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.
If you're in the mood for some delicious New American fare, Heritage is a good restaurant to pick. Open for dinner as well as Sunday brunch, the restaurant offers its patrons treats like bourbon barrel smoked pork belly, rock shrimp carbonara, biscuits and gravy and much more. To wash down the scrumptious food, Heritage offers cocktails like the Karma, Marlboro Man and Dutch Martinez.
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.
Julep's, a Southern restaurant in Richmond, has it all - from great decor, to friendly service and incredible food. The interior is all sleek wooden floors, polished oak columns and sophisticated art on the walls. The staff is always eager to assist you and the menu features a variety of appetizers, soups, salads, entrees and desserts. Start off with their famous fried green tomatoes and then make way for the shrimp and grits. For dessert, you can opt for hand selected cheeses or the delectable chocolate-hazelnut torte. Whether you're looking for a spectacular meal with friends or family, you can't go wrong with Julep's.
Millie's Diner is the delight and quintessential place to go for breakfast and brunch in Richmond. For brunch, order the Devil's Mess, which is an omelet with mild curry and spicy sausages. A corned beef sandwich is a guaranteed thumbs up for lunch, and there is even a dinner menu that features delectable dishes such as the herbed Cornish game hen and spicy shrimp. The staff is incredibly friendly and the atmosphere is perpetually cheerful against a backdrop of a charming interior. The space is a little small, but its entirely worth it for the delicious food offered.
McCormack's Whiskey Grill offers delectable Southern comfort food, barbecue and a huge selection of drinks to choose from - particularly whiskey. In fact, the first thing you'll notice upon entering this wood-paneled restaurant and bar is the towering wall of different liquors, crowded among the shelves. The menu includes such delicacies as the Bison Burger - the patty is juicy and the buns are perfectly cooked - and the atmosphere is perpetually lively and warm. This is the perfect place to bring your family and friends, particularly those who enjoy whiskey and limited edition alcohol.
Come to Rappahannock for a trendy and delicious farm-to-table dining experience in Richmond. Known for their oysters, be prepared to have your taste buds blown away by the following Virginia-exclusive oysters: The Rappahannock River oysters, with their sweet, buttery and lightly salted taste; the Stingray oysters and their signature briny and clean flavor; and the ocean-salty and deliciously mineral-rich Olde Salts oysters. The decor is sleek and upscale, with an enormous raw and drinks bar to boot. Enjoy various seafood dishes accompanied by beers on tap with friends and coworkers.
One of the first establishments to open in the renovated Shockoe Slip warehouse district, Sam Miller's has a casual pub-like atmosphere. Open for lunch and dinner, the restaurant serves typical American fare including steaks, fresh seafood and sandwiches. The Sunday brunch is popular as well. A limited late-night menu is available in the bar where live music plays on selected evenings.
The charming Berkeley Hotel is a grand structure and its restaurant offers an equally grand dining experience. The service is flawless and the food is remarkable. Dim lighting and deep leather chairs make The Berkeley a relaxing place to dine. The environment is soft and romantic. The menu offers traditional regional dishes with a European flair and includes exotic entrees like ostrich and bison.
Urban Farmhouse Market & Cafe is located in Richmond. With a simple decor and a wide seating area, it attempts to create a confluence between the city and the countryside. The menu reflects the use of fresh seasonal ingredients which are all organic. It has an amazing wine selection which and a variety of tea and coffee. There might be a chance to catch up with your favorite musician performing at this place and you can also find artistic works exhibited by any local artist.