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As a French-American eatery located in the heart of Richmond’s Financial District, we take pride in our city’s rich history and southern charm. Our love of our vibrant local environment, particularly our namesakes, Belle Isle & the James River, inspires many of our local partnerships with producers and non-profits. Our goal every day is to be an active part of this wonderful community, serving our neighbors choice fare with hearty refinement. Whether you are looking for a quick lunch, night on town, or a cozy dinner, our elegant space and menu of fresh fare and choice cocktails is sure to meet your every desire. We strive to be The Elite Restaurant In Richmond VA. With a focus on the unexpectedly familiar, our dishes can take you down that familiar road or lead you down the path less traveled. Whichever route you choose, just make sure to bring along a cocktail … or two.
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The Bar is walk-in only. We accept reservations for the Dining Room beginning at 11AM, seven days a week, up to 28 days in advance. Please
Call us at 804.643.0366

or make an online reservation below.

Large Parties

For Parties Larger than 8 please contact us at 804.643.0366 or

Dinner, What to expect

For a multi-course dinner in the dining room, replete with craft cocktails and dessert, you should plan for two hours. If in need of expedited service, please notify our host and we will do our best to accommodate an accelerated timeline. We also offer full dinner service at the bar, for a quicker-paced experience.

Lunch, What to Expect

Whether entertaining business associates or enjoying a leisurely afternoon respite, our top-notch servers will allow you to enjoy a quick lunch meeting or sit peacefully. No matter what, expect our food to come out quickly and our service to be timely and efficient.

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Private Dining is offer at the Belle and James restaurant in downtown RVA close to the capital of Virginia convention center and hotels

Private Dining

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