East Coast Provisions

4.8
1248 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
Located in the heart of Carytown, East Coast Provisions offers an inventive approachable American Fusion menu specializing in shellfish, fresh fish, sushi and steak. East Coast Provisions has a big city feel with a sleek décor and multiple levels of exposed brick, 2 fireplaces, intimate rooms, multiple bars and one of Richmond’s best outdoor patios. We have convenient parking and accept reservations for parties of all sizes. We are currently serving in the dining room and on our patio. We offer limited seating/2 hour seating times based on the guidelines set forth in the Governor's Phase 2 Plan. Due to COVID and weather the patio is first come first served but we will do our best to accommodate all requests.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1248 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience2

Super noisy

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Nice night

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Frances
Richmond
13 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Went there for raw oysters and they were very very good, just wish the "shucker" had more experience as we had multiple pieces of shell in every oyster. Octopus cerviche has changed a bit, thicker with more salt than in the past, but still a creative and nice appetizer. My sister's hangar steak was perfect and she is still talking about how good it was. If you get a front room table like we did, you have a fun tableau of folks in Carytown - always a good show!

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Killaloe6
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful evening. Great staff. Food was superb as always and our waitress was beyond good

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vip1GlamDesigner
Washington DC
50 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fun extended family dinner at East coast Provisions!
Our group started with Salt Air margaritas and a variety of wines, Truffle Parmesan Fries, Featured oysters on the half shell, and the West Coast Sushi rolls. For our entrees we enjoyed the fried Grouper tacos, the seared Salmon, the Roasted Rockfish and the Seared Scallops. Everything was delicious and beautifully plated. The service was outstanding. Perfect night out with my extended family.

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vipswirtRN
Richmond
67 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Crab cakes! Excellent. Filet? Amazing! Enough salad in one order to easily share but no way I was going to share my entree! Delicious

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MoHu
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious! Cool vibe, great service, yummy food. So glad we went. Will absolutely return.

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AraH
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ryan was our waiter and he was amazing! I asked for an item to be left off our meal and the kitchen put it on by accident and he noticed it before I did because he was double checking our food. He immediately ordered us a new dish. We were so impressed!

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vipnaturalisa
Richmond
9 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I highly recommend the upstairs back room tables by the windows to diners who prefer quiet and light. Because it gets dark early this time of year, I made a reservation at 4:00. We really like the ambiance of that room in the treetops. We got excellent service, and always find the quality of fresh seafood at this restaurant outstanding for the price. The chef knows how to prepare things, and there is a good variety of healthy and flavorsome food on the menu. East Coast Provisions has become a go-to for us.

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vipAmazing
Richmond
7 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our dinner experience was amazing. Our server (forgot his name sorry) was very attentive. Quick drink delivery and gave us enough time to devour our appetizers before bringing dinner. Hands down best mussels we’ve had in awhile. Spice level was perfect. The salmon and blackened mahi was light and refreshing. Just enough food to enjoy my chocolate coffee martini for dessert. Our evening was lovely. You guys rock!

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Laura
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff was very attentive and friendly and everything we ordered was amazing!

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AmyC
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was impeccable and the food was divine!

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CourtneyD
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service, delicious food. Seated right away. Wish lighting was a little brighter.

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vipNora
Richmond
54 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience3

Husband’s steak frites was good but my lobster roll was more like langostino and the bun was soggy on the bottom. Side salad was very good but maybe the culprit in soggy bun? Service was friendly and efficient.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was very good and the service was excellent. We both had to rockfish simply.

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vipShawnB
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious meal! The rockfish was perfectly cooked and the apps and sides were excellent. My husband thought the oysters were great! Very good service too!

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Breezemk
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great night with friends. Awesome squid and calamari apps!

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a nice date night with a friend. We both enjoyed the calamari and the sushi. The bubbly fizz was so delicious too- though they ran out of St. Germain to make more. Great staff, clean bathrooms, lovely ambiance.

