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Lemaire Restaurant

101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-5009
+1 804-649-4629
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-5009
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful food in an awe inspiring setting of the recently redone Jefferson Hotel. Exceptional service throughout especially with Matt, our knowledgeable and personable server. The food was spectacular and reasonably priced for the high quality. We particularly enjoyed the hangar steak and the organic chicken...More

Thank Campbell c
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

While the mains were solid, it was really in the apps that we were blown away with creative combinations or excellent execution. If you're going for a nice evening out, I have to recommend getting drinks, apps, and dessert, and skipping the mains (or getting...More

Thank lobsterabbit
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the rockfish, overdone but still ok, could have used a sauce Just ok, had chestnuts in it and was not very tasty., the risotto was sour tasting, overall I did not care for the dinner.

Thank Caylinsgranny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, the bartender and bar menus are both fabulous. But after hearing so much about this place, I went full tilt. Got the crab cake to start. Classic preparation. Very good. Not the best I have ever had but very high quality. Then had the...More

Thank Seaurchineceviche
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At least once in a lifetime, a person MUST have a white linen tablecloth dinner in an elegant setting. This was our experience at Lemaire's Restaurant at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia. From the time we were seated until we left, the service was...More

Thank drmomaa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lemaire is located in Jefferson hotel, the finest hotel in Richmond. The restaurant has a wonderful ambiance rarified, elegant but simple at the same time. Service is excellent!!. Food was good as it is expected in this kind of restaurants.

Thank CMD73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were sitting at the bar. Very nice atmosphere and excellent service. I took a barnyard, probably the best burger I eat so far. I will definitely go back there.

Thank blondema36
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We typically stop somewhere in the Richmond area the first night as we drive to St. Simons. Looking for civilized and comfortable environment for a light meal, we headed to Lemaire in the Jefferson hotel in downtown Richmond. The interior of the historic Jefferson is...More

Thank Lars G
Reviewed 4 February 2018

With the Virginia Legislature in session, Lemaire is a restaurant where one would expect to find it filled with lobbyists. If lobbyists and legislators were present, they were most discrete. The lovely dining room was populated with couples and small groups of friends. Our service...More

Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed 3 February 2018

We visited for a birthday celebration and found Lemaire to be a perfect spot for something really special!! Our waiter, Bruce, was the ultimate professional while offering ideas and insight to make our meal truly memorable. From cocktails to dessert, each course was superb -...More

Thank Nonnie6
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5 June 2017|
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Response from Charles R | Reviewed this property |
We were in business casual attire. Some were in suits, but we felt very comfortable in dress pants and dress shirt, but no jacket or tie. Hope that helps!
16 March 2017|
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Response from JaydeeHanson | Reviewed this property |
I think they could do it very well. BUT ask them what else is going on at the Restaurant/hotel at the same. We were there at the same time as the University of Richmond ring exchange dance. Lots of rather noisy college... More
30 November 2016|
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Response from Bruce W | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but I don't know. I recommend you call the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-5009
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-649-4629
  • E-mail
Lemaire is a New American restaurant bringing a fresh, modern culinary experience to one of Virginia’s most iconic attractions – The Jefferson Hotel, Richmond, Virginia. The menu features extraordinary Virginia grown ingredients and the Southern influences of Richmond's food culture. The unique structure of the menu will allow you to customize your experience each time you visit while our distinctive spaces - the bar and lounge, the patio and the dining rooms –make any occasion special. The innovative cocktail list features classic libations with a modern twist and fresh, handcrafted ingredients. The wine list of over 200 offerings, including a robust selection of bottles under $30 and wines by glass, will inspire you to experiment with the tastes of the New and Old Worlds.
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