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Lemaire Restaurant

101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-5009
+1 804-649-4629
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea scallops” (9 reviews)
“creme brulee” (14 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-5009
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting Richmond. When I went to college at VCU in Richmond, VA, I worked in the hotel and for many years Lemaire's has been the place to go. They have touched the opulence of the Jefferson Hotel...More

Thank JSowell879
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great locally sourced food and good charcuterie. Don't be scared off by the formality - it is very comfortable inside and the service is wonderful. The crowd can be a bit staid, so bring your seersucker if it's hot out and you'll fit right in....More

2  Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service, good food, great Creme Brulee. Went for lunch on an employee birthday when I worked downtown, always enjoyable.

Thank Kathryn L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lemaire is a lovely restaurant that is suitable for special occasions. It is a bit pricey....hence my rating of four stars.

Thank joelspncr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't think you can find a bad pick on the menu and service at it's finest! I had the frois gras and it was divine and the local rockfish was yummy!

Thank crasston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a tradition, our family picks one night during the Christmas season for dinner at Lemaire. We dress us and enjoy great food in the middle of the best Christmas decorations in town. It is one of the highlights of our holiday time.

Thank hns2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As local residents, we wanted to celebrate a birthday at the Jefferson Hotel's Lemaire Restaurant. Everything about the meal was delightful, from the service through dessert. The entrees of baked Cobia and of grilled swordfish were seasoned and presented beautifully with their accompanying vegetables. The...More

Thank 2TravelGeezer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Lemaire is old world charm, with modern tasty dishes. At our visit the restaurant was very quiet. Our waiter Michael was very knowledgeable as to the taste of our non alcoholic drink as well as everything from appetizer to dessert. We were also greeted...More

Thank A S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lemaire is a Richmond icon, within an even larger Richmond icon. This is a restaurant where you take your family members for a special meal to celebrate. Although their atmosphere has taken on a more relaxed feel over the past several years, it is still...More

Thank bowwowkitty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we spent our 18th anniversary at the Jefferson and ate dinner at Lemaire. The staff went out of their way to make this a special occasion. We had happy anniversary on our menu and dessert plates. The staff made sure we were always cared for...More

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5 June 2017|
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Response from Charles R | Reviewed this property |
We were in business casual attire. Some were in suits, but we felt very comfortable in dress pants and dress shirt, but no jacket or tie. Hope that helps!
17 March 2017|
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Response from JaydeeHanson | Reviewed this property |
I think they could do it very well. BUT ask them what else is going on at the Restaurant/hotel at the same. We were there at the same time as the University of Richmond ring exchange dance. Lots of rather noisy college... More
1 December 2016|
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Response from Bruce W | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but I don't know. I recommend you call the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-5009
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-649-4629
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