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The Lobby Bar

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776 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
The Lobby Bar is a celebration of Virginia's inventive dining revolution with its expression of rustic-American craft cooking highlighting the region's micro seasons, while incorporating global flavor profiles. It is where a respect and understanding of the regional offerings showcases the area's versatility, while remaining approachable and familiar. Drop into The Lobby Bar for an experience that is refined yet relaxed, unpretentious and lively.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 776 people are saying
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MadelineD
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Food was excellent. Servers could have been a tad more attentive, but otherwise I would definitely come again for Brunch.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the quirk!

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Whittreedkaitlyn11
Nashville
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very cute aesthetic! Everywhere you look there’s something cute! Obsessed.

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vipBabs
Richmond
7 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

In the context of COVID, the Lobby Bar provides perfect seating for social distancing. Our server was excellent and everything she was responsible for was done well. Unfortunately, the food had clearly been sitting in the kitchen long enough to become cool, which detracted from its taste. This was a shame because it really was flavorful. My pancakes were warm but the compote on them was cold. My husband's hamburger was warm but his fries were tepid (but still good). My son's hash had too much sauce and was lukewarm. Even with this temperature problem, the meal was delightful and I would definitely go there again.

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Buckeye
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic brunch service. The food was excellent - the gianduja pancakes were a particular standout. The coffee was good and their bloody mary has a very satisfying kick/bite to it. The interesting surroundings and friendly waitstaff also add to the experience. Highly recommended.

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Marshall
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience4

The food was decent-to-good but not great. The waiters were friendly but not super helpful--they didn't seem to communicate with each other or have a good grasp of what items had or hadn't been delivered to the table. We got the tasting menu with the wine pairing, and the wine was never paired with the food--it usually came out 5-10 minutes before the complementary dish, which was a bit frustrating.

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LaceyR
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall3food1service2ambience5

The decor at Maple and Pine/Quirk Hotel is on point. It’s so lovely! The food was very underwhelming. I ordered the breakfast hash and it was under flavored, and the texture was stale. My husband ordered the french toast and the serving was very small compared to the price we paid for it. The staff were kind to us, but overall I was not impressed by our experience there.

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Tony was an awesome server. We were celebrating my fathers birthday and we were greeted with customized menus wishing the happy birthday and a champagne toast for all. The food was phenomenal.. A great way to celebrate a special occasion.

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vipBland
Richmond
10 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Service was good. Food was rated as fair; not the anticipated flavor after discussing the ingredients with the waitress prior to proceeding what the order.

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Forcenzo
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We felt well taken care of as soon as we got there. The food was amazing and the atmosphere was relaxing. I especially loved the honey butter with the baguette and the steak was one of the best I've ever had. Will definitely be back.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was fantastic. Great wine list!

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Ashauni
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It is so beautiful here, has valet parking, it’s great ! A must !

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VictorC
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the GM to the kitchen to our server..this is a First Class place..

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My family and I went to Maple and Pine after seeing a show at Altria Theater. It was a perfect way to finish off the experience. We were all very pleased to see that, unlike many restaurants, the tables weren’t pushed together so patrons would be elbow to elbow. It’s actually quite open. The drinks and food were excellent—well worth the money. The atmosphere was classy and lively. I would definitely go back.

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vipSherryS
Richmond
21 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went pre theatre on a week day. Our waiter, Tony, was attentive but didn’t hover. We had plenty of time to enjoy our meal, including coffee and dessert, without feeling stressed about making the show on time. The food was outstanding with great flavors and reasonable portions. We will return.

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NicoleD
Richmond
1 review
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience5

Nice environment, small portions of food & expensive for the amount. Food was good.

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Lovetoeat
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

My daughter and I had a wonderful experience. The small plates were excellent. Our server came to check on us during the main course and could tell I wasn’t enjoying mine. (The duck was tough). She insisted that I order something else, and was so professional about the whole thing. The manager came over and apologized. The fish I ordered was much better. I would absolutely go back. If you like to try different things, this is the place for you!

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NooshinK
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Went for our anniversary and did the tasting menu with wine pairing. Very generous pours and portions. Very disappointed in the NY strip (undercooked and chewy) and the dessert tasted as if it had been sitting in the fridge uncovered and was very dry. Would try again and just order from the regular menu.

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CrosbyI
Savannah
2 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great environment, great food, very friendly staff. Were able to recommend good dishes and good drinks.

