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Rain Restaurant & Bar

283 E. Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210
+1 276-739-2331
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Ranked #6 of 81 Restaurants in Abingdon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
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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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Richmond, Virginia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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60 reviews 60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
28 helpful votes 28 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Huntersville, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This restaurant is on the fancier side, but my teenage son, husband and I enjoyed the steaks and blueberry cheesecake. We ate here before heading to the Barter Theater to see the Wizard of Oz. A must try.

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Newport, Tennessee
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Stopped in late on a Friday evening, restaurant half-full, bar packed. Very noisy room, seemed like I could hear every conversation except my partner's, had to ask the server to repeat & speak up. Square room, hard floor & ceiling, plus huge tile structure & bar crowd combine for bad acoustics. Food was good, service excellent, but they need to... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We recently visited this restaurant in the early evening (about 5 PM) on a day trip to Abingdon and enjoyed the meal. Server was attentive - offered to have our half our appetizer (stuffed mushrooms) modified for my wife as she needs to eat gluten free. I had the Seared Sea Scallops and she had the Stuffed Chicken Breast. Just... More 

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Hillsville, Virginia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I don't know if it is the acoustics or what but this restaurant is extremely noisy no matter how many people are there. We visited for a dinner meal today. It was getting busy by the time we left at 7 p.m. and it was so noisy we could hardly carry on a conversation. The bartender throwing bottles and dishes... More 

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Washington, DC
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

I have been in the area many times on business and didn't know this level of creativity and great food was available here. The striped bass with gnocchi, organic beans and tomatoes was fantastic. The sauce was flavorful without being overpowering and everything was very fresh. Service was also excellent.

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Additional Information about Rain Restaurant & Bar

Address: 283 E. Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210
Phone Number: +1 276-739-2331
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Abingdon
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Contemporary

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