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“Best little place for lunch”
Review of The Hill Cafe

The Hill Cafe
Ranked #114 of 1,608 Restaurants in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$30
Cuisines: American
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Durham, North Carolina
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Best little place for lunch”
Reviewed 15 October 2013

This was our second planned meal at The Hill while driving between NC and Va. So worth the trip. We shared the hot crab dip and oyster appetizers and then enjoyed corn and bacon soup and perfect sandwiches. A bit noisy, but if a place is this busy at 2 pm on a week day, it is doing well. The waitress was busy but very attentive. Food was just as described and perfect temp. I wish we had been able to make room for desert.

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank susan c
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English first
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Delicious !”
Reviewed 6 October 2013

We were the only folks eating a late lunch, but we were treated to a delicious feast! Servers were friendly, the folks coming to the bar for a quick beer were nice, and the scene was relaxed. Loved it!

Visited September 2013
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1 Thank Linda B
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Syosset, New York
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good Sunday brunch”
Reviewed 29 September 2013 via mobile

Had a good Sunday brunch. Both breakfast and lunch items available at very reasonable prices. Restaurant was full but no wait to sit, booth was a bit tight for 2 on the bench. Food and service were very good.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank dans660
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Richmond, Virginia, USA
Level 5 Contributor
87 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Nice neighborhood spot”
Reviewed 31 July 2013

The Hill Cafe is a small spot that sits amongst the gentrified homes on Broad street in Church Hill.
It seems to,be a mix of regulars and pass through diners. The menu is simple but interesting enough, has something for every taste. The quality is good, the prices are very reasonable, making it a good value. That being said, if you go expect to be satisfied, not impressed- in my opinion that is not a bad thing.
If you have hearing problems or are annoyed by noise, be aware this place is very loud as a result of no sound absorbing surfaces.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank PaoloStatiUniti
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Richmond, Virginia
Level 6 Contributor
155 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“fantastic Sunday brunch,”
Reviewed 28 July 2013

we have been to the Hill Café many times for dinner, and always enjoyed great food great service and a nice atmosphere,
today we decided on brunch,
great brunch menu, the eggs benedict is delicious, as is the veggie omelet,
excellent wait staff, very attentive, food was served timely, (and as I said, delicious)
not a big crowd, excellent mimosa's great place to have a good meal

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Richard C
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