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Rappahannock Restaurant

320 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219-1718
+1 804-545-0565
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (158 reviews)
“paella” (27 reviews)
“rockfish” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
320 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219-1718
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere and attentive staff. Baked oysters and oysters on the half shell were very good...BUT very expensive. $2.25 per oyster, for what were relatively small oysters on the half shell was excessive. Other menu items looked interesting, but also pricey. If I go again,...More

Thank Joel T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dining on a Sunday night in Richmond can be tricky. On a recent road trip from Charleston to Boston we spent a Sunday night in Richmond and options seemed limited. I recalled reading an article in the Boston Globe about driving down 95 and the...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My shrub cocktail infused with beet was delicious as were the oysters we had as an appetizer. My pan seared fish was seasoned perfect and to my surprise I enjoyed the lentil patty that accompanied it. Loved everything about this restaurant except the prices (and...More

Thank TR P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made a reservation directly with the restaurant and with a LIVE person. We had come in from out of town. Boy- were we surprised to find out that they had 'lost' our reservation! After placing blame on a new reservation system, summer solstice, and...More

Thank shortysstop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a well prepared good dinner here on a Tuesday evening. Doing a nice business but there was no need to try to seat is in a corner by the bathrooms. At oh request we were moved to a high top in a more...More

Thank saturdaydiner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been there many times, always sit at the bar This place can get crowded, especially when something is going on downtown Good attentive service Fresh well prepared seafood is the best stuff here I'm a fan of the garlic soup and the wood grilled...More

Thank sd_amowat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants in Richmond lunch or dinner. The seafood is exceptional! Bar scene amazing and waitstaff knowledgeable as well as helpful. Seafood is the main attraction with amazing oysters, shrimp and other offerings as well. It is difficult to make...More

Thank Maymay1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simply put this is a must restaurant if you love seafood and are visiting Richmond. Just 2 blocks from the Downtown Hilton (our go to hotel in the city) and the Downtown Marriott. Wife, daughters, son-in-law and yours truly had a wonderful evening. Alice was...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting Richmond to attend a concert on Friday night; this place was listed on the concert venue website along with three other options. I did some research and ended up making a reservation at Rappahannock. I am glad I did. The oysters were...More

Thank bodiKansas
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I was visiting Richmond for the first time with 2 friends. The three of us wondered past Rappahannoks and looking busy and with a good menu we walked in. There were no tables available for at least 40mins but we were directed to the adjoining...More

Thank Nick S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Mary Lou S
Are there happy hour food specials? If so, when is happy hour?
1 March 2017|
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Response from Micky O | Reviewed this property |
Last time i was there, I saw no mention of Happy Hour specials.
Mary Lou S
Is there parking nearby?
28 February 2017|
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Response from nitenite | Reviewed this property |
Yes park around the corner
James B
do you have a corkage policy?
28 August 2016|
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Response from Elizabeth B | Reviewed this property |
I do not kno as we ordered drinks from their bar And had no reason to ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219-1718
    (4th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Stop 1052 on the GRTC bus line.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-545-0565
  • E-mail
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