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Europa Italian Cafe & Tapas Bar - CLOSED

1409 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219-4220
+1 804-643-0911
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
25 Dec 2013
“Love this place. ”
14 Nov 2013
“frequent business buyer”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Spanish, Italian, American, Mediterranean, Greek
$$ - $$$
1409 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219-4220
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Reviewed 26 December 2013 via mobile

Been several times. Great food and drinks. Service was average and the happy hour is the best in town. Go with dates. Friends. Family or co workers. It's a great little spot. Enjoy and go back often. I do.

Thank Chrismarino
Reviewed 14 November 2013

I frequently buy business meals at Europa and the food is always good. If you have a larger group, they can make arrangements to seat you downstairs. The wait staff is great and friendly. We don't buy tapas but buy normal dinners, I particularly like...More

Thank exptrave101
Reviewed 29 October 2013 via mobile

Unlike the recent reviewers, I found this place quite nice. The atmosphere is very welcoming, the food is quite reasonable, though a bit pricey for its quality and quantity. I loved their large selection of local beers, which are well worth trying. Besides that, I...More

Thank 6shot
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Quick and easy date night for my husband and me. We stopped in on a Saturday night and found it was not too busy. We were seated immediately and enjoyed several different tapas, selecting from the a la carte menu instead of the full entree....More

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Having heard good reviews and wanting something a little different, we visited Europa for tapas/dinner to celebrate our friend's birthday this past Friday. We had reservations and groupons, and arrived on time. We were practically shoved into a tiny corner despite the availability of numerous...More

Thank SNLRichmond
Reviewed 27 September 2013

I've visited Europa many times before over the years with good results, however, my last visit was horrible, made the mistake of ordering an entree on the small plate special discount 3-for-1 night. Service was excellent but the food and drink not up to par,...More

Thank Ericinque
Reviewed 20 August 2013

We popped into on a rainy Sunday night at 9pm while in Richmond for a conference. They had already sent some staff home and were overwhelmed at first. Some items on the menu were understandably unavailable but we ended up getting plenty of great food...More

Thank Gregg G
Reviewed 20 August 2013

We were looking for a place to eat during our first night in Richmond, and Europa looked interesting. It is very casual here. We ate at the bar and Chris, our bartender and knew everything there was to know about the dishes on the menu....More

Thank William C B
Reviewed 13 August 2013

There were four of us, two of us really enjoyed our meals. I made a dinner out of the Garlic Shrimp and thoroughly enjoyed it. We also had the Signature starter which was really good. The clams and mussels with linguine the mussels were bait...More

Thank 22Deucey
Reviewed 6 August 2013

Terrific tasty food and great service. Get in before 6 half price on tapas. Reduced wine/ beer before 7. Full Nelson Beer excellent.

Thank Kay L
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 29 - USD 30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1409 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219-4220
    (14th and Cary Streets)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-643-0911
  • E-mail
Europa now celebrating its 10th anniversary, has just completed a major face lift. The décor is simple and sophisticated; the atmosphere is casual and modern. There is a new private dining room on the entry floor that can accommodate seated dinners for up to 36 guests. The downstairs lounge and dining room also has all new furnishings and makes a perfect setting for larger private functions. The menu focuses on Italian and Spanish specialties. There are more than 30 small plates to choose from. Select one for an appetizer or make a meal out of a few. Entrees include a variety of Italian classics focusing on fresh seafood, hearty meat dishes and delicious pastas. Don’t miss our weekly specials including Tapas night on Sunday, with ½ off tapas all night. Go to our web site for more great weekly specials. Dinner begins at 5:00 nightly and free parking is available. Reservations are recommended.
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