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Sam Miller's

4.1
346 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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Located in a 165 year old building in the heart of historic Shockoe Slip, Sam Miller's is on the National Registry of Historic Places, and has been featured in national publications including "Southern Living Magazine." In addition to fine seafood and "the best crab cakes in Richmond," we serve USDA Prime beef , creative pasta dishes, and salads to suit any tastes. Looking for something more casual? A small plates menu is available in our Oyster Bar featuring classic favorites and new lighter fare options. Whether you are looking for a fine dining facility to host your business dinner, or a casual place to meet friends for drinks, Sam Miller's has all the options to satisfy your needs.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00AM - 5:00PM, Saturday 11:30AM - 5:00PM
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00PM - 9:00PM
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Phone number
(804) 644-5465
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Rhian Pryor
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Private party facilities
Sam Miller's is in the perfect location for your private party! In the heart of Shockoe Slip, you and your guests will be sure to experience great service from our experienced staff, our delicious cuisines and fantastic cocktails to pair. Join us at Sam Miller's for your next special occasion!
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Private party contact
Jillian Hermes: (804) 644-5465
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Catering
We are proud to introduce our innovative gourmet Box Lunch. Enjoy a wide array of lunch. Our menus are perfect for a day to day meal or an executive meeting. Our box lunches are hassle free and sure to impress any staff or client. Let us take care of you.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
23219
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Entertainment
Join us for Valentine's Day! Check out our website for our special menus.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Wine
What 346 People Are Saying
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4.1  based on recent ratings
4.2
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4.5
service
4.2
ambience
3.9
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83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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LauraBMcMillan (E. Tennessee)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Myself and some fellow work colleagues enjoyed a lovely Valentine's dinner at Sam Miller's while visiting Richmond for business. The food was delicious and the drinks were fresh. Our server Mel was so attentive and eager to make our experience wonderful. The lobster corn chowder was perfection.

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Had a great lunch with friends! Service and food was fabulous. Great atmosphere! Will definitely return at some point. Trying to get into Town more often to experience all the eclectic food finds.

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
4.0  Dined on January 29, 2018

We were very impressed with the welcome and the service we received. Our server was excellent and made suggestions as it was the first time some of us had been there.
Food was well prepared and presentation excellent.

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

We went to Sam Miller's for New Year's Eve, and it was an absolutely wonderful time. The food was delicious, the service was fantastic, and the experience was memorable. I would highly recommend it for anyone who is looking for cozy and intimate setting in the bustling Shockoe Slip area,

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tjwhs2 (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

I enjoy coming to sam millers for special occasions due to the location and the historical building.
We come for the food and ambiance.

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Family4 (Richmond)
4.0  Dined on December 20, 2017

Food was good for the price. Service was a little slow. Nice place to meet friends. Will definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on December 15, 2017

Food and service great.

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on December 1, 2017

Grand Illumination

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
4.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

We went there for Thanksgiving. It was our first time eating at Sam Millers. So, I was really worried about eating there. I have many food allergies and I have had several bad experiences at other restaurants. I contacted Sam Miller’s ahead of time and the event manager replied via email w the options I could eat. I was still very nervous. I had additional questions when I arrived. I talked to the manager who talked to the head chef. She was very willing to answer my questions and offer reassurance. I’m pleased to say the food was very good and I had no reactions.

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vipLynn (Richmond)
3.0  Dined on November 8, 2017

It was a cold and rainy day - perfect day for some of Sam Miller's crab soup and one of four ordered crab cakes. Delicious! We also ordered a dozen steamed oysters and a dozen fried. I preferred the steamed yet that's just a personal preference. Will come again :)

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on November 4, 2017

All staff pleasant and welcoming. Our waiter was excellent. Food very good, nice variety. Atmosphere very nice. All in all a wonderful dining experience.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on October 5, 2017

The food was very good, the only exception is the appetizer wings could have been crisper.

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vipKarenL (Richmond)
4.0  Dined on July 8, 2017

This was our first visit to Sam Miller's and we'll be back. The oysters were fresh & tasty, as was the seasonal cocktail. Our serve, Mel, was very pleasant and helpful.

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Susanluvs2kayak (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on June 24, 2017

The crab cakes were delicious. Enjoyed the restaurant being in a historical building. Great place for a special occasion.

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on May 20, 2017

We ordered the oyster Rockefeller, mussels, 8oz fillet, and the crab cake everything was cooked to perfection. We were able to talk with the cook to pick his brain about what he enjoyed cooking. The hostess and waitress were amazing. Great beer and great wine.highly recommended

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