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TJ's

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101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-5009
+1 804-788-8000
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07:00 - 12:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 12:00
Mon - Thu 06:30 - 16:00
Fri 06:30 - 22:00
Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We dined twice this trip....Thanksgiving evening and Sunday brunch. The food is spectacular.....the brunch setting is in the lobby of the hotel so that's a given that it's beautiful. I realize Lemaire is the star of this property but TJs could use some fluffing up and the noise level could be turned down a bit. The front desk people could... More 

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Thank dinnerand
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We where staying in the hotel and had dinner the previous evening in Lemaire, the hotels fine dining venue. For breakfast, we went to TJ's. It was outstanding, both in terms of food and service

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Thank byrddawg
chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We were in town for my husband's 50th high school reunion. As we were doing some sightseeing in downtown Richmond, we were limited to restaurants serving lunch on the weekend. We went to TJ's at the Jefferson hotel. I ordered the Grits with cheese and blackened shrimp. The food was served in a cast iron dish. The grits were dry... More 

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Thank suwasaba
Richmond, Virginia
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I chose to take a friend to TJs in the Jefferson Hotel for a special birthday lunch. Seated in beautiful red uphulstered wing chairs, we were treated wonderfully and thoroughly enjoyed our lunch. Never disappointing, always special.

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Thank gigiw
New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Overall, the food was good. You must try the peanut soup! I have never had peanut soup before but it came highly recommended and it was amazing

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Thank Anjie G
Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is the restaurant that is open for lunch in the Jefferson Hotel. While the restaurant is memorable, it is just a part of seeing this magnificent hotel. While meeting high standards, it is surprisingly well priced for the level of quality.

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Salamanca, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Stayed at the opulent Jefferson and thought we would have breakfast in style the first morning (and what could be easier when staying there?) but we were disappointed with the meal. I had simple eggs and potatoes with toast and sausage and it was (dare I say it): Dennyish. My buddy liked his breakfast scramble, but at $55 for a... More 

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Thank danieljgriffith
Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Like everything else in The Jefferson Hotel, breakfast was outstanding. Servers were very friendly and courteous and the food was well prepared and delicious.

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Thank Jdp441
Midlothian, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Set in the beautiful Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, TJ's offers good food with exceptional drinks and service in the gorgeous setting. Whether having lunch, dinner, or drinks and appetizers after a show, you are always made to feel welcome here. Another favorite go-to!

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Thank Daniella K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

we spent CHristmas there for a week and the service was excellent. I love the hidden TV behind the mirror. My Restaurant also attends a food show /dinner with PFG there and its wonderful for corporate events

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Thank Brenda J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 12:00
Monday
06:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 16:00
Thursday
06:30 - 16:00
Friday
06:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-5009
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-788-8000
Description
TJ's is a Southern bistro providing a relaxed atmosphere perfect for lunch with colleagues, clients and friends, a mid-week breakfast or a late lunch upon arrival. Whenever possible, local produce, naturally raised meats and sustainably harvested seafood are featured. TJ’s beverage menu provides many options for guests to explore flavor by pairing their beverages with our cuisine! The beer program features a broad selection of Virginia breweries, as well as a seasonal, rotating microbrews by the bottle and on draft. The wine program shows young, fresh wines from the Old and New World at excellent prices. The inviting lounge offers a casual atmosphere for a gathering of colleagues or family. Enjoy a unique specialty cocktail or craft beer in the lounge while watching the big game on our “hidden” TV. We look forward to welcoming you soon!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?