About Kitchen on Cary
Richmond, VA 23219
Located in the Historic Shockoe Slip in downtown Richmond, Kitchen on Cary is the home of award-winning Executive Chef Michael Macknight. Our menu features of a wide variety of local & regionally sourced, contemporary American food, which guests can enjoy as small plates or as larger, traditional entrées.
Complimentary parking validation after 5 pm at the 14th & Cary St. deck. (Valid w/ purchase of dinner entree.)
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday Lunch: 11:30 am - 2 pm Dinner: 4:30 pm - 10 pm
Saturday: Dinner: 4:30 pm - 10 pm
Sunday Brunch 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Happy Hour, Mon.-Fri., 4:30-7:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Thursday's is Unplugged & Uncorked! The soft acoustic sounds of Legendary Richmond Guitarist Thomas Coleman & 1/2 Priced Select Bottles of Wine from 5 - 10 pm
We validate parking after 5 P.M. at the parking garage at the corner of 14th St. and E. Cary, diagonally across the street from the restaurant. (dine in only, purchase of dinner entree.)
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Richmond Restaurant Week: Oct. 24-30.
Happy Hour: M-F, 4:30-7pm. $5 Small Plates & Drink Specials at the bar.
Tuesday: Wine Dinners, 3 local-focused courses including wine $30.
Thursday: Unplugged & Uncorked. 1/2 off select bottles of wine and live acoustic guitar music.
Kitchen on Cary Ratings and Reviews
Kitchen on Cary is very underrated. The ...
Kitchen on Cary is very underrated. The food was local, healthy, tasty,and well presented. There was a pleasant, laid back, ambiance but everything was done very professionally. I hate to write it up because I am giving away my secret spot.
Really creative food--my friend and I sa ...
Really creative food--my friend and I sat by the front window, which was perfect for conversation and noise level and a two person experience. I had delicious salmon tacos. We devoured fries with truffles. My friend had meatloaf wrapped in bacon which she said was good but wouldn't order again. We liked our apple dessert though the apples were a bit under cooked. Though tasty, the menu seemed overpriced. All in all, pluses and minuses.
We went here for New Year's Eve and it w ...
We went here for New Year's Eve and it was delicious! The only downside was the ambiance- it was very bright and our table was wobbly. Our table was also a high top which I was not happy about. There are few things I hate more than spending a bunch of money at a restaurant and having it tainted by the atmosphere.
As always, the food does not disappoint. ...
As always, the food does not disappoint. It is a nice place to go for a special occasion but it was very crowded and very loud. Thankfully someone finally turned down the Christmas music, but it was still hard to here with all of the people talking at all of the different tables. Had the special - Street tacos, made with blackened salmon - yummy!
We had a large group and they were excel ...
We had a large group and they were excellent! They were very understanding when we were running a bit late. Great appetizers for splitting and delicious. The eggroll appetizer, pork entree and steak entree were particular hits! They also have really well priced wine. Perfect place for a large group (10) and so accommodating. We will be back!
Was in Richmond for a soccer tournament ...
Was in Richmond for a soccer tournament with my son. Instead of heading to Chipotle for a quick bight with some team mates, we decided to venture out for a good meal. It was well worth it! Delicious, unique local food. Great service. We would have come back the next night, but they were booked for a local event. Definitely try this place! We even bought the preserves made by the sous chef.
Every item we ordered was delicious. Bes ...
Every item we ordered was delicious. Best shrimp & grits ever, wonderful rabbit papperdelle and roasted Brussels sprouts with fresh farm taste. Incredible light but soo rich bread pudding with juicy melt in your mouth blackberries. Attentive service, great advice and a warm, relaxing ambience. I will be going to Richmond just to dine there!!
Amazing! Ended up sitting at the bar fo ...
Amazing! Ended up sitting at the bar for apps and it was so comfortable, that we stayed there for dinner. The food was terrific - everything we tried was delish. We had several apps from the bar menu....all were great but the brussel sprouts and truffle fries were both so yummy. My husband had the rabbit and he loved it! The bartender and staff were helpful and friendly, and it was an all around great experience. Highly recommend!
I have been to this restaurant several t ...
I have been to this restaurant several times. The food flavors were very good. They ran out of chicken and we were the first people in the restaurant for dinner. The desserts were very good. But there was no chocolate option. Several people at my table got the salmon and they thought it was very good. I had the meatloaf which was very good.l. We got the empanadas small plates. Our waitress was working the bar and our table so I feel like our service was slow but she was pleasant and friendly.
Crab cake appetizer was wonderful - port ...
Crab cake appetizer was wonderful - portion and flavor perfect! The portion size and flavor of the Jambalaya was less than desirable. The apple dessert was a nice portion but seasoned too much with nutmeg/allspice and was way too sweet.
5 friends tried Kitchen for Restaurant W ...
5 friends tried Kitchen for Restaurant Week. We tried 4 four apps and 4 dinners all were outstanding. Dessert had opportunities. Atmosphere was comfortable and not too loud. Service from Rachel was outstanding...not too much and not too little. We all enjoyed it greatly and have already recommended to friends. Thank you!
My son and I enjoy trying new restaurant ...
My son and I enjoy trying new restaurants during Richmond Restaurant Week. We chose Kitchen on Cary for the menu offered and because we had heard good things about it. We were not disappointed. The dinner was delicious, the staff very cordial and the overall décor pleasant, though a bit cold with no carpet to soften the interior space. However, I welcome to chance to return.
Wonderful food preparation. Great and u ...
Wonderful food preparation. Great and unique cocktails. Comfortable setting with friendly, attentive wait servers.
Free parking in the garage across the street. Live music and 1/2 price bottles of wine on the night (Thursday) we dined. What a value in the heart of RVA.
To make it more cozy, I would like the lighting to be dimmed.
Great choice for taking family members a ...
Great choice for taking family members and friends for dinner. Seasonal menu, everyone enjoyed their dish; mine was tasteless and needed seasoning on the salmon and sweet potato puree, nevertheless, I'll still visit again. Great service and atmosphere and would love to try the brunch.
I was in town for the weekend with a fri ...
I was in town for the weekend with a friend and we decided to stop by Kitchen on Cary for brunch as it was close to our hotel and the brunch menu looked delicious. The Bloody Marys were great and they accommodated me and my friend (both vegetarians) by leaving out the beer brined bacon, although that sounds pretty cool for the meat eaters out there. Our waitress was very sweet and even checked with the chef to make recommendations to my friend about which dishes could be altered to be vegetarian. Overall, we both loved our meals and the great service we received. I would definitely come back the next time I'm in Richmond!
I like this place. The menu is imaginati ...
I like this place. The menu is imaginative without going over the edge--tasty, well-prepared and well-presented dishes. The ambiance is nice, with recorded music in the background. The service this time was a little lax, but not uncomfortably so.
Definitely worth trying.
This was a very disappointing dinner & b ...
This was a very disappointing dinner & based on our experience would not recommend the restaurant. We went on Tuesday for the 3 course dinner while wine was crisp and cold, the tomato salad over dressed & bland, crab cakes very mushy, but the cream corn/ham dish delicious as was dessert. The special for the evening coconut grouper was undercooked really one piece was raw. Waitress rude and argumentative. The only positives were the wine & the manager, but food not worth returning for.
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