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12267 Old Gordonsville Rd, Orange, VA 22960
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful homemade sandwiches, soups and desserts! Will definitely go back when we come back to Orange for our Thanksgiving visit.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Madison, VA
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103 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

My husband has had lunch several times at this unassuming restaurant - Real Food - on the road to Gordonsville, just east of Orange Virginia. Today, I accompanied him, and we both loved our light lunch! We shared a sandwich and salad. Simple fare made special by the addition of special touches. My fave was the unbelievably delicious "crunchies" that... More 

Thank AnnieMadison_VA
Orange, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Delicious and unique items made fresh with local ingredients! Revolving menu means every week is different depending on the season!

Thank farmgirlmc
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Quick, fresh local fare.. small but take out is always an option.. soups are made fresh as are the cookies..

Thank nancyb191
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

Unique food combinations that I would never think of but that turn out great! I often get more if than one sandwich!

Thank Kain S
Orange, Virginia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

The food is always good and the menu changes every week.You generally have a choice of two sandwiches, two soups and two salads. They have great deserts too. Their hours are 11am-2pm and the place is very small so mostly I pick up to go. Great food , friendly people.

Thank Twolf76
Aldie, VA
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Enjoyed a warm November weekend lunch at Real Food. The sandwiches were delicious and side of beets divine! Had a specialty Blue Mountain draft which was very tasty. Wonderful food, service and views. A must visit in Orange!

Thank lrgay
Orange, VA
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This is a great place to get a healthy lunch on a budget! Great salads and the sandwiches are not what you think! Some of the combinations I have never even thought of, but they blend well and have never disappointed. A different menu every week and the ability to get enough for dinner and take it home!

Thank JLippens
Orange, Virginia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is a very small sandwich shop where you give your order at the counter and it is prepared freshly. They have a few tables and chairs. They announce your order when it is ready. The menu changes daily. All food is fresh and delicious. Not a lot of atmosphere but the food makes up for it.

Thank Joyce D
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in here after a lovely morning at Montpelier. I had a sweet potato goat cheese salad and my husband an awesome turkey sandwich with havarti and fruit salsa on sourdough. He also had a flavorful red lentil soup. EVERything was delicious, exceptional!

Thank maltt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $14
American, Vegetarian, Soups, Healthy
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12267 Old Gordonsville Rd, Orange, VA 22960
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: 540-661-7261

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?