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James Burke House Eatery

232 W Riverside St, Covington, VA 24426-1217
+1 540-965-0040
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good44%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Apr 29, 2018
“Simple”
Sep 14, 2017
“Good food, nice atmosphere”
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232 W Riverside St, Covington, VA 24426-1217
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Great little place to grab a sandwich. They also have fantastic deserts and loaded potatoes. Service is always top notch. Recommended for a quick, simple lunch.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

The food is good and the atmosphere is nice. The only complaint I have is the restaurant is only open for lunch.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank V6282AAteresaa
Reviewed August 12, 2017

I've stopped in here for eating in, and have taken out. It is a pleasant place. Service was good. The food was good. Prices are good. The place is clean. Staff friendly. I will return

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Josef Z
Reviewed June 25, 2017

Loved this place and will be back! My sister-in-law and I were looking for a place to celebrate our June birthdays and this was recommended to us. It's in a restored, antebellum brick house near the river, with a beautiful garden. We were greeted warmly...More

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank Carol_Surber_Lewis
Reviewed April 5, 2017

I was very impressed with my lunch. My friend and I had a table in the window with views of their little garden and the small town of Covington. The restaurant has great atmosphere. We were there for my friend's birthday. She cannot have dairy...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank MountainBeekeeper
Reviewed January 4, 2017

On days that I do not feel like packing a lunch this is a good stop for me. I always enjoy my sandwiches and the ladies are always nice. It beats the socks off of going to subway for a sandwich. I visit a couple...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank JTruth8888
Reviewed November 3, 2016

food was ok staff was not very friendly It opened at 9 am, we were there for 11am. They only had lunch food no breakfast items.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Donna P
Reviewed September 13, 2016

This a small historical home turned into an eating place. Basically open for lunch only. 9 - 2 weeks days and 11 - 2 Saturday. The menu has about a dozen sandwich choices with everyone a winner. The have a different specials each day and...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank William S
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

The food is ok, but the sandwiches are quite small. So don't go with a big appetite. The best dessert is the chocolate mint brownie. Do not choose this restaurant for a catered event as it is extremely expensive.

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Heather B
Reviewed July 26, 2016

The building is historical and the atmosphere is relaxing. The interior is decorated in a really nice fitting way for the building. I've had most of the sandwiches and they are all very good. The potato plates are terrific and the veggie potato is my...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Rebecca J
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  • Food
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  • Value
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 W Riverside St, Covington, VA 24426-1217
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: +1 540-965-0040
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