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A Taste of Richmond History

Richmond is a town steeped in history, and the best way to experience it is definitely through your stomach. Check out this guide to old-fashioned restaurants that have been doing it the same way since anyone can remember and newfangled Southern spots that just happen to be in historic buildings. Cover Photo Credit: Jodie Morgan, Unsplash.

  • 1.

    Tarrant's Cafe

    Tarrant's Cafe

    A former drugstore, Tarrant's still has plenty of remedies for what ails you.

  • 2.

    Hanover Tavern

    Hanover Tavern

    The site of all kinds of pivotal history, this is also a pretty great spot to grab lunch.

  • 3.

    Old Original Bookbinder's

    Old Original Bookbinder's

    At a steakhouse like this, you feel like you've been warped into another era.

  • 4.

    Lemaire

    Lemaire

    Discover the bounty of Virginia's farmland at this distinguished hotel restaurant.

  • 5.

    The Roosevelt

    The Roosevelt

    Celebrate the South without the weight of tradition at this nostalgically modern spot.

  • 6.

    The Speakeasy Grill

    The Speakeasy Grill

    Located inside the famous Hippodrome Theater, this is a great spot to grab a bite.

  • 7.

    The Tobacco Company Restaurant

    The Tobacco Company Restaurant

    Open since 1973 and in a building from the 1860s, this place is as Richmond as it gets.

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