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The Thunderbird Cafe

42-A Island Ford Rd, at Rt 33, McGaheysville, VA 22840
540-289-5094
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Café, Family Fare
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Description: We are a locally owned restaurant specializing in southern comfort dishes and cuisines.Breakfast served all day!Signature handcrafted burgers!Specialty sandwiches!Comfort food entrees!Full espresso bar!Blue Plate Specials: 10 meals under 5!Happy Hour: 4 pm - 6 pm everyday!
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Description: We are a locally owned restaurant specializing in southern comfort dishes and cuisines.Breakfast served all day!Signature handcrafted burgers!Specialty sandwiches!Comfort food entrees!Full espresso bar!Blue Plate Specials: 10 meals under 5!Happy Hour: 4 pm - 6 pm everyday!
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English first
Winter Springs, Florida
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128 reviews 128 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

The inside is very nice for a diner-exceeds expectations and the food was wonderful....plentiful and good tasting...worth the stop for a hearty breakfast!!!!!!!!!!!

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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49 reviews 49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We were a bit late for lunch, so the place wasn't busy and we were served promptly and with nice southern hospitality. Food was good and fresh. I tried the southern fired chicken, which was excellent and new to me. Would definitely stop by again! Service was good and attentive, but the bill came even before we had decided whether... More

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McGaheysville, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

would recommend this cafe. very unusual menu choices homemade food. delicous! and quick service! have eaten here for both breakfast & lunch. would recommend the thunderbird cafe.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Stopped in this place while on vacay. Waited awhile before we were greeted but when we were they were very nice. The food was just ok, plentiful but ok. I had steak omelet and pancakes.

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Long Island
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We had lunch here and the food as others have posted was very good. Prices are reasonable. I had the fried chicken breast and husband a Rubin. Clean! Good service.

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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Thunderbird Cafe was highly suggested by visitors at Massanutten Resort ... and they were spot on. Our server was very nice, the food was very good & my fruit was fresh. Having many food allergies I was happy to find out the potato has was deep fried and not cooked near the eggs.... it was just as good as everything... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Get the combo mushroom, bacon, and sausage burrito. It's really good. My family said the bacon was good as well. They have a good selection for breakfast. Would love to try lunch and dinner the next time we are here.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We come here every year and love their breakfast. Service is friendly and you get a lot of food on your plate.

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PA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

A group of 7 of us came to thunderbirds for lunch. For all but one if us, it was our first visit. The waitress was patient as we poured over the menu. We started with chips and salsa, fried green tomatoes, and cheese fries smothered in sausage gravy. The salsa was chunky and light. It tasted very fresh. The fried... More

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boonsboro
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We have eaten here almost a half dozen times whenever we are in the area. This time, we were traveling south on 81. It was supper time, and the kids saw the exit for Harrisonburg. Everyone agreed that the 15 min side trip would be worth it, and it was. Very glad we stopped by. The food was great. My... More

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