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The Light Well

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American, Dessert, Contemporary, Bagels
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110 E. Main Street, Orange, VA 22960
+1 540-661-0004
Website
Today
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: A new restaurant. Opened in feb 2011

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Visitor rating
  • 79
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Dinner

Great prices great food. Really good cod nice service. This was a good recommendation from the B&B Chestnut hills

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
SallySam2015
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Mechanicsville, Virginia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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132 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Great prices great food. Really good cod nice service. This was a good recommendation from the B&B Chestnut hills

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Madison, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We stopped in on a Sunday. It was my husband's first visit but I've eaten lunch there many times. My husband ordered the cheese grits. They were the best I've ever tasted. The service was slow though and very slow to bring our check.

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Incline Village, NV
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We had stopped for brunch on our way to Montpelier. We ate at the bar as is our preference. Service was good and the food was nice. I'd recommend this as a nice place to go for a casual meal.

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Orange, Virginia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great spot to drop by for lunch, dinner or drinks and live music. Take your pick! Food is consistently good and the brownies are out of this world! One of the few places in town that has a Sunday brunch. My favorite local eatery.

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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We came here for drinks and live music, at the recommendation of our innkeeper Marty of The Inn on Poplar Hill. What a nice surprise! Great beer selection, friendly bartender and staff. We'll be back!

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We always try and stop here on our way back from Charlottesville to DC. Great coffee, vegetarian choices, great brunch.

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Orange, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The best things about the Light Well are the coffee, the desserts and baked goods, the wait staff, the music, the Cuban sandwiches, and the homemade pasta. The worst is the fact that it is closed Mondays and Tuesdays. This is a terrible disappointment in a town where there is nowhere else to meet for relaxation and good quality coffee.... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We enjoyed the variety of beers available and the appetizers were quite good, but the bartender serving us seemed like she could use a barback or another bartender. Carrying all of the Friday night patrons herself led to less than stellar service.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Very friendly. Recommended by the inn keeper at Poplar Hill and it was a great place to wind down after a day out.

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Locust Dale, Virginia
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104 reviews 104 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My wife and I stopped today to split a dessert and have coffee. We had a great orange and walnut cake and two very good decaf coffee's. Always had very friendly service--very helpful--very highly recommended for a full menu, as well. Try daily specials as they are almost always a good value and of very high quality. The beer flight... More 

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