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The Colonial Dining Room

15 Appledore Ln, Virginia's Natural Bridge Park and Historic Hotel, Natural Bridge, VA 24578-3602
+1 540-458-3750
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“deviled crab” (2 reviews)
“pulled pork” (2 reviews)
“cake” (2 reviews)
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15 Appledore Ln, Virginia's Natural Bridge Park and Historic Hotel, Natural Bridge, VA 24578-3602
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The crab legs were plentiful and I loved the kettle presentation. Overall seafood was good. The only issue with the buffet was the lack of selection on the salad bar. The toppings for the leaf salad were very sparse. And, I wish there were cold...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gohoosao
Reviewed December 12, 2018

We arrived at the hotel at 4:30 PM on Sunday afternoon after driving through a snow blizzard, and hadn't had anything to eat since breakfast. We were tired and hungry, but the Dining Room didn't open until 5:30. Lilly, at the front desk, said she...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

We spent the night at the hotel and were not happy with the hotel but the breakfast buffet was very good it’s the best part of the hotel

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hokie728
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Even with somewhat bedraggled furnishings we recognized from years ago, the dining room retains its sense of elegance and superb menu. We enjoyed both dinner and breakfast. Both waiters were friendly and accommodating. If I lived in the area, I would be a regular.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lalo_de_Mexico
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Good wholesome food with something that each of the family, grandchildren, parents and grandparents could enjoy. Nicely presented with good service, decent portions and tastey. The highlight of our hotel stay.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank one30
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Most clientele are senior citizens tonight. The staff courteous and diligent. My food was perfectly prepared. I had sirloin steak with asparagus and substituted the spoon bread instead of the potatoes. My husband had Cesar salad, pork chop entree with kale and spoon bread. His...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank galavafopa
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Booked a room for a romantic weekend away, also made reservations for the Seafood buffet. Made reservations and still had to wait roughly 30 minutes as they were slammed. Seafood buffet has mostly fried items, some good shrimp and traditional sides. But they had a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CommoGuy4u
Reviewed August 27, 2018

the Friday night seafood buffet was packed. Mostly fried food so I didn't partake, along with mounds of crablegs. I ordered a sandwich and got a salad; not really an issue but our waitress disappeared for 45 minutes so I couldn't do anything anyway

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ekter
Reviewed August 25, 2018

We had breakfast here when staying at the hotel. The restaurant offered a buffet, however we chose to order off the menu. We were pleasantly surprised at the quality of the meal, the timeliness of the meal, and the wonderful service/staff. The price shocked us...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tami B
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Ate here for dinner our first night at the hotel with my wife, niece, and nephew. Our server Rachel was very accommodating and prompt. We had the pulled pork waffle fries, which was excellent, for our appetizer. I had the burger with sweet potato fries...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank HotelierSGKD
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Appledore Ln, Virginia's Natural Bridge Park and Historic Hotel, Natural Bridge, VA 24578-3602
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Natural Bridge
  • Phone Number: +1 540-458-3750
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