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Positive Vibe Cafe

) #218 of 1,264 Restaurants in Richmond €€ - €€€ American, ,
2825 Hathaway Rd # 23225, Richmond, VA 23225-1725
+1 804-560-9622
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“salads” (4 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
2825 Hathaway Rd # 23225, Richmond, VA 23225-1725
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Food was very good for a buffet. lots of choices to choose from. Staff was very friendly but service leaves little to be desired. Very Noble cause this restaurant helps many many people. Will be back for dinner.

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Just to reiterate, this is a business dedicated to training and employing people with disabilities in food services. That being said, my service was excellent every time I have eaten there. Also, every single bite of my food was delicious. They gave me an increased...More

Thank Doug H
Reviewed 18 January 2017

You want one of a kind restaurant? Give Max's Positive Vibe Café your lunch or dinner time! Garth Larcen and his son, Max, opened this as a teaching restaurant for very capable young adults with special needs to learn culinary and hospitality skills in an...More

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were a group of 13, from teens to seniors, celebrating Christmas a week early. Our waitress Kia was terrific. She was very friendly and outgoing. One teen tried oysters for the first time. he didn't like them but others who shared his plate did....More

Thank Noreen B
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

If you live in or visiting Richmond you must experience Positive Vibe. It was started a number of years ago when the owner wanted to create a restaurant training experience for his special needs son, Max. I dine there each month with a group of...More

Thank Murray E
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I love Positive Vibe and always try to visit when I'm in town. I fully support their mission, but I go back for the food. They always have something interesting on the menu to try. The selection is diverse, with choices to satisfy everyone including...More

2  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We eat out a lot because we travel so much. This is by far the BEST restaurant we have visited in a long time. The food was superb. Chef Ernie Labrecque is a Food Artist. His presentations are so beautiful that you don't want to...More

Thank GranNan04
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Love the cafe. Really nice people that work there. Great feeling. Caesar salad was so so. Vegan burger was nice because it was really handmade. Needs a little more flavor though. Again, really nice people

Thank kittycat14
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Swung by for lunch by myself before volunteering at The Clothes Rack. I knew the mission of Positive Vibe, but wasn't really sure what to expect in the food department. Mission: training and employing people with disabilities in order that they enjoy the satisfactions of...More

1  Thank OliviaJ91
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Established to provide a training school in the culinary arts for people with disabilities, it has now trained 1000 people in food service. The great chefs of Richmond share their recipes and talents to make this one of the hidden gems of Richmond. Easy parking...More

1  Thank ChefGeorge1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2825 Hathaway Rd # 23225, Richmond, VA 23225-1725
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-560-9622
  • E-mail
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