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GO! RICHMOND TRAIL GUIDE TO DINE, DRINK, STAY & PLAY!

WHEN YOU LAND IN RICHMOND THERE ARE TONS OF FUN THINGS TO DO, GREAT PLACES TO EAT AND TWELVE CHOICES OF HOTELS. DID YOU KNOW?

RICHMOND IS HOME TO:

  • Three breweries – Armistice Brewing Co., East Brother Beer Co. and Benoit & Casper Brewing Co.
  • Two wine bars – Four2Nine & Riggers Loft Wine Co.
  • A landmark restaurant & hotel built in 1911
  • A getaway B&B on an island
  • A newly renovated roomy hotel with a restaurant, outdoor lounge, Jacuzzi & swimming pool
  • 31 miles of shoreline
  • Two great dog parks
  • Over 13 museums & art centers
  • Five yacht clubs and marinas
  • Music venues including a church with marvel acoustics

Pick up our handy Trail Guide at the following locations!

  • Armistice Brewing Co.
  • Brickyard Cove Marina
  • Kaleidoscope Coffee
  • East Brother Beer Co.
  • Four2Nine Wine Bar
  • Hotel Mac
  • Marina Bay Yacht Harbor
  • Richmond Museum of History
  • Riggers Loft Wine Co.
  • Up & Under Pub & Grill
  • Visit Richmond Visitors Bureau

WHERE TO DRINK & DINE

Anh Vietnamese Kitchen  1950 Esplanade Dr Enjoy authentic Vietnamese cuisine on the patio overlooking Marina Bay. Great Starters (Anh’s Famous Fish Cakes), Salads (Papaya, Mango & Shrimp), Rolls, Pho, Shaking Beef Skillet and more! Local Craft Beer, Wine and Signature Cocktails. Catering available. Daily 1030a-9p Happy Hour Monday all day/T-F 3-7p 510.680.5292
Armistice Brewing Co. 845 Marina Bay Parkway, Ste 1 Open daily 12-10p 510.230.4966
Assemble 1414 Harbour Way So, located in Craneway Pavilion Trendy eatery with an industrial-chic vibe, looking out on the beautiful SF Bay and Rosie the Riveter WWII Nat’l Historic Park. Serving re-tooled American Classics. Try their great clam chowder! Lunch Tu-F 1130a- 230p, Brunch Sa & Su 10a-230p. Catering also available. 510.215.6025
Benoit & Casper Brewing Co. 1201 Pennsylvania Ave Richmond’s first brewery, located in the heart of Downtown, with award-winning beers made in small batches. Visit taproom for tours, tastings and growler fills. Open Th/F 3-8p Sa 12-8p Su 3-8p 408.695.3449
Brezo  135 Park Pl Call for hours 510. 680.5196
Bubbaloo Café 1402 Marina Way So American-Filipino-Vietnamese fusion Cafe.  Breakfast items & coffees abound. Lunch best sellers Bahn Mi Sandwiches, Lumpia, Burgers, Loaded Fries, Salads and Wings. Secret family recipe Lemongrass Chicken! Catering available. M-F 6a-4p Breakfast until 10:30a. 510. 680.5126
Catahoula Coffee Company 12472 San Pablo Ave M-Sa 7a-5p Su 7a-3p 510.235.0525
CJ’s Barbecue & Fish 2401 MacDonald Ave Call for hours 510.235.7471
East Brother Beer Co. 1001 Canal Blvd Neighborhood brewery & taproom. Food trucks every day while you taste their great classic beer. Kid & dog-friendly, Ping pong, pool, bocce, cornhole, darts, pinball, arcade games, boardgames. W & Th 4-8p F 4-9p Sa 12-9p and Su noon-8p. Rec Room League W 4-8p  510.230.4081
El Sol 101 Park Pl Mexican food prepared with fresh ingredients in their Cocina daily. Guests are welcomed as if in the owners’ own home with family traditions and recipes. An extensive and unique menu includes Salads,Tamales, Enchiladas, Chili Relleno, Tacos, Burritos, Chalupa and Carne Asada. M-Sa 830a-8p 510.260.0163
Four2Nine Wine Bar 49 Washington Ave Unique international wines by the glass, flights, appetizers, small plates & savory entrees pairings. Please call to inquire about private parties/events. Th & F 4-9p & Sa 5-9p 510.235.3108
Hacienda Grill 1000 Nevin Ave Authentic Mexican food in this family owned and spacious restaurant. Fans rave about the mammoth-sized burritos, enchiladas, shrimp dishes and their quick service. A neighborhood gathering place for the whole family and a place to meet for breakfast. Hours Daily 9a-7:30p 510.233.0800
Hotel Mac Restaurant 50 Washington Ave Legendary Dining since 1911. Historical  Point Richmond Landmark. Beautiful Ambience, Elegant American Diner. Great Happy Hour. Try their Gorgonzola Fries! M-Th 1130a-9p F 11:30a-9:30p Sa 5-9:30p Su 4:30-8:30p. Live music 365 days  5:30-8:30p 510.233.0576
Joy Cafe 1400 MacDonald Ave 510.234.0573  
Kaleidoscope Coffee 109 Park Pl Good food, good drinks, storytelling & art. Serves Tara’s Organic Ice Cream, Wrecking Ball Coffee, wine, beer & more. A place to share your story. Check out their events! M-W 6a-9p Th-F 6a-10p Sa 7a-10p Su 7a-9p 510.260.0848
Kao Sarn Thai Cuisine 130 Washington Ave M-F 11a-230p & 5-9p Sa 5-9:30p Su 4:30-9p 510.233.8585
La Flor de Jalisco Market & Food Truck 2031 MacDonald Ave 510.215.0240  
La Selva Taqueria 1049 23rd St. 510.237.0913  
Little China Restaurant 152 Washington Ave M-F 11a-9p Sa 4:30-9p Su 12-7p 510.233.9988
Little Louie’s Cafe & Catering 49 Washington Ave All kinds of gourmet sandwiches, burgers and salads! Try the Sun Valley Chicken with smoked bacon, avocado & jack cheese or the Raiders Burger! Catering for any event. M-F 6a-3p breakfast till 10.30a Sa & Su 7a-2p & breakfast all day. 510.235.3108
Panaderia Guatemalteca 653 23rd St M-F 6a-9p Sa 6a-2p 510.412.0421
Portumex 721 23rd St You will find this Calle 23 eatery easily by the beautiful flowers blanketing their front deck and parking lot, reminiscent of Mexico. Chicken Burritos, Tacos & Chile Verde with pork get rave reviews! Eat in, enjoy the patio or order to go. Tu-F 10a-8p Sa 8a-8p Su 8a-6p 510.237.7513
Riggers Loft Wine Co. 1325 Canal Blvd Wine bar destination w/food & music. Tasting room, award-winning wines & unbelievable views of SF that beg you to stay for the sunset. Flights of wine & cider. Gourmet food truck fare! W 5-8p Th 4-9p F 4-10p Sa 1-10p & Su 1-6p. Live music F/Sa 6-9p 510.233.2065
Up & Under Pub & Grill 2 W. Richmond Ave Friendly neighborhood pub with rugby memorabilia & great selection of pub fare appetizers, soups & salads, burgers, entrees. Su-Tu 11a-12a (kit closes @9) W-Sa 11a-1a (kit closes !10) Brunch Sa/Su 11a-2p Happy Hour M-F 3-6p Pub Trivia Night Tu 7p Karaoke Night Sa 9p 510.778.1313
Your Way Pizza 1428 Macdonald Ave Family owned Pizzeria + specialty dishes from El Salvador and Mexico. You truly can have the pizza ‘your way” with a large selection of toppings. Burgers are also a favorite, along with steak tacos. Free delivery available ($20 minimum) M-Th 11a-9p F&Sa 8a-10p Su 8a-8p 510.680.5676

