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Rain Restaurant & Bar

283 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210
+1 276-739-2331
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
283 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210
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Reviewed May 25, 2016

The atmosphere was cozy, yet modern. Service was exceptional. The entrees were presented well and the taste was great.

Thank micbelle
Reviewed May 17, 2016

The food portions were large, so I guess it was a good value, but the portions were heavy on cheese, sauce and other stuff that killed the taste of the main portion. there were no vegetarian options and chef was too busy to put a...More

Thank dukedoggie
Reviewed May 16, 2016

A great restaurant! It's worth the trip to Abingdon to eat here. The restaurant had a friendly staff that assisted with recommendations of their favorite dishes from the menu. We tried a calamari appetizer; very fresh, tender, perfectly seasoned, and flash-fried. My wife had the...More

Thank Jason S
Reviewed May 16, 2016

Our third stop at an eating heaven on earth. On every trip up or down I81 if it is dinner time, its Rain time. Wow, this chef never ceases to amaze us. From food preparation to new amazing sauces, everything not only looks wonderful but...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed May 15, 2016

Friends brought us here with friends. Jonathan, our wait person, was awesome. Took time to explain all and make recommendations. Nice mood place.

Thank maninthewoods
Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

My first visit will definitely not be my last! The food was amazing, our server was super attentive and friendly! My favorite was the banana bread dessert. See you soon!!!!

Thank Sandie H
Reviewed May 10, 2016

We got the excellent crab dip appetizer and the filet mignon dinner. The second night we got the salmon and cod. All the food was excellent. Everyone was friendly and helpful.

Thank Alan K
Reviewed May 5, 2016

Delicious food, great service, clean and pleasant ambiance. The calamari were a little heavy but the batter was quite flavorful. The basil arugula dressing for the salad was tasty. The scallops were cooked really well, the marmalade pairing was fantastic, I definitely recommend it! The...More

Thank Adriana M
Reviewed May 3, 2016

I was honestly a little apprehensive about going in here because it looked to me like a modern, fru-fru joint that was going to serve small portions and weak cocktails. I was WRONG and happy that I was. The bartender, Melanie, was most awesome and...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

We were not that hungry after being in the car all day but wanted a light dinner and a comfortable place to relax. We sat at the bar at the Rain and kept asking the bartender what the appetizers were that we're going past us...More

Thank Patricia D
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October 8, 2016|
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Response from Hokie67 | Reviewed this property |
If you're going during the pre-show (at the Barter) time on a Friday or Saturday night, then you should make a reservation. otherwise, you should be OK.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children
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
Beautiful building with outdoor patio, very unique art/decor with a beautiful open bar and lounge area.
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