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Lemaire Restaurant

) #1 of 1,267 Restaurants in Richmond ₹₹₹₹ American, , Vegetarian Friendly
101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-5009
+1 804-788-8000
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-5009
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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Just enjoyed a lovely meal with family! Bruce our server was professional and helpful. The menu is different and tasty. The burger is delicious. The beet salad was different than I've ever had. The tuna was prepared to order with delicious accompaniments. Didn't stop bye...More

Thank Lou S
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The Jefferson Hotel is a landmark. The lobby is plush and elegant. Dining was much the same. Our waiter, Nick, did a superb job. The service is attentive. The food was good but not outstanding except for the celery root soup. It was delicious and...More

Thank djstoll808
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We had a delicious anniversary dinner at Lemaire and a terrific waiter. The food was perfect from beginning to end.

Thank joanbs0524
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Jefferson hotel which is fantastic hotel with beautiful large rooms,valet parking and extra special staff. Had dinner in Lemaire restaurant which was wonderful beef tenderloin could not have been better Price was surprisingly modest considering surroundings. Definitely recommend. Service special.

Thank phjed
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Beautiful, quiet, classy dining room in a fabulous old hotel. Wait staff was professional and attentive without being overly engaged. Really warm and welcoming. Great wine list and excellent Sommelier Food was fabulous! Definitely a great place for a special night out.

Thank StlAlison
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This restaurant has been given the biggest awards in the city. Including best food, and chef. Excellent food and service. Reservations are required most of the time.

Thank arealistintravel
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Lemaire did not disappoint. The ambience and the food were everything that we expected it to be. Dining at Lemaire at the holidays is an extra special treat!

Thank 78barbaraa
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Meal was wonerful, service was terrific and decor/ atmosphere was outstanding. Tenderloin was perfectly cooked, and the vegetarian dish was perfect. We recommend highly!

Thank Pkbell01
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Went for dinner with my husband on my birthday. Great service, different and delicious options of food. The portions are not big (all bellow $30 though), but a 3-course meal is very satisfying (and the desert is worthy it, we had apple tarte tatin).

Thank Evelyn N
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Came here for my engagement dinner with my fiancee and his parents. His mother had called beforehand and they very sweetly put our names on the menus. I have Celiac disease and as soon as we told our server, Lori, she informed us it would...More

Thank laura S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What is the dress code for Lemaire
5 June 2017|
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Response from Charles R | Reviewed this property |
We were in business casual attire. Some were in suits, but we felt very comfortable in dress pants and dress shirt, but no jacket or tie. Hope that helps!
Looking for a special 50th anniversary dinner place for my wife and I. A nice private setting, would this fit my wishes?
17 March 2017|
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Response from JaydeeHanson | Reviewed this property |
I think they could do it very well. BUT ask them what else is going on at the Restaurant/hotel at the same. We were there at the same time as the University of Richmond ring exchange dance. Lots of rather noisy college... More
Does this restaurant have gluten-free options?
30 November 2016|
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Response from Bruce W | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but I don't know. I recommend you call the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
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16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-5009
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-788-8000
  • E-mail
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