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Richardson's Cafe

12 Church St, Mathews, VA 23109-2322
+1 804-725-7772
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (21 reviews)
“prime rib” (9 reviews)
“sandwich” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Church St, Mathews, VA 23109-2322
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Adorable diner style restaurant! Awesome food and so very quaint. A must do when you are in Mathews Courthouse area!

Thank Terri Clay E
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Finally went with friends. Casual and fun place. Friendly, accommodating ataff. Had fried clams, ziti, a 2 great hamburgers. All were delicious. Smith island coconut cake was really good too. Coming back for the prime rib.

Thank DrNoah
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The first two times I visited, I got the oysters. They were a nice size, which is important to me. Also, they were cooked to perfection all three times that I've been there! The third visit was a Friday night. They had prime rib for...More

Thank travelqueen03
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Went to date night at Richardson's on a Friday evening. We orderdered the prime rib special. It was delicious and the service was great. A special treat... David Shuber was sharing his musical talents. A great evening was had by all!

Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The old counter that you can still eat at or in one of e booths you feel your back in the old drug store. The food is great and everything is made right there. The food came out quickly and the portions were large. Also...More

Thank oldscouter111
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Stopped in for lunch, great team, good food. -Really good lunch special sandwich. My friends also loved their food. -Good service, with the waitress and manager stopping to check in that everything was going good. -Great atmosphere as the local cafe. -Easy parking.

Thank ZanderDubbs
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Delicious food,HUGE portions, reasonably priced, nostalgic atmosphere, and great service. Our waitress, Kayla, was super. Also have live music. I recommend this place to anyone anytime.

Thank dcole52
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Just a family Sunday lunch but special with our meals. Mom had the popcorn shrimp with French fries which was overloaded with the tasty crustaceans and hot fries. My wife had their fried chicken special. This is a delicious, mouth-watering combo of either dark or...More

Thank taroth0428
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We took a friend for lunch at Richardson's Cafe and were delighted with the food and the service. We chose from the wide 'sandwich' selection and the portions were generous yet not overwhelming. The coffee mug was refilled on request and the pickled beetroot side...More

Thank Coyote88
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is the place to pick up ice creams. They have a good choice and the quality is good too. Some locals said the food is good too but we did not eat here. Enjoy!

Thank linskitours
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Church St, Mathews, VA 23109-2322
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Mathews
  • Phone Number: +1 804-725-7772
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