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Food and restaurants in Jackson Ward, Richmond

Top restaurants

Hotel
“Pink, Instagram worthy lobby with excellent cocktails and nibbles. Rooftop bar with warm weather views. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Food & Drink Shop
“The chef from this place is a real food hero. I have never tasted food with such a distinct variety of flavors in a single dish. Literally, everything I have tried on this menu is to die for. The mixologists behind can whip up a delectable cocktail as well.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Café
“Great place with old world charm, great beer selection and food specials, right across the street and the right on Brook Road. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“One of the first restaurants to open up in the newly, revised neighborhood. I was delighted when they decided many years ago to open up in downtown RVA. Great pizza, crab cakes, salads, the works, huge menu of goodies. Just a block east from your buildings front door. Tell them "Mark from Metro" sent you! ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Southern comfort food at its finest. Local favorite. This place is always packed, but you can also order online and pick up. It is a quick walk down the alley and you will see it across the street. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A restaurant with a mission! If you like to put your money where your values are, check out Comfort, all their profits go towards a good cause. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Café
“Great little neighborhood restaurant/bar. Known for their good salads and brunch.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Go here when you get tired of looking at people at Maple and Pine, or go for dinner, whatever.”
  • 6 locals recommend

Cafes

New American Restaurant
“One of the first restaurants to open up in the newly, revised neighborhood. I was delighted when they decided many years ago to open up in downtown RVA. Great pizza, crab cakes, salads, the works, huge menu of goodies. Just a block east from your buildings front door. Tell them "Mark from Metro" sent you! ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Super chill, loving little coffee shop with sandwiches (breakfast sandwiches all day) , good coffee, and good music ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Café
“Great little place to pick up a coffee or craft brew to go. Eclectic wine selection as well. Cauliflower sandwich on lunch menu is delish!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bakery
“Great for an early morning coffee, specializes in vegan and gluten-free baked goods. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“So many flavors, so little time (vegan options too)! This place is a neighborhood hidden gem with a story that will tug at your heartstrings. Check the web for press stories.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“A vegan oasis. Their lentil soup, coconut bars and lavender lattes are some of my favorites.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Bakeries

New American Restaurant
“One of the first restaurants to open up in the newly, revised neighborhood. I was delighted when they decided many years ago to open up in downtown RVA. Great pizza, crab cakes, salads, the works, huge menu of goodies. Just a block east from your buildings front door. Tell them "Mark from Metro" sent you! ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Super chill, loving little coffee shop with sandwiches (breakfast sandwiches all day) , good coffee, and good music ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bakery
“Great for an early morning coffee, specializes in vegan and gluten-free baked goods. ”
  • 3 locals recommend