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“unique shops”(46 reviews)
“cary street”(68 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 2 weeks ago

Especially enjoyed Citizens Burger! Nice promenade through the neighborhood. Good proximity to the museum district.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HikerBob77
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Carytown reminds me of a mini Georgetown. There are lots of locally owned shops and restaurants. Every time I shop in Carytown I find unique merchandise and a diversity of restaurants. Carytown is very walkable and there is plenty of parking either in front or...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marie H
Reviewed 3 January 2019

Be prepared to park a few blocks off the strip. The old theater is a fun way to see $2 movies but be prepared to wait in a long line. Many of the stores are independents and priced high. The farmers market in the summer...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 2 January 2019

As part of a long New Years weekend in Virginia, my son found this 1 mile long strip of unique shops and cafes . All are located in old refurbished buildings. It wouldn't surprise me if some were over 100 years old. Plenty of free...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GaryG33418
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Loved this area! We were there for several hours and didn’t see everything. Ice cream, candy shops, tons of vintage and consignment, toy stores, jewelry, etc. cool historic architecture and artistic store fronts. Clean. Plenty of food and drink options, not too expensive either. Parking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lilpeach29
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

Great place to shop and poke around in shops that offer a verity of offerings. Clothes, furniture, restaurants, and a number of verity stores to find original and unusual gifts. Great atmosphere easy walking and parking is available everywhere. We visit the area a number...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tmrringo
Reviewed 14 December 2018 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 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 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 22 November 2018 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
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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