I’m a little partial on this one because Millie’s was where I had my first ever date with a boy. We talked over a nice Sunday brunch of eggs and mimosas where we made friends with two very nice lesbians who had a few too many bloody marys. The boy and I talked and smiled at each other over delicious food.
Anyway, I digress.
Located at 2603 E. Main Street in Shockoe Bottom, Millie’s offers a quaint dining experience that’s reminiscent of a small town diner. It’s nice and cozy and the food is excellent. A little on the pricey side, but it won’t break the bank.
The crowd there is mostly the older gay crowd in relationships or groups of young hipsters. You can feel comfortable holding hands with someone or just making goofy faces at each other.
The staff is extremely friendly and helpful, however space is limited since it’s very popular – especially during brunch. Don’t expect to get a table for at least an hour after 11 am Sunday. But the food is amazing and well worth the wait.You can also order your drinks before you get your table. Just try not to get sloshed before you order.
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A small group of LGBTQ activists showed up at Monday’s meeting of Richmond City Council to protest proposed development in historic Shockoe Bottom. The protesters, who belonged to Southerners on New Ground, a group of activists who work with sexual minority people of color in the South, stationed themselves with handmade signs outside of City [...]