2013 Richmond Restaurant Openings and Closings

2012 Restaurant Openings Closings

Updated: December 31

This is a list of Richmond Restaurants that opened, are coming soon or closed in 2013. If you hear of something that’s not listed leave it in the comments.

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Openings (92)

  1. A2 (Closed)
  2. Hurley’s Tavern (Old Finn McCool’s)
  3. Dutch & Company
  4. Boo’s Brown Bag (Closed)
  5. Casa Del Barco
  6. Pie – Manchester
  7. Johnson’s Southern Comfort (Closed)
  8. The Savory Grain Restaurant and Drafthouse (Old Empress)
  9. Le Crepe
  10. Naked Onion (Old Ingrid’s Bakery)
  11. Riad Morocan Grill
  12. Pearl (Old deLux)
  13. Veranda Ristorante
  14. The Rumble Seat Grill
  15. Sweet Kakes & Co.
  16. The Wild Greens & Pig
  17. Carena’s Jamacian Grille
  18. Pork Chops & Grits Cafe
  19. Jorge’s Cantina (Old Fan House)
  20. Lamplighter Scotts Addition
  21. Evo Fine Sichuan Cuisine
  22. Urban Farmhouse Midlothian
  23. Deep Run Roadhouse
  24. Chuy’s
  25. Popeye’s Pizza
  26. Dinamo (Old 821 Cafe)
  27. Curry Craft Indian Restaurant & Wine Bar (Old Bonvenu)
  28. Unleashed Gourmet Hot Dogs
  29. Portrait House (Old Blow Toad)
  30. Mamma Felicia’s Ristorante
  31. Green Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant
  32. The Well (Old Cous Cous)
  33. Mellow Mushroom (Old Plan 9)
  34. Neuvo Mexico – 4th Street (Closed)
  35. Waffle House VCU
  36. 304 Pizza Bar (Old Racine)
  37. Bonchon
  38. Croaker’s Spot Express
  39. Kitchen on Cary (Old Dora’s Brazilian Grill)
  40. Mona Lounge Cigar Bar
  41. Haiku Sushi and Lounge (Old Sensi)
  42. Sugar Shack Donuts
  43. Go Bananas Frozen Yogurt
  44. Boka Kantina
  45. Sarahfran’s Soulfood
  46. Strangeways Brewing
  47. Taziki’s
  48. Thirst and Fifth Gastropub
  49. Brookside Grill
  50. Luckie’s Bar and Grill (Closed)
  51. Viceroy (Old Cafe Diem)
  52. The Daily Kitchen & Bar (Old Glass & Powder)
  53. En Su Boca
  54. Flatheads
  55. Brew
  56. Comida Casera Brazillan & Hispanic Cuisine
  57. Cuban Tropical Cafe
  58. Estilo (Old Bocca Toscana)
  59. Sefton Coffee Co.
  60. Southern Railway Taphouse (Old Southern Railroad Deli)
  61. Divine
  62. Social52 Restaurant
  63. Pesce & Vino
  64. Tazza Kitchen (Old Cafe Caturra Short Pump)
  65. Society (Old Lucky Buddha)
  66. Sweet Teas Southern Cuisine
  67. Big’s BBQ
  68. Crustacean Boil and Grill
  69. F.W. Sullivan’s Canal Bar & Grille (Old Blackfin)
  70. Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery
  71. The Lair
  72. Postbellum (Old Mulligan’s Sports Grille)
  73. Beagle’s BBQ
  74. Burger Bach Short Pump
  75. Chow House (Old Boo’s Brown Bag)
  76. Max’s on Broad
  77. The Cask Cafe & Market
  78. Level Restaurant & Bar
  79. American Tap Room
  80. My Noodle & Bar (Old Cellar Door)
  81. Jimmy John’s - Shockoe Slip
  82. Cafe Verde
  83. Zoup!
  84. Pig and Pearl / Burn
  85. Oysters Pearl
  86. Lamplighter (Old Crossroads Fan)
  87. Lucy’s
  88. Suzanne’s at the John Marshall
  89. Curry House – Innsbrook
  90. Kobe Sushi – Stony Point
  91. Urban Farmhouse  - Church Hill
  92. Estes Bar B’Que

Closings (32)

  1. Pho City
  2. Maximo’s Spanish & Italian Bistro
  3. Racine (Now 304 Pizza Bar)
  4. Federal Coffee & Tea
  5. Bonvenu Restaurant & Bar (Now Curry Craft)
  6. Cous Cous (Rebranded The Well, Now Closed)
  7. Padow’s Willow Lawn
  8. The Dixie Chicken
  9. Major Willy Mayo’s
  10. The Republic Restaurant & Bar (Now The Pig and Pearl)
  11. Cafe Cattura Short Pump (Rebranded as Tazza Kitchen)
  12. The Lucky Buddha (Rebranded as Society)
  13. A2
  14. Bocca Toscana (Now Estilo)
  15. Peacock’s Pantry
  16. Skilliegallee
  17. Mediterranean Bistro (Became Luckie’s Bar and Grill, Now Closed)
  18. Eat by Pescados
  19. Phoenician (Rebrand as Al Dente)
  20. Johnson’s Southern Comfort
  21. Boo’s Brown Bag (Now Chow House)
  22. Pearly’s Restaurant
  23. Neuvo Mexico
  24. Luckie’s Bar and Grill
  25. Les Crepes
  26. Athens Tavern (Merging with Greek Grill Cafe)
  27. Awful Arthur’s Seafood
  28. Osaka Sushi and Steak Short Pump
  29. Avalon (Now Social 52)
  30. Moshi Moshi
  31. The Well
  32. Crossroads Coffee Fan (Now Lamplighter)

Comments

  1. Chris S. says

    Sugar Shack Donuts is opening next month I believe in Carver near Maggie Walker. They’ve been posting more and more stuff on facebook the past few weeks.

  2. G lo says

    Boka Burger in shortpump does not show up anywhere but their truck does . It needs to get around open for two months . Great burgers .

  3. Marshall says

    Rumors are that a new restaurant will soon open where Shacklefords formerly operated in the Glen Eagles shopping center

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