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700 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219-2619
+1 804-643-0366
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“beignets” (9 reviews)
“fried oysters” (3 reviews)
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700 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219-2619
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Bottom line upfront: don’t bother. Unexceptional food. We should have known. Belle is a bar and grill in the middle of town that has just started serving lunch. It was almost empty the day we went for lunch. Given its location, that says a lot....More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Yep, the pimiento cheese beignets are amazing! All meals were great with plenty of food for take-home leftovers. But we had two, probably related, problems: a very long time between appetizer and the next course - which was main course and then salads. Toss in...More

Thank Craig K
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

I had this restaurant prepare our meals for Diner En Blanc Richmond, and it was great. I came into the restaurant before they opened and asked if they would be able to prepare me meal for the event. The host asked the chef, and it...More

Thank Marcia H
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Pimento cheese beignets were so good I am glad I cannot get these at home. Melt in your mouth goodness with a kick. Great atmosphere and personal service put the exclamation point on this anniversary dinner. We’ll be back.

Thank goanywhere2011
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We held our college sorority reunion here and had a fantastic time. Great service, accommodating and friendly management, and great ambience. The staff had to serve 40 of us from a limited menu all at the same time and each meal was delicious, cooked to...More

Thank Ihadalovelytime
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We were visiting the area and stumbled upon this places. We sat at the bar and had an amazing experience. The space itself is very beautiful! We will definitely be back!

Thank jmtf490
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing craft cocktails!! Come and visit Andrew at the bar. Must visit when staying in downtown Richmond.

Thank suzanne_hess22
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great service and an attractive decor. Not a huge place so reservations are a good idea. Very good cocktails. The food however was only ok. Fried oysters were very good and a sizeable serving. Beignets were ok if a little overcooked. The Kentucky Dirty Brown...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 24 February 2018

My wife and I went to the Capital Ale House and found it a totally reprehensible experience. Needing to clear our heads and palates, we came here and realized what a mistake we made in not coming here first. The décor is amazing. The wait...More

1  Thank Dave C
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Hilton sold out so booked Hampton. This restaurant is right off lobby. Very pleasantly surprised. Arrived around 630 and restaurant was busy but not hopping. Some conversation but not overly loud. I opted for appetizers of. Fried Oysters and some fried brussels! YUM. Oysters were...More

Thank henrycpa91
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 28
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219-2619
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-643-0366
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Belle (formerly Belle and James) features Southern Dining paired with Craft Cocktails. Located in the heart of Richmond's Financial District. Whether you are looking for craft cocktails, or a cosy dinner, our elegant space and menu of fresh fare and choice cocktails is sure to meet your every desire. We provide a variety or Southern and American Entrees paired with our handcrafted cocktails made from our 32-foot Onyx lit bar. Our space is also available for private dining, cocktail receptions, holiday parties, and more. We have in-house Sound and A/V equipment if needed.
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