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The Blue Rock Inn

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12567 Lee Highway, Washington, VA 22747
540-987-3388
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Blu Rock Blues

Blue Rock is closed for now.... awaiting a new owner to breathe life back into a a most extraordinary location. Everyone hopes - It is truly a magnificent view, and piece of land, but it has been so badly managed in the past, that it has been unable to make a go of it. It has had several owners... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
BeachDreamer
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Washington, Virginia
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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95 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Washington, Virginia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Blue Rock is closed for now.... awaiting a new owner to breathe life back into a a most extraordinary location. Everyone hopes - It is truly a magnificent view, and piece of land, but it has been so badly managed in the past, that it has been unable to make a go of it. It has had several owners over... More 

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Great Falls, Virginia
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Even up the long driveway. Very ordinary food, staff and building. Turnover seems high. We have tried it a few times as it is so close to the Inn of Little Washington. We want it to be better but our wanting hasn't been enough.

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I recently had a great Sunday brunch here. The patio outside on a gorgeous day was really nice. The bloody Mary's were excellent. The biscuits and gravy and shrimp and grits were to die for! We loved it all: food, outdoor patio, service. Great place to go if you are hitting wineries, shopping in Little Washington, or... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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370 reviews 370 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stopped in for dinner on a quiet Sunday evening and we were very impressed with the menu and how many items were offered. Most all of the entrees are farm-to-table, including bison from local Madison County, VA. The views of the mountains and pond out the windows of the dining room were breathtaking! The summer salad was AMAZING! Very... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We have dined at Blue Rock Inn twice now, each time we have stayed in nearby Luray. The setting is quite lovely, overlooking vineyards, water and mountains. The décor is elegantly updated. We have found the food to be very good both times we have visited and they stay updated appropriate to the season. The service is good and attentive... More 

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New York City, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Stopped in with my girlfriend for an impromptu dinner on Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend and had a great table for two overlooking the lake with an amazing sunset behind the mountains, other than that, terrible experience. We waited 20 minutes for non-alcoholic drinks, 50 minutes for a caesar salad app, and 90+ minutes for our meal. We ended up... More 

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Huntly, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

The Blue Rock is back! We hadn't been for about 6 months or so and then found the food to be so-so. As always the ambiance and views made it a pleasant experience. Now it is again more than that. We returned on the advice of a number of friends in the county who were very pleased with the menu... More 

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Washington DC
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

It was a pleasant restaurant that was close enough to The Inn at Little Washington (where we were staying for two nights). The views were lovely and the food was a little better than average. Wait stuff was attentive, but food and quality does not compare to the Inn.

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Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Had dinner here for my daughter's birthday. We had a wonderful table set for nine guests. The guests included a baby and a service dog. The Inn was very accommodating to our needs. The waiter was very knowledgeable and the staff was quick to refill glasses and empty bread baskets. The food and service were excellent. I will return in... More 

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Nottingham
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

It probably didn't help that both the dining room and restaurant were quiet on the evening of our visit. Whilst the menu was interesting, if maybe slightly pretentious, I don't think the food loved up to it unfortunately. Our service was good though I'm sure if we had been there any longer she would have saluted! Didn't like the way... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12567 Lee Highway, Washington, VA 22747
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Rappahannock County  >  Washington
  • Phone Number: 540-987-3388

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am

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