Richmond To-Do
Acacia Midtown is one of Richmond To-Do.

1. Acacia Midtown

8.5
2601 W Cary St (at S Robinson St), Richmond, VA
New American Restaurant · The Fan · 28 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Recognized by national publications. Go to Acacia between 5:30-6:30 and order off the $23 fixed price menu. Tuesdays are half price wine bottles! Read more.

The American Civil War Center At Historic Tredegar is one of Richmond To-Do.

2. The American Civil War Center At Historic Tredegar

8.1
500 Tredegar St, Richmond, VA
History Museum · Downtown Richmond · 14 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Housed in a gun foundry built in 1861, the center explores the Civil War through three perspectives: Union, Confederate and African American. Segway tours regularly run through the former ironworks.

The Black Sheep is one of Richmond To-Do.

3. The Black Sheep

9.3
901 W Marshall St (at Goshen St.), Richmond, VA
Sandwich Place · Carver · 128 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: A local hot spot serving delicious food in RVA's Carver district, the 2 foot long subs (aka battleships) were highlighted on Food Network's Man vs Food.

The Boathouse at Sunday Park is one of Richmond To-Do.

4. The Boathouse at Sunday Park

9.2
4602 Millridge Pkwy (Sunday Park), Midlothian, VA
Seafood Restaurant · 38 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: The view and setting of Sunday Park, graced by a 1,700 acre lake, are the breath of fresh air that will make your festivities truly memorable.

Can Can Brasserie is one of Richmond To-Do.

5. Can Can Brasserie

9.3
3120 W Cary St (btwn S Auburn & S Belmont Ave), Richmond, VA
French Restaurant · Carytown · 123 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: This busy bistro is a Carytown staple. Sit by the window for some of the best people watching or sit at the bar for happy hour specials including half-price oysters, shrimp and burgers from 5 to 7pm.

Comfort is one of Richmond To-Do.

6. Comfort

8.7
200 W Broad St (at N Jefferson St), Richmond, VA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Jackson Ward · 69 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: This hip down-home Southern joint in the midst of the urban campus of VCU attracted the attention of Bon Appetite, the New York Times and many Richmond locals.

Crossroads Coffee & Ice Cream is one of Richmond To-Do.

7. Crossroads Coffee & Ice Cream

8.8
3600 Forest Hill Ave (at Semmes Ave), Richmond, VA
Coffee Shop · Westover Hills - Forest Hill Park · 55 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Go here for locally roasted coffee by Blanchards, locally churned ice cream by Bev's, over 12 taps of great beer, and live music most weekends. Great reward after that hard hike or bike ride.

The Edgar Allan Poe Museum is one of Richmond To-Do.

8. The Edgar Allan Poe Museum

8.1
1914-16 E Main St, Richmond, VA
Museum · Shockoe Bottom · 23 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Called "America's Shakespeare," Edgar Allan Poe created or mastered the short story, detective fiction, science fiction, lyric poetry and the horror story.

First Fridays Art Walk is one of Richmond To-Do.

9. First Fridays Art Walk

8.8
Downtown RVA Broad St (btwn N Belvidere & N 8th St), Richmond, VA
Art Gallery · Jackson Ward · 10 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Richmond's First Fridays Art Walk showcases over 40 diverse creative venues in Downtown's growing arts and cultural district.

Frostings is one of Richmond To-Do.

10. Frostings

8.4
11331 W Broad St #137 (at Browstone Blvd), Glen Allen, VA
Cupcake Shop · 39 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Consistently ranked as RVA's favorite cupcake shop, Frostings was on Food Network's hit show CupCake Wars. The friendly staff can accommodate most food allergies and dietary needs.

Gallery 5 is one of Richmond To-Do.

11. Gallery 5

8.9
200 W Marshall St (at N Jefferson St and Brook Rd), Richmond, VA
Art Gallery · Jackson Ward · 9 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Gallery5 is a community oriented, socially motivated art gallery and performing art center in Richmond’s Historic Jackson Ward.

Ghostprint Gallery is one of Richmond To-Do.

12. Ghostprint Gallery

8.1
220 W Broad St, Richmond, VA
Art Gallery · Jackson Ward · 2 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: RVA is the 3rd most tattooed city in the US so its no surprise we have many tattoo parlors. Ghostprint is a little different, both gallery and tattoo parlor, you can checkin here without getting inked

Hollywood Cemetery is one of Richmond To-Do.

