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Historic Downtown Richmond 

Richmond's historic charm is fully on display in its downtown district. Over 200 years of history can be seen while strolling through the downtown streets. Visitors will find unique shops, restaurants, and businesses that have helped to create Richmond's own identity. Whether you are looking for boutique fashions, one of a kind antiques, a meal you won't soon forget, or a quick respite from the hustle and bustle of booming Fort Bend County - Historic Downtown Richmond has what you are looking for. 

Restaurants

Sandy McGee's
314 Morton Street
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Sandy McGee's has been a Richmond favorite for over 25 years. Owned and operated by Sandy McGee, the restaurant serves delicious sandwiches, soups, salads, deserts, and provides an expanded dinner menu. The restaurant is housed in a 100-year-old building that was formerly the Post Office Pharmacy. The restaurant offers several options for holding special events and has two private rooms available for reservations between 15 and 40. Larger groups of up to 60 may reserve the entire restaurant for private events. 


Lone Star Saloon
102 South Third Street
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The Lone Star Saloon offers a one of a kind saloon atmosphere in the historic district and is known for its live music, great food, and a full bar. The original Lone Star Saloon burned to the ground in 2008 and was painstakingly rebuilt to reflect its historic past and has met all the requirements to remain listed in the Historic Societies list. 

Trough Juice Bar
107 South Third Street
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Trough Juice Bar is the creation of Robin Rosen and her four daughters. Cold pressed juice, super food smoothies, coffee are all specialties. Breakfast and lunch food options, including panini sandwiches and salads are also available. The restaurant features a covered side porch where nighttime Yoga sessions are often offered. 

Unwine'd 
310 Morton Street

Wine enthusiasts, rejoice! Unwine'd is a haven for those looking to sample fine wine and charcuterie while enjoying a night out in Richmond's historic downtown. The wine bar and lounge offers wines by the glass or bottle. Guests may also order flights in order to sample the wide variety of wines that are available. Meat and chesed 

Coffee Shops

Joseph's Coffee & Fine Cigars
202 Morton Street
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Joseph's is a fixture of the Richmond community and first opened as a mercantile store in 1919. Joseph's is known as a local meeting place for officials from around Fort Bend County and for its vintage ambiance. A wide selection of coffee is available. Those looking for a refreshing cold beverage will find iced coffees, teas, and smoothies. Breakfast and lunch food options are available. The store specializes in fine cigars and has a collection of vintage firearms available for purchase. 

 

Blockhouse Coffee and Kitchen
611 Jackson Street, Suite C
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Blockhouse is more than a modern coffee shop. Blockhouse locally sources many of its offerings, including coffee from the finest roasters in the Houston area, and stocks its shelves and menu with items from artisans from around the community. This dedication to the local community is even seen in its name, which comes from the blockhouse style fort from which Fort Bend County draws its name. In addition to coffee, Blockhouse also offers loose tea, baked goods, locally sourced ice cream, and cold drinks. 

Shopping

Dapple Grey Co. 
111 South Third Street
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Dapple Grey Co. is a women's clothing boutique located at the heart of downtown Richmond. The family owned store specializes in the latest fashion trends, jewelry, and handbags. 

Fort Bend Postal Office
310 Morton Street

The Fort Bend Postal Office is not what typically comes to mind when you think of the USPS. This store, owned and operated by the Mata family, is a full service postal center that also has retail space for several local boutiques. Visitors can find antiques, handmade candles and soap, other goods in the bath and body shop. Ou Couture, also located inside the store, offers unique clothing and fashions. 

Jaywood Trading Company
308 Morton Street

Visitors to the Jaywood Trading Company can find more than an excellent inventory of antiques. The store is also the location of History and Haunts of Richmond - a local ghost tour of the historic downtown. Owner Becky Haas provides ghost tours year-round and offers an in-depth knowledge of the area.

The Studio of Richmond
301 Morton Street

Housed in the former Fort Bend National Bank building, The Studio of Richmond features antiques, jewelry, fine china, and gifts.

Treasure Hunters Gallery
304 Morton Street

Treasure Hunters Gallery offers an eclectic mix of clothing, jewelry, and gifts from more than 12 unique dealers. This is a stop you won't want to miss while visiting Richmond's historic downtown. 

Art Galleries

Gallery Baroness
310 Morton Street
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Gallery Baroness is a contemporary art gallery located inside of the Fort Bend Postal Office building. Gallery owner Kimberly Cleland designed the gallery to be a place where collectors and artists meet and mingle in a casual atmosphere. Gallery Baroness features new artists each month and allows for 10-15 artists to be shown at a time. 

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