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Richardson's Cafe

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12 Church St, Mathews, VA 23109
+1 804-725-7772
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11:00 - 20:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 20:30
Wed 11:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Hopewell, Virginia
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was really good food. It was a little pricey for me but the food was good. There is a real soda jerk and the ice cream was really good. I would recommend this restaurant if you can afford it.

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Thank DanandLou2015
Alexandria, Virginia
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered a "fresh" broiled flounder entree that comes with fries and slaw. I added a garden salad for $2.50. I received the salad which was ok. When the waitress brought out my dinner, it was only a piece of bland fish in a dish. Oh, and a small lemon slice. I asked for hot tea and it was brought... More 

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Thank Robin S
Mathews, Virginia
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Frequently visit for the great food and service. Richardson's is my favorite in Mathews. Good lunches and their specials for two at dinner are an outstanding value. I don't think there's anything I have tried I don't like here. Desserts are awesome!

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Thank Kristi A
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

I drop by Richardsons from time to time, either for lunch or dinner at the weekend. Their burgers are great - not gastro extravangzas like some places but a good hand made hearty lump of ground beef!!! Seafood specials are always good. And they do the best prime rib in town too. Friendly local. Beer and wine too.

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Thank Paul R
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

A good lunch stop while exploring. Service was timely and appropriate for a small town eatery. Food was excellent.

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Thank John G
Williamsburg, Virginia
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173 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Richardson's Cafe is consistent with a wide variety of specials and also menu food. People say that it's expensive, but you will get very large sandwiches and generous sides for $9-11. The servers work hard and do a great job of getting your order fast and getting the food to you fast. Give Richardson's a change and I think you'll... More 

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Thank Karen H
Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Went to Richardson's for an ice cream sundae and sat at the old-fashioned bar, was a delight. Went about noon on a Saturday in July, place was full. Town of Mathews is a small village with a few cottage businesses; Richardson's appears to be a fan favorite for locals and travelers alike. Ice cream wasn't homemade but was still delish.... More 

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Thank Lizpovar
Richmond, Virginia
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a nice lunch...sandwiches and burgers and milkshakes and desserts!!! Plenty of options from fish tacos to Reuben and White Russian sandwich and burgers......Sweet potatoes fries were good!!! Turn back time and enjoy a sundae for dessert or a great deep dish pie!!!! So many choices!!!

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Thank ValerieCald
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Our motorcycle group decided to go on a lunch ride here and it was a good choice. The only negative was that I ordered one of the specials and was later told they had no more so I had to switch to some wings. The wings were good, not as spicy as I usually like, but still good. We had... More 

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Thank USNRider
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

My wife wanted a Richardson's root beer float since we arrived at Matthews, so we stopped in there and we ate dinner there. We'd eaten there before, and this time was no different. I got the bacon cheeseburger and it was delicious. I highly recommend it to anyone visiting Matthews.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Church St, Mathews, VA 23109
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Mathews
  • Phone Number: +1 804-725-7772

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