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Rappahannock Restaurant

320 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219-1718
+1 804-545-0565
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (167 reviews)
“paella” (27 reviews)
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Closes in 28 min
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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320 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219-1718
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Reviewed today

Made a reservation for a Friday evening and glad I did as the place was packed. About half the space is filled with normal dining tables and half with a huge bar (where you can still order from the menu). Since the restaurant has their...More

Thank VirginiaRick
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visiting with 6 others on business. Sat at bar since we did not make reservations. Most had drinks. Group samples oysters, clams, and squid with various drinks. I ordered tomato soup and it was delicious! Great staff.

Thank GasEngineer
Reviewed 5 days ago

LOVED this place. We were looking for a nice (when we say nice we mean really nice) place to burn a little time, and for some drinks and appetizers so we looked this place up. When we drove past it, it wasn't very appetizing to...More

Thank buddiiee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I treated my husband to a weekend in Richmond for his birthday celebration, and chose Rappahannock based on the walking distance from our hotel and Yelp and TA reviews. I was glad I did because my husband loved this place! We started with cocktails- my...More

Thank M H
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Great atmosphere and attentive staff. Baked oysters and oysters on the half shell were very good...BUT very expensive. $2.25 per oyster, for what were relatively small oysters on the half shell was excessive. Other menu items looked interesting, but also pricey. If I go again,...More

Thank Joel T
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Dining on a Sunday night in Richmond can be tricky. On a recent road trip from Charleston to Boston we spent a Sunday night in Richmond and options seemed limited. I recalled reading an article in the Boston Globe about driving down 95 and the...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

My shrub cocktail infused with beet was delicious as were the oysters we had as an appetizer. My pan seared fish was seasoned perfect and to my surprise I enjoyed the lentil patty that accompanied it. Loved everything about this restaurant except the prices (and...More

Thank TR P
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We made a reservation directly with the restaurant and with a LIVE person. We had come in from out of town. Boy- were we surprised to find out that they had 'lost' our reservation! After placing blame on a new reservation system, summer solstice, and...More

Thank shortysstop
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We had a well prepared good dinner here on a Tuesday evening. Doing a nice business but there was no need to try to seat is in a corner by the bathrooms. At oh request we were moved to a high top in a more...More

Thank saturdaydiner
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I've been there many times, always sit at the bar This place can get crowded, especially when something is going on downtown Good attentive service Fresh well prepared seafood is the best stuff here I'm a fan of the garlic soup and the wood grilled...More

Thank sd_amowat
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Questions & Answers
Mary Lou S
2 March 2017|
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Response from Micky O | Reviewed this property |
Last time i was there, I saw no mention of Happy Hour specials.
Mary Lou S
1 March 2017|
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Response from nitenite | Reviewed this property |
Yes park around the corner
James B
29 August 2016|
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Response from Elizabeth B | Reviewed this property |
I do not kno as we ordered drinks from their bar And had no reason to ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 60
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219-1718
    (4th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Stop 1052 on the GRTC bus line.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-545-0565
  • E-mail
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