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Amuse Restaurant VMFA

200 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220-4007
+1 804-340-1580
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“mussels” (18 reviews)
“coq au vin” (4 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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200 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220-4007
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by for lunch because I didn't really know where else to go in that part of town. Food was good. The bread was REALLY good! Felt a bit pricy but expected for a museum restaurant. It didnt feel special enough but maybe if we...More

Thank Angelica R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great server. Good service and nice atmosphere. First time I wasn't totally satisfied. Lovely presentation but both entrees were a bit too salty. But I love this restaurant and will certainly return.

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ambience, the food, the drinks, are all just simply amazing. We had lamb burgers with a fresh cucumber and tomato salad and it was wonderful. The hostess...now that's another story. I took my wife here for her birthday and didn't realize that we had...More

Thank Adam C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Yesterday, we visited the VMFA's spectacular Yeves St Laurent exhibit and dined at Amuse. It was our third visit to the restuarant, but our first brunch there. The dining room is a joy. It is full of light, has a streamlined design and plenty of...More

1  Thank Grace K
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I am always aprehensive when someone directs me to a museum restaurant for a fine dining experience. Amuse at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond is worth the trip. Reservations are even in order as it appears to have become something of a...More

Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 11 July 2017

In a foodie town like Richmond, there are many other options for delicious dining at a more reasonable price, but if you want a nice meal to break up your visit to the galleries, Amuse will do.

Thank blacksteps2017
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I often take company to Amuse. We will first visit one of the museum galleries, then relax in Amuse with a delicious drink. Today it was made with champagne and strawberries. My sister and I shared an appetizer of mussels that were superbly prepared in...More

Thank Jcog01
Reviewed 7 July 2017

The service was great, the menu eclectic but the food was surprisingly salty. We had come to Richmond to see the Yves St. Laurent exhibit and decided to eat at the museum rather than venture out into the museum area. I tend to go very...More

Thank LGAretired
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Amuse has a very nice menu and good food, but it's the fact that it's located in Richmond's #1 attraction that makes it a can't miss. We went on a Friday evening in June, during a Friday Wine Night and truly enjoyed ourselves. The museum...More

Thank gayhayward
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We ate lunch at Amuse twice this week; the first time because we had reserved that the museum for the Yves Saint Laurent temporary exhibit; the second time because we liked our first experience so much.I had the fried oysters and crab cake both times--they...More

Thank dejindc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220-4007
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-340-1580
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