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Millie's

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$$ - $$$
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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2603 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23223-7849
+1 804-643-5512
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11:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 21:30
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 10:00 - 22:30
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A journey through the state on highway 95 and we decided to make a stop for a bit at Millie's. from a throwback atmosphere to a decent selection of offerings Millie's was average at best. The Bloody Mary was lackluster but the BLT was pretty decent. The outside dining patio was nothing special either and the bathrooms were subpar. Not... More 

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Thank Matt B
Gloucester, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In Richmond, if I want to treat my friends, family, or the most snooty epicure to a great meal - I take them to Millie's Diner. I'm not sure why Millie's is referred to as a "diner" - the cuisine is far superior than any true diner I've visited. But, regardless of how you categorize the establishment - the food... More 

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Thank Major_Rage
San Francisco, California
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were the first people in at 5:30 for the evening shift, found the place to be fairly small but quite inviting, appreciate the fact that all the cooking happens in plain view and the cooks were having fun. The staff was good and reasonably personable, did spend more time assembling and joking with each other instead of paying attention... More 

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Thank wanderfrog
Richmond, Virginia
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

My husband used to love Millie's and every so often we decide to eat here to fulfill his need for nostalgia. I have to say it has been disappointing. The menu is just too confusing for the average eater. When you have to sit and google everything on the menu to figure out what it is, it just feels like... More 

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Thank 6GRTKDS
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203 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Food taste is the strength of this place. They know how to prepare foods. The staff is very friendly. They are a bit too loud during peak hours. Also, the bathrooms are dirty and well worn.

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Richmond, Virginia
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Had brunch with my girlfriends. We wanted to do brunch on a Sunday with mimosas and good food - so glad I check Trip Advisor for the rave reviews! We arrived to see the large group of people sitting outside on a gloomy day, so happy and enjoying themselves. We were inteigued. We were entertained the entire hour wait and... More 

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Thank jtthompson719
Westchester County, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

On several trips to Richmond Millie's is the go to place for Breakfast. The menu has several items called ZXXMess. Try one if you have a large appetite and really enjoy fun food. there may be some wait but it is worth the wait.

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Thank Marco G
Farmington, Connecticut
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512 reviews
341 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Millies is a small, cozy restaurant with eclectic furnishings. The food is as varied as the decorations. On our recent visit, our party sampled the calamari, Thai spicy shrimp, mussels and clams, duck, salmon , scallops and chicken. Everything was well prepared and tasty. The recommended Italian wines paired perfectly. Reservations are recommended since the restaurant fills quickly.

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Thank Chris F
New York City, New York
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

I was staying in Richmond for the night on the way to Savannah. Looking for somewhere to have dinner, I found Millie's on TripAdvisor. I'm glad I did. The meal was one of the most memorable of my trip. Everything was excellent, especially the duck. I'd highly reccomend this place for a delicous meal in a casual setting.

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Thank Ben B
Midlothian, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

My fiancée and I hadn't been to Millie's in years and we were kicking ourselves for waiting so long. We had to wait for about 20 minutes but that just made the food taste better. My wife had the Salmon and Eggs which she inhaled. I had the Devils Mess which is a Millie's specialty; three egg frittata with chorizo,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2603 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23223-7849
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-643-5512

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?