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Belmont Food Shop

American, Contemporary
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27 N Belmont Ave, Richmond, VA 23221-3003
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Mon 17:00 - 23:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
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Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

After hearing about this place we finally decided to try it - and boy was it worth it! there are only about 7 tables of 2 and 1 for 4 (that I saw) so it's a very intimate experience. The blackboard menu was full of delightful options. .Our waitress was very helpful and efficient.I started with the Humdinger, one of... More 

Thank Cynde L
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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98 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

When I walked into Belmont Food Shop I was the only person there. The employees I interacted with were all helpful and friendly. I ordered their watermelon soup and some pork. The soup wasn't exactly my thing: I did not feel that the flavors of the avocado and ginger meshed well with the watermelon. It wasn't bad, just lackluster at... More 

Thank Ethan P
Richmond, Virginia
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This tiny place will blow you away! A steal with their $30 pre- fix.....appetizer,entrée,and dessert. Usually six items in each section....none ever disappoint. And the bar is lovely....made from found objects....and get a cocktail....excellent bar staff. Go with a date or a couple of friends.....have a great time!

Thank Topher C
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104 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Our visit was welcomed by two of the cutest hostesses ever. They were very friendly, attractive and professional in their role and did an amazing job taking care of the three of us. The place is located on a quaint street near downtown. It is small, very small and the setting is antique. A cute little bar is shadowed by... More 

Thank Tootsie20
Midlothian, Virginia
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

My family owned a sheep farm. We had lamb for Sunday dinner almost every week. My mother NEVER was able to do lamb like these folks. Every bite of the Lamb Duo sends you to another level of bliss! Finish the meal with the Chocolate Bouchon and you will be transported to places Timothy Leary never reached. Top all that... More 

Thank Peppy1211
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Go sit at the bar, order a cocktail and order from their always changing, creative pre-fix dinner. This place is quaint, delicious, with great people and great service. Also wonderful for large parties, they hosted a family birthday party and everything was so special.

Thank benne2ja
Richmond, Virginia
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198 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

The Richmond restaurant scene just keeps getting better and the Belmont Food Shop is another great addition. It's small and intimate, with an excellent creative menu that's written daily on a chalk board. The $35 for appetizer, entree and dessert is well worth every penny.The excellent wine and craft beer offerings are reasonably priced and the house drinks are as... More 

Thank Ziganki
Richmond, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Great setting, supper nice people working there. We (us 5) all had a nice conversation. My group seemed to like there their orders, but were we being nice? The octopus appetizer was great, but was it small? Not like Stellas, a hard piece of competition, no doubt. My rockfish was ok, but thin and slightly over cooked, maybe a bad... More 

Thank Sterling G
Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2015

This is a very small story front restaurant just a couple of blocks from our B&B. The chef-owner is CIA trained, the menu is posted on a chalk board and changes according to season and what is fresh at the market. We loved the informality and the carefully prepared and delicious food. Especially surprising was a wonderful chicken entree with... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2015

This is an old neighborhood store front in the old part of Richmond with a small menu written on a chalk board as it changes daily. The food is not only interesting, but prepared to perfection. House specialty drinks are great, and the service is excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 N Belmont Ave, Richmond, VA 23221-3003
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond

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Midlothian, Virginia
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?