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Mountaineer Cafe

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218 N Main St, Madison, VA 22727-3030
+1 540-948-6815
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good48%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“hamburger” (6 reviews)
“scrapple” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Diner
218 N Main St, Madison, VA 22727-3030
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Reviewed March 29, 2017

Good food, more of a cafeteria atmosphere. Go in eat and leave. Lacks social contact. Decor could use a facelift. Not quite there to be considered a restaurant. More of an eatery

Thank davidZ7781OR
Reviewed February 27, 2017

After reading the good reviews of this place, I had it on my list of "must try" and I'm glad I did. The service was friendly and quick, and the place looked very clean. I had a biscuit and gravy, egg and hash brown. The...More

1  Thank norskies
Reviewed January 19, 2017

Very good breakfasts...even scrapple! It is a staple for locals. Service is good and inside recently remodeled for nice atmosphere.

Thank CatPoe
Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Family restaurant; exceptionally clean, awesome food! Friendly atmosphere ! Prime rib sandwich was cooked to perfection! Terrific service!

Thank cloralee
Reviewed November 12, 2016

Family-owned business by our neighbors in Etlan, Virginia. We eat there regularly. Service is great, and food is excellent. Sometimes when busy there is a wait for food, but it is well worth it. Cafe has a strong following from locals. I don't get there...More

Thank CoppedgeFarms
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for lunch on the way back from Plow and Hearth. Glad we got there when we did - seated ourselves without a wait. The place filled up pretty quickly. Friendly staff. Good food. I had a basic grilled chicken...More

Thank sluns08
Reviewed September 15, 2016

The food was great, but the wait was a little long but it was a busy day shortly after the new owners opened the cafe. Very friendly.

Thank mkingfaces6
Reviewed June 6, 2016

Stopped here on the way out of town from the Bluegrass Festival at Graves, just happened to see it out the window and we were pretty hungry so we stopped. Lots of great breakfast options. Breakfast is my favorite so I got the Big Country...More

Thank Emily C
Reviewed May 28, 2016

Service with a smile and homemade breakfasts can be had at this quaint cafe style home town eatery. Comfortable and clean.

Thank Chiquis926
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Had Brunch here a few times. Local favorite. Newly updated looks clean. Try the omelet. French Toast is good too. Clean. Bathrooms and friendly wait staff.

Thank Brandi F
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Any vegetarian options?
November 7, 2016|
Response from sluns08 | Reviewed this property |
I do know they offer salads, but I'm not sure what other vegetarian options are on the menu. Hope this helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 N Main St, Madison, VA 22727-3030
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 540-948-6815
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