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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Monument Blvd, Richmond, VA
+1 804-340-1580
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (13 reviews)
“lentil soup” (2 reviews)
“mussels” (4 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Monument Blvd, Richmond, VA
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

My wife and I have found that the best places to get lunch are at the high-end restaurants of art galleries, and this did not disappoint. The lunch menu had a China theme to go with the terracotta warrior display, so we started with the...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We were a party of 3 spending the evening in the museum. Due to an unusual December snow we were able to get seated on a Friday without a reservation. We sat by the huge windows and watched the snow fall. We got several items...More

Thank LovestoEat2014
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We arrived too late for lunch but a limited menu was available. The mussels, lentil soup and fries were very tasty and satisfying and the service was excellent. We'd certainly recommend it.

Thank Bartonbears
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We went to the amuse restaurant, during our visit at the Museum of Fine Arts. It was a very nice restaurant modern furnishings. Very trendy with a windows that you can see out over the museum. I had a hamburger with bacon and cheese. It...More

Thank artyalex
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic patio for sipping delicious and very creative cocktails (the cocktail menu changes use the rotating art museum exhibit as a theme). For the current Yves Saint Laurent exhibit, we have really enjoyed the Fancy Pants, Rich Hippie, and the Belle du Jour. The food...More

Thank Patrice H
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Went here on a Sunday, after exploring some exhibits in the Va museum of fine arts. It is fine dining and it was very good. Service was sensational. Food was excellent.

Thank Dale W
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at Amuse while visiting the VMFA. It was good that I made a reservation because we wouldn't have gotten in without it. We were seated at a table by the exterior glass wall with a beautiful view of the gardens and fountain...More

Thank TooOldtoRun
Reviewed 6 April 2017

My wife and I had an amazing lunch here, with sophisticated food at surprisingly inexpensive prices (we're from the New York area). We started with a glass of Cava ($8) and a cocktail called "Death and the Maiden" ($14) which was terrific. Two house salads...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We made a reservation for lunch on a bright spring day. Our tables were near the glass front window that gives you a wide view of lawns and fountains. Much of the food is locally sourced and prepared to order. Besides being delicious, we found...More

Thank thenutkin
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Amuse on the 3rd floor of the VMFA has some great views. But it is small and at busy times over lunch you may not get a seat or one you want without a reservation. This is a clean upscale cuisine as you'd expect. We...More

Thank Gary B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 17:00
11:30 - 17:00
11:30 - 17:00
11:30 - 17:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Monument Blvd, Richmond, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-340-1580
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