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Route 11 Potato Chip Factory

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Address: 11 Edwards Way, Mount Jackson, VA 22842
Phone Number: 540-477-9664

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Flavor Samples are fun, and if machines are working, it is fascinating!

Excellent chips, and being able to see the factory where they are made just makes eating them all the more interesting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Shenandoah Valley, Virginia

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Shenandoah Valley, Virginia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent chips, and being able to see the factory where they are made just makes eating them all the more interesting.

Thank C H
Mount Jackson, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fun factory viewing of making potato chips and tasting too! We love going here, friendly service, local products sold and you can't get their chips any fresher! Unique dill pickle flavor is a must try as well as the sweet potato chips, but there are so many more flavors to enjoy. Convenient location within 1/2 mile of Shenandoah caverns exit... More 

Thank LisaF42
Mount Jackson, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A quick and fun side trip off Interstate 81. Can look through glass at small chip manufacturing. Good for kids. Quick stop.

Thank Chris L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by while visiting nearby Luray Caverns with the parents. Got a brief introduction and tour from one of the staff, who was very personable and answered our questions. Allow 10-15 minutes to watch the chip making process from beginning to end, and then another 15 minutes to sample chips and decide which ones to buy!

Thank TNTinVA
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family visited and unfortunately missed watching the chipping. There were plenty of tasty samples though and we all got to pick out a few favourites. The dill pickle chips are particularly yummy, and the crab chips a great regional treat. The spicy chips brought my husband to his knees - not an easy feat! Get the five gallon tub... More 

Arlington, Virginia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Kids enjoyed the trip and learned about how to make chips. They loved the free chips sampling, specially. :) Chips Factory and visitor area were very clean. Fry viewing is also free to watch.

Thank Baigalmaa
Pine Hill, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We were in the area from out of state and saw the factory was nearby. Saw the Route 11 chips in area stores and were a little curious about the product. You can view the process of making and bagging the chips through big windows. Samples are set out to try and bags of various flavors are available. Also large... More 

Thank DandLPineHill_NJ
Yorktown, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

A short tour is given by a knowledgeable employee. You are able to see the entire process through huge glass windows (except the washing/peeling room), even the hand seasoning. Samples are set out of each brand that they make/carry. I now have a new favorite, white sweet potato chip! You too, can purchase your favorites on site.

Thank Patricia B
Hagerstown, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We stopped in to watch them cook chips but their bagging machine was shut down so we couldn't see the process in operation. A nice employee did explain the process to us and we sampled and bought some chips to take home.

Thank rmorin49
Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Did a short stop here just before they closed for the day and it was really nice to see the production. We also got to taste some samples and bouth a bunch of small bags of different chips. Cool place for a short break.

Thank Thomas1406

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