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“cary street”(68 reviews)
“unique shops”(45 reviews)
Section of Richmond that is great for walking, shopping or touring museums and galleries.
3166 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3504
+1 804-422-8066
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Carytown is a great place to shop, eat and be entertained. While there are a few chains, like McDonald’s, the majority are locally owned specialty stores. In good weather, there are street entertainers, and stores put out water and treats for dogs. The jewel of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sparx770
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great walk! Carytown is full of excellent restaurants and shopping places. It is also a nice area to get a drink.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Corinna S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice area with many nice decor/design shops. Great variety of restaurants, and fabulous architecture. Hope to make it back to go to the old school theater there. Several pay parking lots- or a few blocks off main street.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SherylB404
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Carytown is an eclectic section of Richmond filled with shops and restaurants. Great place to stroll the streets and get a good meal.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ddavislaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This neighborhood has some good historic preservation, and is especially good for some of the best restaurants i town, also bars and night spots.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an awesome neighborhood to stay in, and walk around in! So much awesome culture and stuff to do, perfect location to stay for our mini-moon! Definitely check out the ambiance, super cool, hipstery, even Portland-ish. I especially recommend walking around and sampling from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hannah K
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Carytown is a definite Richmond attraction. It's a unique shopping area, a restaurant area, and an altogether interesting area to walk around and people watch. Two attractions are, for me, the most special. First is the Byrd Theatre. A deco delight, this old moviehouse shows...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 980JillW980
Reviewed 12 November 2018

The Carytown area is a lovely place to browse the shops and grab some great food at one of the many eateries. The parking can be difficult at times so if you can find alternate transportation - give it a try! Enjoy!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank keithmJ6744FW
Reviewed 11 November 2018

A lot of fun shops to browse in, small places with unique and interesting items. Plenty of restaurants and coffee spots to stop in to refresh yourself after walking up and down the street!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Interesting and varied retail street comprising boutiques, food outlets, specialist retailers, craft shops and other businesses. We found a great ice cream shop and a native crafts shop to be of interest.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Deborah W
22 February 2017|
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Response from Murray E | Reviewed this property |
The answers provided are correct. I don't think any restaraunts allow dogs in. But, some shops will allow them. I know there is a dog pet treat shop that you and your dog can shop at.
Kathleen H
24 January 2017|
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Response from MickyO100 | Reviewed this property |
Many of the shops keep their own, non-standard hours. I am sure you can check online for a specific shop. But, if that isn't an option, I would stick to 10-5 for M-S and on Sunday, 12-5. For example, Ten Thousand... More
Denise M
23 May 2016|
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Response from TravelersAbroad2 | Reviewed this property |
Carytown is a busy place but not impossible for parking. It just looks that way. Try Cary Court next to Can Can Restaurant or street parking on Cary Street and side streets.There is mid-block parking behind some Cary Street... More