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James Burke House Eatery

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232 W Riverside St, Covington, VA 24426-1217
+1 540-965-0040
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (9 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
“specials” (2 reviews)
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232 W Riverside St, Covington, VA 24426-1217
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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.

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

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

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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

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

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.

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

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.

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

Thank Rebecca J
Reviewed June 13, 2016

While visiting family, we ate lunch at this beautiful old home in Covington, VA. The service is friendly and the food very good. Locals love this place and everyone knows each other, chat among the tables, greet everyone. A small, friendly, place to meet and...More

Thank Nancy H
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, 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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