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Water Coastal Kitchen - CLOSED

3411 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23221
+1 804-353-3411
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (14 reviews)
“crab cakes” (10 reviews)
“pork belly” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3411 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23221
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1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 17 May 2016

The place has underwent renovations and they did an amazing job. Service is great, thank you Tim. The chef's are very original and always deliver a delicious meal, I highly suggest the pork belly proceeded by a libation created by the creative mix experts. I...More

Thank Mitch P
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Same building, same address and decor, recent name change, and we hear same owner. Great seafood. All six of us loved our meals, scallops, Bronzini, crabcakes, pasta, oysters. Some seating for six is awkward, a semicircle booth where only those at the ends face one...More

Thank phu14
Reviewed 2 January 2016

My wife retired this month and her co-workers invited us to dinner at the Water Coastal Kitchen. We had been there for dinner about a year ago for our daughter’s birthday celebration. There were approximately eight of us in the group. We had reservations for...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Had a very nice meal with colleagues. Appetizers were delicious. Scallops prepared perfectly. Sashimi Salmon was delicious. Entree's were terrific and paired with a fine bottle of wine. Very satisfied.

Thank Laurie H
Reviewed 15 December 2015

When we arrived at the restaurant my first impression was THIS IS GOING TO BE GOOD! Great atmosphere and a nice looking upscale menu. The server was pleasant and friendly with lots of suggestions. We ordered the calamari, which ended up being over cooked but...More

Thank Paris0813
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Visiting our son, daughter-in-law, and 2 little grandsons in Richmond VA, is always a treat, since Richmond has so many great restaurants and sites to visit! Knowing we would be having a special brunch after church on Sunday, prior to returning home to Michigan, our...More

Thank egrlbk
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We had eaten here when it was known as the Water Grill and food was good. This time not so good. Service was excellent, and the staff was friendly but food very very average. Our wives had the vegetarian offering at it was not good...More

Thank GSO-Mike
Reviewed 23 November 2015

I took my wife to Water Coastal Kitchen a week ago. Let me start out by saying, the service was great. Our waiter was friendly and very attentive. The appetizers were fine; we had the raw oysters and the fried calamari. The dipping sauces for...More

Thank Toby240
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Stopped for a vacation day lunch on Cary at this fine restaurant. Great service by Timothy. Had fried oysters and spinach and my partner had grilled salmon washed down with a Rose by the glass. Food was served timely, hot and nicely presented. Just perfect...More

Thank northernneckinn
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We had a very good lunch here last summer and came back for dinner this fall. The service was good and the seafood was first-rate, fresh and creatively prepared. However, the puny slice of Key Lime pie that came with the fixed price 3-course meal...More

Thank cvillediner
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$27
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3411 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23221 (Formerly The Water Grill - Richmond)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-353-3411
  • E-mail
Located in the heart of Carytown the Water Grill is the newest restaurant of the Richmond Restaurant Goup which operates some of Richmond’s best known restaurants The Hard Shell, The Hill Café, Delux Café and Lounge and Europa Italian Café and Tapas Bar. The Water Grill Specializes in Fresh Local and Regional Seafood, Had Cut Steaks Chops and Ribs as well as a Full Raw Bar featuring Oysters, Clams, Mussels, Crab Legs, Shrimp and Lobster. The Water Grill has a big city feel and beautiful décor with multiple levels of exposed brick, cozy fire place, private rooms, multiple bars, water features and one of Richmond best outdoor patios. The Water Grills private rooms can accommodate seated parties and cocktail parties from 10-100 people. The Water Grill is only 5 minutes from downtown Richmond, has convenient parking and accepts reservations for parties of all sizes. Also, make your reservations online at www.thewatergrill.com
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