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Lovingston Cafe

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American, Café, Contemporary
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165 Front Street, Lovingston, VA 22949-2340
434-263-8000
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Yummy Lunch

The service was a little slow, ultimately the manager stepped in to serve us. the food was really good though.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
AmandaBT1
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Richmond, Virginia
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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54 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The service was a little slow, ultimately the manager stepped in to serve us. the food was really good though.

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Peaks Island, Maine, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We pulled off the highway looking for a local lunch and found it here. Super fresh fried Virginia Oysters and a BBQ sandwich along with nice iced tea made for a nice break at mid-day. Happy to share this news with others.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

At first glance, you wouldn't think this small-town restaurant has much to offer, but were we mistaken! The service was great, everyone was friendly, and the food was AWESOME! My husband had prime rib that was at least an inch thick and he loved every bite. I had the grilled salmon with an orange glaze. It was cooked to perfection... More 

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We had lunch here on a Saturday afternoon. The food was very good (we had BBQ and a Reuben), and well-priced. The service was friendly and helpful, but slow - seemed under-staffed. The servers were running at full tilt the whole time we were there, and people were waiting to be seated even though there were empty tables. We were... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Consistently happy with the Cafe - even better when the weather allows us on the pet-friendly outdoor dining terrace. If they only served breakfast :-)

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Chester, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Best Reuben Sandwich and Cheddar Tomato Soup....Great Service too ! Conveniently located and a very good choice.

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Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Meals well prepared from good ingredients served in family-friendly atmosphere. Specially like the patio under the trees with the net to protect diners from the acorns.

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Manassas, VA
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141 reviews 141 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

It had been a long drive down 29 and this was a nice place to stop for lunch. The food was good, the service was great and the atmosphere was very comfortable. This is the kind of place where you get exactly what you order and it exactly meets your expectations. We were all quite satisfied with our lunch and... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We have enjoyed 2 meals here. Great food and very family friendly! The kids menus are pasted into picture books, which is cute!

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Woodstock, Virginia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Traveling on US 29 south to Lynchburg, Virginia, a small highway sign for The Lovingston Cafe got our attention; so we turned off at the traffic light to a small strip mall, where The Lovingston Cafe is located as the end unit. WOW were we glad we did!..."you can;'t tell a book by the cover," and the same holds for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 165 Front Street, Lovingston, VA 22949-2340
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lovingston
  • Phone Number: 434-263-8000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Café, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?