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Helen's

) #125 of 1,268 Restaurants in Richmond $$ - $$$ American
2527 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220-4427
+1 804-358-4370
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“hanger steak” (4 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2527 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220-4427
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Sat outside and watched world go by. Good vegan choices on menu and interesting beer menu. Wait staff was attentive.

Thank Trigger63
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is definitely a diamond in the rough! It is surrounded by more popular bars and its facade is very unassuming, but it is great! We got a Groupon and did a date night! It is high end food and atmosphere. All dishes were delicious...More

Thank RickySchu
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We dropped in on a Friday night and got a small table in the back. For the best seating make sure you make a reservation. The flavor of the meal and the pleasant service more than made up for the small table. The pork chop...More

Thank Casey C
Reviewed 25 April 2017

A group of friends and I had a 5:30 reservation at Helen's recently. The menu was fairly new (not, yet, updated on their website as of this writing), with scrumptious-sounding descriptions. All of my friends ordered Helen's Burger which I now wish I had ordered....More

Thank Charles R
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Cosy restaurant in a nice area of Richmond. The restaurant has been around for a long time and the interior is kept pretty much original which is a plus in these times of stream lined styled restaurants. The kitchen is by the seating so one...More

Thank hansvens
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Had brunch here recently and loved it. Friendly service, great bevs, and a most excellent Eggs Benedict, my go-to travel breakfast. One of the best, very fresh ingredients and a strong cup o coffee. If you're anywhere near Carytown or The Fan, find it!

Thank RNRMT
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Great vibe in a small setting with fabulous food. For couples or small groups of three or four this is ideal. The hanger steak is sublime. Great local feel. Parking can be a problem but just keep circling the neighborhood until you find a spot.

Thank MarkWing
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Despite being in business for many, many decades (since 1935), Helen's remains somewhat of a hidden gem! Their outstanding chef makes exquisite entrees, the atmosphere is very cozy and romantic (for dinner) and, the wait staff is also superior. Make sure you visit this quaint...More

1  Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 2 November 2016

My wife and I went to Helen's, a Richmond landmark for over 80 years, for dinner during restaurant week and had a delightful meal! With a prix fixe menu, we only had to decide what we were hungry for and it was made to order....More

Thank Keller_B
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Restaurant Week is a never a disappoint. Three friends, met to enjoy Helen's. We had drinks to start the evenings. I had a wonderful vodka with raspberries and peppercorns! So flavorful! The menu selections for the evening featured in season foods, such a butternut squash...More

Thank Ruby122007
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 14:30
21:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 02:00
Thursday
17:30 - 02:00
Friday
17:30 - 02:00
Saturday
17:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2527 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220-4427
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-358-4370
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