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City Square Cafe

9428 Battle Street, Manassas, VA 20110
703 369 6022
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Ranked #37 of 237 Restaurants in Manassas
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Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Free Parking Garage! on weeknights and weekends
Transit: VRE and Amtrak station is less than one block
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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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78 reviews 78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Nice little cafe near the train station in old Manassas. Great tasting sandwiches for a light lunch. Husband had a grilled chicken sandwich with a little bite to it from a chipotle sauce. My turkey sandwich was very satisfying. Local beers. Desserts looked good.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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71 reviews 71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This restaurant is located across from the train station. The facility was one of the recommended ones told to us by the Visitor's Bureau. My expectations were not high that we would get a good meal --- I was wrong. We were seated on the patio and ultimately watched both Amtrak and the local commuter line trains pass. The area... More

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Chantilly, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

They are celebrating 25 years! We have been there for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast menu is limited, but good selection. It depends on who is the chef that day on whether the food is good or great. They would be my only negative comment. We have had some great meals there. The staff is very nice and they, as... More

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Manassas, Virginia
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Spouse and I decided to take advantage of beautiful July weather and grab a bite outside. Picked City Square for dinner. I tried the signature Chicken Bravo. Had some kick, but not too much. Best meal I have had in a while. Husband had the fish n chips -- he was very complimentary of it too. Don't miss the Italian... More

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Manassas, VA
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93 reviews 93 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We really enjoy this place to sit outside and enjoy the live music. My wife swears it's the best filet mignon she's ever had, normally gets it medium rare, but eats it rare here. She shared some bites with me and I really enjoyed even though I normally prefer medium rare to medium. I was in the mood for something... More

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Springfield, Virginia
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121 reviews 121 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I really don't like to give this place a bad review, because the owners are wonderful, the atmosphere is cozy and welcoming, and it's a local restaurant. But I feel like this place would be far more successful if they served good quality food. I've been here twice, the last time on July 4th for a special evening meal. Again,... More

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South Bend, Indiana
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106 reviews 106 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

We try to always pick local eating places when traveling. This one came highly recommended by some friendly local folks. It was not what we expected. The staff was pleasant and attentive...no problem there. We are foodies and both of us are trained chefs. We know the work that goes into a fine meal so we are rarely critical of... More

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Lindenwold, New Jersey
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

This was the first place we stopped when we arrived in Manassas. It caught our eye because it was directly across from the train depot. A few trains went by while we were eating which made it very interesting. The food was good. And I had a delicious sweet tea. Love my sugar! I would recommend this cafe for anyone... More

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I went for lunch and this is just another "joint" in ole town Manassas--more tourist trap than a good eatery. I order the "fresh" turkey club--turkey so dry that overloading with mayonnaise stale. I elected the house salad instead of fries; you'll have to trust me, I wanted the greens but like the bread, barely on the not stale side.... More

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Manassas, Virginia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

City Square Cafe is our regular go-to restaurant. We go here several times a month for lunch and dinner as well as brunch on Saturday or Sunday. The owners, Chef Robert and his charming wife, Susanne, greet us with a welcome hug and make us feel like family. The staff are professionals who understand the menu and care about your... More

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