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Basic City Luncheonette

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408 N Commerce Ave, Waynesboro, VA 22980-4029
540-932-1790
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6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Description: 540 932 1790.. Great American diner of the old style

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Go on Friday night!

We used to go here on Friday nights about once a month when we lived in the area. Eating at a diner in the city we moved to tonight (which wasn't so good) I was missing Basic City and realized I should do a review. On Friday night their special is pork tenderloin, emphasis on tender. You don't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
umcrevwife
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Virginia
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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We used to go here on Friday nights about once a month when we lived in the area. Eating at a diner in the city we moved to tonight (which wasn't so good) I was missing Basic City and realized I should do a review. On Friday night their special is pork tenderloin, emphasis on tender. You don't even need... More 

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Seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Before there was foodiness there were basic places with good food like these. We stopped for lunch and enjoyed the homemade chili, grilled cheese sandwich with chips, cole slaw and iced tea. Even the pie choices are throwbacks. Tasty and good food.

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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The food is great as well as the service. It is very plain inside, old chairs, old tables in a old building. They are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The steak and gravy is homemade and very good..

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VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

If you are looking for hometown cooking, this is the only place to visit! The owners are wonderful and very attentive to their customers. Tenderloin, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, and biscuits! This is what I call a meal! Oh yes! Please leave room for their locally homemade desserts as they are quite yummy!

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Millboro, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

This is one of those little hole in the wall diners. Not much for ambience but the food is simply delicisious and at a bargain price. Unless your going for the atmosphere I highly reccomend this place

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Churchville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

I've eaten breakfast - biscuits and tenderloin gravy, outstanding and a platter full. Lunch was a cheeseburger and it was really large for $3.75 a really big meal...Nothing fancy with the inside but the service is fast, friendly and the food is outstanding home cooking.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 408 N Commerce Ave, Waynesboro, VA 22980-4029
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Waynesboro
  • Phone Number: 540-932-1790

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

540 932 1790.. Great American diner of the old style
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm

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