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Galaxy Diner

#124 of 1,261 Restaurants in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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2924 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23221
+1 804-213-0510
11:00 - 00:00
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Mon 11:00 - 00:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 00:00
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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Carytown recently with two teenagers in tow. Galaxy was our go to for late breakfast/brunch both Saturday and Sunday (went back Sunday because Saturday was so good.) Great omelettes, sammiches, and the peanut butter milkshake is to die for. Excellent service with huge plates of food. The kids said they wished Galaxy would open a diner near us.... More 

Thank Cory G
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

I ate lunch here on my birthday. I kept saying "This is the place to go after the club." Lots of basic, semi-greasy, stick to your ribs food. I had a sandwich, with a ton of sides and so did my husband. You can't possibly eat everything that they give to you. It was fun, different, and really good. I'm... More 

Thank TrendyTravellers
Midlothian, Virginia
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Galaxy Diner is a colorful, bustling little slice of Heaven on Earth situated in the heart of Carytown, near The Byrd Theater. Breakfast is served all hours, which makes this a great spot for brunch with the kids before a matinee. The menu also includes comfort food, burgers, and an array of sandwiches with unusual names and flavors. Galaxy offers... More 

Thank Mdearing39
Manassas, Virginia
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

On our way back from a road trip, we thought we'd try this local place instead of a chain. Looking at the online menu and reviews, the kids and I were excited. In the end we were so disappointed. The iced tea was watery, the coffee was beyond horrible, the mac&cheese was tasteless, and the brownie bites I ordered had... More 

Thank mamasym
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

The servers were great. The food is excellent! My son and I ate there five times during our five day stay. The hummus is awesome. My son loved the PB cup milkshake.

Thank aegirl1969
Goochland, Virginia
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We were there, and they have the best burgers I have ever tasted. Nice, juicy, and very flavorful. My favorites are the fried pickles. YUM YUM!

Thank Ncc17lu
Concord, NC
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Had a delicious hamburger in this vintage-esque diner. The place was packed, but a table opened up rather quickly as most folks want to return to the streets for shopping and perusing window fronts. Can't go wrong with this eatery.

Thank Squarecrow
Florence, South Carolina
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135 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Before we started walking Carytown, we had brunch here. Very cool! Loved the decor. Excellent waitress. Food was fantastic! I had the breakfast dish with fried steak covered with eggs, toast, and gravy. Just yummy!

Thank Debbie R
Richmond, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My son is a fiend for UFO pancakes... breakfast served all day "long before McDonalds started it". Great sandwich selection, beer selection is good with some local and regional flavors. Never had a lackluster meal... always good!

Thank Jeffrey P
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

What more could you want from strong mixed drinks to cold beer to fried pickles hot dogs and fried Twinkies entrees it goes on oh I forgot greatest milk shakes ever!!!!! Take a friend or two have fun

Thank K E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2924 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23221
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-213-0510

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