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1008 CHURCH LAND, Tappahannock, VA 22560
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Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Quick sit down Lunch

Another good place to eat if you are in a hurry. Even thogh meals are to order service is fast and efficient

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Tappahannock, Virginia
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  • Families with children
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Culpeper, Virginia
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there once when they first opened Got the fried oysters and they were good. Haven't been back to Tappahannock to eat but, would go back.

Thank BozoNN
Tappahannock, Virginia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another good place to eat if you are in a hurry. Even thogh meals are to order service is fast and efficient

Thank 48402014
Raleigh NC
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172 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We acidentally came across this restaurant while staying one night in Tappahannock and we're glad we tried it. The place is small and quaint but amazingly clean. The menu focuses on seafood but has a great sandwich menu too. Service was good, food was hot and well prepared. I had scallops and my husband has flounder and neither of us... More 

Thank LakeIslandGirl
Toms River, New Jersey
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

I was looking for a local/home spun restaurant. Well I found it at the TO DO restaurant located on Route 17 North or Church Rd.. The way to find it is just look for the pick up trucks in the parking lot. Upon walking in it is not a fancy place but the staff makes you feel like family. The... More 

Thank Bob S
Lanexa, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We drive up that way twice a year to pick up hay for our goats. Stopping at the To Do Cafe is the highlight of our 3 hour round trip.

Thank Jeff A
Herndon, Virginia
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

I'm sure many would like this main road side cafe and if we'd chosen to sit inside it might have been better. We sat outside because the ambience inside was...non existent. Outside we were serenaded by trucks hurtling by on Rte 17. The table was gritty (not wiped). The beer selection was down home usual and the so called 'baskets'... More 

Thank shenandoah1506
Williamsburg, Virginia
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131 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Having passed the colorful little cafe a hundred times I opted to check it out over lunch time. Seating for roughly 40 guests this cafe has a homey feel great for family and good friends looking to relax. The service was prompt and before I knew it was enjoying a wonderful mushroom & bacon burger on a nice kaiser roll.... More 

Thank magickayak
Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

It's easy to miss this restaurant as you drive by. But you'll be glad you found it as this is a must stop if you're in the area. During three different visits we had coconut shrimp, fried oysters, fried soft shell crab, and crab cakes. All were excellent. We had sides of butter beans and cold slaw which were tasty... More 

Thank bbonzaiTexas
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Stopped on the way to the Bay for a quick, late lunch and had a pretty good meal. Two of us had clam strips with cole slaw and the third had a crab cake sandwich. The service was quick (only one other party there) and our food was hot and good. Typical diner fare. Nothing fancy.

Thank Huge823
Williamsburg, Va
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193 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We stopped in for lunch on a Saturday and were greeted by very friendly folks when we entered. My girlfriend and I both ordered the soft-shelled crab sandwich, and they were delicious! Each came with one side, and the prices were very reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1008 CHURCH LAND, Tappahannock, VA 22560
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Tappahannock
  • Phone Number: 8044432002

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


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