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Galaxy Diner

2924 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
+1 804-213-0510
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average28%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fried pickles” (22 reviews)
“pancakes” (7 reviews)
“burger” (19 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
2924 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting "Quirky" eatery, very good food at reasonable prices. Often busy with lots of local favorites. Well worth trying.

Thank Islanders2006
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Great diner food. Burgers, fries and milk shakes. They also have salads and vegetarian food so there is choice for all. It is most appealing for those who like their food fried featuring fried twinkies and fried Oreos for dessert and dangerous artery clogging choices....More

Thank Sushila N
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Can’t beat the prices, the great food, and the fried pickles. When my family comes into town, they always want to come here. Save room for fried Oreos. They’re better than the fair. The macaroni and cheese is delicious and so is the country fried...More

Thank Ryan W
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We were at the VMFA and wanted to grab some lunch and this place popped up. My other half LOVES diners, so it was an obvious choice for lunch. This place is small, but packed with personality. Great servers, creative concept, from interior vibe to...More

Thank JenL72_Travels
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Their burgers and shakes are GREAT. The burger was really juicy. My favorite was that they give you the rest of the shake that doesn't fit into the glass which means nothing was wasted. It is pretty cozy and cool for a group of friends...More

Thank MyRightToTravel
Reviewed 12 November 2017

After a 2 hr motorbike ride through the backroads in SE VA, we ended it in Richmond on Cary St. There were 5 of us so getting a table was somewhat problematical. The diner was super busy, but our wait even for an odd number...More

Thank 396nealb
Reviewed 24 October 2017

So, we are staying at an Airbnb in the museum district looking for a place for a late evening snack and The Galaxy Diner was open. I am so glad we found this place. A friendly waitress, friendly clientele, lots of options for different diets...More

Thank ritabird
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Okay, so I remember going to Galaxy Diner when I was in college (pre-Celiac diagnosis) and it was awesome. They had alien cups, fried pickles, chocolate Coke and some really quirky food combinations. Good memories. I tried calling the other day to see if they...More

Thank GlutenFreeCutie
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

So this diner came recommended by a coworker, so we decided to give it a try. The diner is kind of a hole in the wall place and a little run down, but the staff was super friendly and the food was plentiful. The menu...More

1  Thank bonnies729
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We shared a sampler appetizer and everything was good. It included zucchini sticks, cheese sticks, chicken fingers, and french fries. Sauces that went with the platter were very good. Although there were a variety of ages there, the majority were younger people in small groups....More

Thank SparkyRanger
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2924 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-213-0510
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