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Late night eats in Richmond, VA?

princsoreo Aug 24, 2010 11:30 AM

I have a friend coming to visit in a few weeks. I'm thinking of taking her to happy hour for snacks and drinks in the afternoon, then taking her on a ghost tour from 8-9:30. I'm thinking after that we might want some more snacks. Where can I take her for good eats later in the evening? Ideally somewhere in the Bottom, Slip, Downtown, Fan or Museum District please!

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    princsoreo Aug 27, 2010 07:29 AM

    Thanks! So far, my main options are:
    - Capital Ale House (we'll probably stick to the frites w/4 mayos and soft pretzel here)
    - Sidewalk
    - Lemaire (someone told me you can get 3 apps for $20 between 10 and 11)
    - Galaxy Diner (yeah, not the best food ever, but a fun diner spot to take someone new to town). I think we'll decide based on our mood.

    Thanks for the ideas! Please keep 'em coming if anything else comes to mind!

    Capital Ale House
    623 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219

    Galaxy Diner
    3109 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221

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    1. re: princsoreo
      hopkid Aug 27, 2010 03:06 PM

      Secco, the new wine bar in Carytown, is open until midnight every night.


      1. re: hopkid
        princsoreo Aug 31, 2010 09:06 AM

        I love Secco, but you can't get the full menu after around 10. I'm worried we'll miss it, and I want more options than the late night fare.

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      christy1122 Aug 26, 2010 05:37 AM

      The Sidewalk Cafe in the Fan is my favorite spot!! Huge, diverse menu...the food is always great. Open till 2am every day.

      They also serve an awesome brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. Been coming here since they opened 20 years ago.

      Located at Main St. and Rowland in the Fan.


      The Sidewalk Cafe
      2101 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220

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        nyctripper Aug 25, 2010 01:25 PM

        Delux in the fan serves great food 'til much later than 9:30.

        2229 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220

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          Littleman Aug 25, 2010 08:37 AM

          Capital Ale House closes at 1:30 AM and serves outstanding bar fare and cold drinks. There's seafood, steaks, pasta, burgers and more.

          Capital Ale House @ 623 East Main Street, Richmond, VA 804 - 643 - 2537.

          Capital Ale House
          623 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219

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          1. re: Littleman
            Janet from Richmond Aug 26, 2010 05:15 AM

            Stick to the burgers at Capital Ale. Burgers and beer.

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