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River City Diner Northside

$$ - $$$American,
803 E Parham Rd, Richmond, VA 23227-1107
+1 2661500
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  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“pancakes” (10 reviews)
“garbage plate” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
$$ - $$$
803 E Parham Rd, Richmond, VA 23227-1107
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped there on uor way to Marietta (Georgia) and we loved it. Most certenly we willgo back on uor next trip.

Thank Claude M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant offers most of the traditional breakfast items. pancakes, omelettes, wafles etc. You also have the choice of ordering individual items from the menu as well.

Thank soccaref
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent breakfast - one of the best Belgian waffles I’ve had. I ordered it with strawberries mixed into the waffle batter. My wife had good things to say about the French toast. A few dodgy panhandlers hanging out near the parking lot, but that’s obviously...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Having retired, there are a couple of things I look for in a quiet food restaurant: 1. A great waiter/waitress. 2. A good drink. 3. A fair priced meal. River City Diner met all three! Great waitress, great drinks and great food! Thank you!

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Convenient stop for breakfast right off 95. Stopped there on our way south to Florida from Maryland. Servers were very nice. Food came out quick. Quality of food was just ok, not great.

Thank PiscoMatt
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We discovered River City Diner three years ago, while driving to southern Florida. We thought it was so good, that on a recent northbound journey, we made it a point to stop there for dinner. The diner has a 50s theme, with movie posters and...More

Thank lomojo
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Dropped in while on a road trip back to R'mond. I'd never been but always see the sign on the highway. I was in the mood for diner food. It was lunchtime on a Friday and the place wasn't crowded at all. It's located attached...More

Thank Kristen W
Reviewed 15 February 2018

I like this place, though I feel it is overpriced. The food is delicious and classic feel-good diner fare, and the wait-staff is the finest.

Thank NationsMan
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast early Saturday morning. We were greeted right away by a super friendly waitress and sat right away. Annette helped us make our breakfast selections, and they did not disappoint. Food was good and plentiful. Neither of us could finish our meals...More

Thank JenL72_Travels
Reviewed 19 January 2018

I went into the diner and there were three other customers in there. Maybe that should have told me something. The hostess seated me and, while I was waiting for my server, I picked out what I wanted and started looking around. Nice decor. The...More

Thank Jack R
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3 August 2016|
Response from GotMyPassport007 | Reviewed this property |
The breakfast voucher is included in the price of the room. You get one voucher per guest for each morning of your stay. There are specific menu items you can choose from for free, including a drink.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$15
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 803 E Parham Rd, Richmond, VA 23227-1107
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 2661500
At River City Diner, we are known for our Breakfast, Burgers, Shakes & Fries! If you are looking for quality American food in an all-American atmosphere, this is the place for you. We grind our burgers in-house every other day and our fries are fresh-cut. You'll also be happy to know that we offer a wide variety of sandwiches, soups and salads. A few of our famous items are our Simply Better Bacon Burger, Richmond's Best Reuben, Mandarin Chicken Salad, and for breakfast the Here's Lookin' at You Kid or our Bacon Pancakes! Breakfast is served all day.
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