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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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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-5009
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The good: service was personable. Room was elegant. Nice to see tablecloths. Beautiful hotel with massive footprint. Free parking! Friendly hosts. Flavors were very good with the exception of the Caesar Salad which was good but nothing unique or memorable—just what it sounds like. Roasted...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd really like to give Lemaire 4 1/2 stars.... because it is top notch. It's been a couple of years since we dined at Lemaire, but I remembered previous experiences were excellent and so was this visit. Excellent service, nicely presented and delicious food. The...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Customer suggested another place to dine but, they felled to tell me I should've made a reservation. This place stays packed!!!!! I see why: Food is amazing, service A-1, BUT their bar..... The bar is primo. Drinks flying every which way and out fast and...More

Thank Harold W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fantastic service Clarissa,; the chef is a genius ; lamb shank brought tears to my hubby’s eyes it was so good

Thank JRC R
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Our first time to Lemaire, for our anniversary. Wife had the filet and it was excellent - best ever she said. I had the special Wagyu steak at $45 and I wish I had saved $15 and gotten her filet. The "butter tender" Wagyu had...More

Thank MoseleyPaddler
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We had dinner at Lemaire during our stay and cannot say enough great things about the experience. We were promptly seated upon our arrival. A personalized menu was placed before each of his with a Happy 38th Anniversary printed at the top! We selected a...More

Thank Barbie S
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Staying overnight at the Jefferson for the Sunday Brunch, we went to Lemaire for dinner Saturday night. Our waiter Matt was great. He knew the menu, the food, how the flavors blended together, taste, smell, he was over the top. Overhearing the waiters/waitresses at other...More

Thank KerryLDS
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely restaurant and fine service. Our waiter was knowledgeable, respectful and kind. Following dinner we had a couple drinks at the bar and hubby was more than satisfied with the service we received. Would return again.

Thank Nikoi R
Reviewed 17 November 2017

No reply from LeMaire manager after emailing her about our experience on Sun. 11/5/17. Lemaire seems to be used for breakfast on Sundays because the big buffet is being prepared downstairs. Breakfast comes from the upstairs kitchen just a few feet away but our egg...More

Thank Fitwit
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I went to Lamaire with my husband for my Birthday. The service and Food were exquisite, the environment elegant, and overall a wonderful dinner experience. They offer vegan options and I strongly recommend the Winter squash risotto. It is delicious!! My husband had the Porcini...More

Thank Liliana B
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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, Dinner, 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
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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
  • E-mail
Lemaire is a New American restaurant bringing a fresh, modern culinary experience to one of Virginia’s most iconic attractions – The Jefferson Hotel, Richmond, Virginia. The menu features extraordinary Virginia grown ingredients and the Southern influences of Richmond's food culture. The unique structure of the menu will allow you to customize your experience each time you visit while our distinctive spaces - the bar and lounge, the patio and the dining rooms –make any occasion special. The innovative cocktail list features classic libations with a modern twist and fresh, handcrafted ingredients. The wine list of over 200 offerings, including a robust selection of bottles under $30 and wines by glass, will inspire you to experiment with the tastes of the New and Old Worlds.
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