We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Galaxy Diner

2924 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
+1 804-213-0510
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average29%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“fried pickles” (26 reviews)
“burgers” (11 reviews)
Open Now
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
2924 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (124)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 124 reviews

Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Great diner food. Burgers, fries and milk shakes. They also have salads and vegetarian food so there is choice for all. It is most appealing for those who like their food fried featuring fried twinkies and fried Oreos for dessert and dangerous artery clogging choices....More

Thank Sushila N
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Can’t beat the prices, the great food, and the fried pickles. When my family comes into town, they always want to come here. Save room for fried Oreos. They’re better than the fair. The macaroni and cheese is delicious and so is the country fried...More

Thank Ryan W
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We were at the VMFA and wanted to grab some lunch and this place popped up. My other half LOVES diners, so it was an obvious choice for lunch. This place is small, but packed with personality. Great servers, creative concept, from interior vibe to...More

Thank JenL72_Travels
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Their burgers and shakes are GREAT. The burger was really juicy. My favorite was that they give you the rest of the shake that doesn't fit into the glass which means nothing was wasted. It is pretty cozy and cool for a group of friends...More

Thank MyRightToTravel
Reviewed 12 November 2017

After a 2 hr motorbike ride through the backroads in SE VA, we ended it in Richmond on Cary St. There were 5 of us so getting a table was somewhat problematical. The diner was super busy, but our wait even for an odd number...More

Thank 396nealb
Reviewed 24 October 2017

So, we are staying at an Airbnb in the museum district looking for a place for a late evening snack and The Galaxy Diner was open. I am so glad we found this place. A friendly waitress, friendly clientele, lots of options for different diets...More

Thank ritabird
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Okay, so I remember going to Galaxy Diner when I was in college (pre-Celiac diagnosis) and it was awesome. They had alien cups, fried pickles, chocolate Coke and some really quirky food combinations. Good memories. I tried calling the other day to see if they...More

Thank GlutenFreeCutie
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

So this diner came recommended by a coworker, so we decided to give it a try. The diner is kind of a hole in the wall place and a little run down, but the staff was super friendly and the food was plentiful. The menu...More

1  Thank bonnies729
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We shared a sampler appetizer and everything was good. It included zucchini sticks, cheese sticks, chicken fingers, and french fries. Sauces that went with the platter were very good. Although there were a variety of ages there, the majority were younger people in small groups....More

Thank SparkyRanger
Reviewed 21 June 2017

checked out this place on a trip to richmond recently. ordered the crab cake sandwich which was burned and way to salty and also had a little surprise in it after the third bite... a nice long hair... the other dish we had was the...More

Thank Phil F
Nearby HotelsSee all 82 hotels in Richmond
DoubleTree by Hilton Richmond-Midlothian
771 reviews
1.58 km away
Diamond Inn & Suites
11 reviews
2.91 km away
Clarion Hotel Richmond Central
232 reviews
3.06 km away
Graduate Richmond
70 reviews
3.14 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Mellow Mushroom
219 reviews
.14 km away
Can Can Brasserie
909 reviews
.05 km away
For the Love of Chocolate
86 reviews
.09 km away
The Daily Kitchen & Bar
397 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby Attractions
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
2,548 reviews
.64 km away
Monument Avenue
782 reviews
1.60 km away
1,015 reviews
.12 km away
Science Museum of Virginia
353 reviews
1.60 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Galaxy Diner staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2924 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-213-0510
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
Looking for a great restaurant?
Our global travel community is ready to help.
Join TripAdvisor