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Soul Mountain Cafe

300 E Main St, Front Royal, VA 22630-3339
+1 540-636-1185
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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“cornbread” (9 reviews)
“pulled pork” (8 reviews)
“jambalaya” (6 reviews)
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300 E Main St, Front Royal, VA 22630-3339
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Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

We were enticed by the posted menu. Walked in and a lot of folks were finishing up. We're seated right away. We both ordered lump crab cake sandwich, no onions. No problem. While waiting all the tables started to vacate but there seemed no sense...More

2  Thank Lisa L
Reviewed June 15, 2014

After a long day hiking our family of four had a late dinner at Soul Mountain. We were tired and really hungry.. After a trip to the bathroom and a view into the kitchen we were ready to walk out. Filthy walls and floors and...More

3  Thank Linda F
Reviewed May 28, 2014

We enjoyed your dinner, especially my son with his curry chicken, but I found it a wee pricey. I will however visit you again on another special occasion.

Thank Robin G
Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

We heard the food was good but won't know. 30 min after we order we checked on the salad and wings we ordered. 10 min later we checked again and she said it was being plated. 10 min later we checked and she said "it's...More

1  Thank Laurie S
Reviewed April 26, 2014

Hadn't been back to "Soul Mountain" in quite a while. They were moderately busy, and our server was efficient, fun and made our lunch more enjoyable. The meals were good, and my husband and his friend definitely enjoyed the HUGE brisket sandwiches. We like that...More

2  Thank momE1
Reviewed April 16, 2014

I understand in small towns food choices are slim, but it doesn't make it ok to settle for sub standard cuisine. The dining atmosphere is quite plain and does not really scream culinary creativity or interest in establishing a theme for a customer base. Only...More

5  Thank Bakes419
Reviewed February 9, 2014

The food was delicious and a very good value. Best BBQ I've tasted in a long time. We'll definately go back again.

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed November 15, 2013

It was a hot day on lunch time. There was no air conditioning, just ventilators that didn't help much. The restaurant was full of flies. My spouse asked what kind of lager beer they have and the server offered different kinds of beer - not...More

2  Thank AllKnowMother
Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

From the time the waitress took our order, middle of the afternoon, until the food arrived at our table, was almost an hour. The room is rather noisy and echo-y, so we did not get to enjoy our wait. The food and prices were mediocre.

1  Thank GearheadJim
Reviewed October 30, 2013

Rec'd a recommendation from the antique shop across the street....very happy to do so. Th food was delicious...I don't normally like catfish...but this was fresh, tasty,and great...and the fries..and the med salad...all was good...I don't understand the bad reviews...I loved the place

Thank Emnmnm2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 E Main St, Front Royal, VA 22630-3339
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Front Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 540-636-1185
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Eclectic Cuisine; some fusion with a whole lot of Soul! Not soul food, but food for the soul in a mountain of flavors. Our eclectic menu is crafted to suit all appetites because we take pride in preparing all plates fresh to order, so have patience for real food, not fast food. Excite your palate! Absolutely the best BBQ in the valley. Known especially for our brisket, pulled pork, and St. Louis style ribs with our house made Doc’s BBQ sauce, right here on 300 East Main St. in historic Front Royal, Virginia, We serve American, Barbeque, Burgers, Cajun/Creole, Caribbean, Sandwiches, Seafood, Steakhouse and Vegetarian cuisine. We take reservations; walk-ins welcome. We are happy to book for large groups, promote a kid-friendly environment, and provide Take Out, Delivery, and Catering services. Outdoor seating available for the warmer months. Our hours of operations are: Tue – Thu: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm Fri – Sat: 12:00 pm – 9:00pm Sun: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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