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The Hill Cafe

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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2800 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23223-7342
+1 804-648-0360
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Today
11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 22:15
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Always a good stop and a good meal when we travel thru Richmond. Good burgers and sandwiches. Great desserts as well when there is room after the good entrees. Have not had a bad meal in five stops. Good choice of beers and wine as well.

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1 Thank Ron R
Richmond, Virginia
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with a couple of friends I hadn't been with in a while. Most had never eaten here before so I recommended The Hill Café. The menu looked really good, and the food was good. When we used the bathroom it smelled before you even reached it. Stinky bathroom makes you think how clean is the kitchen?

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Thank debber44
Richmond, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We arrived Saturday afternoon, and were seated in the very back booth, dark and cold. We had difficulty reading the menu. We asked to be moved to a table nearer the door, and we they did move us. Our waitress was not friendly, and did the bare minimum in serving us. Even though we both ordered entrees, and not sandwiches,... More 

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Thank genef781
Henrico, United States
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Outstanding meal at the Hill cafe. Very reasonably priced. Plan to wait at diner time rush, seating small. Meal was delivered quickly and again outstanding. Strongly recommend, take the ride up Broad street hill.

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Thank Thomas H
Maple Grove, Minnesota
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Truly disappointed this trip. Had the Redneck Benedict (only because apparently on Saturday they serve brunch until 3 pm) regional difference, I guess. the poached eggs were over cooked, sausage like leather and the hash brown potatoes were way overseasoned, inedible. biscuit was ok, but nothing to write home about. Ate there year ago and had wonderful experience and great... More 

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Thank flyingchicken1963
Hanover, Virginia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

My sister in law and I learned of this little café while taking a historic tour on the RVA trolley. Our tour guide mentioned that it was one of his favorites. We decided to try it out and were very pleased. The food was wonderful and the service was also. I had a crab cake sandwich and sweet potato fries.... More 

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Thank Charlotte M
Richmond, Virginia, United States
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I hate to review this spot as I don't want it so packed I can't get in. But we really enjoy this restaurant for when we want someplace that feels local. Nothing fancy but good food, delicious drinks in a friendly environment (reasonably priced). If it's a burger you want or their choice of the night, you won't go wrong.... More 

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Thank Mark R
Midlothian, Virginia
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I like the Hill area in Richmond. It is in satisfying disarray most of the time with the newly rich moving in and the newly poorer moving out, although to be fair most of this was on the cards long ago. The investments had been made, it was a question of when the area became attractive to the right demographic,... More 

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1 Thank Iain W
Orlando, Florida, United States
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We were traveling along old highway 64 and stopped at this cafe. The food was great! It was also neat to walk around the neighborhood after dinner and take in the architecture.

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Thank Amber W
East Hampton, New York
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

full of locals wise to the good pricing and varied menu. Try the meat loaf and good desserts! Only a few blocks from St. John's church

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Thank norbuls

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 30
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:15
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2800 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23223-7342
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-648-0360

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