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Richardson's Cafe

12 Church St, Mathews, VA 23109-2322
+1 804-725-7772
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (20 reviews)
“prime rib” (10 reviews)
“fries” (14 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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12 Church St, Mathews, VA 23109-2322
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were told about this cafe by a friend so we stopped by during a road trip to the Mathews county area. I got a crabcake sandwich and my bride got a friend green tomato grilled cheese sandwich. Lunch was good and then I saw...More

Thank USCGRetired
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You feel like you are in Mayberry at the corner dinner. Great food, great service and very reasonable prices.

Thank iris L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once an old-fashioned soda fountain, Richardson’s is now a full-service restaurant. Still looks pretty much the way it did years ago with the black-and-white tile floor and the counter complete with the red vinyl covered stools. The menu ranges from sandwiches to complete dinners in...More

Thank Dick P
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

I absolutely LOVE this restaurant. The atmosphere, staff, and especially the menu (in it’s entirety) is EXCELLENT! One of my favorite restaurants.

Thank luvgoddess1280
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Varied menu. Excellent 2fer prime rib special. Excellent server. Reasonable prices. Located in town central.

Thank Laurie J
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Adorable diner style restaurant! Awesome food and so very quaint. A must do when you are in Mathews Courthouse area!

Thank Terri Clay E
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Finally went with friends. Casual and fun place. Friendly, accommodating ataff. Had fried clams, ziti, a 2 great hamburgers. All were delicious. Smith island coconut cake was really good too. Coming back for the prime rib.

Thank DrNoah
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

The first two times I visited, I got the oysters. They were a nice size, which is important to me. Also, they were cooked to perfection all three times that I've been there! The third visit was a Friday night. They had prime rib for...More

Thank travelqueen03
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Went to date night at Richardson's on a Friday evening. We orderdered the prime rib special. It was delicious and the service was great. A special treat... David Shuber was sharing his musical talents. A great evening was had by all!

Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 23 December 2017

The old counter that you can still eat at or in one of e booths you feel your back in the old drug store. The food is great and everything is made right there. The food came out quickly and the portions were large. Also...More

Thank oldscouter111
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25 August 2017|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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