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Big Meadows Lodge Dining

Mile 51.2, Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park, VA
+1 540-999-2222
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good34%
  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
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“breakfast” (44 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
“pot roast” (12 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Mile 51.2, Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park, VA
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The food was great and priced well. Not a large variety but something for everyone. We had breakfast and dinner there and were happy with both.

Thank GranbyGroup
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I drove here from our hometown about an hour and a half away to see the fall foliage, relax, and grab some lunch. We didn't expect great food, and didn't get it. We did want to bring our dog though, and we...More

Thank vajmugrl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a whole lot of "atmosphere" inside, but the beauty is outside anyway! We (unanimously) had some of the best food we have had anywhere-anytime! And, if you know me, that's saying something! I had the best salad I ever had-no exceptions! Photo enclosed. It...More

Thank Evard H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food mediocre at best. Service worst ever. Would only eat here because staying at the lodge and no other option.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Big Meadows Lodge and had dinner at the Spottswood dining located on site on our last night there. The dining room was not completely full as we were escorted to our table. After a short wait, we received our waters (no...More

Thank runner5kgirl
Reviewed October 3, 2017

My husband has been visiting Shenandoah for over 30 years. I have been for almost 10. For years the food and service has been exceptional. The staff would bend over backwards to help you out. Answer any questions. The food has always been something that...More

Thank juliewO2749WC
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Stayed in the Lodge for two nights and had all our meals there. Good wholesome food as to be expected in a park setting.. Restaurant can be crowded at the first setting but efficient queuing system in operation. Recommended.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed October 2, 2017

One doesn't expect amazing fine dining at a rustic lodge, but the food here used to be really quite good. Now: not so much. I think intentions are good, it's just the execution that isn't. While Carnivore-Husband was happy with his meal, this vegetarian was...More

Thank virginiawriter
Reviewed September 18, 2017

Husband and I had breakfast here on our way down Skyline Drive. We had stayed at Skyland and left early so ended at Big Meadows for breakfast. Service was friendly. We did have to ask for coffee refills. My omelet was delicious, but the grits...More

Thank yodab
Reviewed September 16, 2017

although the servers are excellent, fast and friendly, accommodating, the food is good, there is way too much - enough on the plate for two or three people - for a park that is so conscious of conservation, this is wasteful. Breakfast, not so good,...More

Thank attender11
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Mary O
August 12, 2016|
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Response from Walter K | Property representative |
As long as you touch base with us, when you arrive, we will be happy to work with you on whatever you would like
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mile 51.2, Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Shenandoah National Park
  • Phone Number: +1 540-999-2222
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