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821 Bakery Cafe

821 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220-5403
+1 804-649-1042
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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821 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220-5403
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21 - 30 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

I think I liked almost everything about this place. It was inexpensive and light food. It wasnt greasy either and the food comes out fairly quick. I got the beef chilli, the turkey croissant and the nutella stuffed banana french toast. The food was pretty...More

Thank Gladwin G
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

A budget friendly locale, but come with a big appetite. The food is good and the servers are polite and prompt. The restaurant has had to overcome the challenge of a small building, so be prepared to get to know the three hairy hipster guys...More

1  Thank alex C
Reviewed 18 May 2016

After touring the historic Hollywood Cemetery for a couple of hours, my group of four was looking for a nearby restaurant for a quick lunch before hitting the road to travel back home. Luckily, we decided to give this cafe a try because of its...More

1  Thank CharlesEliot
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We were getting ready to see the Lion King at the Altria Theater and were running short on time. We needed somewhere close and quick. Pulled up Yelp, and BAM 821 Cafe it is! The weather was nice so we sat out on the patio....More

1  Thank OliviaJ91
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Restaurant close to VCU. College hang out with good food at a reasonable price. Three egg omelet bacon, mushroom, spinach, onions and Brie was fantastic. Fruit was fresh. Club sandwich was piled with meat. Fresh chips were good; however almost burnt they could have taken...More

1  Thank E9
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Met my VCU student here for lunch. Very crowded at noon so we sat at the bar. Bartender very friendly and attentive. Ordered Billy Philly and 821 Club Sub. Bread fresh and sandwiches very big. Could have split a sandwich between the two of us....More

Thank LT T
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Stopped by seeing the good reviews on TA and am glad we did. Sat right up to the bar where we were promptly serviced with coffee. My wife had seen the Nutella stuffed french toast with sliced bananas and I discovered she had never tasted...More

Thank C b
Reviewed 5 January 2016

This is a small but quaint café. Had to wait about 10 minutes to be seated for lunch but it was worth the wai.

Thank 5Parks
Reviewed 13 November 2015

This place isn't very big so you will probably have to wait a few to be seated. With that said the wait is well worth it. The food is to die for. We have been several times in last few months just so that we...More

1  Thank erikantwo
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We had to wait 10 minutes to be seated for brunch but it was well worth the wait. The staff is was attentive to our needs.

Thank John S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 821 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220-5403
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-649-1042
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