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Real Food

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American, Healthy
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12267 Old Gordonsville Rd, Orange, VA 22960
540-661-7261
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Super fresh and delicious

Enjoyed a warm November weekend lunch at Real Food. The sandwiches were delicious and side of beets divine! Had a specialty Blue Mountain draft which was very tasty. Wonderful food, service and views. A must visit in Orange!

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2015
lrgay
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Aldie, VA
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Aldie, VA
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Enjoyed a warm November weekend lunch at Real Food. The sandwiches were delicious and side of beets divine! Had a specialty Blue Mountain draft which was very tasty. Wonderful food, service and views. A must visit in Orange!

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Thank lrgay
Orange, VA
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This is a great place to get a healthy lunch on a budget! Great salads and the sandwiches are not what you think! Some of the combinations I have never even thought of, but they blend well and have never disappointed. A different menu every week and the ability to get enough for dinner and take it home!

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Thank JLippens
Orange, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is a very small sandwich shop where you give your order at the counter and it is prepared freshly. They have a few tables and chairs. They announce your order when it is ready. The menu changes daily. All food is fresh and delicious. Not a lot of atmosphere but the food makes up for it.

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Thank Joyce D
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in here after a lovely morning at Montpelier. I had a sweet potato goat cheese salad and my husband an awesome turkey sandwich with havarti and fruit salsa on sourdough. He also had a flavorful red lentil soup. EVERything was delicious, exceptional!

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Thank maltt
Arlington, Virginia
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222 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I've driven by and heard much about Real Food, but it has always been closed. I fiinally found it open and was able to eat there. It is open 11am to 2pm on weekdays. Real Food is located on the south side of Orange on US 15 South. The menu changes on a daily basis. I had the blackened salmon... More 

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Thank Ronald B
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Found this quaint sandwich shop when we were traveling through Charlottesville last week. LOVED IT! It's small, and I mean small...plus limited hours of operation...lunch only ..11-2 pm. But, if you find yourself hankering for a tasty sandwich when they're open.....go for it! Bonus: sandwich guy is from The Finger Lakes

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Thank FingerLakesQGirl
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Extraordinary sandwiches. We eat here at least once a week and frequently more often. We try to limit ourselves to only 2 cookies at a time but that is hard to do. One salad makes a light meal for two I dislike the times it is closed.

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Thank Gilmer33
Orange, Virginia
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

I have had wonderful real food lunch that I have purchased, but recently fortunate enough to attend an event that they catered. It was out of this world and their staff was superb and very friendly.

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Thank travelrookie05
Madison, VA
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95 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

My husband raves about the large, delcious and unusual sandwiches he's had at Real Food. This simple restaurant is a special spot for wonderful food - try it!

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2 Thank AnnieMadison_VA
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Good healthy food is Sometimes hard to find in these parts. Their Menu changes daily. It is Always Good. Don't judge it from the outside. ..It's a simple clean little restaurant.

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Thank earthenergy

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12267 Old Gordonsville Rd, Orange, VA 22960
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: 540-661-7261

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 14
  • Cuisine: American, Healthy
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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