lillie pearl

416 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

Lillie Pearl’s menu is a blend of cuisines and cultures, from the Carolinas to Asia to West Africa. Chef Mike Lindsey takes the nostalgic food from his southern roots and finds the sweet spots from flavors all over the world—culminating in a New American restaurant that’s uniquely his, and uniquely Richmond’s. Expect familiar dishes with unfamiliar twists, the mark of an inspired chef.

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Mike Lindsey

For his whole life, Chef Mike Lindsey worked for other people. Lillie Pearl is the first place he finally gets to tell his own story through food.

“Come in. Be who you are. And know that you’re going to be taken care of regardless.”

Where did your cooking journey begin?

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What’s the essence of Lillie Pearl?

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What’s Lillie Pearl’s signature dish?

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Behind the Scenes

the vibe

the neighborhood