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KurtE
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a very happy accident! Plans changed last minute so we were fortunate to get a reservation here. Our entire experience was excellent from the service to the food and drinks. Super friendly and attentive waitstaff, an outstanding menu (can’t wait to come back to try more!) and delicious food. I highly recommend, and look forward to introducing more friends and family to this wonderful restaurant.

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MattV
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Rockfish was cooked perfectly. Sea Salt margarita never disappoints

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Ashley422
Richmond
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The burrata was wonderful! Good service even with them being busy, and all our food was delicious.

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CindyB
Richmond
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great food, service and environment. It made my father’s birthday special ! The house made donuts with a candle made him smile.
The only challenge was the stairs to our upstairs table. If you have someone with mobility issues , I would recommend requesting a downstairs table.

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ajcarp63
Sacramento
16 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We were looking for a romantic night out and East Coast Provisions was a good choice. The food was excellent, except a bit heavy on the corn. The ambiance was nice and the service was very good. We recommend this seafood-specialty restaurant.

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Hokieorange
Richmond
13 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Octopus app was outstanding.

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EpicCurean
Washington DC
26 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Easy going and intimate, East Coast serves up delicious rockfish, crab bisque, octopus and other seafood. One can get a hunk of beef or a chicken thigh, too, but seafood is the main attraction. Good service and a small bar area round out the experience. Other than the tables being too close together, East Coast deserves a second or third visit.

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bdavis
Richmond
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was all delicious! We especially enjoyed the oysters on the half shell and the corn crab miso soup. Our entrees were excellent as well. Our server was attentive and knowledgeable.

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Mike
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service are the hallmarks of every visit to ECP!

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RichardD
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Grace an amazing waitress, the food mussels, truffle fries, salmom, rockfish

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LauraD
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome restaurant! Food, service and atmosphere was great! I Will return!

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vipmrschivus
Richmond
12 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything about our evening at East Coast Provisions was great! We had 6 friends in a cozy booth, good drinks, amazing apps, delicious fish, and finished with outstanding desserts. I'm not sure why this restaurant doesn't get more buzz because it's a winner!

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vipnaturalisa
Richmond
10 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Recommend if you want a quiet table the upstairs back room, early. The staff were so good as to see we got the table we preferred. There are windows in that room which let in light at the earliest dinner time, perfect for my father with low vision. He enjoyed the special swordfish, the special usually being an elaborate fish dish served in a bowl. My cousin and I had the simply prepared salmon, as I have dietary restrictions and she prefers entrees which are traditional and not spicy. The mainly seafood menu is very accommodating to preferences, indicating what is gluten free.
This restaurant obviously has a good source of fresh seafood, which the chef prepares ably, and creatively for those who so desire. Parking is a little challenging if you dislike parking decks, but this time there was an on-street place in front.

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TRVLGVL
Richmond
20 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My Rockfish was superb. The House donut is to die for. Our waiter was very helpful. I can always count on ECP!

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vipTonyD
Cleveland
76 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

A creative menu design whereby you can get your fresh seafood simply prepared, as well as order a seafood dish that is more complexly prepared with sides. Also like the small plate options. I had the kale ceasar which was outstanding highlighted by the white anchovies. I also had simply prepared stone crabs which were very good.

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theverybest
Raleigh
42 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great, fresh seafood in a warm setting Great spot in Carytown.

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Sbcarytown
Western NC
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience3

East Coast provisions is a solid, AOK restaurant, but not as upscale as the website or pieces on the menu would lead you to believe.

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Yummy
Richmond
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful dishes and pleasant atmosphere.
It might be my favorite restaurant in Richmond!

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OpenTable
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A friend recommended this place. The food and experience was wonderful.

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JackieG
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

My partner and I had a very nice time! Food, drinks, service, and ambiance were all great. Everything was very good, but there wasn't anything that particularly stood out as amazing. I would consider it a safe choice for a nice evening.

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luv2dineout
Richmond
12 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

East coast does not disappoint. Great service and food was creative and well prepared. Try some of the apps too.

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
6 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful meal. The blackened Mahi was spectacular!

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from East Coast Provisions using the Order Online button. East Coast Provisions also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (804) 353-3411.

East Coast Provisions is rated 4.8 stars by 1248 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.