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Secco Wine Bar

) #175 of 1,268 Restaurants in Richmond €€ - €€€ Italian, , Mediterranean
325 N Robinson St, Richmond, VA 23220
+1 804-353-0670
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
“small plates” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Wine Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish
€€ - €€€
325 N Robinson St, Richmond, VA 23220
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Secco Wine Bar is in walking distance of my home although this was my first visit. Made a reservation on Open Table for 2 at the bar but was able to be seated in a regular inside table. Patio dining would have been a bit...More

Thank Joel T
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I didn't like this place. Let me tell you why. We were visiting Richmond on a multiple day drive back from Florida. We decided to go to the restaurant first before checking in to the hotel. We were about 20 minutes early for our reservation....More

Thank cmcodod
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Went here for a glass of wine and cheese/meat plate on a Friday night. Very good cocktails and wonderful service. The bar is nice and outside is pretty on a warm night. Wine and cheese selection were excellent. Great location and were able to find...More

Thank DCJoey
Reviewed 19 February 2017

My boyfriend and I came here to have a drink around 7:00 on a Thursday and we were told we would have to wait forty minutes. We decided that we would come back later and try again. We came back around 10:00 PM and we...More

3  Thank Rebecca K
Julia B, Owner at Secco Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Hi Rebecca. Sorry for the confusion. Thursday was unusually busy due to Valentines week so we were on a wait even for the bar that night. The incident at the door was an honest mistake--our GM locked the door out of habit and immediately realized...More

Reviewed 24 December 2016

The Secco Wine Bar provides a lively spot for drinks and snacks before or after dinner. The bar tends to fill up on weekends with a very lively crowd. If you can get a seat, try the marinated olive appetizer for a different taste treat.

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 19 December 2016

You could never tell it was the old Buddy's, as the space is now slick and clean. The nice outdoor space would be great on a warmer night. Greeted warmly and seated quickly. Interesting array of menu items, and with a great selection of well...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Recently relocated to the old Buddy's on Robinson St. Owner Julia Battaglia has redone the space with great style, copper topped bar, entirely refreshed, more seating than the old Secco. New additions include full bar and entrees in addition to small plates. Slightly larger kitchen....More

Thank BernardAugust
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Can't wait for the finished renovation.loved it before. Always a great atmosphere. Great hostess very helpful with selections.

Thank sylvià b
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Brunch is my all time favorite meal of the day and I am not finding too many places that have good brunch options until I found SECCO. I ordered the French toast which looked dry when the server put it on the table but I...More

Thank Nickelback76
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Let me start by saying this place isn't for everyone. You need to love wine, a very casual atmosphere, small, interesting plates, not a major meal. If all that appeals, then you will love it too. It is a small space in Carytown, but they...More

Thank rjmRochester
Julia B, Owner at Secco Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2016

Thanks so much! Glad you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you in our new (bigger, with a bigger kitchen!) space this Autumn in the Fan.

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 N Robinson St, Richmond, VA 23220
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-353-0670
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Now open in the Fan. Along with an extensive wine program we now offer a full bar, more seating and a patio. And Sunday Brunch is back. Cheers!
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