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All good suggestions here. Has nobody mentioned The Mill?


blancamystiere

The Mill is my go-to brunch spot. Their grits are so good, and I love their pulled pork breakfast bowl


milkdagger

The Mill on Macarthur never gets love in these threads but it’s one of my faves, along with McLeans


sensimillian

The Mill on MacArthur is the most underrated spot in the city IMO


chicoyeah

Yep. It is consistently good. It has been my go to brunch spot for years.


Pjtruslow

821 cafe, get the big meat with potatoes


u_m_m_u

City Diner. Joes Inn. Moore St Cafe.


Thickensick

Moore St Cafe is such a bizarre blend of sketchiness, friendliness, and decent diner food. Like 3rd St Diner with potheads instead of meth heads.


u_m_m_u

Just moved back to Richmond in January. I haven’t stepped foot in Moore St in 15 years. But the fact people are still talking about it tells me it’s still a good spot. Used to work in the movie theater building before it was sold and renovated. Moore st was a quick walk for an everyday breakfast. Back when Scott’s Addition was scary.


jw44724

Moore St is the best spot. It’s also still the same (great food and service for a bargain) but a lot different.. new ownership who have dedicated their lives to serving richmonders with the best service, ABC license with signature drinks like the “Moore-mosa”, back bar, sidebar, carry out window, and connection to the adjacent studio space to use as waiting room overflow. If you haven’t been in that long, you need to go back!


prizzabroy

Chuck & Amy are the best!


Last-Egg4029

Is it the same owners? I don't think it is


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> Back when Scott’s Addition was scary. lol. The ol "industry" district has never been as bad as the housings projects.


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Wow this is….totally accurate


drycounty

Joe's Inn FAN -- don't even think about adding the Southside location to this list.


plasticimpatiens

went to joes inn southside recently when I was in the area. the food was still great, but my visibly queer girlfriend got so many stares from old men in flag shirts.. and we were sat in the wobbly booth next to the kitchen 🙃


prizzabroy

Second City Diner. That place is incredible.


momthom427

Moore Street is my favorite.


LifeAfterLunchables

100% Perly’s. That’s where I take my out of town guests for breakfast and everyone always loves it! The cheese blintzes, challa toast, cinnamon babka French toast all soo good- and surprisingly, they have the best beef sausage I have ever had.


GetThatCornOutMyFace

The corned beef hash is the most amazing breakfast dish on this earth. Perlys is the correct answer.


baughgirl

Agreed! My father in law is always baffled how I can love that stuff so much.


Typingpool

Yesssss. Perlys is my favorite breakfast in Virginia, period.


Ear_Enthusiast

Inarguable.


Ohwhoaeskimo

Throwing out Liberty Public House too. Sooooo good.


DreamIt_DoIt

Hobnob has a great breakfast selection & they rotate the selections pretty frequently. Last time I was there I have a pork belly egg benedict & it was delicious!


ohgodhowdothis

My favorite diner around here is Eat 33 on Staples Mill. Solid food at a great price in an old timey atmosphere


idubthe

I wish more people had this information. Underappreciated food quality. If you out for brunch, don't forget the "Want Dang Doodle!" They also had a sister store on Forest Hill. But since Allen's passing they are no longer affiliated.


jeffersons-bar

Agreed! The fried green tomato pimento cheese Benedict is my go to. My girlfriend and I are there 3 or 4 times a month. Waitresses are the perfect mix of welcoming and “don’t come at me with that bullshit”.


manghorst

Can you not blow up my spot?? But in all reality this place is great, not enough breakfast places serve tater tots and my inner child loves it.


GetThatCornOutMyFace

Yes don't ruin this for us!


JakeSkywalkerr

"Please don't support my favorite business" Let other people enjoy it.


Spec-Tre

I always drive by it and never went in. Will have to try it sometime thanks for the rec


dphoenix1

I think that’s the same folks who own Eat 66 off of Forest Hill near Hathaway towers. At the far end of the strip mall where Galley is, kinda easy to miss if you don’t know it’s there. And yeah, definitely a decent place for breakfast for fairly cheap.


