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Finding the Best Brunch Spot in Downtown Richmond, VA


Get Benedicts, Biscuits, Bagels, Booze, Burritos and More at These Iconic Brunch Restaurants

Richmond’s brunch options are one of its many foodie-friendly offerings. Whether it’s homestyle southern cooking, delicious diner creations, multi-cultural cuisine, tasty pastries, breakfast burritos or a boozy drag brunch that you’re looking for, Richmond has it all.

If you’re looking to enjoy a sit-down brunch in some of Richmond’s most exciting neighborhoods – you’re in luck. You’ll be hard pressed to find a block that doesn’t boast a banging breakfast.

Locals and visitors all have their favorites but there’s never a bad time to try something new either. CityParking is here to help you easily explore them all. Our nearby parking makes it easy to check out amazing eats at the following places:

Bar Solita

Perfectly situated on Broad Street in Richmond’s Arts District is Bar Solita, a restaurant known for their cocktails, wood fire oven and tantalizing tapas. The decor makes you feel like you’re on a tropical vacation. You can order a pizza or a shareable cinnamon bun from their wood oven or try their Hispanic-inspired egg entrees.

To top it all off you can split mimosa pitchers and flights with your friends.

Looking for Arts District parking? Try our lots at:

Tarrant’s Cafe

Located on the same block of the Arts District as Bar Solita is Tarrant’s Cafe. This restaurant’s comfortable setting, extensive menu and mouth-watering meals have made it a favorite of Richmond families for years.

If you’re hungry, their decadent French Toast Foster or creative eggs benedicts are sure to fill you up.

Heading to Tarrant’s but don’t know where to park? CityParking has you covered:


Facing Shockoe Bottom’s 17th Street Market, the brunch at LuLu’s is just as “Instagrammable” as it is yummy. Whether it’s a perfectly prepared eggs Benedict or mouthwatering Red Velvet Waffles, you’re sure to enjoy their brunch.

Parking in Shockoe Bottom can be a daunting task, let us help:

Capital Ale House

There’s nothing more Richmond than a bar and brunch combination. Capital Ale House’s $25 special always brings brunch lovers through the door. You can get three drinks and your entree all for a set price.

This is an awesome spot for anyone looking to raise a glass on the weekend.

For the brunches where you can’t drive home, CityParking has lots to safely leave your car in. Check out:


You’d be hard pressed to find a negative review of Perly’s or a top restaurants list that doesn’t mention their name. You can find this famous Jewish restaurant and delicatessen on Grace Street.

Make any day special with latkes, babka french toast or a protein-packed hash.

If you’re searching for parking lots near Perly’s, try some of ours:

Take Your Brunch and Coffee To Go

If you’re in a rush but aren’t ready to sacrifice the flavor or caffeine you’d get at brunch, there are can’t miss coffee shops and cafes around the city.

Lift Coffee Shop & Cafe

This Broad Street coffee shop is great for an on-the-go caffeine boost and handheld breakfast. They serve sandwiches, paninis and bagels along with a variety of specialty coffee.

If you’ve been grinding at the gym or pedaling the bike lanes, Lift’s Recovery Smoothie with bananas and peanut butter might be exactly what you need.

Do you need nearby parking while you grab your coffee? Try these lots nearby:

Urban Farmhouse Market & Cafe

If you’re searching for a nutritious food that doesn’t compromise on flavor, Urban Farmhouse’s Shockoe Slip location is the best spot for you.

You can grab a small snack or a substantial sandwich along with a coffee or freshly squeezed juice.

Cut your coffee run in half with easy parking in Downtown Richmond. CityParking has locations at:

  • Lot 902 – James Center Parking Facility
  • Lot  903 – James Center Surface Lot

Ironclad Coffee Roasters

There are tons of coffee shops around Richmond, but Ironclad’s locally roasted coffee always stands out.

They take their coffee seriously, just like many savvy Richmonders. Along with your fresh and delicious coffee, you can grab a savory breakfast or a pastry baked with love.

Don’t stress about parking before you’ve had your morning coffee. Try out these easy-to-use lots:

Don’t Miss Your Brunch Reservation: Make Parking Easy

You can get around Richmond easily when you know easy contactless parking is waiting for you at your destination.

CityParking takes the stress out of your brunch plans with lots and garages around the city.

Check out our parking lots in the Fan, Museum District, Downtown, Shockoe Bottom and the Arts District for all of your brunch trip needs.