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River City Diner Northside

$$ - $$$American,
803 E Parham Rd, Richmond, VA 23227-1107
+1 2661500
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“pancakes” (10 reviews)
“garbage plate” (2 reviews)
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7:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Diner
$$ - $$$
803 E Parham Rd, Richmond, VA 23227-1107
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I like this place, though I feel it is overpriced. The food is delicious and classic feel-good diner fare, and the wait-staff is the finest.

Thank NationsMan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast early Saturday morning. We were greeted right away by a super friendly waitress and sat right away. Annette helped us make our breakfast selections, and they did not disappoint. Food was good and plentiful. Neither of us could finish our meals...More

Thank JenL72_Travels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went into the diner and there were three other customers in there. Maybe that should have told me something. The hostess seated me and, while I was waiting for my server, I picked out what I wanted and started looking around. Nice decor. The...More

Thank Jack R
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Perfect diner and great music in background. The service was superb, Chayron was our server. My husband had meatloaf and loved it. Highly recommend. Lunch for two was $27.

Thank momskier
Reviewed 14 December 2017

What a wonderful place !! Waitress was so nice and knowledgeable. I asked about the menu and received a great meal. Coffee was delicious and in a nice mug. I had the banana pecan pancakes and they couldn't have been any better !!

Thank k g
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

My friend took me to RCD many years ago and I was very happy to see they make large blueberry pancakes with a nice crisp edge. It is very hard to find a restaurant that makes pancakes with fresh blueberries and they cook fluffy and...More

Thank rea w
Reviewed 6 November 2017

16 high school girls, a slew of parents and friends all at once and they were speedy and delicious. My girls kept raving on how great the food was. The eggs were all cooked to their liking and they the servers treated them well, I...More

Thank Karla R
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We ate here for a late Sunday afternoon meal. I had the "Big Al" breakfast. 3 eggs toast, bacon, homefries, grit and coffee. My daughter had "Moms Meatloaf" and my wife had the house burger. The burger was over cooked and dry. The big al...More

Thank Mazuza2
Reviewed 25 September 2017

My friend and I went there for lunch, She ordered a omelet which she said was good but her home fries were cold. I ordered a burger and fries, the burger was so dry that I left half of this. I ordered this with fries...More

Thank Rosemarie S
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We stayed at the Quality Inn Hotel next door and the breakfast was included in our room rate. Breakfast was at the River City Diner Northside, right next door to the hotel. What a fun time we had each morning at breakfast especially with our...More

Thank M H
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3 August 2016|
Response from GotMyPassport007 | Reviewed this property |
The breakfast voucher is included in the price of the room. You get one voucher per guest for each morning of your stay. There are specific menu items you can choose from for free, including a drink.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 15
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 803 E Parham Rd, Richmond, VA 23227-1107
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 2661500
At River City Diner, we are known for our Breakfast, Burgers, Shakes & Fries! If you are looking for quality American food in an all-American atmosphere, this is the place for you. We grind our burgers in-house every other day and our fries are fresh-cut. You'll also be happy to know that we offer a wide variety of sandwiches, soups and salads. A few of our famous items are our Simply Better Bacon Burger, Richmond's Best Reuben, Mandarin Chicken Salad, and for breakfast the Here's Lookin' at You Kid or our Bacon Pancakes! Breakfast is served all day.
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