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Lemaire Restaurant

101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-5009
+1 804-649-4629
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef tenderloin” (20 reviews)
“sea scallops” (11 reviews)
“creme brulee” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-5009
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

It's not just the food, but the whole package. Being in the historic Jefferson Hotel with the fabulous architecture and design lays the foundation to your dining experience. Next comes the staff, plentiful and nice. Follow that up with the excellent service provided by the...More

Thank Lance H
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

A bunch of us met at Lemaire as we had tickets to the Joe Bonamossa concert up at the Altria theatre,which is,within walking distance . Lemaire is one of my husband's and my favorite restaurants in the area so we were happy that everyone agreed...More

Thank Bornabrit
Reviewed 27 January 2017

A grand space in an historic hotel. Good menu choices. Food prepared very well. Prices quite reasonable for the setting. This will be my go-to place when I am in Richmond.

Thank Monty H
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We had dinner here last weekend, and enjoyed spending some time in the hotel lobby, stairway, and gift shop even before we got to the restaurant. Even though it was filmed in Atlanta, the Jefferson Hotel stairway was one of the inspirations for Gone With...More

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I was in town for business and thanks to trip advisor found this gem in the heart of Richmond and it would definitely rank among the greatest culinary adventures of my life. I've never had better service or food anywhere else coast to coast and...More

Thank William G
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

It was an anniversary evening & we live in Richmond. Martinis and lemon drops at the bar served by a charming lady bartender set the tone. Was thinking of going down the street for dinner but got a pretty table at the window and ordered....More

Thank WKJ04
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed at The Jefferson and dined at Lemaire for our 50th anniversary. A memorable evening with excellent food, wonderful ambience and service! We had the duck breasts and scallops. Perfectly prepared and presented! Highly recommended!

Thank howard b
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Food was very good although portions were small. The Jefferson Hotel is one of the most impressive hotels in the United States.

Thank Annette C
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a special dinner the day after Christmas with friends. Amazing decorations at an amazing hotel, but the restaurant also amazes. Superb service, great cocktails and everyone's meal was delicious. You can always count on Lemaire.

Thank DN008
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, good affordable small plate options. Good stuff mojitos as the drink special. Accommodated a team of 10 with no problem. Would go back again.

Thank Nudasha G
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kimsalley
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!
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reval108
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
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Melrice9
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Meals
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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
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
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Description
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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