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“Over the hills and through the woods to a---------” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Swinging Bridge Restaurant

The Swinging Bridge Restaurant
Rt. 1 Box 64, Paint Bank, VA
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Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Paint Bank
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Custer, South Dakota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Over the hills and through the woods to a---------”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

----super and unique dining experience. The down home cooking style of many favorite dishes plus the warmth of a huge fire place is only exceeded by the warm and friendly staff that makes this restaurant one of the better places to eat. The old town country setting has a "Hillbilly" gourmet flair with access to a general store and a huge display of locally made items for sale. There are many more sites to see in Paint Bank, Va. Our family will definitely go back.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Apex, North Carolina
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174 reviews 174 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 75 cities Reviews in 75 cities
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
“Hard to find but well worth the trip!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We were in Roanoke for the Virginia HOG rally in Junr 2013 and went for a motorcycle ride and stumbled upon this cutest restaurant/general store. We were a bit early for lunch se we tried the breakfast. Some ordered off the munu and some made up their orders. There were 16 of us and we were all served promptly and perfectly. We went up stairs, ventured accross the indoor swinging bridge and shopped while awaiting our food. Afterward we walked around to the trout pond and grist mill and had to get back on the road but could have stayed longer and played corn hole out back! This is a stop we will make again if ever in this area. Prices were much better than the fast food chains we often settle for.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Webster Springs, West Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great place!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Glad we stopped at this place! Really cool and very friendly staff. Food was good as well! We were passing thru and just stopped to let my little boy out of car for a few minutes. We ended up staying 2 hours. Be dure to check out Grist Mill nad trout pond behind store. Great roadside stop!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Roanoke, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
“Enjoyed”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We were all pleased with our food. We all had the sliced buffalo sub (can't remember what it was called) with chips for us and sweet potatoe fries for our friends. All of us found our food to be delicious and priced about what you would expect for the area. Rustic atmosphere appropriate for the menu and locale. We enjoyed browsing the shop and all decided that this will be a "must" on any future trips within a 25 mile radius of the Swinging Bridge.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Roanoke, Virginia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

This is a very nice place for a short day trip from Roanoke or Lewisburg. Food was delicious, priced about normal for the area. Interior bathrooms had soap dispensers and were clean. Three of us had buffalo burgers which were thick and tasty. Two of us had sweet potato fries and came with yummy cream cheese dip. The rustic decor with its stuffed wildlife fascinated our grandchildren. The restaurant is about an hours drive from Roanoke but very scenic.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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