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Richardson's Cafe

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12 Church St, Mathews, VA 23109
+1 804-725-7772
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
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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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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169 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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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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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Thank Brad L
Virginia
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129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Three of my friends and I ate lunch her and all of us were more than impressed. The food was delicious, nicely presented and more than enough. The wait person was just delightful. What a gem of a place.

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Thank sncathome
Chesapeake, Virginia
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We went for dinner and my boyfriend had prime rib and I had fried shrimp and clam strips. Both were excellent! It is very cute and a great place for great food!

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Thank debbie757
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We were vacationing Labor Day weekend at a local B&B. On Monday we needed to find a restaurant that was open and served good food. Richardson's was our choice. It's a small place but the service is great. The food portions are large. The only negative thing that happened was that their coffee maker was down, so no coffee with... More 

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Thank Jackie C
Harrisburg, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is a great little restaurant with really good food and great ice cream. Great music too from the 60s. Oh they have beer and wine there as well.

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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
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
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?