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165 Front Street, Lovingston, VA 22949-2340
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Ranked #1 of 7 Restaurants in Lovingston
Price range: $5 - $20
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Café
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • English first
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English first
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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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 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
52 helpful votes 52 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
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
45 helpful votes 45 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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Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The food portions were great, and so were the prices! We would definitely go back! It seemed nice and quiet as well, though we were there at an odd hour, probably before any dinner rush.

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Willow Grove, Pa.
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We had a delightful supper there, that is until the bill came for the meal. My wife wanted to have a glass of 'blush wine" with dinner. The waitress told us that that kind of wine was only available by the bottle. She suggested one that was listed at $11.95 on the menu. We ended up sharing some of the... More 

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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, Contemporary, Café

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