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The Light Well

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American, Contemporary, Bagels
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110 E. Main Street, Orange, VA 22960
+1 540-661-0004
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Tuesday
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Reservations
Description: A new restaurant. Opened in feb 2011

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  • 88
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  • 47
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 5
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
One of the best meals in a long time

We came here at the recommendation of the hotel staff. The food and service were top notch. This was one of the best meals we have had in a very long time.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
MissMyDog
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Lower Michigan
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Durham, New Hampshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great for breakfast although with a short menu , but very mediocre for lunch or dinner, would not recommend it for any thing else than breakfast . It is very tidy and clean

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Lower Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We came here at the recommendation of the hotel staff. The food and service were top notch. This was one of the best meals we have had in a very long time.

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Emily and her team have created a beautiful restaurant with delicious food - a must visit in orange!

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Fredericksburg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This place was very crowded on the Saturday I chose to go there. I had the Shrimp and Grits which was the special for the day which were good. Decided I would order dessert which was chocolate cake of some sort, it was okay. Wait staff was very friendly and took the time to make sure we were taken care... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The "light well local burger" is one of the best burgers I have ever eaten. The Light Well is a coffee house and pub in one with friendly service and patrons. If you like pub fare like I do, you will enjoy catching a meal a the Light Well.

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Orange, Virginia
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Nice place, great social spot with bar. very friendly people. light fairs a little priced buck friendly

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Montgomery
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Stopped with family during a visit to Montpelier (4 miles away). Nostalgic small town with Southern charm. Found the light well in a renovated building featuring an architectural light well. Hence the name. Tried the Cuban which is non traditional with Gouda, bacon, pork cooked panini style. Family members had French toast and we all enjoyed the meal. They serve... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Ate a light dinner here while staying at Mayhurst Inn. It is more of a light fare, but exactly what we needed that evening, and it was wonderful. Would certainly recommend.

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Key West, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Met a friend here for lunch and it wasn't bad. Nice service and fairly good food, and they won't throw you out if you're sitting too long.

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Virginia Beach, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We enjoyed breakfast on a quiet Saturday morning, ordering the two quiche-of-the-day varieties. The fillings were flavorful, but the crust was a tad soggy. Still good, though. We also split a piece of warm coffee cake that was very good, light and tasty. The shop has a very welcoming atmosphere, with friendly staff and pleasant decor. We especially enjoyed the... More 

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Additional Information about The Light Well

Address: 110 E. Main Street, Orange, VA 22960
Phone Number: +1 540-661-0004
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Orange
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: American, Contemporary, Bagels

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 110 E. Main Street, Orange, VA 22960
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 540-661-0004

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary, Bagels

Description

A new restaurant. Opened in feb 2011
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?