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Tastebuds American Bistro - CLOSED

4023 MacArthur Ave, Richmond, VA 23227-4050
+1 804-261-6544
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
17 Aug 2015
“Good food, lax service”
11 Aug 2015
“We love to go back time after time”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
4023 MacArthur Ave, Richmond, VA 23227-4050
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Reviewed 5 October 2013

We had been traveling a lot recently so had not been to Tastebuds for many months after being regulars for several years since they opened. In the interim we had eaten at many places on both sides of the Atlantic. It sounds crazy, but on...More

Reviewed 12 September 2013 via mobile

This is absolutely our go-to restaurant in Richmond. You can't go wrong with a visit to Tastebuds. Meals are consistently delicious and the service and atmosphere is first class

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Yes, Tastebuds American Bistro is still my favorite dining spot in RVA. Hubby and I look forward to the weekly email listing the specials for the weekend. We then email each other to indicate we must eat there this weekend. We try to make reservations...More

Thank pjpink
Reviewed 26 May 2013

Located in a mixed residential commercial neighborhood across from a couple of low income apartment buildings, down the street from a garage. Parking was difficult. The restaurant itself was small, spartan but stylish, and very loud. It took 20 minutes to get our order taken,...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 17 March 2013

Recently we visited Taste Buds - An American Bistro for the first but certainly not the last time. The food and service were both excellent. Golden beet salad, and pizza with pears for me. Beef and shrimp combo with peanut sauce for my wife. Both...More

Thank KrakowRichmond
Reviewed 4 March 2013

My 1st brunch visit, it easily equalled the excellent dinner we enjoyed a few months ago. Despite being completely booked and having an extra guest above our reservation, they graciously offered to move us to a more comfortable window table. Hardest part was deciding what...More

Thank pleatrav
Reviewed 17 February 2013

Went during Richmond's Restaurant Week and had a great meal! the Gratin was beyond words! Haven't had a chance to make it back to tastebuds but I will in the near future!

Thank jwilson0716
Reviewed 10 February 2013

I often judge my meal by whether or not I would get the exact same thing the next time and the answer at Tastebuds is “absolutely.” At brunch, I enjoyed the ‘Chorizo Cakes with Fried Eggs, Warm Black Bean Salsa, Roasted Tomato Coulis, Mixed Greens’...More

Thank 1GreatReveiw
Reviewed 1 February 2013

Made reservations at this restaurant (which has changed its name to Tastebuds American Bistro). When we arrived the place was basically empty. I remarked that I probably hadn't needed to make a reservation, seeing the empty tables, and you could see the hostess bristle. With...More

Thank tippysu
Reviewed 13 January 2013

In a few words...great service, lovely neighborhood atmosphere, superb food. They never hurry you...you dine; you don't just eat! The owners are gracious. One of them always comes to your table to make sure you are having a good evening. As you leave, someone always...More

Thank Barbara R
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4023 MacArthur Ave, Richmond, VA 23227-4050 (Formerly Virginia Tastebuds, Inc.)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-261-6544
  • E-mail
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