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Latino Flavor and Gluten Free Options
Pescado's is a Carribbean / Latin themed restaurant with a lot of flare. Great fresh seafood prepared creatively but much much more than just fish-fare. Check this place out, the menu is fun!
13126 Midlothian Tpke
Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown
The biggest celebrity-laden Late Model Race on asphalt is going back to its roots at South Boston Speedway (South Boston, Va.) on April 24, as host Denny Hamlin and an all-star cast of drivers return to the race track that helped launch Hamlin’s NASCAR career, among other racing stars. Again scheduled as a weekday prelude for the weekend NASCAR races at Richmond International Speedway, the Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown features a collection of NASCAR stars and local Late Model stars racing for pride and to raise awareness and funding for the Denny Hamlin Foundation, which supports and funds Cystic Fibrosis research and new therapies in the region.
South Boston Speedway
April 24, 2014
1188 James D Hagood Hwy
South Boston, VA
MORE SIDE DISHES
This fun little place had to make our list! Want a good Cuban sandwich or authentically prepared dinner in a bodega/market atmosphere? This is your place!
1601 Park Avenue
Good Ol College Food Fun!
This college favorite is a real good place to eat some yums in Richmond. From Calzones to Meatloaf, Village Cafe will satisfy your taste buds and fill your belly with generous portions. Nothing fancy just good local eats! Try the beer battered onion rings!
The Village Cafe
1001 W Grace St
Richmond, VA 23220
Sushi-Time in Richmond
You want a great local Japanese restaurant for killer sushi? Look no further than Tokyo Not Your Average Joe's. Not only is a real cool name on the restaurant... the menu is packed with fun creations and fun named dishes as well.
Tokyo Not Your Average Joe
8901 Patterson Ave
Henrico, VA 23229
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Dot's Back Inn
Speedeats.com says: "The Best and the closest to the track"
This place should be on the top of your list for Richmond. It is a favorite of many in the NASCAR garage. I know it is also a hot-spot for several people I work with in racing. It's also a favorite of Tony Stewart's crew chief Darian Grubb.
A true neighborhood hot-spot serving up a heap-load of classic diner dishes. GREAT stuff. Dot's Back Inn was also featured on Triple-D. If you don't know what Triple-D stands for, get a TV! Guy Fieri is the man.
4030 MacArthur Avenue
Buz and Ned's Real Barbecue
Speedeats.com says: "Ribs are great. You wont be disappointed!"
Ok... this place is a must in Richmond. It's not hard to find but barbecue this hard to find most certainly is! This should be your order: Beef Spare Ribs with Bourbon Apples, cucumber salad and green-chile-cheese-cornbread. Mmmmm. Eating on the picnic tables outside makes for a unique experience.
1119 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23230-4805
Bottom's Up Pizza
Speedeats.com says: "It's becoming a favorite of many NASCAR travelers. We like to think we have something to do with that!"
Mike Herman Jr, Spotter for Martin Truex's #56 is a fan of this joint. "Excellent deep dish pizza," says Herm, "coupled with a cool atmosphere in a historic part of town, Bottom's Up is worth the visit." The menu itself is a unique experience. Check it out!
1700 Dock St
River City Diner
You want a good 50's Diner? Well, this one does the trick for sure. It's open 24/7 so that means you can hit it before or after a long day at the track. Bring coins for the jukebox and be ready to get full!
CHECK OUT THE VIDEO OF EAGLE'S EXPERIENCE AT RIVER CITY DINER click here
1712 East Main Street
Ronnie's Ribs Wings & Other Things
Bill Baker CAN'T be wrong. The NASCAR.com editor wrote in and strongly suggests that Speedeats.com followers hit Ronnie's joint in Richmond.
The full slab is approximately 4-pounds of trimmed ribs! Oooh baby! They are spiced with Ronnie's own rub and sauced with their yummy homemade sauce. There is not much on the menu but what they do have, they pile high on your plate. We like it that way!
Open Monday thru Sunday (Daily)
11:30AM – 7:00PM
2512 Main Street
The Black Sheep
Night races make it harder for us NASCAR people to get dinner on the road. The Black Sheep has great lunch and dinner but what we want to highlight is their breakfast. Creativity indeed! Roast Duck Hash, Salmon Hash, Bayou Breakfast (featuring catfish) makes this a breakfast foodie find for sure.
901 West Marshall Street