Ipanema Cafe is a full-service vegan/vegetarian restaurant and bar on Grace Street in the heart of the VCU community.
Ipanema Cafe opened in 1998. In addition to Ipanema, Kendra Feather owns 4 other restaurants in Richmond, Virginia. She opened Garnett's Cafe in 2009, followed by The Roosevelt (with Lee Gregory) in 2011, and Laura Lee's in September 2016. Garnett's at The Valentine opened in June 2017. Feather was also a founding partner in WPA Bakery in November 2012. She was named Restaurateur of the Year by Richmond Magazine in 2013, and featured in The Virginia Table in 2015.