Breakfast

Going out to eat isn't always about cravings. Often enough, mealtimes dictate our choices, limiting restaurant possibilities. When circumstances narrow the options, let 10Best help. We'll direct you to the best Breakfast restaurants in Richmond and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Perly's thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat Millie's Diner, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Breakfast.

9 The Dining Room at the Berkeley Hotel
One evening, and you can see why The Dining Room at the Berkeley is a Four-Diamond Restaurant. Savor wonderfully prepared continental cuisine while overlooking hip but historic Shockoe Slip. Beef, lamb and seafood are artistically prepared and presented alongside more adventurous fare like antelope and venison. The intimate atmosphere and professional service complete your fine dining experience. (804-780-1300)

8 3rd Street Diner
Open 24-7, this old-fashioned diner offers tried and true menu items in an atmosphere that's a kickback to the '50s. You can order traditional American breakfast items any time of the day or night. Also has a hearty lunch and dinner menu. (804-788-4750)

7 Millie's Diner
A popular spot, Millie's is usually crowded with loyal customers waiting to taste goodies like the spicy omelets expertly prepared by chef Joe Merolli. Don't worry, the prices are just as pleasing as the cheery atmosphere and friendly service. Brunch starts at nine on Sunday, but go early to get at the head of the rapidly expanding line. (804-643-5512)

6 Joe's Inn
Traditional diner food offered at great prices is the best way to sum up the Joe's experience. Order a traditional breakfast and dare to eat the entire serving — quite a difficult task! Relax and enjoy the friendly atmosphere. Breakfast served all day. (804-355-2282)

5 Perly's
Serving lunch and breakfast to the Downtown crowd is business as usual for Perly's Delicatessen. Loyal locals are positively religious about eating at Perly's. Deli sandwiches piled high, soups both hot and cold and plenty of choices for the health conscious vegetarian. Satisfy your appetite and your wallet. (804-649-2779)

4 The Dairy Bar
Generous club sandwiches and the best milkshakes and ice cream south of the Mason-Dixon line make this lunch stop a favorite among locals and visitors. You've got to be good to keep attracting patrons for 50 years! In fact, some Richmonders still call it by its original name--Curles Neck Dairy Bar. (804-355-1937)

3 Bev's
This quaint ice cream and sweet shop is tucked among some of the best shopping in Richmond. After you shop, just drop into Bev's where you can relax and replenish with wraps, salads or sandwiches. Their ice cream is homemade daily, and Bev's always has fabulous baked goods and steaming espresso. (804-204-2387)

2 Bakers Crust Bread Market
This unique eatery has a wonderful selection of fresh breads and pastries. The breakfast portions are huge and tasty! Enjoy a healthy granola, fruit and French bread combination! (804-213-0800)

1 Shockoe Espresso and Roastery
Shopping in the Slip? Then why not pause to visit this trendy spot for some dessert and coffee? A coffee roaster on premises assures that you get the freshest java available. For the sweet tooth — ice cream, muffins, bagels and turnovers. (804-648-3734)


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The Dining Room at the Berkeley Hotel 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Continental, European, Seafood, Steakhouse
Dining Options: Bar / Lounge, Bar Dining, Disabled Accessible, Non-Smoking, Parties / Private Rooms
Neighborhood: DOWNTOWN
COST: $$$
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3rd Street Diner 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Burger, Diner
Dining Options: Family Friendly, Non-Smoking, Take Out
Neighborhood: DOWNTOWN
COST: $
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Millie's Diner 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Continental, Diner
Dining Options: Counter Seating, Group Friendly, Non-Smoking
Neighborhood: CHURCH HILL
COST: $$
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Joe's Inn 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Diner
Dining Options: Catering, Family Friendly, Group Friendly, Non-Smoking, Take Out
Neighborhood: FAN DISTRICT
COST: $
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Perly's 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Deli, Vegetarian
Dining Options: Take Out
Neighborhood: DOWNTOWN
COST: $
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The Dairy Bar 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Ice Cream
Dining Options: Family Friendly, Group Friendly, Non-Smoking, Take Out
Neighborhood: DOWNTOWN
COST: $
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Bev's 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Ice Cream
Dining Options: Family Friendly, Non-Smoking, Take Out
Neighborhood: CARYTOWN
COST: $
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Bakers Crust Bread Market 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Bakery
Dining Options: Catering, Counter Seating, Disabled Accessible, Family Friendly, Group Friendly, Non-Smoking, Take Out
Neighborhood: CARYTOWN
COST: $
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Shockoe Espresso and Roastery 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop
Dining Options: Non-Smoking, Take Out
Neighborhood: SHOCKOE
COST: $
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