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Lemaire Restaurant

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American, Contemporary
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101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-5009
+1 804-788-8000
16:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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149 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As we were staying in the Jefferson Hotel, we chose this restaurant. It was an outstanding choice This was true fine dining, complete with table cloths, fine crystal, and a knowledgeable and well trained staff. At no point did we have any difficulty getting someone to attend to our needs. This was accompanied by outstandingly prepared food. This type of... More 

Thank byrddawg
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We purposely went here and were glad we did. Great location at The Jefferson Hotel. Elegant. Good food with excellent service. Pork chop was delicious. Scallops were very tasty.

Thank Bruce W
Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Lemaire to celebrate a birthday and again for a wedding anniversary. It is expensive but worth every cent. The food, service and presentation are all superior. The waiter seemed young at first, but he soon proved how knowledgeable he was about wines and other choices for our celebration meals. The dessert plate even came with a chocolate... More 

Thank Frost T
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just came in for happy hour to have a couple drinks and appetizers. The whole place (hotel, bar, and restaurant) are beautiful and elegant. I sat at the bar. The bartenders were all very friendly. I arrived a little before 7:00 (happy hour runs 4-7), and ordered a glass of the house red wine, which was very good (and a... More 

Thank m e
Saint Augustine, Florida
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely venue for breakfast. Our waiter was excellent and the food delicious. I had the Richmonder which is bacon, eggs and potatoes all mixed together. It is served with toast and a delicious apple butter. I highly recommend this. And of course it is in the lovely historic Jefferson Hotel in Richmond.

Thank 402reviewer
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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180 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dining room is lovely and conversation is easy. Our waiter was knowledgeable and very helpful. There is a nice wine list. The menu seemed limited in both choices and complexity. We shared a mixed salad - very fresh but the dressing was a bit acidic. We each got the salmon which was done to perfection and delicious. However, it... More 

Thank getaround28970
Clermont, Florida
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1,107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had two types of steak and my medium rare should have been ordered rare for the best taste. The fingerling potatoes were good with fried pieces served as garnish.

Thank rogersober
Morristown, New Jersey
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55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had exceptional meals and friendly, knowledgeable service. When our server heard of my wife's concern about the bell peppers on the scallops, she said the chef could accommodate changes.She and my wife believed that the wild rice and blue cheese cream normally served with the chicken entree might go well with the scallops. The chef agreed to make the... More 

Thank Ken07960
Alexandria, Virginia
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I've now been twice for the Jefferson Hotel's Happy Hour. There is probably not a better more elegant deal in Richmond, Their house wines are highly rated and extremely reasonable...and I could snack all day long on their Applewood Smoked Peanuts (complimentary) which they do in-house and thus you cannot purchase. They also have daily specials of their mixed cocktails.... More 

Thank Sile365
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Awesome menu and wine list. Service was fantastic and very knowledgeable of the menu and nearby sites to visit. Thanks to Matt we had a great time in RVA.

Thank UncleMattyEats

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-5009
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-788-8000

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