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Millstone Tea Room

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9058 Big Island Hwy, Route 122, Bedford, VA 24523-5271
+1 540-587-7100
11:30 am - 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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Leesburg, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 15, 2017

I must say that the food is very good. Very small portions. Very cold if you are sitting in the front room by the door in the winter. The service was fine.

Thank 262ustraveler
Moneta, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed January 10, 2017

We go here several times a year for date night. Love the atmosphere, waitstaff, and food! Anniversary, Valentines, or any time! We don't usually bring the kids but I'm sure they can accommodate.

Thank ericainva
Richmond, Virginia
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 5, 2016 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.

1 Thank BettyBoop515
Bedford, Virginia
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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.

Thank Steve K
Roanoke, Virginia
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60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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.

Thank roahokie
Bedford, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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 

Thank M7577MLrichardm
Lynchburg, Virginia
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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.

Thank Bob A
New Orleans, Louisiana
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96 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank NOmadfolk2
Bedford, Virginia
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank TrpTakers
Bedford, Virginia
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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!

Thank shannon j

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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?