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Rain Restaurant & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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283 E. Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210
+1 276-739-2331
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Good food and good service. There are varities of food,lots of choices in the menu from western,thai, chinese, grilled items.we have tried many restaurants nearby but we like it here.

Thank Nara T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate dinner here our first night in Abingdon. They were on a reduced menu - more like pub fare - which we didn't realize until we were seated. However, the meals were tasty and service was very good. We both had fish tacos which were nicely presented and very fresh and tasty. We shared an appetizer of fries with... More 

Thank ADF6879
Abingdon, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

Four Dear Friends met at Rain for lunch the Tuesday before Christmas to celebrate the holiday. The staff was so nice to accommodate us and sit us in an area by ourselves as we requested. Our Lunches were fantastic. Everyone loved their food. Two of us had the Blackened Chicken Sandwiches, one the Fried Buttermilk Chicken, and one had a... More 

Thank 123vickie408
Lenoir City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner prior to going to the Barter Theatre for a play. The atmosphere was very cool. We were greeted with a smile and very attentive service at the bar - where we had a cocktail and appetizer prior to being seated. The calamari was excellent! We ordered the Benton's prosciutto as another appetizer OUTSTANDING! My husband ordered the... More 

Thank Holly W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

Great food here after riding bikes on the VA Creeper Trail. We had a party of 9 and the service was great. Fried pickles were very good. Rain chicken sandwich had a great mix of flavors with sliced pears and blue cheese. Pimento cheeseburger was fantastic. Huge pasta portions for the kids. Good draft beer selection also. Reasonable prices. Will... More 

Thank Hallzal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

The restaurant is so cool inside. Atmosphere is perfect for a date night. The food was some of the best I have ever Eaten. I got the Ahi Tuna and it was cooked to perfection. I have never seen a prettier plate of food and it was so Good. My husband got the Pork chop and it was divine as... More 

Thank Leemarie123
Bristol, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

Had dinner w my husband here pre-barter show. We hadn't eaten here in a couple of years. It did not disappoint! I had ahi tuna and my husband had the stuffed chicken. We also had calamari a couple of local IPA beers.Everything was delicious! We had reservations in the lounge area. Important point: ask where your table is...the main dining... More 

Thank 2bemullins5
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We were looking for a place to have a quick, casual meal after a long day of travel. Our server was polite and very helpful.

Thank kmm0826
Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Enjoyed a superb dinner at Rain prior to a play at the Barter Theatre. Recommendations on the weekend are a must - we saw several couples turned away. I hardly ever order a filet mignon, because most restaurants don't know how to cook it MR, but Rain's chef nailed it! My other half order the ribeye and it was fantastic,... More 

Thank Beverly151
Lewisville, NC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

We had a very nice dining experience at Rain. The décor is an interesting combination of an exterior which is consistent with the historic character of Abingdon and an interior which is sleek and modern but still comfortable with warm and muted colors. Our server was courteous, prompt and helpful. I chose the chicken breast stuffed with brie, apples and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 283 E. Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Abingdon
  • Phone Number: +1 276-739-2331
their phone is 276 739 2331 at same location of former Willa Jacks. We live in Abingdon and its our "new" favorite place to eat.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?