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Cafe Ole

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2 N 6th St, Richmond, VA 23219-2402
+1 804-225-8226
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11:00 - 14:30
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love Cafe Ole . Went with friends from work for lunch. The taco bowl and chips great. Good value and the taco salad is very filling.

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Thank sixtystillticking
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Food is always consistent and delicious. Whether it is work or just on my own, I love to eat in or carry out.

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Thank Becky L
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for years. Love the fish tacos. David or his wife made better version back in the day, but they currently aren't bad. Chips, salsa very good. I like their nachos a lot. Definitely recommend Cafe Ole.

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Thank 47590
Richmond, Virginia
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132 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I come here occasionally for lunch with co-workers and one of their standout dishes are their fish tacos. They're just not as good as they used to be and I've noticed that with other items here. I usually rave about their standards like the fish tacos, quesadillas, and burritos. I think they've come down a little in their quality. That... More 

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Thank Sarah C
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We were visiting from the west coast and this place has good, reliable food. Stopped in for a quick lunch before heading out on a walk to tour the city. Portions were awesome, and the staff were very friendly.

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Thank Geoff G
Richmond, Virginia
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

The taco salad is the best item here! In fact more people go just for the taco salad then anything else! The restaurant is not clean in the dining areas but the kitchen area does seem to stay clean. Mary is the most fabulous person there! She takes pride in her return customers and always has a smile on her... More 

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Thank S C
Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Cafe Ole etiquette says stand in line to order, then get your table and wait for Mary to holler your order number! The fish tacos, blackened or not, are yummy, so is the vegetarian taco - add guac! The burrito is HUGE. And the black bean quesadilla is my favorite. Don't forget to order the chips if they don't come... More 

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Thank KCWRVA
Richmond, Virginia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Love this little dive. The fish tacos are the best. And don't forget the salsa for the chips! Best part of the workday is lunch here.

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Thank dilu555
Exton, Pennsylvania
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319 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015

I ordered a burrito for lunch and although it was really stuffed full, it was rather tasteless, very bland with little seasoning. But the prices are affordable, the service is exceptionally fast, and the chips were good, so it's a nice spot to catch lunch every now and then if you're short on time and just want an average meal.

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Thank David S
Richmond, Virginia
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132 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

I have been frequenting this restaurant at lunch for years. While it has changed hands, they still offer great somewhat Mexican fare here. The number one thing on the menu is there fish tacos. They have a special fruit compote with a black and tilapia for the tacos that can't be beat. Since they changed hands, though, they don't offer... More 

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Thank Sarah C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Southwestern
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 N 6th St, Richmond, VA 23219-2402
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-225-8226

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