Sunday Night Large Party Recommendations, Richmond, VA
Hi! I am a senior about to graduate from University of Richmond. Of course I have waited too long to try to get reservations on a Sunday night for 12 people. I am looking for an upscale restaurant, preferably not a chain, that will serve innovative food. The big issue is that I need a Sunday night reservation and most of the nice places don't seem to be open on Sundays. I have already tried Verbena and they are already booked for 2 other graduation dinners. I need to please some relatively snobby relatives so any help would be greatly appreciated!
Here is a link to a recent thread that covers places in town that are open on Sundays.
Of those the ones that would have a reasonable amount of room to accomodate 12 that I'm familiar with would be Can Can and Edo's Squid. You could also try the steak houses: Morton's (Slip), Fleming's (Stony Point), and Bookbinder's (Tobacco Row).
Sensi.....it's on East Cary and they do a great job with large parties and it's a great place with terrific food, atmosphere, and service and is perfect for a graduation party. They have plenty of parking across the street as well. Click on my profile and you'll find the link to my blog with a number of reviews on the place (tag: Sensi). They are open on Sunday night :-)