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“cary street”(68 reviews)
“unique shops”(45 reviews)
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Section of Richmond that is great for walking, shopping or touring museums and galleries.
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3166 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3504
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+1 804-422-8066
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Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

If you want get off the beaten path of the interstate, away from predictable strip malls, and walk around an interesting neighborhood this is a great place. We were very comfortable walking around the neighborhood with this charming shops and restaurants. We ate at the...More

Thank Jameyfrank
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Carytown is coming along way from the small mom-and-pop shop to a few chains here and there I prefer a little more substantial chains but I do like the mix of Mom and Pops.

Thank YamYam804
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

We were not impressed. Many vacant shops. Not much variety. Parking is poor/hard to find. Overmarket ‘antiques;’ we found none.

Thank Tammys66
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Perfect place to get all that you need, in a city setting and not "the mall". Eclectic and charming, this place eating joints and boutiques for the most discriminating shopper. From one end, to the other, it's packed with at least a half a day's...More

Thank MaceandMo
Reviewed May 4, 2018

We spent a few hours in Carytown. We loved the small shops and great restaurants. Everyone was so friendly! What a shock from what we are used to. There is something for everyone here.

Thank Tod N
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Great for a day trip. There are all kinds of shops and restaurants from one end of Cary to the other. The area has lots of character because of so much of the original buildings have been repurposed into thriving businesses. An interesting historical area...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice area to stroll down and to check out the vintage shops and ambiance. We walked down from The Fine Arts Museum to check out the shops.

Thank Kyle F
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was on the food tour. Our tasting was great! Would like to visit this restaurant again!

Thank Kathy W
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

The area has everything you need, shops, restaurants and bars. They have alot of festivals. Check out Can Can fir cocktails and Richmond jewlers for some bling.

Thank ghappliancerepair
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

We had been walking through Richmond all day and wondered where all the people were... turns out, they’re all in carytown. Lots of shops and restaurants. One fav was Chop Suey books. Nice Main Street area with a lot of people hanging out.

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Deborah W
February 21, 2017|
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Response from Murray E | Reviewed this property |
The answers provided are correct. I don't think any restaraunts allow dogs in. But, some shops will allow them. I know there is a dog pet treat shop that you and your dog can shop at.
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Kathleen H
January 24, 2017|
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Response from MickyO100 | Reviewed this property |
Many of the shops keep their own, non-standard hours. I am sure you can check online for a specific shop. But, if that isn't an option, I would stick to 10-5 for M-S and on Sunday, 12-5. For example, Ten Thousand... More
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Denise M
May 23, 2016|
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Response from TravelersAbroad2 | Reviewed this property |
Carytown is a busy place but not impossible for parking. It just looks that way. Try Cary Court next to Can Can Restaurant or street parking on Cary Street and side streets.There is mid-block parking behind some Cary Street... More
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