu, like baklava and Greek chicken, provide unusual diversity. Tasty desserts include fried ice cream and flan.
Stella's is very serious about the Mediterranean and Greek cuisine that they serve up - hence the supreme quality of the food and service. Located in Richmond, near West End, Stella's is always popping with people - seated at the various tables, bathed in warm lighting, or around the full bar that the restaurant has to offer, with a variety of beers and cocktails. Take friends or coworkers out to try the following favorites: the fried kalamari, Pastichio - spiced aromatic ground beef, fat noodles, all topped with grated cheese - and the classic Greek salad, sprinkled with feta cheese.
For delicious American food and a plethora of drinks, ranging from beers to cocktails, be sure to check out Toast in the Richmond area. This restaurant is everything a successful eatery should be - the food is scrumptious, the service is excellent and the prices are affordable. For the appetizer, be sure to try the Polenta corn dogs, which are made with ketchup and barbecue aioli. The crab mac n cheese and Cuban Reuben with sweet potato tots are definite favorites for entrees and the desserts offered are changing every day, so you'll never get bored. With selections ranging from sandwiches to salads and burgers, stop by Toast for a great meal in a sleek, contemporary setting.
Bandito's Burrito Lounge is Richmond's go-to place for sports bars and healthier Mexican food - also known as Mexi-Cali cuisine. The menu consists of a wide array of burritos - with shredded beef, chicken or pork, plus many more fillings - as well as wraps, bowls, soups and salads. Settle down with the classic tacos and order a brew or two while watching a sports game with friends. If you are not into sports, simply enjoy the food and bob your head to the live music offered on Sundays or sing along during Karaoke Wednesdays.
This upbeat, contemporary bistro is located in Richmond's elegant Libbie and Grove area. It is only a short distance from landmarks like Agecroft Hall and Virginia House. Entrees include more selections of game than are usually found in local restaurants. These include Grilled Quail with spinach, mashed potatoes and apple cider cream and the Hunter's Wild Game Duo; pan seared venison tenderloin and wild boar cranberry sausage. Non-game selections include Coq au Vin Campagnard; chicken provincial-style with red wine served in a fresh baked bread bowl.