Comfort Inn Richmond Airport
5240 Arpt. Square Lane
Sandston, VA 23150
Phone: (804) 226-1800
Fax: (804) 226-0958
Bars & Cafes
Located along Virginia Street, is Richmond's major concert venue, the Toad's Place. Opened in 2007, the venue is stretched over two floors comprising of a restaurant, a club and even rooms that play host to private events. Toad's, has an incredible lineup of live music and a dance party that just won't quit. Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, U-2, The Kinks and Bob Dylan have all played at this hot spot. All in all a perfect national level concert venue that Richmond much needed.
Boathouse at Rocketts Landing, situated near the beautiful bank of James River, is known for its premium seafood options. From salads and appetizers like Crab Puppies, sushi like Spicy Tuna and pizzas like Spicy Chipotle Shrimp, the menu has something to suit every palate. Their brunch menu, which is offered every Sunday from 10a to 2:30p, includes some sumptuous sandwiches, omelets and some entrees like Organic Vanilla Granola or Egg Benedict that give a great start to your lazy weekend. Boathouse at Rocketts Landing has an award winning wine list. Check website for an upcoming wine tasting event.
Millie's Diner is the delight and quintessential place to go for breakfast and brunch in Richmond. For brunch, order the Devil's Mess, which is an omelet with mild curry and spicy sausages. A corned beef sandwich is a guaranteed thumbs up for lunch, and there is even a dinner menu that features delectable dishes such as the herbed Cornish game hen and spicy shrimp. The staff is incredibly friendly and the atmosphere is perpetually cheerful against a backdrop of a charming interior. The space is a little small, but its entirely worth it for the delicious food offered.
The first thing you'll notice about Patrick Henry's Pub & Grille is how friendly the staff is. But as you peruse the menu and take that first bite of perfectly seasoned Angus beef burger, you'll realize that this charming, casual dining restaurant/bar is something special. Located in the Patrick Henry Inn, a pre-Civil War inn which stands on Church Hill, visitors can stop by for a drink and bite to eat after visiting St. John's Church (where Patrick Henry gave his famous, "Give me liberty, or give me death," speech). Be sure to check out The Patrick Henry Burger, or build your own salad or pasta. Choose from a plethora of beers and enjoy conversations with friends.
Be sure to be in your elements when you enter this lounge. The name itself is suggestive of the involvement of nature and the lounge stresses on three important areas of work, comfort and service. The bar serves up some great mojitos and martini's along with some other concoctions from the house. Their menu includes dishes such as coconut shrimp and chicken fingers, also their desert menu of chocolate mousse martini, and raspberry brulee is to be tried for sure. Monday and Friday nights are karaoke with Ken and Neal and live music takes place every Tuesday night.
Fallout RVA is not your average bar and dance club in Richmond. It is a private adult alternative club that revolves around a goth fetish theme. There is live music and almost every night has its own event going on - from body painting to comedians and rope biting, there is never a dull moment at Fallout.
Head to Tiki Bob's Cantina to unwind the right way after a hectic week. It has a little and the best of all. Quick delicious bites of American and Mexican cuisine, a moderate sized bar and the most enthusiastic yet relaxing atmosphere, make Tiki Bob's a favorite among the college crowd as well as young professionals. Live sports action and music videos on several T.V. screens, great music and a big dance floor have all the patrons grooving till late hours. Food and admission are inexpensive, so party on with no worry.
This lively Irish pub is located in downtown Richmond. McCormack's is great for a bite to eat, although the kitchen is open only for dinner and the menu offers typical bar foods. This pub is popular with the locals especially during when they sell hot dogs for USD1 Tuesdays nights, tacos for USD1 on Thursdays, and burgers for only USD1.50 every Wednesday night. Local bands will often play here.
The communal sentiment of sharing food and eating from the same platter is an Ethiopian tradition. At Addis Ethiopian Restaurant, you will certainly get a glimpse of the rich history and traditions of this African land's cuisine. Entrees are served by spreading a soft bread injera on a large plate and lightly placing various beef, seafood and vegetarian delicacies so as to seep the flavor of the food into the bread. The food features the use of exotic spices and unique techniques to bring out mesmerizing flavors. The interiors of Addis Ethiopian are casual and bright, veering towards a lively and communal sense of eating.
The charming neighborhood pub in historic Shokoe Bottom district captures the essence of an Irish Pub. Rosie Connolly’s Pub and Restaurant is an enjoyable place to grab a drink with friends or co-workers in an authentic, lively space. Serving up a selection of specials as well as salads and sandwiches to go with your draft beer, Rosie Connolly’s Pub and Restaurant's Traditional Irish sessions as well as Pub Trivia nights add plenty of fun and character to the place. Enjoy an engaging evening in fun competition, while sipping that lovely dark Guinness or some famous Irish Whiskey. For details, please give them a call.
This Cuban-themed restaurant somehow achieves both a lively and romantic atmosphere. At brunch, you can watch the Farmers Market as you dine on the outdoor deck. If you want a spot outside, be sure to make a reservation. The menu is seafood heavy, but those who do not enjoy things fishy will love the shredded pork over rice with plantains. It is one of the least expensive and most delicious items offered. Havana has one of the largest drink selections in the city, including homemade margaritas. Havana '59 opens its doors to guests from 4:30 p.m., all days of the week.
The Canal Club is a capacious nightclub venue that hosts events and shows. There are two-levels to this nightclub, The Canal Club which is upstairs, serves only liquor, however, you can satiate your hunger downstairs, at The Downstairs Lounge. It is smaller in area compared to Canal, but offers seating arrangement and food till late at night. The club hosts a variety of shows defining what entertainment can possibly mean—comedy, music and other performances.