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When you’re not working, enjoy exploring Greater Richmond’s abundance of stores, eateries and breweries. In every corner of the region, you can slip into a storefront for unique finds or scooch up to a table to excite your taste buds.


Our region offers its share of shopping, from traditional suburban shopping malls and quaint specialty stores to eclectic boutiques and gem-filled antique shops.

Unique areas like Carytown and the shops at Libbie & Grove provide a contrast to destination shopping malls that include high-end options like Saks Fifth Avenue and Tiffany.

A Foodie Town


Bring your appetite! Greater Richmond’s food scene ranges from five-dollar food carts to five-star restaurants. Top chefs will pound your palette with the Chesapeake Bay’s catch of the day or the latest craft brew batch.

The local foodie population has grown over the last decade with an abundance of unique, non-chain restaurants sprouting up around the region.


amount of James Beard nominated restaurants in the last 5 years


local craft breweries, distilleries and cideries


retail sq.ft. per resident (U.S. avg: 2.4 sq.ft.)