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Richardson's Cafe

) #3 of 9 Restaurants in Mathews €€ - €€€ American
12 Church St, Mathews, VA 23109-2322
+1 804-725-7772
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (19 reviews)
“fries” (11 reviews)
“clam strips” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:30All hours
€€ - €€€
12 Church St, Mathews, VA 23109-2322
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Located on the Main Street, this popular local restaurant serves good sandwiches and seafood. The service is good and the atmosphere reminds one of a drugstore lunch counter. They also have great milkshakes, ice cream, pies, and cakes. A nice place to eat after visiting...More

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never had a bad meal at Richardson's . Always eat there on every trip to this area. Great ambiance and service.

Thank Winston F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My lovely bride has a diary allergy and they took special care to prepare her Shrimp dinner. She enjoyed her dinner and I enjoyed mine. Plenty to choose from from the menu. From Prime Rib to Burgers. The Banana Split is outstanding. Great place and...More

Thank 327stanleyk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has made major improvements in their food over the past couple of years. Pretty much everything on the menu is delicious, with large portions and very reasonable prices. The Ruben was huge and came with French Fries. I had to take half of...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate at Richardson's for dinner on July 9th and It was so good, that we went back the very next day for lunch on July, 10th! We ate outside for dinner and enjoyed the street sights. Our waitress was excellent and...More

Thank badgebarbie
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Always great food in an adorable nostalgic setting. Great service. The Bleu Cheese Burger is fantastic.

Thank janet d
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Love their crab cakes, beet salad, and desserts. Save room for the best coconut cream pie in the world. The next dessert you need to try is the Smith Cake--12 layers of the most moist cake with chocolate between each layer. Share the desserts!!

Thank Katie3199
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We are on vacation. Wonderful service and the food here is awesome with surprising variety of seafood and GREAT hamburgers. The best thing is the ambience, and the old fashioned soda shop shakes!

Thank Kris D
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a wonderful old time cafe, serving large portions of quality food. This old fashion restaurant featuring counters takes us back to the 1950's. The ice cream sundaes are superb. It's worth the visit.

Thank Ed R
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic greek shrimp wrap and sweet potato fries! Our parents loved the root beer floats. Very nostalgic, yet great updated menu.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Church St, Mathews, VA 23109-2322
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Mathews
  • Phone Number: +1 804-725-7772
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