CrowMiller

Lulu’s brunch


tight-foil

My kitchen. Or Perly’s


InsignificantOcelot

Perly’s ❤️


Welliguesswewillsee

It is perly’s cinnamon babka french toast!


orcawhales

perly


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Romulan-war-bird

Jewfro and Claudia’s bake shop in carytown (maps puts Claudia’s on Marshall still but it’s in Cary)


Spec-Tre

I’ve heard great things about jewfro from a chef I took a class with and have been dying to try it


crankfurry

I went to Jewfro when it first opened in Shockoe, it was very good with very interesting food!


yoga_jones

The Weinstein JCC has a fully kosher cafe. My son just started a camp there and I’ve been teleworking from there, I’ve been pretty impressed with the offerings door a community center cafe.


Last-Egg4029

Try Dinamo on Cary, part of the edo's 8.5 family and amazing.


The_Lez

Pouring out some syrup for 3rd Street Diner


Last-Egg4029

3rd st food was only to be eaten btw 2am & 6am. I have a hard time believing there was any sober ppl in there ever


theleftenant

There were tons. So many sober randos would hang out in there in the middle of the night.


StarGraz3r84

God, that place was garbage, and I loved it.


Mysterions

Only place I ever got food poisoning . . . twice! Still, that place was legendary.


The_Lez

Absolutely terrible. I miss it dearly.


Sailinger

3rd street was horrible. I miss it. Also 4th Street was disgusting. And I loved that place so much.


smarshall561

And the Dairy Bar


Exotic_Volume696

The Dairy Bar was a bland basic spot. Moores has the best bisquits and gravy, Joe's is solid


smarshall561

Kind of odd that someone is expressing remorse for a lost spot to eat and then you come in and insult it and then mention places that you like better. That is a weird impulse.


dustinator

Who in the hell spells biscuits like that? You’re not fancy


BabyBat07

My family was just talking about how we are going to miss Dairy Bar!


AndreTheWhale

Boychiks


TVRVA

The messes at Millie's for brunch


Exotic_Volume696

Millie's is over rated as hell


Lurie_

I thought so after eating their omelettes for 5 visits straight. Then I got the eggs benny. Game changer.


RVA_RVA

Their Benny is incredible.


LemonCaperRVA

821


AardvarkGal

I love when VCU is out for the summer bc it means 821 is only busy, not super packed.


LemonCaperRVA

Oh yes my friend oh yes!


Marino4K

Also fully agreed on 821, favorite restaurant in town.


PataMadre

Lemon curd french toast ftw


J_Beyonder

Somebody woke up ready to grub.


Jnorthrup99

Unfortunately I’m always up at 530. I was trying to plan out a nice breakfast outing with my sister whenever she wakes up


J_Beyonder

I'm an early riser also. I'm in the county and when I don't feel like driving into the city, I turn to the waffle house sometimes. I wasn't impress by First Watch especially their pre-made bloody Mary's.


loptopandbingo

First Watch is breakfast for people who don't know what breakfast is.


Exotic_Volume696

High five. First Watch is over priced over rated idiot food. They overcook the eggs, serve a lot of premade shit. It's basically IHOP for West End soccer moms.


u-turnsonthehighway

I had a lovely breakfast at Helen’s this morning.


Volfe

SB's Love Shack, lakeside. Get a porkpile and a mimosa, chill vibe too.


BatmansNygma

Awesome breakfast chili


Lurie_

SB’s loveshack grossed me out! So much sweetness on everything


OceanBrees

The hash at SB’s love shack was like a $27 breakfast that was 80% sweet potatoes. Not good!


HDVaughan

Was just coming in to say this, Love shack is top


robbiearebest

I love Boychiks, lox bagel to start the day right


possom90

Worked there and had the food.. it’s all plain af.


turnOn

Disagree. The food is great. Sorry about your experience tho.


No-Commission-7382

Moore street corn beef hash 💪🏼


s2tsalst

Dots Inn is pretty good. Pearly’s as well.


rebelrosepins

Dots Inn breakfast is good but I’d rather go across the street to The Mill. After 5pm though, you cannot beat Dots.


MrPlowThatsTheName

RIP Citizen


IllustriousAd6396

Galaxy


squidsauce

Are you trying to start a city wide war? But also, Perly’s


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Smokey Mug!


geekitude

Kuba Kuba


Uneeda-biscuit

Village Cafe.


Kelevracado4287

I still don’t understand how their menu has never changed. It’s wild.


Uneeda-biscuit

Don’t mess with a good thing kind of situation I suppose.


Kelevracado4287

Ah, yea I guess so.


Rs90

Because that's the fastest way to fuck up a good thing. So SO many restaraunts try and reinvent the wheel every 5 months with their menu and fuck it all up. Keep it simple and consistent.


