Helen's Restaurant

Helen's Restaurant Helen's Restaurant Since 1935 Dinner tuesday through saturday; brunch Saturday AND sunday!! Classic Fan Bistro with expanded patio seating.
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First come first serve until fall. Dinner served Tues thru Saturday starting at 5:00pm. Groups of up to 12 can fit in our cozy private back room. If you have a group larger than 12 we can possibly accommodate your party (call for details). Brunch: Saturday and Sunday 10:00-2:200 (no reservations- first come first served only). Late night Bar scene starts at 10pm.

Nothing better than a $6 happy hour mojito on the Helen’s patio after work ☀️🌱 Our happy hour is Tuesday thru Thursday, ...
05/01/2024

Nothing better than a $6 happy hour mojito on the Helen’s patio after work ☀️🌱
Our happy hour is Tuesday thru Thursday, 5-7pm! Come say hi 👋

We are super excited to host our first patio market of 2024 this coming Monday, May 6! We will have some amazing local v...
04/30/2024

We are super excited to host our first patio market of 2024 this coming Monday, May 6! We will have some amazing local vendors indoor + outdoors w/ handmade crafts, vintage clothing, stained glass, fresh flowers, polaroids, & more! We will also be joined by Horne Dogs for some delicious food (veg options available)! 🌭

After the market we will dive right into Monday night karaoke until 2am 🎶 Hope to see you there, it’s gonna be a blast!

These handsome lads are ready to cook for you! Serving dinner 5:30-9pm, drinks til 2am ✨
04/19/2024

These handsome lads are ready to cook for you! Serving dinner 5:30-9pm, drinks til 2am ✨

☀️ HAPPY HOUR IS HERE! ☀️Join us Tuesday thru Thursday (5-7pm) for $6 mojitos, half off draft beer, and half off house w...
04/17/2024

☀️ HAPPY HOUR IS HERE! ☀️
Join us Tuesday thru Thursday (5-7pm) for $6 mojitos, half off draft beer, and half off house wine glass pours! Kitchen is open 5:30-9pm. Make a reservation on our website www.helensrva.com or walk on in!

✨ CURRENT MENUS! ✨Please feel free to comment or message us with any questions (or requests! 😉)Menus are subject to chan...
04/17/2024

✨ CURRENT MENUS! ✨
Please feel free to comment or message us with any questions (or requests! 😉)
Menus are subject to change due to local / seasonal availability! Check our Facebook + Instagram for updates and specials!

Mondays are about to get a whole lot better…🎤✨We are SO excited to announce that we will be hosting weekly Monday Night ...
03/18/2024

Mondays are about to get a whole lot better…🎤✨
We are SO excited to announce that we will be hosting weekly Monday Night Karaoke starting TONIGHT! Our hosts and will be running the show - please come join us and sing your heart out!

•Monday nights, 10pm-2am
•Drinks by Frankie + Coleman 🥂
•21+ to enter

On special! Potato-crusted fried flounder with fingerling potatoes, peas, green beans, spiced pea purée, + béarnaise aio...
03/13/2024

On special! Potato-crusted fried flounder with fingerling potatoes, peas, green beans, spiced pea purée, + béarnaise aioli ✨ It’s as good as it looks!

Come enjoy dinner on our patio this week! The weather will be beautiful ☀️

Our lovely bartender Michelle showing off some Cynar USA 🍷 We’ve got several aperitifs and digestifs available to elevat...
03/09/2024

Our lovely bartender Michelle showing off some Cynar USA 🍷 We’ve got several aperitifs and digestifs available to elevate your dining experience! Come on in for a cozy dinner date or night cap tonight ✨

Dinner served tonight from 5:30-9pm, and the bar is open til 2am! Dinner reservations encouraged but not required.

Photo by Dylan McMahon ( on Instagram)

✨🫒 Now on special until it sells out! Pan-fried flounder with fried brussel sprouts + artichoke hearts, parsnip purée, a...
03/06/2024

✨🫒 Now on special until it sells out! Pan-fried flounder with fried brussel sprouts + artichoke hearts, parsnip purée, and an olive + caper herb butter 🫒✨

Dinner is Tuesday thru Saturday, 5:30-9pm! Reservations encouraged, walk-ins welcome. Head to www.helensrva.com to book your table!

A rainy night calls for a $6 shot and beer special! Come hang with Frankie and Coleman tonight til 2am 🍻We’ll be running...
03/05/2024

A rainy night calls for a $6 shot and beer special! Come hang with Frankie and Coleman tonight til 2am 🍻

We’ll be running this special every week Sunday thru Wednesday, 9pm-midnight and til 2am Mondays!

Our Shrimp & Grits may be the perfect comfort food for this dreary weather! Our signature smoked gouda grits topped with...
03/01/2024

Our Shrimp & Grits may be the perfect comfort food for this dreary weather! Our signature smoked gouda grits topped with low-country gravy and grilled shrimp ✨ Served during both dinner and brunch!

