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821 Bakery Cafe

821 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220-5403
+1 804-649-1042
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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08:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
821 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220-5403
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Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Met my VCU student here for lunch. Very crowded at noon so we sat at the bar. Bartender very friendly and attentive. Ordered Billy Philly and 821 Club Sub. Bread fresh and sandwiches very big. Could have split a sandwich between the two of us....More

Thank LT T
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Stopped by seeing the good reviews on TA and am glad we did. Sat right up to the bar where we were promptly serviced with coffee. My wife had seen the Nutella stuffed french toast with sliced bananas and I discovered she had never tasted...More

Thank C b
Reviewed 5 January 2016

This is a small but quaint café. Had to wait about 10 minutes to be seated for lunch but it was worth the wai.

Thank 5Parks
Reviewed 13 November 2015

This place isn't very big so you will probably have to wait a few to be seated. With that said the wait is well worth it. The food is to die for. We have been several times in last few months just so that we...More

1  Thank erikantwo
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We had to wait 10 minutes to be seated for brunch but it was well worth the wait. The staff is was attentive to our needs.

Thank John S
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Great little restaurant in the Virginia Commonwealth University area. Large menu for all palates and includes many breakfast options as well. Service is great, and the food is awesome! A great place to go and just have fun and enjoy the food. I am not...More

Thank Mary R D
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

When they have these, get them. The most delicious, best possible vegan bring item in the RVA. They make me very happy every single time.

Thank Lindsay H
Reviewed 11 August 2015

I had the BLT with avocado and orzo dish on the side. Great food at a good price with a casual atmosphere.

Thank MalvernMadness
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

My new go to since I have no kitchen due to renovations. Friendly staff and well prepared food in a cozy atmosphere. Seriously, I'm here once a week :)

Thank geosnipe
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Great little cafe, funky vibe, creative menu and decor. I had the black bean sweet potato burger (veg). Delicious, served with a side of FRESH fruit. My daughter had turkey croissant sandwich, big portions and low prices. Perfect spot by VCU, parking garage across the...More

Thank FamMar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 821 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220-5403
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-649-1042
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