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River City Diner Northside

) #293 of 1,268 Restaurants in Richmond ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American,
803 E Parham Rd, Richmond, VA 23227-1107
+1 2661500
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“fried apples” (4 reviews)
“reuben” (5 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Diner
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
803 E Parham Rd, Richmond, VA 23227-1107
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was completely UN-impressed when I drove up to this diner. BUT.....it was late and I really didn't feel like going elsewhere. They were not busy, thankfully. The waiter, Michael, was terrific! He was the best thing about the diner. He really should be serving...More

Thank Mimibots
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was greeted by a friendly chap who seated me almost immediately. The waitress took a while so he put in my order. The food was decent and the price was good.

Thank Dewayne P
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This is a classic diner with all the good parts! The prices were reasonable, the sandwiches were great, and the staff were fantastic. I look forward to stopping there again if we're hungry while driving on Route 95.

Thank SusanUSA
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I'm not sure what was up with this place but for as long as it's been here and the raves I've heard on the radio....I expected quite a bit more. It's dingy and dirty outside. When you get inside it's no better. The floor was...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ran across this little diner on a road trip and decided to check it out. They have THE friendliest staff. They were very accommodating. The food was good, reasonably priced, and was in large proportions. I liked the nostalgic decor although...More

Thank lees_2000
Reviewed 22 May 2017

My wife and I were traveling back to Northern Virginia from Petersburg and we stopped about 8:30 in the evening at this diner on Parham Road just off I95. About half the tables had dirty dishes awaiting clearing. We were seated quickly but then waited...More

Thank Donald F
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is a little nostalgic diner. It has decent food and the prices seemed to be good. We received vouchers for free breakfast from the hotel which is connected to this diner. The food was pretty good and the service was good. Would eat here...More

Thank Clc2012
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The chocolate malt was great! Liver/onions tough and lots of gristle. Instant mash potatoes. All covered in thick gravy. Green beans were somewhere between nasty and gross. Wife's meatloaf had some weird spice concoction in it baked with cheap ketchup on top and drownded in...More

Thank mikesxpress
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Recently, I dined (lunch) at the River City Diner, Northside, with a friend I hadn't seen in years. Although I picked the place (from 3 choices that she gave me), it turned out that she eats breakfast here just about every weekend. That speaks volumes,...More

Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Decided to take the family to River City Diner to get out of the house on a Sunday. No wait and kid friendly! Ordered the Garbage Plate it was great!

Thank Andrew B
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3 August 2016|
Response from GotMyPassport007 | Reviewed this property |
The breakfast voucher is included in the price of the room. You get one voucher per guest for each morning of your stay. There are specific menu items you can choose from for free, including a drink.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 15
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 803 E Parham Rd, Richmond, VA 23227-1107
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 2661500
At River City Diner, we are known for our Breakfast, Burgers, Shakes & Fries! If you are looking for quality American food in an all-American atmosphere, this is the place for you. We grind our burgers in-house every other day and our fries are fresh-cut. You'll also be happy to know that we offer a wide variety of sandwiches, soups and salads. A few of our famous items are our Simply Better Bacon Burger, Richmond's Best Reuben, Mandarin Chicken Salad, and for breakfast the Here's Lookin' at You Kid or our Bacon Pancakes! Breakfast is served all day.
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