We have some space for walk-ins tonight! If you’d prefer to reserve a spot, find us on or call the restaurant!

Photo by :)

🍹 NEW COCKTAIL ALERT 🍹We are rolling out our late winter / early spring cocktails! Pictured from left to right:🌟 THE TAM...
02/27/2024

🍹 NEW COCKTAIL ALERT 🍹
We are rolling out our late winter / early spring cocktails! Pictured from left to right:

🌟 THE TAMARIND SEED: reposado, tamarind paste, hibiscus syrup, lime juice, simple syrup

🍋 THE GODSON: toki, benedictine, sweet vermouth, yuzu

🌶️ CHOCOLAT: , creme de cacao, reyes ancho chili liquer, cream(optional)

Come try these and our numerous other new drinks this weekend! We can make a good amount of our cocktails as a non-alcoholic version too. Find us on or call the restaurant to book!

Here are our current dinner + drink menus! We implement minor dinner menu changes fairly often due to local ingredient a...
02/05/2024

Here are our current dinner + drink menus!
We implement minor dinner menu changes fairly often due to local ingredient availability/freshness, kitchen efficiency, etc. We are always working to have a good amount of pescatarian/vegetarian options, as well as items that can be made vegan/gluten-free. We have sample menus on our website, and post newer menu updates on our Instagram as well!

Website: helensrva.com
Instagram:

Need some comfort food on this cloudy January weekend? Join us for Sunday brunch tomorrow from 10am-2pm! (You gotta try ...
01/28/2024

Need some comfort food on this cloudy January weekend? Join us for Sunday brunch tomorrow from 10am-2pm! (You gotta try the homemade biscuits and gravy!) Brunch is walk-in only, no reservations. We have tons of vegetarian and kid-friendly options!

Photo by Courage & Co Photography 📸

Join us for a romantic evening with your special someone 🌹 We are already filling up fast for Valentine’s Day tables! We...
01/19/2024

Join us for a romantic evening with your special someone 🌹 We are already filling up fast for Valentine’s Day tables! We will have our normal menu plus some elevated dinner/cocktail specials. Call now to book! (804) 358-4370

🎁✨ IT’S RAFFLE TIME ✨🎁We partnered up with  to raffle off this AMAZING hand-painted Helen’s tote bag! 100% of the procee...
01/02/2024

🎁✨ IT’S RAFFLE TIME ✨🎁
We partnered up with to raffle off this AMAZING hand-painted Helen’s tote bag! 100% of the proceeds from the raffle will be donated to RVA Community Fridges + Matchbox Mutual Aid to support their incredible efforts to reduce food insecurity in the Richmond community.

HOW TO ENTER:
✨ Raffle tickets are $10 each
✨ Venmo us at and put “RAFFLE TICKET” in the description! Each $10 increment is one entry - for example, a $30 donation = 3 entires! If you don’t have Venmo, just DM us and we will provide alternative options.
✨ The raffle will close on THURSDAY, JANUARY 11 at 12pm. The winner will then be randomly chosen and announced on our page!
✨ Out-of-town entries are welcome! We can ship the bag to you if you win.

From :
“RVA Community Fridges is a mutual aid organization that operates 13 fridges in the city of Richmond which are open 24/7 to anyone who needs food. We are also a part of Matchbox Mutual Aid kitchen in Northside where we prepare meals with donated foods to stock the fridges. Our work is done by the community and for the community.” ❤️
Go follow and to learn more!

Still looking for NYE plans?! Come join us this Sunday for a special last-minute New Year’s Eve dinner, followed by late...
12/28/2023

Still looking for NYE plans?! Come join us this Sunday for a special last-minute New Year’s Eve dinner, followed by late-night bar service with guest DJs and drink specials!

✨ Brunch will be 10am-2pm, walk-ins only!

✨ Dinner will be reservation-only, 5:30-8:30pm! Call us Thurs-Sat, 3:30-5:30pm for a NYE dinner reservation, or try book at helensrva.com. You can still come and grab a drink and head to our covered patio during dinner service - we just won’t have indoor tables available.

✨🪩 Late-night bar service will be 21+, first come first served. We often have a line out the door on NYE, so come early!

Happy New Year! Feel free to comment or DM with any questions ✨

Thank you on Instagram for this amazing photo!

Holiday hours!✨
12/23/2023

Holiday hours!✨

Just a few of our favorite photos from this year’s annual holiday party! Thank you so much Courage & Co Photography for ...
12/19/2023

Just a few of our favorite photos from this year’s annual holiday party! Thank you so much Courage & Co Photography for always capturing all of the fun ✨ Go to his page for the link to the entire photo album, and keep an eye out for our other photographers’ photos and videos as well!