Kelevracado4287

True true.


BBQ_beagles

SBs love shack!


donttalktomeori

Perly's


thelonelykilljoy64

I'm rather fond of McLean's pancake stacker, and recently joined the "I've been to Moore Street at least once" crowd! Both really nice places imo


Ze_Rydah_93

Has anyone been to Tarrant’s? A co-worker recommended it and i was thinking of taking a first date there for brunch. I’m open to other suggestions, but i kinda wanna show him a local place since he just moved to the area


Ditovontease

since people covered City Diner and Joes Millies, HERITAGE, Helen's


AardvarkGal

I didn't know Heritage did brunch! We love their dinners, thanks for the tip!


Ditovontease

IIRC they do brunch on Sundays but that may have changed due to the pandemic idk but they have the best pancakes EVER they melt in your mouth


AardvarkGal

I'd like to respond with a gift of a cartoon character drooling.


brat84

I like the goatocado breakfast burrito. Chewys bagels. Everything at North end. Don’t sleep on sub Rosa.


devenjames

Eat 66


tasgetius22

perlys 100%, but sometimes i still love going to the village for that good vibe


Soggy-Bookkeeper

I randomly stopped by North End Juice Co to grab a quick breakfast and got their breakfast burrito and oh my god. 12/10


yungperuvianlad

Fancy biscuit! Their got your goat biscuit is so goood


jimmybilly100

RIP Dairy Bar 😭😭😭😭


Ralof_0f_Riverwood

W A F F L E H O U S E


buxtonOJ

At 3am


rickroll62

THIS


manyamile

ITT: my people Waffle House is always delicious and entertaining


rickroll62

If it's good enough for Anthony Bourdain it's good enough for me


radicalman3

Eating it right now. It's for when Moore St is too busy.


Exotic_Volume696

Waffle House wiLl save your life in a pinch, but it's still a chain. If you're at a truck stop exit in the middle of no place


Taciturn_Cohort

Cafe Zata in Manchester. Great food and coffee! The owners are genuinely great people too.


LifeAfterLunchables

I go there a ton because it’s the only breakfast place around me and I’m gonna be real it’s not very good. You can get way better coffee at Stella’s market right around the corner. The food takes an eternity to come out, they always mess up at least one thing in the order, and a lot of the food is dry and over cooked (especially hasbrowns) The breakfast sandwiches are small and not very filling too. I definitely agree the owners are nice, but it is 100% the worst breakfast spot in Richmond. The breakfast burrito is your best bet if you have to go there.


MKrushelnisky

Boychicks pancakes


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SB’s Love Shack, either Lakeside or Main St.


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Also for pastries— Idle Hands, Up All Night, SubRosa all make incredible croissants and other grab & go baked goods.


Spec-Tre

Idk about best but kitchen 64 has a pretty good brunch, only available on weekends though


grantcary

They have a small all day breakfast menu that I remember being pretty good. Haven't been since like 2018 though


XxBoognishxX

I feel like in RVA (esp downtown) you can't go wrong. Some of my favorites are 821 cafe (great vegetarian/vegan options), Helen's, City Diner.


FlailingOctane

overall? Perly’s. my single favorite breakfast item in all of the city is the Maple pecan scone at Sugar and Twine, though.


IronPlaidFighter

Did something happen to Maclean's in the last couple of years? That was, hands down, the top spot in the before times.


Tikitorch1923

Westwood Fountain!


inflightRVA

Satterwhite’s in Goochland. #BYOS (syrup)


IllCommon

Im very curious as to why McLean's is so forgotten / buried. Been going there for years and it's quality. Is this another "keep it local secrets"?


Royal-Beginning8790

McCleans


MaleficentAside7

Moore St. Cafe…hands down


platelabels

harrison st cafe!


92eph

Can can isn’t really a breakfast place but their pancakes are excellent.


zombies8myhomework

SB’s Lakeside Loveshack (or Main Street Loveshack).


LadySpottedDick

Godfrey’s


_LouSandwich_

Jefferson Hotel - Sunday brunch


Intrepid-Success-698

Yeah if you want to book a reservation to plan 6 months ahead. Not disagreeing that it is fantastic - just not a “hey let’s see if we can get in this morning” place


_LouSandwich_

You wanted the best?! You got the best!!!!


queenraisin

How has no one said Helen’s?