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
5 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious and gorgeous appetizers!

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SusanD
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The atmosphere is lovely and they have a delicious breakfast menu. Everything we had was presented beautifully and tasted marvelous !

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was so delicious that we ate every single bite. The plates were gorgeously put together as well. A feast for both eyes and stomach. The place is so quaint as well. Absolutely lovely dining experience.

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vipRenee
Washington DC
41 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

The restaurant was vibrant and service was attentive. The menu had something for everyone.

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vipBonnieS
Western NC
7 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful dinner we ate a early dinner. Great food and great service definitely a hidden gem from cocktails to dinner

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vipLois
Richmond
141 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The pork snitzshel was outstanding, and probably the best ever. It was fork tender, and I actually did cut it with my fork. The creamy, buttery potatoes under it were to die for, and the apple, beet relish was a great finishing touch. Hubs had the rockfish, and the onion side was very good. Loved the salmon beet morsel before the entree. This place is even better than I remembered it two years ago.

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MichaelC
Richmond
8 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food, wonderful atmosphere. Just great all around!

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vipSarahM
Richmond
15 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We took our teenage daughters for brunch and had a wonderful time! Service was great, food impeccable, and always love the decor. Thank you!

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StephenR
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They offer a casual eating atmosphere but with a high quality menu. The availability of different types of menus (e.g., vegan) has helpful for one of our party.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Environment was boutique and loved the drinks! Hostess was delightful. We were there for drinks and our annual girl lunch (3 of us). We told the waitress this and explained we were not in a hurry. She rushed us all the way to the end and offered checks while one of us still had food. Hopefully it was just an off day. We all had the tomato soup. It was thick but flavorful. Two had the chicken salad and this was good. They cooked the fried chicken a second time already sliced and it made the chicken dry. For the money not a fan. Would go for a drink and hang in the lobby.

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vipGracie
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gracious waitress, elegant space. Excellent meal although I wish they offered ice cream and sorbets among desserts.

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vipBigArm
Anchorage
30 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time dining at Maple and Pine. The whole evening was excellent. There were four in our party and everyone thought the food was outstanding and the service was superb. The Brussels sprouts to share was a a standout dish and the rockfish was perfection.

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vipCJames
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall2food3service3ambience3

The restaurant was out of many individual ingredients in dishes (avocado, foam accompaniment to hash) as well as all but one of the desserts. Didn’t seem the most professional operation. If the food choices had been complete, it might have been a great place.

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Diner
Richmond
10 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service, atmosphere and low noise level.

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Minou
Washington DC
17 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, esp the risotto and the chestnut bisque. Also, attentive but not too overly - great service. And last but not least, wonderful atmosphere. Unique space and decor, Edomite the holidays. Love the curved booths. Will go again.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience5

Christmas morning buffet breakfast at Maple and Pine. Food buffet was meh. Had the usual but food was not hot. Omelette station was backed up by 15 minutes. Omelette was good but made for awkward timing for everyone to eat. Decorations s and ambiance were great!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall2food1service1ambience3

We dined in this past Christmas Eve and did not have a great experience. The waitress initially did not bring us drink menus or tell us about specials, things they were out of, etc. We requested a drink menu and ordered a bottle of Chardonnay, only to be told that not only did they not have the specific bottle we ordered but they did not have any chilled Chardonnay at all. We then went to order food. One member of our party ordered the roast beef sandwich, only to be told that they were out of that as well.

While we understand that quantities can dwindle, especially during the busy season, we would have liked to have been informed up front instead of finding out as we ordered. We ended up leaving and getting lunch elsewhere.

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vipLynn
Richmond
61 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A perfect choice for a business lunch - great service, wonderful food and beautiful ambience. The valet parking is a plus also!!!

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Will
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Without question, my favorite restaurant in Richmond. Thanks again.

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GNODawn
Richmond
5 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent! Enjoyed a great evening with friends to celebrate the holidays. This was the perfect place to meet and we enjoyed a great dinner.

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Janx0102
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic. It lived up to my expectations, from the food, to the decoration and the service. Everything was A+, the only exception was dessert (which was a little underwhelming). I would recommend ordering an extra appetizer instead! Beautiful food and ambiance!

FAQs

The Lobby Bar is rated 4.5 stars by 776 OpenTable diners.

The Lobby Bar does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.destinationhotels.com/quirk-hotel/hotel/gift-certificates.

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.