Looking to celebrate Mardi Gras with some good eats? No problem. We have you covered with our where-to-eat guide of local favorites to indulge in for Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, Carnival Tuesday, or Pancake Tuesday. It doesn't matter what you call it; it's a great excuse to explore the Richmond food scene.
Some may not know that Richmond is quickly developing a reputation as a food destination. With hotspots like Baltic Kiss, owners of the astronomically popular Black Star Pirate BBQ, and Taco's Tucan, Richmond restaurants are garnering reviews in the likes of SF Eater and other food guides, bringing droves of hungry patrons to Richmond.
This place always has a line, so be prepared to wait, but trust us; it's worth it.
12505 San Pablo Ave, Richmond
La Bamba Taqueria
A local favorite, try the chili relleno!
12345 San Pablo Ave, Richmond
Great American Hamburger
Old-style diner feel, great burgers and fries, but don't leave without pie!
35 E. Richmond Ave Pt. Richmond
Needs no intro; the menu speaks for itself: Louisianna Southern Cousine
Closed on Tues., opens again on Wednesday
135 Park Place, Pt Richmond
Not Richmond, but right across the border; great menu with many choices.
11760 San Pablo Ave C, El Cerrito
Notorious breakfast spot, but lunch is awesome too!
4925 McBryde Ave, Richmond
Rocky Island Oyster Company
Cape Cod oysters are special; try them for yourself here.
1414 Harbour Way South Richmond
An obvious choice for indulgence. So many homemade donuts!
971 23rd St, Richmond