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Shockoe Slip

12th and Main St, Richmond, VA 23220
Review Highlights
Fun for sights and history; mostly trendy restaurant area.

Enjoyed walking around--limited interest, but cool for what it is: an area being gentrified and... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Chicago, Illinois
Fave neighborhood, industrial flair

Cobblestone streets, old industrial building, tobacco industry structure and warehouses no longer... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Ramona P
Castel Bolognese, Italy
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12th and Main St, Richmond, VA 23220
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Enjoyed walking around--limited interest, but cool for what it is: an area being gentrified and trying to build on its history.

Thank gayhayward
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Cobblestone streets, old industrial building, tobacco industry structure and warehouses no longer in use. A great architectural rehabilitation already happened but there is still room for more improvement. Great potential!

Thank Ramona P
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We stayed in the Residence Inn in Shock Slip and so many things were in walking distance including Tredegar Iron Works, Hollywood Cemetery, the VA capital building, the canal boat ride, and Belle Isle. We loved it! The cobble stone streets are amazing all on...More

Thank Kwyjibo_cat
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This area is undergoing gentrification and the addition of new restaurants. Looks like it can evolve into a date night and after work destination. There are many empty spaces that may fill up to fulfill this goal.

Thank TomWall60
Reviewed 10 April 2017

went back to Shockoe Slip after being away for 10 years-went to VCU back in the day-and most of the cute little spots were closed. made me sad to say the least.

Thank C3551NVheatherh
Reviewed 22 March 2017

If you want to go on a date and you do not have a plan or a place to go you can always make a great night by heading down to Shockoe Slip. There are so many bars and restaurants that you really do not...More

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant district with historic buildings and cobblestone streets. Only a few blocks from Capitol. Nice Irish bar, newish Mexican restaurant (Mijas) that had excellent Queso Fundido, and the Tobacco Warehouse with a great atrium. Only a few blocks to canal walk, so easy to...More

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Not a large area to explore but offers an opportunity to see Richmond's old warehouse near the James River, Unique shops and restaurants to explore.

Thank Henry R
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A great place to put in your itinerary for your visit to this part of Richmond. Really enjoyed the views... Richmond is very deep in their history..

Thank Roger P
Reviewed 6 September 2016

lots of interest here. Historical trails and markers. Interesting sites, amazing architecture. Fun foodie places, great beer joints, museums, etc. Lots of things happening, and things to see and do.

Thank Debi K
Nearby Restaurants
Tobacco Company Restaurant
1,009 reviews
.13 km away
Bistro Bobette
237 reviews
.13 km away
The Cobblestone Bar and Grill
79 reviews
.10 km away
14 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby Attractions
Virginia Capitol Building
858 reviews
.22 km away
The White House and Museum of the Confederacy
1,009 reviews
.59 km away
Canal Walk
231 reviews
.39 km away
Library of Virginia
69 reviews
.53 km away
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