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821 Bakery Cafe

821 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220-5403
+1 804-649-1042
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegan Options
821 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220-5403
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Reviews (78)
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Reviewed 20 October 2015

We had to wait 10 minutes to be seated for brunch but it was well worth the wait. The staff is was attentive to our needs.

Thank John S
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Great little restaurant in the Virginia Commonwealth University area. Large menu for all palates and includes many breakfast options as well. Service is great, and the food is awesome! A great place to go and just have fun and enjoy the food. I am not...More

Thank Mary R D
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

When they have these, get them. The most delicious, best possible vegan bring item in the RVA. They make me very happy every single time.

Thank Lindsay H
Reviewed 11 August 2015

I had the BLT with avocado and orzo dish on the side. Great food at a good price with a casual atmosphere.

Thank MalvernMadness
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

My new go to since I have no kitchen due to renovations. Friendly staff and well prepared food in a cozy atmosphere. Seriously, I'm here once a week :)

Thank geosnipe
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Great little cafe, funky vibe, creative menu and decor. I had the black bean sweet potato burger (veg). Delicious, served with a side of FRESH fruit. My daughter had turkey croissant sandwich, big portions and low prices. Perfect spot by VCU, parking garage across the...More

Thank FamMar
Reviewed 10 July 2015

This is my go-to place for cheap eats/casual food. It helps that it is walking distance from my house, but even if it wasn't, it would still be number one. The menu has a wide variety of offerings, but not too wide that the quality...More

Thank jpyrek
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Fun, casual cafe with good food. Our server was attentive and lovely in all of her interactions with our group. The fried artichokes were a first for us, and we gobbled them quickly. The rest of our meal was fine, too.

Thank RetiredMJJ
Reviewed 2 June 2015

The service was a slow, but the food made up for it. I ordered the vegan burrito and it was fantastic, stuffed full of tasty things. Tons of people, so get there early

Thank alkrohn
Reviewed 9 May 2015

821 Cafe has a cool hole-in-the-wall atmosphere with retro style tables. They have a large menu (with breakfast items served until the afternoon) of salads, sandwiches, subs, burgers, pastas etc. There are a lot of vegetarian and vegan options, as well as plenty of meat...More

Thank Readrun
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 821 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220-5403
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-649-1042
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