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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Monument Blvd, Richmond, VA
+1 804-340-1580
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Monument Blvd, Richmond, VA
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

My wife and I had an amazing lunch here, with sophisticated food at surprisingly inexpensive prices (we're from the New York area). We started with a glass of Cava ($8) and a cocktail called "Death and the Maiden" ($14) which was terrific. Two house salads...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We made a reservation for lunch on a bright spring day. Our tables were near the glass front window that gives you a wide view of lawns and fountains. Much of the food is locally sourced and prepared to order. Besides being delicious, we found...More

Thank thenutkin
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Amuse on the 3rd floor of the VMFA has some great views. But it is small and at busy times over lunch you may not get a seat or one you want without a reservation. This is a clean upscale cuisine as you'd expect. We...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The server was very knowledgable about the food and very attentive without being intrusive. Very accessible and has great views.

Thank LynnFH2
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

After an absence of over a year and a half we were able to stop by Amuse once again for a late lunch. And the food is better than ever, beautifully presented and with wonderful combinations of ingredients. My husband got the market catch, today...More

Thank CarolinaBecky
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We had a board dinner here and it was fantastic. My crab cakes were delicious and everyone at my table felt the steaks and fish was expertly done-- no one felt like they were at a group dinner ( which we were). Perfect service and...More

Thank couplessPS
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Consistently innovative menu that changes quarterly, or in thematically keeping with the origins and topics of major exhibits. Brunch is especially delicious. In good weather, the outside terrace offers a lovely al fresco dining experience.

Thank Freddyt64
Reviewed 16 April 2016

This is a delightful place for members and their guests. The out-of-town membership is quite reasonable. The service is prompt and attentive and the food is quite good. It is a great place to relax after touring the galleries.

Thank dunnmary52
Reviewed 22 March 2016

This is a beautiful restaurant complementing a first-rate museum. Menus change daily, but presentation is great, and the food delicious. The chef changes the menu according to a current exhibit. The crab cakes are always on the menu and set the standard...they're as good as...More

Thank Gracie L
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

After a disappointment with service I emailed the manager who worked to make everything right. Stopped by to try lunch again and every aspect was perfect. The food, service and attention to detail were wonderful!

Thank elizajane1917
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 17:00
11:30 - 17:00
11:30 - 17:00
11:30 - 17:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Monument Blvd, Richmond, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-340-1580