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“Everyone loves the Pampered Palette” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Pampered Palate Cafe

The Pampered Palate Cafe
26 & 28 E. Beverley St., Staunton, VA 24401
540-886-9463
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Ranked #26 of 106 Restaurants in Staunton
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Staunton, Virginia
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53 restaurant reviews
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Everyone loves the Pampered Palette”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Great lunches: salads that are not drowned in dressing, creative sandwiches, good soups. Variety abounds. Good wait staff.

Visited September 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Alexandria VA
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73 reviews 73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
“Don't order a grilled cheese”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Based on the kind of cool vibe and wine laying around we got the impression this would be good. No.

We went for lunch. It took 40 minutes for our order. I ordered pita and hummus to share. It came one minute before my salad and friends sandwich. So who would want it then? And if it was homemade I suggest they just buy from the grocery store. You could stick a fork straight up in it it was so thick and dry and it would stay. I should have sent it back but the (one) server never came back and we had to leave because of the time.

My said was good - it was their special with apples but crammed onto a small plate so huge mess. My friend ordered the grilled cheese. What a hoot. Toasted bread with melted cheese in the middle. No grilling involved. But after sitting for 40 minutes you have to eat it!

I can't remember what it cost but i do remember being horrified considering how bad and slow it was. If I'd only ordered the salad I would have thought the place was good . . .

  • Visited November 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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“Too pricey”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Unfortunately, we came for their web advertised expresso special and they refused to honor it. The place was pricey, but decent. Lunch shouldn’t cost $35 for two but I am spoiled on better deals.

Visited October 2012
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Great Mills, Maryland, United States
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“Good food & service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

We had a light supper here. The food was good. I had Quiche Lorraine & a salad. My wife had a stuffed baked potato with salad. They offered a number of toppings for the potatos. The carrot cake was also good. We rarely order dessert.

Visited October 2012
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Clifton, Virginia
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“Cute setting, Wonderful food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Pampered Palate indeed. Folksy little place on the main historical street in Staunton. We suspected this was the place for lunch based on the crowd coming and going, and we were right. Our food was delicious and fresh, service was prompt and courteous. Would definitely return.

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