13. Hollywood Cemetery

8.9
412 S Cherry St (Albemarle), Richmond, VA
Cemetery · Fan - Oregon Hill - Carver · 30 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Named for its holly trees, this is the resting place for Presidents Monroe and Tyler, Confederate President Jefferson Davis and thousands of Civil War soldiers. Don’t miss the view of the James River

James River Cellars Winery is one of Richmond To-Do.

14. James River Cellars Winery

8.8
11008 Washington Hwy (at Old Keeton Rd.), Glen Allen, VA
Winery · 17 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: James River Cellars is a family owned winery that produces award-winning wines.Extensive gift shop and beautifully landscaped patio complement our tours and tastings.

The Jefferson Hotel is one of Richmond To-Do.

15. The Jefferson Hotel

9.1
101 W Franklin St (North Jefferson Street), Richmond, VA
Hotel · Monroe Ward · 53 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Alligator statues serve reminders of the alligators that once resided in the Lobby pools. At one time, Richmonders bought baby alligators as pets. When they got too big, they brought them to live here

Kuba Kuba is one of Richmond To-Do.

16. Kuba Kuba

9.2
1601 Park Ave (N Lombardy St), Richmond, VA
Cuban Restaurant · The Fan · 102 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: An beloved neighborhood restaurant, the food is well worth the wait. Don't forget to always save room for the Tres leches, Food Network even featured the dessert on The Best Thing I Ever Ate.

Lamplighter Roasting Co. is one of Richmond To-Do.

17. Lamplighter Roasting Co.

9.3
116 S Addison St (at Parkwood Ave), Richmond, VA
Coffee Shop · The Fan · 106 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Lamplighter is known for their micro-roasted coffee. Made in 10lb batches, there is a great deal of care put into their product. Their menu is stellar and most dishes can be made vegan or gluten free

Legend Brewing Company is one of Richmond To-Do.

18. Legend Brewing Company

8.5
321 W 7th St, Richmond, VA
Brewery · Old Town Manchester · 87 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Biggest deck and best view of downtown are a couple reasons to stop by. Great beer, burgers and wings are some more. Seasonal brews cycle through quickly so be sure and ask what is on tap.

Mamma Zu is one of Richmond To-Do.

19. Mamma Zu

8.9
501 S Pine St (at Spring St.), Richmond, VA
Italian Restaurant · Oregon Hill · 35 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Well known for their Italian offering, Mama 'Zu is an Oregon Hill staple and theres always a line to prove just how much Richmonders love the food. Remember, they only accept cash or American Express!

Mekong is one of Richmond To-Do.

20. Mekong

9.4
6004 W Broad St (at N Crestwood Ave.), Richmond, VA
Vietnamese Restaurant · 103 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Mekong has the most extensive offerings of Belgian and American Craft Beer. Consistently making national Best of Lists when it comes to beer offering, Mekong is a "must see" for any beer enthusiasts.

Millie's is one of Richmond To-Do.

21. Millie's

9.1
2603 E Main St (at 26th St), Richmond, VA
Diner · Shockoe Bottom · 66 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Ask a Richmonder where the best place to get brunch is and Millie's will come up 50% of the time. Prepare to wait, but they keep the Mimosas and Bloodies flowing. Best advice is to get there early.

The National is one of Richmond To-Do.

22. The National

9.3
708 E Broad St (btwn N 7th St and N 8th St), Richmond, VA
Music Venue · Capitol District · 69 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Richmond's Premiere 1500 person venue is general admission and offers VIP sections and two private bars upstairs.

St. John's Church is one of Richmond To-Do.

23. St. John's Church

8.3
2401 E Broad St, Richmond, VA
Historic Site · Church Hill · 8 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: This historic church is the site of Patrick Henry's "Give me liberty or give me death" speech. Reenactments take place on Sundays during the summer.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) is one of Richmond To-Do.

24. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA)

9.4
200 N Boulevard (at Grove Ave), Richmond, VA
Art Museum · The Museum District · 111 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: With a collection of art spanning 5,000 years, the VMFA is one of the top comprehensive art museums in the US. The museum’s collection includes the largest public collection of Fabergé outside Russia.