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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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8:00 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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Visitor rating
  • 238
    Excellent
  • 71
    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
Second visit

Glad we got to eat in the old space before they move up the street. Love the decor! We had dinner here (sandwiches) and it was a relaxing end to our day. The service is good, the food well-prepared and the ambiance is conducive to a nice chat.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
jean_likes_maine
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New York
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Glad we got to eat in the old space before they move up the street. Love the decor! We had dinner here (sandwiches) and it was a relaxing end to our day. The service is good, the food well-prepared and the ambiance is conducive to a nice chat.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

good food, coffee, expresso, excellent music and warm atmosphere, they are moving shortly just down the street.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

They are the perfect little cafe! The store is decorated in a very kitchy manner, which I love. The staff was nice and welcoming and the food was fresh and delicious. If you are a peanut butter lover you must try the Peanut Butter Pie!! The next time we're in Luray we'll visit again!

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Lewes, Delaware
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

-Small menu but food is great -good service -nice building This place is awesome for a nice breakfast or lunch and has a great staff, great food and awesome service! I suggest their mango smoothies

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Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

This is such a good eatery - good sandwiches, great coffees, wonderful staff. They are soon to change locations (nearby) and I have no doubt they will create an equally wonderful ambience. I eat here every time I am in Luray and it is always a great experience.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

quaint place bakery/restaurant.offers bottled wines, cheeses and pastries to stay or go.also has olive oils and other assorted items about mid-price range.

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Madison, VA
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59 reviews 59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?