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Nota Bene Restaurant & Bar

2110 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23223-7051
+1 804-477-3355
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pork ragu” (5 reviews)
“almond cake” (3 reviews)
Opens in 30 min
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2110 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23223-7051
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are a fan of pizza then you have to try Nota Bene. It's a wood fire pizza oven! The crust is crunchy, has some char on it and is perfectly delicious. They have a variety of pizza's on the menu, all of which...More

Thank S2215IUrachelw
Reviewed 1 week ago

let me start off by saying I had high expectations based on reading reviews. I also cook quite a bit of Italian. this restaurant is not a good representation of good Italian. the menu is very limited , the prices are high and the dishes...More

Thank paeok
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Our friends were looking for a cozy Italian place in Shockoe Bottom and this place fit the build. They provide valet parking, but we found street parking a block up (do not park in the adjacent lot as it's for an apartment complex only -...More

Thank dadrulz
Reviewed 4 February 2018

The food and service were both excellent. I had the Rockfish and Muscles for dinner. Not sure where you get your coffee but it was very good. I will say your sales tax at 9% seemed high.

Thank Dan K
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Instead of family night, came for date night (Tuesdays, half off wine bottles). Was not disappointed. Friendly, breezy service. Started with oven broiled goat cheese in cast iron and bread---very excellent. But my pasta, wow--torchio with the pork ragu--just could not get enough. Pretty impressive...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

4 diners. 5 shared apps, 4 shared entrees and dessert. The menu reads well. The execution was way off the mark. Example: Mediteranian style potatoes flavored with salt cod. Expectations from the description, sliced roasted potatoes or slices of boiled potato tossed in a dressing...More

Thank keepmhonest
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Delightful, cozy atmosphere in downtown Richmond. A wide variety of entree and appetizer choices skillfully explained by the wait staff. Pasta and bread are made on site. Our party ordered entirely from the expansive specials menu. We shared a shrimp appetizer and a vegetable dish....More

Thank bonniee770
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Hard to be a restaurant that specializes in pizza and have your oven not working. I am afraid they do not tell you this until you sit down. Atmosphere is very good. Food was very good but comes across fancier then it really needs to...More

Thank Bulldoz
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Food was excellent and plentiful, as were the service and draught beer selection. Nice atmosphere. I'm a NYC'er, so eat plenty of good Italian food.

Thank jeffreyq2017
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

4 of us visited Nota Bene for dinner and were exceptionally impressed with the quality and authenticity of the meals that we were served. All of us have lived in Italy and we are difficult to impress! The wine list was good and the service...More

Thank fashionperspective
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2110 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23223-7051
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-477-3355
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Wood fired food, Italian inspired, lunch, brunch, dinner, abc on and off. Locally sourced, all items made in house.
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