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Sidewalk Cafe

) #396 of 1,260 Restaurants in Richmond €€ - €€€ American, Bar
2101 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220-4527
+1 804-358-0645
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“gyro” (3 reviews)
“nachos” (2 reviews)
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All hours
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American, Bar
PRICE
€€ - €€€
DETAILS
2101 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220-4527
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this place! Three for dinner and a bottle of wine for under $75. Huge portions and everything was really good. Chicken fajita quesadilla, mussels in a creamy chipotle sauce, gyro with crispy onion rings...all excellent. Friday night was pretty busy and we were lucky...More

Thank Joel T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I were in town visiting the Univ of Richmond and came here for lunch on a student recommendation. Bar is a big part of the restaurant, and everyone here for lunch seemed to know each other. Portions were large, we had Mexican...More

Thank JenMBoston
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Popped in around 5:00pm on a weekday. Place was mostly empty. We ordered drinks & holy crap, we could taste only alcohol it was that freaking strong. Since we're not college aged, that's not what we're going for in a drink. The quantity of alcohol...More

Thank Kristen W
Reviewed 11 May 2016

I love coming here and it might be my favorite restaurant in Richmond! The food is amazing and it has a great atmosphere. It does get crowded so get there early, especially if you go for brunch! I always get their saganaki as an appetizer...More

Thank EscapeSeeker28
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

And even bigger portions!! This place probably gets passed up to often but if you want an awesome burger or a great sandwich. Don't pass this place up!!

1  Thank BobkBob
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Late Saturday night and you want good food, eclectic people, and great conversation? This is the place to be ANY day of the week.

Thank Brian E
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Sidewalk is a Richmond institution. Tiny and dark inside but lively and tasty with huge portions and a wide-ranging menu. Their food is never thrown together. Weekend brunch can become a total dance party with the awesome barkeep knowing just when to turn up the...More

Thank LizY121
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The brunch is one of the best in the city both for food and atmosphere. Get there early as it always fills up. The regular meals are outstanding as well. You get massive servings for a low price. Cannot recommend this place enough. Be sure...More

1  Thank Hunter C
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

Food as ordered was fantastic. $6 burger night on Wed. Fantastic deal. I'm a police officer and I was with 5 others all in uniform. My partner was not allowed to eat her pre-prepared meal at our table, so she was ostrasized to the car....More

Thank Chips247
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Sidewalk has been a favorite spot for inexpensive, good bar food for years. Unfortunately it seems to have seen better days. My last visit brought poorly prepared food (way undercooked, gristly fish) and a surly, defensive response from the waitress. The bar scene in this...More

Thank Rob W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
09:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2101 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220-4527
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-358-0645
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