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Xtra's Cafe

4.5
193 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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Xtra's is a locally owned restaurant with the area's only balcony overlooking Cary Street. Located in Carytown above Bangles and Beads, Xtra's provides sophisticated dining with a laid back atmosphere. Specializing in flatbread pizzas, specialty salads with house dressings, and a variety of pastas and globally inspired entrees. Xtra's is the perfect place for lunch, dinner, and late night cocktails.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Global, International
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm; Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Nightly: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(804) 355-0446
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Crenshaw
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Parking details
There is a free public parking deck located directly behind Xtra's. The deck can be accessed on Crenshaw Street which is one way going towards Cary Street.
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Entertainment
Happy Hour Monday-Friday 4:00pm-6:30pm features $5 Appetizers. Trivia every Thursday night from 8:00pm-10:00pm.
Additional
Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 193 People Are Saying
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4.4
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4.6
service
4.4
ambience
4.5
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipMcFamily (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined a day ago

Arriving Richmond by train in Richmond for the day, we ate a late breakfast at Xtra’s Cafe prior to visiting the nearby museums that are an easy walk from the cafe. Ravi and other staff were delightful and attentive to us and our special needs adult son. The steak and egg breakfast special was delicious as were the roasted potatoes and cheddar grits. Our son thoroughly enjoyed the Belgium waffles and side of bacon. It was the perfect start to a fun day of eating and touring. We will return to the vibrant Carey Street district.

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NotParticular (Richmond)
3.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Xtra's is an everyday dining spot. Nothing really fancy, just a warm burger and a cold beer. If you are grabbing dinner on say, a Wednesday, this would be the spot. I do wish their fries were better. When I treat myself to french fries, I like hand-cut fries that have a pronounced potato taste (a la Russet). On the upside, they did cook my hamburger EXACTLY the way I eat them, well-done, with no snobby judgement. I like my red meat med-rare, but my burgers well done.

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SteveB 
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Variety of menu, reasonably priced, prompt service.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Amazing. As always. Will continue to return frequently.

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Excellent food, service and atmosphere! Would defintely eat here again.

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vipRandyR (Columbus)
4.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

The food was good. The interior is nicely set up, but I don’t know why on a Wednesday night it was empty. It was just us. It’s a nice place with decent food and good service. 😎

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vipCarols (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

The tempura fried mushroom appetizer with Alabama sauce was great! Two of us made that a meal and as always the best Dirty martini in town!

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Glenda (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

This is a lovely , quiet restaurant in Carytown with ample public parking on the same block as the restaurant. The food is good with tasty entrees, delicious fresh salads, and a nice selection of appetizers. Xtras offers a nice happy hour. And, my experience has been positive with service, noise level, and the food.

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RLRVA (Charlotte)
3.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

I made a reservation for a big group to go to Xtras for brunch because it's convenient in Carytown and has a nice patio overlooking the street. The food is underwhelming and I don't know why I've given them two chances on their biscuits now, but they are dry and crumbly. The pancakes and waffles are good, but a friend had a salad with onion peel in it and cheese when she's lactose intolerant and expressly asked for it to be left out. The manager (via the waitress) did reduce the price of her meal, but never came to the table themselves. Regarding the reservation, I tried to call the day before to confirm and the number rang once before beeping and not saying anything. There were no issues with the reservation when we got to the restaurant and a table was already reserved with water glasses ready, which was appreciated. The service overall was very good -- I only wish the same could be said for the food.

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vipdharvey (Richmond)
4.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Had a couple of friends accompany us this time. Service was polite as usual, but they were much more crowded than what we've seen, so the food was a little slower coming out. But everything was delicious! Even with the busier crown, we were able to carry on a conversation without shouting.

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hard2please (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Laid back atmosphere with fantastic menu - definitely 5 star

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vipCarols (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

One of our friends said the fish tacos were the best she ever had. Great place for a before the cabaret meal!

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

Food was absolutely amazing! The owner, Xtra, actually waited on us and was so friendly. Very classy and hip restaurant perfect for any occasion.

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on December 27, 2017

Always a winning meal. Have introduced to several friends. Fernando was a great server. Thankyou once again!

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on December 27, 2017

We caught up with friends here over a leisurely meal. It was a Thursday night between Christmas and New Years and not crowded at all. This was good for me because it was quieter, and easier to hear our conversation. The food was good and very affordable, including the wine. Coming from northern Virginia this was a nice treat, to pay a little less and still get good food. I'd go back again.

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vipCarols (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

Always the best Dirty Martini and discovered their new Bailey’s Mousse Parfait. Best dessert by far! Yum!

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vipdharvey (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on December 22, 2017

Have been to other eateries lately due to being out of town, but we always love coming back to "our spot"! Excellent service, consistent quality dishes, great ambiance.

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
4.0  Dined on December 21, 2017

Nice atmosphere. The restaurant is clean and the staff is pole.

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
3.0  Dined on December 12, 2017

The bartender was wonderful and very accommodating.

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vipCarols (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on December 10, 2017

Friends from NYC loved Xtras now that says something! Great food. Particularly enjoyed the salmon eggs Benedict

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vipCarols (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on November 18, 2017

Wonderful as always. Tried the tuna appetizer and now am hooked on that. Fondue was my fave but both worth trying. Maybe I will alternate. Birthday group had a great time.

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vipdharvey (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on November 17, 2017

Excellent ambiance & unique dishes! Our favorite "date night" restaurant!

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vipCarols (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on November 3, 2017

Excellent as always and a beautiful night on the balcony.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on October 28, 2017

Service great, food average, decor is underwhelming and disconnected.

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vipdharvey (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on October 19, 2017

Always yummy specials! We tried the Monte Cristo. Excellent preparation and flavor! I hope they'll keep that one (hint, hint). Service is always impeccable.

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vipPickyeaterRVA (Richmond)
4.0  Dined on October 15, 2017

Best Go To any day for any reason.

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Hep7 (E. Tennessee)
4.0  Dined on October 11, 2017

We went as a family of five. All greatly enjoyed their meals, and the overall experience. Cool restaurant, with attentive staff. I had the salmon with sweet mashed potatoes and asparagus— spectacular.

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vipdharvey (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on September 29, 2017

I'm starting to sound like a broken record (smile). This place is simply wonderful. Not too fancy, not too casual. Service is always personalized; we feel so special when we come here. Get the shrimp scampi pita pizza while you can!

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vipdharvey (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on September 1, 2017

Always a consistently pleasant experience! Try the Cajun dry rub wings... excellent!

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lizzie (Richmond)
3.0  Dined on August 25, 2017

We really wanted to love this place. The atmosphere was great, super cute restaurant, upstairs and outdoor seating. The food was mediocre at best. Ordered a flatbread pizza, very bland and without favor. The chicken crapes were good, but the crab cakes came out Burned! Pretty disappointing. May have been a bad night, may try again, but will stick with a sandwich!

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