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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Menu

BRUNCH
Pancakes
3 buttermilk pancakes served with syrup & your choice of side
USD 7.95
Amaretto French Toast
Stuffed with strawberry cream cheese & served with your choice of side
USD 8.95
Fardowners Benedict
Bacon, poached eggs & Hollandaise sauce over buttermilk biscuits with breakfast potatoes
USD 9.95
Breakfast Tornada
Shaved prime rib, sharp cheddar, Hollandaise and an egg sunny side up on toasted sourdough with breakfast potatoes
USD 12.95
Huevos Rancheros
Sunny side up eggs, potatoes, guacamole, sharp cheddar, salsa & pico sour cream over fried tortillas and black bean puree
USD 9.95
Belgian Waffle
With syrup & your choice of side
USD 7.95
Fardowners Steak & Eggs
Marinated flank steak grilled to order with two eggs any style & breakfast potatoes
USD 13.95
Fardowners Florentine
Poached eggs with spinach & artichoke sauce over buttermilk biscuits with breakfast potatoes
USD 9.95
Vegetarian Tornada
Twin Oaks tofu, sharp cheddar & breakfast potatoes over toasted sourdough with Hollandaise
USD 9.95
Add an egg for USD 1
Quiche of the Day
With choice of side
USD 6.95
SANDWICHES
Includes choice of side
Skyline BEC
Bacon, fried eggs & sharp cheddar on a toasted pretzel roll
USD 7.95
Blue Ridge BLT
Bacon, lettuce, tomato & mayonnaise on a toasted pretzel roll
USD 7.95
Royale Burger
1/2 pound Angus beef patty with a fried egg, lettuce, tomato & onion on a Kaiser roll. Add Swiss, cheddar, provolone, bleu cheese or bacon for $1
USD 10.95
Fardowners Hot Dog
Best of What’s Around nitrate-free hot dog with neon relish, Roma tomato, red onion & pepperoncini on a Goodwin Creek bun
USD 9
Parking Lot
Grilled tomatoes, onions, cheddar & provolone on a toasted pretzel roll
USD 7.95
Angus Burger
With Lettuce, tomato & onion on a Kaiser roll. Add Swiss, cheddar, provolone, bleu cheese or bacon for $1
USD 9.95
NoBull Veggie Burger
Local veggie burger with lettuce, tomato & onion on a Kaiser roll
USD 10
SALADS
Balsamic, citrus or sesame-orange vinaigrette; ranch, bleu cheese,1000 island, honey mustard & Caesar dressings. Additional dressing for $0.50
Bleu Apple Salad
Fresh apples & bleu cheese over mixed greens with choice of dressing
USD 9.95
Caesar Salad
Romaine, parmesan, garlic croutons, black pepper & Caesar dressing
USD 8.95
Wedge Salad
Iceberg lettuce wedge with bleu cheese crumbles, bacon bits, tomato, red onion & carrot curls, served with bleu cheese dressing
USD 9.95
Chicken Tender Salad
Fried chicken tenders, cheddar, Monterey jack & diced tomatoes over mixed field greens with honey mustard dressing
USD 9.95
SIDES
Breakfast Potatoes
USD 2.95
Bacon
USD 2.95
Side Salad
USD 2.95
Tater Tots
USD 2.95
Scrambled
USD 1.95
Toast
USD 1.95
Onion Rings
USD 2.95
Fries
USD 2.95
Sausage
USD 2.95
One Egg Fried
USD 1.95
About
At Fardowners, we provide quality pub fare & a welcoming casual atmosphere. Chef Mark Cosgrove sources local ingredients in season & our rotating selection of craft beer emphasizes Virginia breweries. Fardowners is a great place to take the family for dinner (our kids' Mac & Cheese is definitely the best around), or to come out with friends & enjoy our actively curated draft selection & live music on weekends.Fardowners restaurant takes its name from a group of Irish immigrants who labored for the Blue Ridge Railway Co. and helped construct four tunnels through the Blue Ridge mountains during the decade before the Civil War. Claudius Crozet’s remarkable feat of engineering took eight years and
PRICE RANGE
$5 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten here for Brunch and Dinner a few times and have been impressed everytime. I love the Fardowner's Bowl and Bloody Mary for Brunch and the WIngs and Fardowner Burger for Dinner. The Bloody Mary is an event unto itself.

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed February 24, 2020 via mobile

The restaurant was recommended t9 us from a search engine. It was close to our home and we tried it for Sunday Brunch. I did not like the bloody Mary too spicy for me food was excellent. Served quickly and hot. Our sever was excellent...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 18, 2020

The title is all I need to say. Four OBVIOUS mouse poops rolling around the edge of my plate. Yes, the building is old, but extermination techniques are available.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 22, 2019 via mobile

The servers, bartenders, cooks and managers are always welcoming and accomodating. I think of this place as my kitchen-away-from-my-kitchen. Thanks, Fd

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 6, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed the friendly atmosphere and service. The Reuben and burger were tasty. Conveniently, was open on Monday, while others in Crozet were closed,

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 5, 2019 via mobile

Always a favorite for our family. We love the friendly staff, the food, and the fact that our kiddo feels so comfortable there. We always take our family and friends here when they visit.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 9, 2019 via mobile

Stopped by with family for a late lunch and had a blast! Food was great, beer even better and there are some good folks there. Nice, relaxed and comfortable setting. Lots of choices on the menu and again, some really good beer! Will definitely go...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 8, 2019

my friends enjoyed the dark beer. we were all intrigued by the menu. needed just something light and the slider size pork bbq and burger filled the bill. french fries were excellent the edamame potstickers were unique and tasty. would order again although the sauce...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 3, 2019

Fardowners serves delicious and cheap food and has very good service. However, the place is small, almost always overcrowded, loud and dated and hence the four stars.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed July 1, 2019 via mobile

Yum. The burgers here are great. I had a burger topped with spinach and artichoke dip. It was really tasty. Everyone at our table enjoyed their meal, including our grandchildren. They had the mac and cheese. The restaurant serves a variety of adult versions too....More

Date of visit: June 2019
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I think that except for guide dogs it is illegal in Virginia to bring dogs into restaurants.
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