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Tavern on the Rail

81 Tavern Rd, Mineral, VA 23117-3635
+1 540-872-7245
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pickled beets” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (7 reviews)
Closed today
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
81 Tavern Rd, Mineral, VA 23117-3635
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It had been quite a while since we were able to visit and it was well worth it!! A delicious experience again. Surf and Turf with crab cakes instead of lobster. Yummy!! I highly recommend. Great food and great service!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nancy J
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Out of the way place but worth visiting. The meal and service were both excellent. Will try it again with friends.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Andy F
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Talk about hidden away - Tavern on the Rail definitely is a hidden local treasure. The interior is filled with antique items and the food service items are mismatched dishware, etc. The food was awesome. The day we were there they were very busy with...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cassjede
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Not sure how this place holds the number one recommendation for the area other than being not as bad as much of the alternatives. The location is pleasant enough and the staff is half great and the other half wishing they were anywhere else. Our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank matthewc397
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Tavern on the Rail is my top spot for a special occasion dinner at Lake Anna. The foods is always delicious and I love the eclectic atmosphere!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kasplr
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Great variety of steak and seafood. Large portions. Quaint old country store atmosphere. Dining inside and outside along the train tracks.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank U6852NYcherylw
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Had heard about it and We went for a need to try something different. Pleasantly surprised as we were treated to a fantastic meal. The entire experience was top flight, from reception to service to meal. We didn’t get a chance to try out the...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank MarkG-Goochland
Reviewed December 8, 2017

We own property not far from here, so we drop in from time to time and we are never disappointed in the food quality and service ! Menu changes from time to time, so it is somewhat difficult to make a recommendation, suffice it to...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Terry L
Reviewed November 9, 2017

We dined with others for a rehearsal dinner. Lots of dishes...some delicious and some not so tasty. The baked sweet potato was the best I've ever had, as well as the fresh pickled beets. The lobster bisque was amazing! Hamburger meat...terrible...tasted like boiled. The overall...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank lawrencep614
Reviewed November 4, 2017

As weekenders for years, we were never able to arrive at the lake in time for a Friday night prime rib dinner. Now that we're retired we can frequent often for their special. We had a delicious meal, as usual. The Tavern has a homey...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Iva V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
American, Bar
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Tavern Rd, Mineral, VA 23117-3635
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Mineral
  • Phone Number: +1 540-872-7245
(540) 872-7245
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