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821 Bakery Cafe

821 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220-5403
+1 804-649-1042
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
821 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220-5403
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Reviewed 23 August 2011

Monday morning, the place was filled with local characters, a few regulars, the writer type, some working class types, students and the young couple after the first night tigether..in short: a representation of the neighborhood. The the food was just like that, omelets, delicious with...More

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 7 July 2011

Delicious baked goodies and coffee. Nice local alternative to Panera Bread; don't know if they have WIFI. I'd go more often if I lived closer by. Nice breakfast, too.

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Reviewed 28 May 2010

821 has moved from it's EXTREMELY cozy former location to a larger spot next door. Extremely veggie-friendly. The food is still excellent, as always, but it is going to take a long time to get used to the new atmosphere. The old 821 was like...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2010

Great menu for all three meals! Particularly great vegetarian food.

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Reviewed 2 July 2009

I'm here many a morning during the semesters...

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Reviewed 9 February 2009

Great place to people watch, the salmon burger is great!

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 2 February 2009

Great breakfasts and served till afternoon

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Reviewed 7 December 2008

Yummo! I just came from there. Tofu BBQ sammich!

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Reviewed 19 August 2008

indie richmond goodness

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Reviewed 11 August 2008

slow,and sometimes surly but worth the wait.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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