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All 34 Luray Restaurants

Gathering Grounds

55 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1902
+1 540-743-1121
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Ranked #2 of 34 Restaurants in Luray
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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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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Front Royal, Virginia
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Fascinating facility; great food and service! Seven of us, ages 18 months to grandparents, recently had lunch in this fascinating café on the main street in Luray. We read that the building was previously an old hardware store, and that fits; one wall is fronted with glass enclosed shelves and multiple oak drawers that may have held small parts. The... More 

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Newark, Delaware
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

best coffee in Luray. Food is homemade and delicious! great atmosphere and really nice people working there. visited FEB 2013

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Luray, Virginia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The Gathering Grounds is a low key, no rush, very friendly place to sit and relax (or as I say melt a little). Food is good, service is awesome, BEST coffee around. If you are driving through in a hurry.....keep driving...this place is laidback and relaxed and thats how we want to keep it. Good luck on your move across... More 

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Luray, Virginia
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Meet friends here for lunch often. I do wish they would come up with some different side course options. Service can be iffy sometimes when they are busy. But overall a really nice place and look forward to new things when they move in the spring.

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Sterling, Virginia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The Gathering Grounds in Luray is a nice place for lunch. It has a cozy down home feeling with a city-like menu. You can get your coffee, chai tea, or lattes here. The food is really good; the soups are homemade. I had a candied Canadian bacon grilled cheese and chicken noodle soup. The sandwich was sweet and buttery and... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We randomly came upon this place during out travels. It is a cute store front set in the quaint little town of Luray. When you walk in you feel instantly welcomed. The cafe is tastefully decorated and you can see the history in the old building as you sit in the eclectic chairs waiting for food. The food is to... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We were happy with the food, but the service was terrible. The whole staff is very slow... The place wasn't busy at all, maybe 4-5 tables, but it took them 10min before they actually came to us with the menu and then when the food was ready it was sitting on the counter for 7 min while couple waitresses would... More 

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Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

After some initial confusion at the door regarding seating (despite being told to "wait to be seated," no one acknowledged us until my husband sought a server out), we enjoyed a tasty and interesting lunch in this pretty, cozy and French-inspired spot. The interior itself was very cool, and we enjoyed the bright and airy atmosphere! My sandwich and pasta... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

Stopped here on our anniversary for a nice breakfast. It was great just like previous reviews stated. Small breakfast menu but has just what you need. The pastry counter is not over rated. Very cool place. Come here. Eat. Relax. You won't be disappointed.

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Sterling, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

When in Luray, everything is mostly on Main street and it isn't much. If you are looking for something else than the contemporary and often blend hotel breakfast, go to Gathering Grounds. It used to be an old hardware store and it is now wonderfully redecorated and so cozy! The hot chocolates and toasted croissants are great. They have a... More 

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Additional Information about Gathering Grounds

Address: 55 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1902
Phone Number: +1 540-743-1121
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Luray
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American

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