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Richardson's Cafe

12 Church St, Mathews, VA 23109-2322
+1 804-725-7772
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (21 reviews)
“sandwich” (9 reviews)
“burgers” (8 reviews)
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12 Church St, Mathews, VA 23109-2322
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious food,HUGE portions, reasonably priced, nostalgic atmosphere, and great service. Our waitress, Kayla, was super. Also have live music. I recommend this place to anyone anytime.

Thank dcole52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just a family Sunday lunch but special with our meals. Mom had the popcorn shrimp with French fries which was overloaded with the tasty crustaceans and hot fries. My wife had their fried chicken special. This is a delicious, mouth-watering combo of either dark or...More

Thank taroth0428
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We took a friend for lunch at Richardson's Cafe and were delighted with the food and the service. We chose from the wide 'sandwich' selection and the portions were generous yet not overwhelming. The coffee mug was refilled on request and the pickled beetroot side...More

Thank Coyote88
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is the place to pick up ice creams. They have a good choice and the quality is good too. Some locals said the food is good too but we did not eat here. Enjoy!

Thank linskitours
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Consistency seems to be thier strong point. Fries are always always great. Sandwiches pretty good too. Love the TRUE small town atmosphere. Plan on returning every chance we get.

Thank W72W
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Food was tasty but portions were small and prices were too high. Atmosphere is ok but watching "I Love Lucy" reruns over and over is boring. Not overly thrilled with the food at Richardson's so I don't go there anymore. Prices truly are too high.

Thank jf1107
Reviewed 13 September 2017

It's been about three years since I was last at Richardson's Cafe. Last visit was for lunch, this one was for dinner. It was, once again, well worth the trip! The cheese curd appetizer was delicious! The side-salad chosen as the "side" with my meal...More

Thank SouthernGalTravels
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Went for lunch and ordered two burgers. We got well done meat pancakes. These were 8 ounce patties that were flattened till the edges cracked. What gives? Perhaps more attention should be paid to the food and less to the 50's diner motif. Elvis and...More

Thank Prewitt S
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

As the only restaurant in Mathews open on Mondays, it was already crowded and noisy when we arrived at 5.45pm. We were quickly seated, the service was efficient, the food was excellent and the decor was a few steps back in time. My crab and...More

Thank Yogaphile
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We've been to Richardson's twice this month and enjoyed it enormously both times. The crab strips are excellent, and there are a variety of healthy (and less healthy) sides to go with the entrees. If you happen to save room for dessert, the ice cream...More

Thank Ann D
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25 August 2017|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
Yes Monday through Saturday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Church St, Mathews, VA 23109-2322
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Mathews
  • Phone Number: +1 804-725-7772
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