Carytown/Museum District:Butchers, Bakers, & Beyond

Visit intimate bistros, bustling lunch spots with Southern favorites, and specialty food retailers featured in national magazines while passing through quirky Carytown and exploring the charming Museum District. We visit spots such as Belmont Butchery, Sugar & Twine, 10 Italian Cafe, Ellwood Thompson and more.

Both Sides of Broad

This tour combines the best of both sides of Broad Street in the heart of Monroe and Jackson wards, with several stops at some of First Fridays’ favorite spots, including on occasion, Rappahannock, Pasture, Saison, Mama J’s, Perly’s, Comfort, Lemaire, J Kogi, Greenleaf’s Pool Room and more.

Church Hill: From Spies to Pies

Church Hill has a storied past and its future looks brighter than ever with a revitalized culinary scene that includes many national press favorites. Depending on the day, we’ll stop in at  WPA Bakery, Liberty Public House, Nile, Union Market, Dutch & Company, Sub Rosa Bakery, Proper Pie, The Hill Cafe and other worthy spots.

Scott’s Addition: Makers’ Mark

This route showcases this gritty city neighborhood that is exploding with the energy of makers of all sorts including brewers, coffee roasters, restaurateurs, food manufacturers, farmers market vendors and artisans alike.

Shockoe Bottom/Church Hill:Shock & Awe

Come along on this 1.5 mile walking tour of Richmond’s oldest neighborhoods as we sample specialties at several distinctive, local eateries and get a taste of the architectural and historical richness of Richmond.

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UR Here: Eating on the Avenues

Join us along Libbie and Grove avenues in the city’s West End near the University of Richmond for a leisurely afternoon of sauntering, sampling, and shopping in an area chock-ful of food and wine worth savoring. Less than 1 mile of walking on this route.

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VCU: Alternative Eats

More fun than college, this tour walks through VCU’s vibrant and Victorian (and victorious!!!) Monroe Park Campus with a pop over across Broad into Carver on occasion.

Shockoe Slip: Capital of Cuisine

This area was once an international trading post and we’ll sample plenty of international flair along our 1.4 mile route. Richmond has played a central role in American history and has the history, architecture and natural features to prove it.


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Southside Saunter

This new tour heads south of the river to Westover Hills, Forest Hill and Woodland Heights where spots such as Kitchenette, Outpost, Laura Lee’s, Cafe Zata and WPA Southside beckon to folks on both sides of the James. Note, this tour starts at 1:30 p.m.


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