WHERE TO PLAY

510 Waterline F Dock, Marina Bay Yacht Harbor. Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) classes. Intro, fitness and yoga. SUP is a full body workout that increases strength, balance and gets you on the water enjoying nature.  By appointment 510.333.0365 or text 510.517.3318
Butch’s Antiques & Collectibles 38 Washington Ave 510.691.1015  
DeWitt Gallery & Framing 125 Park Place A large selection of frame mouldings & matting choices await you, along with help with your design.  Innovative mounting techniques & glazing options. Pam DeWitt’s father, Jim DeWitt, world renowned Maritime artist, displays his vibrant racing yachts artwork there and in his online gallery at JimDeWitt.com Th-F 11a-5p; Sa 12-5p 510.206.0720
East Bay Center for the Performing Arts 339 11th St Developing young artists. 510.234.5624
El Arte de Mexico 658 23rd St Experience Mexican tradition, colors, textures and culture on Calle 23. Beautiful clothing, pottery and more, sourced from all over Mexico, from small artisans to long established Mexican lines. M-Sa 9a-5p; Su 8a-2p 510.260.0650
Golden State Railroad Museum  900 A Dornan Dr Operating model railroad exhibit Apr-Dec. W noon-4p; Sa/Su noon-5p 510.234.4884
Guillermina Oriental Arts and Antiques 111 W Richmond Ave 510.237.0036 Call for hours.
The Incurable Collector 140 Washington Ave Have fun searching for hidden treasure in this wonderful collection of unique antiques and large selection of estate jewelry. Fine Gold, Silver, Indian and costume jewelry. Collecting since 1991. Unusual collectibles with lots of history. W – Sa 12-5pm
Miller Knox Shoreline Park 900 Dornan Dr 307 acres, picnic area, swimming beach, fishing pier, excellent kite flying, amazing panoramic views & great dog trails! 888.327.2757#3×4544
NIAD Art Center 551 23rd St Helping people w/disabilities redefine contemporary art. 510.620.0290
Pt. Isabel Dog Park 2701 Isabel St Wonderful dog park; over 20 acres of trails & play area on the Bay, dog wash, Sit & Stay Café. 888.327.2757#3 x4550
Pt. Pinole Regional Shoreline Park 5551 Giant Hwy 2,315 acres on San Pablo Bay. Great Sturgeon fishing Dogs welcome. (888) 327-2757#3×4544
Pt. Richmond Acoustic 201 Martina St Performs 2nd Fridays in intimate/accoustic marvel church venue 7:30p
Pt. Richmond History Museum 139 ½ Washington Ave Follow the story of how Pt. Richmond, once an island, became a part of Richmond, and the colorful history of this quaint, yet trendy neighborhood. Th & Sa 11:30a-2pm. 510.234.5334
Pt. Richmond Summer Concert Series Park Pl/Washington St Concerts 2nd Fridays Jun-Sep 5:30-7:45p

