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Gathering Grounds

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55 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1902
+1 540-743-1121
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7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: We offer a unique dining experience: serving breakfast, gourmet...
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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  • 233
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
They're Moving Down the Street...Follow Them...You won't be sorry!

Last week, we visited our favorite Luray, Va., restaurant - Gathering Grounds - three times in two days! We ate lunch, dinner and breakfast there - and loved every minute!! While there, we learned Gathering Grounds is moving in mid-April from their present location at 55 East Main Street to 24... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
AnnieMadison_VA
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Madison, VA
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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329 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Madison, VA
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Last week, we visited our favorite Luray, Va., restaurant - Gathering Grounds - three times in two days! We ate lunch, dinner and breakfast there - and loved every minute!! While there, we learned Gathering Grounds is moving in mid-April from their present location at 55 East Main Street to 24 East Main Street, still in Luray and actually just... More 

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Luray, VA.
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Gathering Grounds is a wonderful little coffee/sandwich shop in the middle of Historic Downtown Luray. They have lots more than just coffee including fresh baked goods, sandwiches, soups and other meals. The atmosphere is also fantastic! If you are in Luray, you must visit Gathering Grounds, you'll love it!

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Richmond, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This place is a gem. We stopped by for some coffee before we headed back to Charlottesville. The barista and even the other patrons were very nice and helpful. The drink was amazing and so was the pie. If I happen to be in Luray again I will stop by, if you are in Luray, you need to stop in.

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maryland usa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good food, friendly people and great desserts! This is definitely on our list for our next visit to Luray.

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McLean, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Loved the food, service and old time fixtures from the hardware store, although they are about to move across the street to an alternative locations. Lots of home made goodies.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Went to this restaurant while visiting Luray Caverns. Good option to eat some sanwiches and soup. No other food items offered at the time. The lemon pie was excellent. Very good and amicable service.

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Alexandria, VA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We stopped in for a tea and muffin, needing time to get caught up on our emails after a day on the road and a quick visit to the fun store across the street, Hunt and Peck.. Service was great, atmosphere really fun! Would have done lunch, but the timing wasn't right. Menu looked very good!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

My wife and I ate here as soon as we arrived in Luray and liked it so much that we went back for lunch again the next day. Sandwiches, soups and salads were all tasty, and the German chocolate pie hit the spot. You can buy beer and wine here, though it's not open late. Highly recommend.

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Winchester, Virginia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We were looking so forward to enjoying a leisurely late Sunday afternoon lunch, after looking for wildlife at Shenandoah National Park, we were quite ready! Sadly, we were met with a closed sign. We have been there twice before, and really enjoyed it, so we were disappointed, settled for somewhere else that turned out as a fiasco....Hope to try again... More 

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Smithfield, Virginia
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344 reviews 344 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We were exploring Luray while vacationing at Massanutten Resort in Virginia. Luray is about 40 minutes from Massanutten. On Main Street we visited this restaurant a year ago and decided to try it again. The second time was just as good as the first! My husband had a huge onion bagel with cream cheese and coffee and I had 1/2... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 55 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1902
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Luray
  • Phone Number: +1 540-743-1121

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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