We are expanding our hours through the holidays! See photos for details! ✨🎁
11/29/2023

We are expanding our hours through the holidays! See photos for details! ✨🎁

Come hang with us for the holidays! We are OPEN for dinner tonight at 5:30pm with some room for reservations/walk-ins, f...
11/22/2023

Come hang with us for the holidays! We are OPEN for dinner tonight at 5:30pm with some room for reservations/walk-ins, followed by bar service until 2am w/ dj sets by Bedspread Radio ✨🍻

We will be CLOSED for dinner tomorrow (thursday) but will still open at 10pm for bar service til 2am!

Book your table: helensrva.com

Thank you Brandon Copeland (Instagram: ) for this amazing photo of our holiday decor from 2021! We have been working dai...
11/20/2023

Thank you Brandon Copeland (Instagram: ) for this amazing photo of our holiday decor from 2021!

We have been working daily to get this year’s decor up asap, and we're aiming to have it done by December 1. The restaurant is already feeling super festive! Come check out our progress this week during dinner, bar, and brunch!

HOURS:
-DINNER is Tuesday through Saturday, 5:30-9pm. Reservations are encouraged, walk-ins welcome!
-BRUNCH is Saturday + Sunday, 10am-2pm. Walk-ins only!
-BAR (21+) is Tuesday-Saturday, 9pm-2am and Sunday/Monday 10pm-2am!

Book dinner reservations here: helensrva.com
Purchase gift-cards and other merch here: helensrva.shop

Helen\'s Restaurant is located in the heart of Richmond, serving brunch and dinner.

Give the gift of Helen’s this holiday season! 🎁✨ You can purchase gift certificates of any amount by stopping by the res...
11/18/2023

Give the gift of Helen’s this holiday season! 🎁✨ You can purchase gift certificates of any amount by stopping by the restaurant or by visiting our online merch shop (website: helensrva.shop)! We also offer shirts, patches, bags, and more!

Check out our website helensrva.com for dinner reservations! Brunch is walk-ins only.

11/15/2023

It’s tiiime!✨🎄
Our iconic holiday decor is starting to go up! We are so thankful for our amazing employees and Helen’s fam for taking on this project every year.
Call us today for a reservation! We book up very quickly during the holiday season!
helensrva.com

Helen's Restaurant Since 1935 Dinner tuesday through saturday; brunch Saturday AND sunday!!

We will be OPEN this Saturday during the Richmond Marathon!
11/10/2023

We will be OPEN this Saturday during the Richmond Marathon!

We are now booking for the holiday season! Are you planning a work party or family get-together? Helen’s is available to...
11/09/2023

We are now booking for the holiday season! Are you planning a work party or family get-together? Helen’s is available to rent for private large parties! We can provide a personalized menu, a stocked bar with custom cocktails, DJ recommendations, and more - email all large party booking inquiries to [email protected]

Additionally, we are already starting to fill up for December dinner reservations! If you’ve never experienced our over-the-top kitschy holiday decor, you’re in for a treat ✨ Head over to our website (helensrva.com) to book your table ASAP!

We look forward to celebrating with you! 🥂

It’s BRUNCH TIME ☕️🥞🥂Join us for our cozy brunch service Saturday + Sunday, 10am - 2pm! We’ve got a ton of gluten free +...
11/04/2023

It’s BRUNCH TIME ☕️🥞🥂
Join us for our cozy brunch service Saturday + Sunday, 10am - 2pm! We’ve got a ton of gluten free + veg options too ✨
Pictured is the steak + eggs!

Y’ALL - the locals market at Helen’s last night was such a blast! Thank you SO much to all of the vendors who set up ✨ A...
10/24/2023

Y’ALL - the locals market at Helen’s last night was such a blast! Thank you SO much to all of the vendors who set up ✨ And a big thank you to Frankie + Coleman for bartending, Shane and his family for bringing us some amazing food w/ , Rylee for helping take orders and run food, and for DJing! This event was so fun and we are so glad that we had such a great turnout. Let’s do it again sometime! 🎀

UP NEXT: Join us for an exclusive tasting menu and wine pairing by our chef .hoss organized by ✨🎃 Coming up Monday, October 30th! Tickets are $95 (all inclusive!) - check out the link below for more!

https://checkout.square.site/merchant/ML5MQF9G9W6NT/checkout/WDN3U373JVXW6O7BNWDRC3AY

Address

2527 W. Main Street
Richmond, VA
23220

Opening Hours

Monday 10pm - 2am
Tuesday 5pm - 2am
Wednesday 5pm - 2am
Thursday 5pm - 2am
Friday 5:30pm - 2am
Saturday 10am - 2pm
5:30pm - 2am
Sunday 10am - 2pm
10pm - 2pm

Telephone

+18043584370

Website

http://helensrva.shop/

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