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Sample Richmond

Miss Elaine Neous and HearRVA have put together a starter-pack to help you get to know the city of Richmond, Virginia better.

Whether you are new to RVA or been here for a minute, there is plenty to keep you occupied during the week. This list will forever be changing because there is so much to highlight.


We wanted to get you started with a quick list of places around the "River City" that have enticing deals for food and drinks, but also feed your ears with great music!

Use this list when you don't want to think about putting together plans or send this list to out-of-town guests to give them a broad Richmond experience.

Want to know about other experiences in Richmond, VA to take part in?

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Eating RVA Take-Out?

If you are spending the night in after ordering to-go food from your fav spot, why not put on a local Richmond, VA playlist!

HearRVA has you covered in the music department. Take our MixTaste Playlist Quiz to discover which local playlist fits your vibe. It's six easy "BuzzFeed" style questions that will send you down a discovery path of music, right here in Richmond!

Enjoy your night sampling RVA. Cheers!


Visit: Plan 9 Music / 3017 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221


Deal: Buy Tickets for shows at The Broadberry, The Camel, and Richmond Music Hall.

The fees are less than buying online, plus you might spot a dope vinyl record. Check out the local area artist wall!

Music: Plan 9 Music they have been selling music for more than 40 years, retailing new & used CDs, Vinyl records, Movies, turntables, and more.

Honorable Mentions:

  • Conch Republic: $1 Wing Night 5PM/ Happy Hour 4-7PM

  • Little Mexico: $5 Mojito Monday

  • Beauvine Burger: $2 OFF Burgers

  • Tazza Kitchen: $3.50 Taco, Food Specials 5-6:30PM



Visit: The Camel / 1621 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220


Deal: 3-7PM 1/2 OFF all alcohol

RVA's destination for Live Music! Serving Great food available late night! 28 Local and Craft Beers on Tap.


Music: You might catch a show from a local artist. Check for tickets!

Honorable Mentions:

  • Nutty Buttery: Taco Tuesday Deals and 1-Man Band

  • Broadberry: Enjoy standout music events



Visit: Poor Boys of Richmond / 203 N Lombardy St, Richmond, VA 23220


Deal: $6.99 Burgers, 4-7PM Happy Hour

Poor Boys is a neighborhood restaurant featuring creole-inspired cuisine and New Orleans hospitality where everyone is family.


Music: 7-10PM Karaoke plus drink deals for liquid courage

Honorable Mentions:

  • Common House Richmond: social club venue with music and entertainment

  • Main Line Brewery: Open Mic Night 6-10:30PM



Visit: The HofGarden / 2818 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23230


Deal: 4-6PM $4 draft beer & wine, $5 rail drinks

The HofGarden is located inside the iconic Hofheimer Building; which stands as a gateway to historic Scott’s Addition. You can enjoy the Tap Room, Loft, and Rooftop.


Music: Free LIVE music in the Loft

Honorable Mentions:

  • Kabana: 1/2 Priced bottles of wine and food specials

  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA): Best Cafe and Amuse Cafe has tasty snacks and Live music on Thursdays. 



Visit: Tang & Biscuit / 3406 W Moore St, Richmond, VA 23230


Deal: 6-7PM $2 PBR pint, $4 rail, $6 lightbulbs, $8 domestic pitcher

The largest indoor shuffleboard club in the world! RVA’s first shuffleboard social venue is designed to encourage everyone to play, engage, and interact with one another in a fun and unique environment.


Music: Free LIVE music

Honorable Mentions:

  • Brambly Park: Outdoor music venue, patio with activities, and wine.

  • River City Roll: Boutique bowling, a seasonal menu, hopping cocktail scene, a dog friendly patio that is covered and heated, and live music.



Visit: The Jungle Room / 2727 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220


Deal: No Cover before 9PM

Richmond's one and only Tiki Bar. Enjoy creative upscale cocktails as you dance under a sparkly disco ball surrounded by living plants.


Music: Live DJ Dance Parties

Honorable Mentions:

  • Lily Pad Cafe: 4-6PM $2 OFF cocktails, $10 bucket of beer



Visit: Main Line Brewery / 1603 Ownby Ln, Richmond, VA 23220


Deal: 3-6PM Food Trucks (The foodie gems of RVA)

Main Line offers an ever-changing selection of Main Line Brewery™ craft beer and hard seltzers along with a curated calendar of live entertainment.


Music: LIVE Music

Honorable Mentions:

  • Bingo: Hi Tea Series (bi-weekly), DJ dance party, outdoor patio

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