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The Swinging Bridge

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16071 Paint Bank Rd, Paint Bank, VA 24131-8058
+1 540-897-5099
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good52%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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16071 Paint Bank Rd, Paint Bank, VA 24131-8058
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Restaurant on grounds of the Depot Lodge. Food served good old country style. We had the covered chicken breast and chopped buffalo steak. With stewed country squash. Its the south where no one is a stranger, so your tableside chats will include the staff and...More

Thank Danielle F
Reviewed July 3, 2017

The Swinging Bridge is located in the Paint Bank General Store and part of a complex which includes the Depot Lodge. This is not fine dining, but very good and approachable for not only Depot Lodge guests, but affordable for the locals as well. Best...More

Thank ATravelingVirginian
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to Paint Bank and the Swinging Bridge restaurant. The ride up the winding mountain was beautiful but a little scary as there was no cell service or GPS and lots of twists and turns but amazing scenery! We went for...More

2  Thank saintmels
Reviewed April 17, 2017

We stayed in the Glamping Tent and had dinner here. Food and service are very good. Its not a huge place so makes it cozy. There is a gift shop upstairs.

Thank klmoore
Reviewed February 27, 2017

lovely rustic ,historical atmosphere,wonderful home cooked food and service.A must when staying or visiting the area.

Thank Bernie M
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Talk about your basic authentic country cooking! We had breakfast here twice this past weekend while staying at The Depot Lodge, and both meals were fantastic. Great biscuits, perfect bacon, wonderful sausage gravy, some locally sourced items and friendly service, all while surrounded by the...More

Thank John S
Reviewed September 28, 2016

My husband and I recently ate at The Swinging Bridge. It was our first time there; although, we had heard good things about it. The food is good, but the charming ambience is what makes this place a winner. The rustic décor makes it popular...More

2  Thank NancyLovesRehoboth
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Solid food, nice people and a good price! We fueled up here every night after our hikes in the local AT trail. The quality is very good, nothing we had was ever bad. Try the Bisson BBQ! Was my favorite with the ice tea.

Thank jetfuel71
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Just like the lodge across the street, it is warm and welcoming. The food is excellent and the service fast and friendly. The buffalo burger was excellent. This is definitely a place you want yo look around and enjoy the scenery. The shop upstairs is...More

Thank bethlmom
Reviewed August 3, 2016

I have eaten at The Swinging Bridge restaurant several times and it never disappoints! The breakfast is very good and reasonably priced. The bacon was crispy and they give you plenty of food! The supper was also great, plenty of food and the service is...More

Thank JenJen2011
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16071 Paint Bank Rd, Paint Bank, VA 24131-8058
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Paint Bank
  • Phone Number: +1 540-897-5099
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