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Paradise Diner - CLOSED

2845 Hathaway Rd, Richmond, VA 23225-1725
+1 804-320-3200
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible6%
17 May 2016
“Great, Friendly Place for Breakfast”
29 Oct 2015
“The glory has passed on.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Diner
2845 Hathaway Rd, Richmond, VA 23225-1725
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

I had been to the Paradise Diner years ago, but decided to take a friend recently again. It was great! A friendly, helpful waitress, good food, and very reasonable prices. I've been twice since taking my friend and each time had a very pleasant experience....More

Thank Circuspig
Reviewed 30 October 2015

This used to be a thriving place until a former owner took it over and tried to make it into a diner by day and bistro by night. Fail. Not only did he drive away the huge crowds that jammed the place every morning, but...More

1  Thank Robert J
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

We decided to eat here because everything else was closed. When I looked at Yelp reviews I was kind of scared but I really don't know what happened to those unhappy customers - we had a very satisfying visit! Friendly and quick service (we waited...More

Thank SueSuePeace
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

Went there twice, and had not so good experiences both times. The food was mediocre and the second time I went I had terrible service. Had been seated at the counter (it was busy) and after at least 5 or more minutes, the dirty dishes...More

Thank Rebekah E
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We used to go eat breakfast there often but I have to say it seems to have gone down a little. The last couple times we went, the service wasnt great and the food had no taste...

1  Thank 09Nath2911
Reviewed 19 August 2014

I went to the Paradise Diner and loved it. It's homey, clean, inviting, the waitresses are very nice and the food was wonderful. I had several cups of the best coffee, and a wonderful meal. The prices were very reasonable, and well worth it for...More

1  Thank Joan H
Reviewed 24 July 2014

I have noticed over a period of time that the wait staff will write $2.00 on the bill. When I contest the charge for the $2.00 I am told that it is for 2 coffee. The problem with this is that I did not order...More

1  Thank Hector T
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Service and food WERE PREVIOUSLY GOOD. NOT NOW. Another couple arrived after us; got almost completely fed before our food came. The joint was far from slammed, and NO WAIT at the door. One order of blueberry VERY DRY pancakes and one order of TOTALLY...More

Thank djlovindan
Reviewed 17 June 2014

My wife and I had lunch here a few years ago but had completely forgotten about it until we were at a nearby antique shop and remembered it when we came out since it is a few doors down. We decided to give breakfast a...More

Thank duffey3700
Reviewed 3 September 2013

I have been going to this place off and on for years. It's been much better at some times than others but after going to this weekend, I think I am done. At least for anything other than breakfast. I had terrible service but they...More

1  Thank Steve185
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
American, Diner
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2845 Hathaway Rd, Richmond, VA 23225-1725
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-320-3200
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