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The Light Well

110 E Main St, Orange, VA 22960-1627
+1 540-661-0004
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (31 reviews)
“burger” (28 reviews)
“mussels” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
110 E Main St, Orange, VA 22960-1627
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

I was so happy when this place opened a few years ago, and I have it enjoyed it ever since. Love bringing out of town guests here for brunch on the weekends. Good food, inviting atmosphere and a welcoming crew of folks.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 974dalen
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

For brunch I ordered eggs, grits, and potatoes. I’m not usually someone who orders grits but I took a chance and they were delicious. By husband had the Cuban and said it was the best sandwich he’s ever had. I recommend their ginger mimosas. We...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sharon P
Reviewed October 11, 2018

the setting was nice and cozy , however the service was less than desirable , the gen manager "Emily" was very RUDE my chicken entree was very under cooked , and bloody , they seemed in a rush to seat you and get you out...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Brian T
Reviewed October 3, 2018

I have never had a bad experience at The Light Well. The owners have always been friendly and accommodating.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Shannon N
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed a delicious squash soup, salad and dinner! People were very nice and service gracious! I want to give high Compliments to the chef! The INN on Poplar Hill recommendation was perfect. Great menu!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank burrbasketball5
Reviewed September 14, 2018

My wife and I stopped here for lunch on a Wednesday afternoon while passing through town on Route 15. The atmosphere is nice, with lots of art from local artists, and the historic feel of an old general store/café. Our server was okay, but not...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Zaphod
Reviewed August 26, 2018

The food is very good and there are a range of options. The staff were very patient with my son, and they were attentive and prompt in the right way. The Light Well is also open a bit later than other places nearby. I highly...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ran D
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We had a late Saturday brunch. Recommend the basic breakfast but their other selections looked tasty and others enjoyed them. Excellent service.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank David L
Reviewed July 31, 2018

This restaurant even small, is charming. Has their own craft beer, made onsite. American style food, service was fast and efficient. Has an array of unique desserts.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jaimeaus
Reviewed July 29, 2018

My wife and I dropped in for a few beers and dinner and WOW, we’re glad we did! For one, the space is very interesting from an historical and architectural perspective. I’ll not use this space to go into that, but on your visit, inquire....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JT13579
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 E Main St, Orange, VA 22960-1627
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 540-661-0004
  • E-mail
A new restaurant. Opened in feb 2011
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