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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 DrEnjoy 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 1Open daily 12-10p 510.230.4966
Assemble1414 Harbour Way So, located in Craneway PavilionTrendy 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 AveRichmond’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 PlCall for hours 510. 680.5196
Bubbaloo Café1402 Marina Way SoAmerican-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 Company12472 San Pablo AveM-Sa 7a-5p Su 7a-3p 510.235.0525
CJ’s Barbecue & Fish2401 MacDonald AveCall for hours 510.235.7471
East Brother Beer Co.1001 Canal BlvdNeighborhood 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 Sol101 Park PlMexican 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 Bar49 Washington AveUnique 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 Grill1000 Nevin AveAuthentic 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 Restaurant50 Washington AveLegendary 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 Cafe1400 MacDonald Ave 510.234.0573
Kaleidoscope Coffee109 Park PlGood 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 Cuisine130 Washington AveM-F 11a-230p & 5-9p Sa 5-9:30p Su 4:30-9p 510.233.8585
La Flor de Jalisco Market & Food Truck2031 MacDonald Ave 510.215.0240
La Selva Taqueria1049 23rd St. 510.237.0913
Little China Restaurant152 Washington AveM-F 11a-9p Sa 4:30-9p Su 12-7p 510.233.9988
Little Louie’s Cafe & Catering49 Washington AveAll 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 Guatemalteca653 23rd StM-F 6a-9p Sa 6a-2p 510.412.0421
Portumex721 23rd StYou 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 BlvdWine 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 & Grill2 W. Richmond AveFriendly 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 Pizza1428 Macdonald AveFamily 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 WaterlineF 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 & Collectibles38 Washington Ave 510.691.1015
DeWitt Gallery & Framing125 Park PlaceA 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 Arts339 11th StDeveloping young artists. 510.234.5624
El Arte de Mexico658 23rd StExperience 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 DrOperating model railroad exhibit Apr-Dec. W noon-4p; Sa/Su noon-5p 510.234.4884
Guillermina Oriental Arts and Antiques111 W Richmond Ave510.237.0036 Call for hours.
The Incurable Collector140 Washington AveHave 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 Park900 Dornan Dr307 acres, picnic area, swimming beach, fishing pier, excellent kite flying, amazing panoramic views & great dog trails! 888.327.2757#3×4544
NIAD Art Center551 23rd StHelping people w/disabilities redefine contemporary art. 510.620.0290
Pt. Isabel Dog Park2701 Isabel StWonderful 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 Park5551 Giant Hwy2,315 acres on San Pablo Bay. Great Sturgeon fishing Dogs welcome. (888) 327-2757#3×4544
Pt. Richmond Acoustic201 Martina StPerforms 2nd Fridays in intimate/accoustic marvel church venue 7:30p
Pt. Richmond History Museum139 ½ Washington AveFollow 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 SeriesPark Pl/Washington StConcerts 2nd Fridays Jun-Sep 5:30-7:45p

WHERE TO STAY

America’s Best Value Inn1598 Carlson Blvd., Richmond 94801Recently 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 Inn10621 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito 94530An 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 Motel425 24th St., Richmond 94801Rooms 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 Marriott3150 Garrity Way, Richmond 94806Newly 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 office117 Park Place, Richmond 94801A 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 Inn12572 San Pablo Ave., Richmond 94801Recently 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 America3170 Garrity Way, Richmond  94806Recently 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 Motel1505 Carlson Blvd., Richmond 9480140 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 Mac10 Cottage Ave., Pt. Richmond 94801This 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 & Suites915 Cutting Blvd., Richmond 94801Located 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 Motel909 Cutting Blvd., Richmond 94801Seahorse 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 & Suites10869 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito 94530Quietly 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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