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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
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Today
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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: Drinks, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: A new restaurant. Opened in feb 2011

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Visitor rating
  • 83
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    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
Old Rag recuperation.

Awesome place! Food and service was great and good selection of beer on tap. Will come back for the Cubano sand which again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Silvina F
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Great Falls, Virginia
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Great Falls, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Awesome place! Food and service was great and good selection of beer on tap. Will come back for the Cubano sand which again.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We had brunch at the Light Well over the Memorial Day weekend. The Light Well is a comfy, welcoming place with a solid beer selection, solid menu, friendly service---worth a trip on a beautiful Sunday from DC. This was our second visit and it is definitely a busy place. Had the chicken club and the cobb salad...both satisfying brunch dishes.

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Richmond, Virginia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The food was great, tried the soft shell crabs last week which was quite impressive. The server on that Thursday was very rude and tried to rush us out. Once again, loved the food, but will not return due to the poor service.

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Victoria Harbour, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I ate dinner today and had great chicken club and pasta meals. In addition, I enjoyed a superb local Merlot wine called Barberville. The service was very good.

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Arlington, Virginia
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147 reviews 147 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I had dinner at the Light Well in Orange, VA. The restaurant, before it was one, was a hardware store and before that, a pharmacy. All the tables were taken, so I sat at the bar. The bar keep seemed to be the busiest person there. I ordered the grilled chicken. It was good. However, it took almost a hour... More 

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Hampton, VA
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We had brunch here the next day after dining at Elmwood at Sparks and brought our 2 year old granddaughter with us. Everything went smoothly. Food was good, waitress was helpful and friendly. The morning breads and sandwiches were perfect for our group. A nice surprise.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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86 reviews 86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Wow! We stumbled onto this place, hidden in a tiny southern town in Virginia. Antique hunting in Orange Virginia, and getting hungry? Please stop in to The Light Well. A very modern experience in a thrown back location. The atmosphere is quite pleasant, with an upscale coffee house feel. Yes they have great coffee, but that is just the beginning.... More 

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Sykesville, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The chicken breast was tender with great flavor and was healthy. The sauce over the vegetables was tasty. I asked the waitress what her favorite meal here was and she recomended it.

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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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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?