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City Diner

Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-2007
+1 804-254-1974
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fried apples” (4 reviews)
“home fries” (4 reviews)
“hash browns” (2 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Diner
Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-2007
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Both times that I visited this restaurant I was cheerfully greeted by the waitresses. The food is good. The service was outstanding.

Thank mh1341
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As we were not local to the area we were referred to the City Diner by a local veterinarian and it was good information. The city diner is a small cafe type restaurant and our visit was during breakfast hours. It is a bit smaller...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 14 December 2017

When I visit different cities, I always try to find a good breakfast spot with steaming hot coffee and conversation. And that's what I found at City Diner. The food was fantastic, the waitresses were cheeky, and I could jump in and out of conversations...More

Thank Doug_Reighley
Reviewed 26 September 2017

People seem to like this place - very busy during normal meal times, but I find the fare just a bit above average. Trying to find what is bringing so many in - will update if and when I find that answer.

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Great food and service. A lot of local cars in parking lot. I agree with all positive reviews. I can only speak for breakfast. Highly recommended

Thank bogie0006
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for lunch and was pleasantly surprised. My husband had a burger which was a really good size and cooked exactly how he asked. I had a simple grilled cheese but it was yummy. I think the AC was broken which was rough...More

1  Thank MoonliteMaven
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

This is an older diner, and is being rated as such. Went there for breakfast with 8 people. Food was delivered fast and was good. Portion size was large. No one finished there meal. We are there on a Friday morning with no wait, but...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Waited with 2 children for 1/2 hour while 2 booths sat empty. I asked if we could sit there. "No, those are for groups of 4". There were so many people waiting to sit (in groups of 2 & 3) that the waiting area was...More

Thank 873ruthg
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Breakfast, January 27, 2017 Our first visit. Arrived around 9AM. Diner was about half full. Waited at least 5 minutes before a server came to our table. We ordered coffee, but needed more time to view the menu before ordering. Coffee was served right away....More

Thank leftypicker
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Tried this place for the first time a week ago. I was not disappointed. It was crowded. Lots of repeat customers based on the conversations overheard.

Thank Henry R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-2007
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-254-1974
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