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Sunken Well Tavern

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American, European, Wine Bar
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720 Littlepage St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
540-370-0911
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great brunch/lunch place

No nonsense, good food in a relaxed atmosphere. Excellent service. Wish we had had breakfast there instead of the hotel!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 1, 2015
Katyajv
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The Sunken Well is one of our regular favorites here at home. We enjoy how they support local artists and provide a fantastic atmosphere for groups, friends, couples, and families. Their brunch and food selections are always fantastic, and their service has always been superb and personal.

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fredericksburg, va
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We have been enjoying the food at Sunken Well for years, since it first opened. Today our meal was a disappointment, especially knowing the quality that it has been in the past. I gave it two stars because the Tomato Basil Soup is still quality (although it could have been a bit warmer) and the appetizer crab cakes were good... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

4th or 5th visit here. Food is great, we keep coming back. Their seafood can't be beat. Especially impressed with fried scallops. Thursday nights "Ladies Night"....great deals. Highly recommend the place!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

No nonsense, good food in a relaxed atmosphere. Excellent service. Wish we had had breakfast there instead of the hotel!

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

They are only getting 2 stars because the cheese sticks were good. I ordered a ham and cheese sandwich and the lettuce and tomatoes were rotted and the honey mustard on the sandwich was rancid. The whole sandwich tasted spoiled. My husbands burger was raw even tho he asked for it well done and if u want a bag of... More 

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Virginia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Met up with a couple friends for lunch & all of us ordered different sandwiches with ether fries, onion rings. Every sandwich was a surely a taste treat. Service was great & I will surely make this a place on our lunch trips. Nice location & the sandwiches are great & enough for two. Also the Bar has a lot... More 

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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We are fairly new to Fredericksburg but tried this restaurant because of a coupon. It is a little out of the way but definitely worth the effort. We will go there again. The vibe is great and the service equally good. Although our server said to get the burger we went with the quesadilla. The steak filling was good but... More 

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Been here twice now, first time during Restaurant Week--it was great then. This time was leaning toward the crab cakes and asked the waitress about them. She said she was really picky and theirs were excellent. Also asked about the onion rings, again told they were excellent. The crab cake was okay, not great. It was huge, but had a... More 

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King George, Virginia, United States
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57 reviews 57 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Two of us went here for brunch, ordered different things, and it was like we were in two different restaurants. I took the friendly waitress' suggestion and got a sausage gravy & biscuits brunch special. My friend ordered a sandwich. It took about 25 minutes to receive our order. The sandwich was impressive-looking, and he said it was very good.... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Now, after living in the area for three years, I can consider myself a local. As a local, I will choose to dine here over any other place in the Fred. The decor may not be fancy, but it is comfy and clean. The service is always great. There are great beers on tap. The wraps and delectable and hand... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 720 Littlepage St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: 540-370-0911

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, European, Wine Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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