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Rain Restaurant & Bar

283 E. Main St., Abingdon, VA
276-739-2331
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Ranked #5 of 75 Restaurants in Abingdon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: their phone is 276 739 2331 at same location of former Willa Jacks. We live in Abingdon and its our "new" favorite place to eat.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: their phone is 276 739 2331 at same location of former Willa Jacks. We live in Abingdon and its our "new" favorite place to eat.
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Asheville, NC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Other than the Martha Washington Inn, I was about to give up on restaurants in Abingdon. However, the motel suggested Rain and happy days are here again. I had their pork chop...outstanding, cooked perfectly and a high quality cut. My wife had Escolar fish and had the same reaction as I. Gin and tonics were great and the desserts were... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Conveniently right down the street from the Barter Theater. Offers a large selection of entrees. The atmosphere is trendy.

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Jonesborough, Tennessee
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We enjoyed a fabulous dinner at Rain. Prices were reasonable, and the food was delicious. We had steak, but the menu included unique seafood, chicken and pork entrees too. We dined there on a Tuesday evening, so it wasn't crowded and no reservations were needed. If you're going on a weekend night, you would probably need reservations. Wine was excellent... More

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Spartanburg
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Fabulous food. The quality was excellent. Great wine and wait service. We dined on the patio and had a delightful dinner. More food than we could eat.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My husband and I ate at Rain during a short visit to Abingdon. The salmon with pineapple-rum glaze was perfectly cooked. The sea scallop dish was heavenly--the scallops were moist and tender, served on a mixture of ricotta gnocchi, bacon, onions and other texture/taste delights. The decor was contemporary and very nice. The tab came to $86 (not including tax... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This restaurant is located in a very scenic spot along the main street in Abingdon...outside seating was very pleasant and comfortable. The menu had great selections...we all had salads that were exceptionally good. I will definitely return when in Abingdon.

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Greensboro, NC
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The four of us were satisfied with our food and the experience, and would happily return next time we're in the area. We dropped in early for dinner (and without a reservation) because a large "Open" sign was displayed out front, but the staff didn't act as if they were open yet. After an initial feeling that we were somewhat... More

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Moneta, Virginia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Friends and myself visit Abingdon each year and always look forward to eating at Rain Restaurant & Bar. Very disappointed with my dinner Thursday night. The lettuce in all our salads was old and browning on the ends. I ordered the Stuffed Chicken Breast with apples, figs and Brie cheese. When it arrived, the Brie cheese coating was still on... More

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Ben C, Owner at Rain Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear you had an unpleasant dining experience recently. I would like to apologize for the dessert not being removed from the bill. I do remember a server asking me to look at a creme brulee but it was all mixed together and broken up and at the time I didn't see anything wrong with it. Sometimes... More

Chesterfield, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

First thing that you notice is the place is very clean. Our server was attentive and knowledgeable, and very helpful. The menu is not overly complicated and the prices are moderate. Selection of beer and wine is modest for the area. The food was very good, and our entrees came to our table at the same time. The decor is... More

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Greensboro, NC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The food was outstanding, beautifully presented, and delicious. It was within walking distance of the hotel.

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