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9058 Big Island Hwy, Route 122, Bedford, VA 24523-5271
+1 540-587-7100
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5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Wed 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Richmond, Virginia
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't let the name "tea room" confuse you. This was a little off the beaten path but worth the find. We went on Casual Thursday which featured $7 burgers and $1 oysters. Salads were good too. It was starting to get busier as we left around 7:30. Waiter was very friendly. I think she was the owner. Great dining experience.

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1 Thank BettyBoop515
Bedford, Virginia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

This place is an absolute gem. The food is well thought out, using fresh local ingredients. Copper topped tables in a little cabin, with the mountains as a back drop. Can't say I've ever been any place write like it.

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Thank Steve K
Roanoke, Virginia
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

A real gem in rural Bedford county. Ate dinner there to celebrate a retirement. Great setting and views. Fantastic menu. Great presentation. Very friendly staff. Small so make reservations for sure. We very highly recommend.

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Thank roahokie
Bedford, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

We have been there a number of times and always great food and service . My wife and I had dinner there tonight and the Fried Chicken and Stacked Porkchops was fantastic and we got really lucky because tonight they had their famous Bread Pudding matter of fact we actually had them to save us some before we ever ordered... More 

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Thank M7577MLrichardm
Lynchburg, Virginia
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Not close to much but a beautiful drive. Went for Sunday brunch. Great selections. I had the fried oysters over eggs, bacon, and grits. Wife had the shrimp and grits and loved it. Closes at 2 so go early.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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90 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

We have eaten at several restaurants in the area around Smith Mountain Lake, and we've found most of those aspiring to more than sandwiches and wings--and many of those--to be mostly disappointing. Millstone Tea Room is the proverbial diamond in the rough. Outstanding. This is the kind of restaurant I love--small, relaxed, comfortable. It is is off the beaten path... More 

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1 Thank NOmadfolk2
Bedford, Virginia
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

This is my favorite local restaurant. The food is fantastic. I have some food allergies and they really are able to help me with those in the food they prepare. The food is outstanding and always fresh. The menu changes depending on the season, so you are always getting the freshest. Great wine selection, beer on tap and a bartender... More 

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1 Thank TrpTakers
Bedford, Virginia
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

Off the beaten path and well worth it! If you are looking for fresh, amazing food in a unique setting, this is for you. Awesome food, drinks, and service! Perfect for a date night!

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Thank shannon j
Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

Bacon-wrapped dates, fried oysters with deviled-egg dressing, original cole slaw with NO mayo. The creativity and quality of the food is always worth the trip.

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1 Thank Irene R
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

Visited this place for a birthday celebration & it was tremendous! Such a cute & quaint place and the food was amazing! We sampled the bacon wrapped dates, crab dip, oysters and others for appetizers all which were so yummy. For dinner, after lots & lots of deliberation & mind changing I went with the chicken & dumplings and they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9058 Big Island Hwy, Route 122, Bedford, VA 24523-5271
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +1 540-587-7100

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