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Lemaire Restaurant

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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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Chantilly, Virginia
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53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

The chef is outstanding. I have allergies to alcohol/wine/fruits and the chef always modifies the menu to accommodate this.

Thank M Q
Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

The restaurant is considered to be the best place to go in Richmond for a romantic, expensive night out. There is a dress code which one would assume would be at the very least business casual. The formal dining area which is all about southern charm, fine dining and proper etiquette had numerous patrons wearing flip flops, shorts, capri's and... More 

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bethel park pa.
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108 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

Had lovely seat next to window. Dinner was amazing. Husband had striped bass with beans & pork belly. I had pork chop with coffee & maple glaze. Never had a pork chop EVER that was that good! Desert was cheese plate & lemon creme brulee. GREAT DINNER

1 Thank ninjan
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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164 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

Hotel restaurants can either be great of not so great. Lemaire is in the great category. While it is a fairly expensive restaurant, the service and food are excellent. I would recommend this for a formal or nice occasion. The menu is not large, but it has a good selection of dishes.

Thank drwokla
Annapolis, Maryland
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

There were six family members celebrating the day after Christmas! We have eaten there many times and I don't think they can serve a bad meal! Everyone is always delighted with everything from the wine and cocktails to the divine appetizers,entrees and desert! The service is excellent and we love having it be only an elevator ride from our delightful... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

We went to Lemaire for my husband's birthday and it was fabulous. The Jefferson takes pride in its service to its customers and that shows. I made a note in my reservation that it was my husband's birthday and it did not go unnoticed. When we were greeted at the front, the hostess wished him a happy birthday, our server... More 

Thank Angeline C
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204 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

Somewhat formal but not....No dress rules. The service is spot on and the food is divine. Old world charm that we love. The room filled up as we sat there but you don't feel crowded or closed in and we never wanted for anything. A must.

1 Thank dinnerand
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

Let me just say..the food was simply spectacular here. My husband took me for my 26th Birthday while vacationing in Richmond. The only downfall was our waitress was a bit condescending. When I ordered a drink she said

2 Thank C A
Richmond, Virginia
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97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

To start the Jefferson Hotel is a gem all on its own, Lemaire is one of the restaurants in the hotel, and it is superb. Excellent menu, exquisite service, MARVELOUS bar and barkeeps with extensive drink knowledge. If you have any issues with any part of your meal the chef will personally attend to you and make sure everything is... More 

Thank Joy N
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2015

We dine here every time we are in Richmond , probably 3-4 times a year. For the past several years, we are always extremely satisfied. Varied menu, twists on preparation without being bizarre , huge portions (too huge for travelers , would be in Heaven at home because I love leftovers!), proper servers who lighten up when they realize it's... More 

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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, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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?