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#112 of 1,260 Restaurants in Richmond
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23 W Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23220-3927
+1 804-269-3689
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Locust Hill, Virginia
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Saison last night with some friends - my first (but not last!) visit - and I'm already feeling guilty for waiting so long! From the appetizer (Brussels sprouts roasted with, among other ingredients, pistachios) to the entrees (we were too full to attempt dessert), it was quite a feast. We two guys had the Rockfish, done to perfection... More 

Thank dhoulette
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Our meal at Saison was so wonderful, from the cocktails to the jalapeno bread to the entrees. It was crowded and a bit noisy, but the wait staff checked in on us frequently and offered us a seat at the bar while our table was not yet ready. The oxtail sopas and the Rundown seafood coconut soup were simply incredible.... More 

Thank Erin K
Richmond, Virginia
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

My wife had the Chicken Wings made with charred pineapple, smoked jalapeño, scallion & Fresno, Fried Chicken with Macaroni and Cheese and Baked Honey Crisp Apples with brown butter oat crumble, vanilla ice cream & Rum Caramel. She loved every bit of it. I had the Pork Pozole with cabbage, red onion, lime & cilantro. This could have had a... More 

Thank Rod6760
Richmond, Virginia
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103 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

My boyfriend and I snagged a reservation at Saison for a Saturday night and we were genuinely excited to go after hearing so many wonderful things about the food. Nevertheless, we found ourselves wishing that we had just stayed in and cooked. To keep it brief, the service was cold at best. The waitresses made it abundantly clear to us... More 

3 Thank Rebecca K
Missoula, Montana
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151 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Service: excellent and attentive. Both wait staff and manager checked on our party numerous times throughout the evening, refilling water and wine. Staff knowledgeable about both food and wine and the wine recommendation was spot-on. Food: ok, but nothing extraordinary. Our shared cheese starter was interesting (pairing cheese, honeycomb and pickled pear). The chicken had great flavor. The duck breast... More 

Thank Grizingraz
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We ended up at Saison because the first restaurant we wanted to go to had a hour long wait, and it couldn't have turned out any better. The cocktails were amazing, good size and not watered down at all, and reasonably priced (especially compared to places like San Francisco and Washington DC). It was busy but not too loud to... More 

Thank Emily D
Atlanta, Georgia
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

My husband and I went for lunch. The counter staff was arrogant and rude when we had questions about the menu. We sat outside and were bombarded by flies. Another customer on the patio said he's a regular and the flies are always horrible, but he has to sit out there to smoke. The food was delicious, however we had... More 

Thank vcreed
Richmond, Virginia
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118 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Saison is part of the Renaissance of Jackson Ward in Richmond. It has a corner spot in an old building and offers a shop next door where you can buy most of the items on the menu to prepare at home yourself. Beer, wine, and cocktail selections at the restaurant are diverse, with beer trending to small batch crafters or... More 

Thank Edward3005
Midlothian, Virginia
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130 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Saison is a perennial favorite and suffers from us a bit because our expectations are so high. They delivered again. Cocktails were world class (I opted for a flaming tiki style this time, was not dissapointed) and went great with some of the best tostones I have had in a long time. Half off wine night monday was a big... More 

Thank John T
New York City, New York
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329 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

This business has a corner restaurant (cozy but crowded on a Sunday night) and a more casual cafe/takeout counter next door. We sat outside at the cafe (shares a kitchen with the restaurant) and had an inventive meal amidst young locals who are revitalizing the historic neighborhood. The menu has some Asian-themed items re-interpreted. For instance, we had a papaya... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 W Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23220-3927
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-269-3689

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?