 

WHERE TO STAY

 
America’s Best Value Inn 1598 Carlson Blvd., Richmond 94801 Recently renovateded air-conditioned rooms with desks, free WI-FI, microwave, refrigerator, flatscreen cable TV with HBO – all at a great price. All of the rooms feature private bathrooms with full bath or shower and toiletries. Easy freeway access to local and Bay Area attractions. 1598 Carlson Blvd. 94801 510.526.2665
Budget Inn 10621 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito 94530 An old fashioned motel with clean rooms. Free WI-FI, small lobby, free parking,
TV/Cable/HBO, microwave, refrigerator. Good pricing. 10621 San Pablo Ave. 94530 510.526.9020
Civic Center Motel 425 24th St., Richmond 94801 Rooms arerecently renovated and comfortable. Free WI-FI, Small Lobby, Outdoor Lounge, free parking, air conditioning, microwave, refrigerator, TV/Cable/HBO, Toiletries.  425 24th St. 94801 510.235.8300
Courtyard by Marriott 3150 Garrity Way, Richmond 94806 Newly renovated. An alluring mix of location and amenities – lively lobby scene with dining at The Bistro, four meeting & event venues, free WI-FI, fitness center, heated pool, Jacuzzi, outdoor lounge/bar, coffee maker, toiletries, refrigerator, microwave, air conditioning. Close to freeways, shopping, local & Bay Area attractions. 3150 Garrity Way 94806 510.262.0700
East Brother Light Station B&B office 117 Park Place, Richmond 94801 A beautifully restored California Victorian Lighthouse Dinner circa 1873.Bed & Breakfast Inn perched atop an island in the strait that separates SF and San Pablo Bays. Access by boat – provided. Champagne & appetizers, gourmet dinner, full breakfast, historic tour, game room, outdoor lounge, horseshoe pit. Reservation required. 117 Park Place (office), Pt. Richmond 94801 510.233.2385
Economy Inn 12572 San Pablo Ave., Richmond 94801 Recently renovated. Family owned and operated since 1995. Free WI-FI, small lobby, free parking, TV/Cable/HBO, toiletries, air conditioning, coffee maker, microwave, refrigerator. 1 mi from the Casino San Pablo, 2 mi from BART, 4 mi to Golden Gate Fields and only 10 mi to UC Berkeley. 12572 San Pablo Ave. 94801 510.234.1012
Extended Stay America 3170 Garrity Way, Richmond  94806 Recently renovated, this hotel is designed especially for longer stays with studios featuring fully equipped kitchens, air conditioning, great workspace, free WI-FI, small lobby, outdoor lounge, toiletries. It’s Pet-friendly and close to freeways, shopping, local & Bay Area attractions,. 3170 Garrity Way 94806 510.222.7383
40 Flags Motel 1505 Carlson Blvd., Richmond 94801 40 Flags has 18 comfortable rooms, free WI-FI, free parking, TV/Cable/HBO, air conditioning, microwave, refrigerator, toiletries. Close to freeway, local & Bay Area attractions. 1505 Carlson Blvd. 94801 510.235.5100
Hotel Mac 10 Cottage Ave., Pt. Richmond 94801 This three-story landmark hotel has seven charming rooms, free WI-FI, free parking, air conditioning, a wonderful lounge with a piano, a bar with a great wine list and a delightful historic restaurant in the turn of the century town of Pt. Richmond. 10 Cottage Ave. 94801 510.235.0010
Marina Bay Inn & Suites 915 Cutting Blvd., Richmond 94801 Located on the outskirts of Historic Pt. Richmond with quick access to freeways, rooms are clean & comfortable, free WI-FI, TV/Cable/HBO, air conditioning, coffee maker, some with fridge, toiletries, free parking. 915 Cutting Blvd. 94801  510.237.3000
Seahorse Motel 909 Cutting Blvd., Richmond 94801 Seahorse Motel has clean and comfortable rooms. All rooms are cheerful & reasonably priced. Free parking & easy access to the freeway. 909 Cutting Blvd. 94801 510.236.7755
Terrace Inns & Suites 10869 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito 94530 Quietly tucked away while central to shopping, rooms are clean, priced right and the inn is quiet. Recently renovated, free WI-FI, small lobby, TV/Cable/HBO, air conditioning, microwave, refrigerator, toiletries. 10869 San Pablo Ave. 94530 510.235.8335

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