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Lovingston Cafe

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American, Cafe, 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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating

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  • 24
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  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Passing through

Great food, extensive menu, hometown service. This was a great stop. Glad we found it. Would recommend highly. Looks very unassuming from the outside, but hope they will continue to do well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Great food, extensive menu, hometown service. This was a great stop. Glad we found it. Would recommend highly. Looks very unassuming from the outside, but hope they will continue to do well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We planned on meeting the parents on a halfway point. This neat place. Mom said "oh we went there before and would love to go again". All parties drove 90 minutes. Burgers, Reuben's, fried oysters, choclate salted caramel pie. Ill go back for that pie. Clean, has patio if you want, quietly played jazz music. The pic is the last... More 

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Belleville, Canada
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We actually came across this restaurant by accident. We got a little lost and were hungry, so dropped off here as it was advertised on the road we were on. We had no idea what to expect, but were pleasantly surprised. We ordered sandwiches which came with a choice of side, so we had fries and wow were they ever... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Service was excellent! Food was good. It was also quick when I was there at 11am on a Tuesday. Nice little cafe. Had a burger, chili and 3 Berry Cobbler.

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Salem, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

What a nice find in the middle of no where. Lovingston is the typical small Virginia town that happens to have a really nice café. Food is excellent, service the same and a top notch manager to orchestrate a very nice dining experience.

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Richmond, Virginia
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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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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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Lovingston Cafe

Address: 165 Front Street, Lovingston, VA 22949-2340
Phone Number: 434-263-8000
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lovingston
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: American, Cafe, Contemporary

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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, Cafe, Contemporary
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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