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821 Bakery Cafe

821 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220-5403
+1 804-649-1042
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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LOCATION
821 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220-5403
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11 - 20 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for lunch because we have a vegan in the bunch and the food is very good. I unfortunately cannot eat onions and there is a lot of it in the recipes so it was a little more challenging for me. The service...More

1  Thank RoadtripR4Me
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is my go to place when I'm in the VCU area. This tiny restaurant has great servers (kudos to David for last Thursday nite). They have a varied menu and a lot of vegetarian selections if you like to go veggie. Thursday I had...More

1  Thank sharon c
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We stopped here for a quick meal before seeing a play at the Altria theater. I had passed 821 many, many times and always wanted to stop, but never made the time. We were lucky enough to get the last table. Our waitress was kind...More

1  Thank trvlbug81
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Had a late breakfast here. Ate the blueberry pancakes and fruit bowl. There were five of us at the table and all ate something different, and all five were most impressed with the food. The coffee was also quite good. Our service was excellent. This...More

1  Thank Todd C
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

There are now probably more than 100 places to eat and meet, but my friends, who are alumnae from the English Literature MA Program, only think of congregating at 821. I always order their cheese steak sub, which is as good as anything not made...More

2  Thank Murray E
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Comfort food, done very well. I had the fried artichoke hearts and the catfish bites. Both came fresh and piping hot with a sweet chili sauce on the side. I asked for and was promptly served a side of mayo for the artichoke hearts, as...More

1  Thank Hsteinmiller
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The menu selection is great and we loved that they serve breakfast @ 3:00 p.m. I had the breakfast burrito with rosemary potatoes and it was very tasty. My husband was loving the French toast with choc chips. The place is cozy. Didn't have to...More

1  Thank LishaRVA
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Great family spot! The kids had pancakes and ate every bite. I had French toast and also ate it up! Good vegan options - the tofu vegan breakfast burrito that my husband ordered was tasty. His potatoes were really good. Funky, comfortable, colorful atmosphere. Would...More

1  Thank Mamacjo
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We stopped in here for breakfast and were not disappointed. The selection is great, the place is funky, and our waitress gave us lots of suggestions for places to visit in the area. I only wish we could have come back for lunch and dinner....More

1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We came to 821 after walking out of another local eatery where the service was very rude. At 821 we were promptly greeted with a smile, pleasantries and a menu. I had an omelet with fresh fruit. My companion had something with a small salad....More

1  Thank Diva0614
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 821 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220-5403
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-649-1042
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