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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
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed at The Jefferson and dined at Lemaire for our 50th anniversary. A memorable evening with excellent food, wonderful ambience and service! We had the duck breasts and scallops. Perfectly prepared and presented! Highly recommended!

Thank howard b
Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food was very good although portions were small. The Jefferson Hotel is one of the most impressive hotels in the United States.

Thank Annette C
Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a special dinner the day after Christmas with friends. Amazing decorations at an amazing hotel, but the restaurant also amazes. Superb service, great cocktails and everyone's meal was delicious. You can always count on Lemaire.

Thank DN008
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Friendly staff, good affordable small plate options. Good stuff mojitos as the drink special. Accommodated a team of 10 with no problem. Would go back again.

Thank Nudasha G
Richmond, Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location and nice settibg... but, in Richmond there are many amazing restaurants and LeMar does not compete well. I am not a fan as a local.

Thank bobRuthazer
Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Easily the best meal I had all year. We have visited Richmond Magazine's top 10 restaurant picks for 2016, Lemaire was at the top and they were right. My steak was excellent, the service perfect, everything was delicious. You can't go wrong with this Richmond landmark.

Thank JenniferGS2014
Savannah, Georgia, United States
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed my husband's birthday dinner in the warm setting of the Lemaire Restaurant. The cuisine is local, farm to table with the wait staff well versed in the dishes offered. They had a "special" menu for my husband and later decorated his dessert plate with Happy Birthday, very nice touches. The food and wine were excellent.

Thank Judy W
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent fine dining experience. Attentive, knowledgable staff, good menu choices. Would eat there again.

Thank Richard D
Yorktown, Virginia
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful ambiance, very romantic. Attentive staff. My husband had the hamburger, which was the best we have ever tasted. Really, really delicious. I had the steak, it was also extremely good. Drinks were well-mixed and generous. Very nice restaurant and would recommend. We also had breakfast there the next morning after our stay in the hotel and the selection was... More 

Thank Kate M
New York City, New York
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90 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Jefferson on a rainy night and decided to eat at Lemaire. And we were glad we did. Lemaire features a beautiful old bar with tables in back with views of the street and a larger dining room. Menu is not extensive but the food was quite good. Charcuterie board had an excellent assortment of meats and... More 

Thank JAC197561000

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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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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?