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Gathering Grounds

55 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1902
+1 540-743-1121
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Ranked #2 of 33 restaurants in Luray
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: We offer a unique dining experience: serving breakfast, gourmet sandwiches, soups and salads with a full-service espresso bar, homemade pastries and pies in a relaxing atmosphere. Wine and beer - on and off. Open 7 days a week.
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: We offer a unique dining experience: serving breakfast, gourmet sandwiches, soups and salads with a full-service espresso bar, homemade pastries and pies in a relaxing atmosphere. Wine and beer - on and off. Open 7 days a week.
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English first
Columbia, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

We had lunch here and it was FANTASTIC! The 3 of us each had something different and all three were delicious! My husband and I had the German Chocolate Pie for dessert and I wished I had my own piece!!!! Only negative...they don't give out that pie recipe!! LOL

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Richmond, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

My fiance and I had a late lunch at Gathering Grounds Saturday, March 15th around 2:00 PM after a visit to Luray Caverns. We were first met with a pleasant aroma just outside the cafe, and weren't let down by the smiling face that greeted us from behind the deli display as we walked in. She kindly let us know... More

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Coshocton, Ohio
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30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Was out antiquing and needed a coffee and a snack. What a find in the heart of town. Coffee was great and the pastries were fantastic. By the time we left, the local lunch crowd started in and the looks of the served dished was very, very interesting. Had we not ate the sweets, we certainly would have had lunch.... More

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Luray
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We visit the Gathering Grounds often: after church on Sunday, for lunch on Saturdays, or any time that we want to enjoy a great atmosphere and excellent food. It truly is a "gathering grounds" for our town. For the past two years, we have made reservations for Valentine's Day dinner at the Gathering Grounds, and it has indeed been a... More

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Greenbackville, Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

While in town visiting a friend, we ate here. I loved how eclectic this place is. Always something catching your eye. The food wad good too! Oh and the pecan pie...it's a good thing I got my slice to go or I would have had seconds. I had the chicken salad and my I think my friend got a grilled... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

My friends and I ventured into town on a chilly Saturday afternoon and we were delighted with this little nook! They made perfect lattes and ground some expression for us. The atmosphere was warm and cozy. Although the streets were empty, this place was packed with afternoon lunchers and people enjoying quite conversation. We found ourselves at the bar as... More

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38 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This is our second visit and first let me say the waitress was extremely friendly. She was very knowledgeable about the menu and had good recommendations. She checked on is frequently without interrupting us. The atmosphere is also very nice. We enjoyed the table in the front window. The food was bad but needs some improvement. Two of the guys... More

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Elizabeth Leigh B, Owner at Gathering Grounds, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! But I did want to respond because there were a few things I want to say that were incorrect for the next reader. We take pride in what we do at the cafe. One thing being we make EVERYTHING from scratch! The soup was not clam but a seafood chowder. Shrimp and Crab. We made the... More

Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

the gathering grounds is an excellent place to eat and socialize.Food is good, prices are good atmosphere is quaint.

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Virginia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

My husband and I went here for dinner with friends one evening. It is an old hardware store that has been converted into a coffee bar, lunch counter, bakery, restaurant. The service is good and friendly. The menu is a great collection of items. Unique sandwiches, wraps and soups......I had the chicken salad (written up as having grapes and pecans,... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

I loved this place, it was very clean and had a really cool atmosphere Also, a full coffee bar, I would recommend lunch here, they have good sandwiches

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