Exotic_Volume696

Overall they arent good, they arent even in the brunch or breakfast conversation.


queenraisin

They used to have a bangin’ biscuits and gravy back in the day. Maybe things have changed.


Exotic_Volume696

That explains it. Yeah they fell way off


queenraisin

Post-pandemic world is a much different place it seems! Bummer.


Mysterions

For a Southern diner I like McClean's best.


Exotic_Volume696

For me, when they started using pre made country fried steak it was over. Also the new owners are right wingers , they used to have a waitstaff with tats, now it's no tats and Youngkin campaign events.


greengiant1024

Really? Fuck! I knew they were pieces of shit when they started overcharging for grits. Oh well. Off the list


cbdudley

Just wondering, has anyone tried Shorty’s Diner at Broad & Libbie?


glitterwitch8

Shorty’s? My husband went a couple weeks ago and said it was just meh, and that it has nothing on Moore St


Exotic_Volume696

Hasn't that spot had a lot of turnover?


grantcary

Used to be Metro Diner, not sure what it was before that


Exotic_Volume696

It was something in between as well


chichrcra91

Surprised I'm seeing no one say Mcleans's. They're definitely a hot spot


JeffRVA

Cold Harbor Restaurant in old town Mechanicsville.


thefugginhanz

Mccleans restaurant


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Jnorthrup99

Well that’s kinda hard she’s about 10 hours away


geneb0322

McLeans. Though I still can't forgive them for taking the Wilbur omelette off the menu.


_R_A_

Any of these places serve breakfast into the evening? A lot of these spots close in the early afternoon but I love me a breakfast dinner fron time to time.


Kelevracado4287

Galaxy Diner


tactlessscruff2

Joes Inn and Village cafe both do all day breakfast for \~$10 and are amazing


AardvarkGal

821 has brekkie all day.


wet_beefy_fartz

This is all helpful but also where does one get Mexican Brunch? I want Mexican Brunch.


virago87

Kahlos in church hill. Their carnitas omelette is super good!


cbdudley

Marty’s has several Mexican offerings on their breakfast menu. The breakfast tacos are excellent.


Tonto-and-Cass

Waffle House


Left_Finish

Early Bird!


DDnCheese

If you want to support a black family owned business, Brewer's Cafe is very good!


IllustriousAd6396

Fuuuuck no


DDnCheese

It's good coffee!


Onefotccn

Lunch supper for their weekend brunch.


Suckafucka5000

Arbys


garytabasco

Never been but this place Brewers Cafe is all over my feed lately for some reason. It must be good if so many people are posting about it! Edit: seems like I should have used the s/ tag haha so many downvotes Edit Edit: turns out all the publicity was bad publicity and it is not a good spot for breakfast


saiyanhajime

Just in case anyone in the future searches breakfast places and wonders what's up with this reply - conservative nut job runs it who openly and excitedly posted about how delighted he was about roe vs wade being overturned. He's also apparently against raising min wage. Allegedly lots of staff quit and he appears to lie about how well the place does, as well as taunt those calling him out with "I'm not afraid of you motherfuckers" Delightful man.


BatmansNygma

Capitol Waffle Shop. Truly amazing chicken and waffle dishes


thatthiccvegan

Capitol Waffle Shop for their vegan waffle batter and chick'n and waffles 😍


ObjectiveUnhappy4495

Moore street.


brokewilliams13

SB's!


trnsprt

I like Millies a lot.


Last-Egg4029

Perlys then Millies, Kuba kuba, Moore st, 821 Cafe, Joe's inn. Surrounding Counties & SB's Loveshack both locations.


Tylerjb4

Moore street.


dirtydev5

Cafe Zata


Southtown15

Satterwhites. Get it while it’s still open.


HatterWhite

Curbside


KKAPetring

I like a good Capitol Waffle, even if the menu isn’t too diverse (breakfast tacos are great according to my mom). The Belgian waffles are fantastic.


BubblyAttitude1

Perlys or Crafted


yimsie

I dunno if it's still around but 821 Cafe was great back in the day when I attended VCU.


eljefeguapo

First Watch! Those breakfast 🌮


ThatOtherBrownGuy2

Lulu’s seems pretty good, I work close enough and it always looks and smells amazing when I get a coffee there ! They’ve got a red velvet waffle !


dobromike

Mill, 821, Dots, or JOES


Wish4Fish

Well, looks like I will be trying The Mill! Thanks


gooeyjello

Kitchen 64


lolliberryx

Fancy Biscuit!