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Garnett's

2001 Park Ave. (Meadow St.) Send to Phone
804-367-7909 | Menu
A taste of nostalgia with a hip dose of now at this gem of a dinette.
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Cuisine
Open
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily
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  • Dress code: Casual

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Dining room at Garnett's, Richmond, VA

Garnett's Restaurant Review

: Souvenir plates adorn the walls and pickling jars line the shelves at this pie wedge of an eatery, exhibiting the quaint and quirky charm of a favorite great-aunt. But there’s a hipness, too, a contemporary undercurrent, that makes sandwiches like chicken salad and sliced cold meatloaf, which could have come straight from a mid-twentieth century American housewife’s playbook, feel fresh and now. Classic croque monsieur (grilled ham and Gruyère), a smoked salmon plate and a ploughman’s plate add to the eclecticism. Beer and wine are available, but it’s more fun to watch proprietress Kendra Feather, who also owns the vegetarian Ipanema Café near VCU and is a co-owner of The Roosevelt, hand-juice lemons for an effervescent ade. The same menu of soups, sandwiches and salads holds sway all day and night. Preternatural red cardinal cake is a kissin’ cousin to red velvet cake come dessert. Named for the state bird, it’ll set you humming.

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