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2 N 6th St, Richmond, VA 23219-2402
+1 804-225-8226
Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
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Richmond, Virginia
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128 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I come here occasionally for lunch with co-workers and one of their standout dishes are their fish tacos. They're just not as good as they used to be and I've noticed that with other items here. I usually rave about their standards like the fish tacos, quesadillas, and burritos. I think they've come down a little in their quality. That... More 

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Thank Sarah C
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We were visiting from the west coast and this place has good, reliable food. Stopped in for a quick lunch before heading out on a walk to tour the city. Portions were awesome, and the staff were very friendly.

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Thank Geoff G
Richmond, Virginia
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

The taco salad is the best item here! In fact more people go just for the taco salad then anything else! The restaurant is not clean in the dining areas but the kitchen area does seem to stay clean. Mary is the most fabulous person there! She takes pride in her return customers and always has a smile on her... More 

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Thank S C
Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Cafe Ole etiquette says stand in line to order, then get your table and wait for Mary to holler your order number! The fish tacos, blackened or not, are yummy, so is the vegetarian taco - add guac! The burrito is HUGE. And the black bean quesadilla is my favorite. Don't forget to order the chips if they don't come... More 

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Thank KCWRVA
Richmond, Virginia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Love this little dive. The fish tacos are the best. And don't forget the salsa for the chips! Best part of the workday is lunch here.

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Thank dilu555
Richmond, Virginia
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286 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

I ordered a burrito for lunch and although it was really stuffed full, it was rather tasteless, very bland with little seasoning. But the prices are affordable, the service is exceptionally fast, and the chips were good, so it's a nice spot to catch lunch every now and then if you're short on time and just want an average meal.

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Thank David S
Richmond, Virginia
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128 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

I have been frequenting this restaurant at lunch for years. While it has changed hands, they still offer great somewhat Mexican fare here. The number one thing on the menu is there fish tacos. They have a special fruit compote with a black and tilapia for the tacos that can't be beat. Since they changed hands, though, they don't offer... More 

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Thank Sarah C
Richmond, Virginia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2013

I have gotten food there several times and it was always a bit bland (bland Mexican?). The last time I was dining in and it was so blah, I returned the food to the counter and was so disgusted (more with myself for stopping in there in the first place) I didn't ask for a refund. In comparison, it makes... More 

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Thank William M
Manakin Sabot, Virginia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2013

Very busy at lunch, but ordering process is efficient and effective and you won't wait long. Seating limited so go a little earlier or later than noon by 30 - 45 minutes.

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Thank d4bob
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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109 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2013

This is clearly a local place (ie workers shout at customers when their orders are ready) but the food is terrific.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 N 6th St, Richmond, VA 23219-2402
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-225-8226

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?