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146 Main St, Stanardsville, VA 22973-2970 (Formerly Lafayette Inn) (Route 33 Bypass)
+1 434-985-6345
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8:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was fantastic and don't bypass the homemade ice cream! Nice selection of wines and other beverages.

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Thank DCDuncan
Lafayette1840, Owner at Lafayette Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

Appreciated...thank you. More 

Earlysville, Virginia
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200 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Saturday afternoon late lunch between wineries. Wide selection of burgers. Opted for the breakfast burger - fried egg, American cheese, and bacon. All burgers are 8 ounces and are cooked just past medium. Arrived hot and juicy. Side of onion rings were ok. The burger could not have been better. Another diner opted for the quiche of the day and... More 

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Thank 64Jag
Lafayette1840, Owner at Lafayette Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks- Come back and see us again! More 

Harrisonburg, Virginia
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

We stopped at the Lafayette Inn on a day trip through wine country. At first we were a little concerned, as on a Saturday afternoon around 1 PM, the dining room was empty. Our party of four was promptly seated and served however. The menu is large, with a giant selection of burgers as well as less casual food. I... More 

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Thank tkdlr
Lafayette1840, Owner at Lafayette Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks...and know we look forward to your return visit! More 

Huntsville, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food. Wonderful atmosphere. Prices are very fair for the portion size. The staff is very very knowledgeable of the food, pairings, and surrounding area.

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Lafayette1840, Owner at Lafayette Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

My husband and I had dinner at the Lafayette last Friday night. The food was great. I had heard of filet Mignon that melts in the mouth, but this really did. We also had the crab cake, which was delicious. The service was also excellent. We have absolutely nothing negative to say about this place and we'll be going back... More 

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Thank Cheryl H
Lafayette1840, Owner at Lafayette Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

Awesome...thanks. ---Alan More 

Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

The Lafayette Inn is a lovely find in the small town of Stanardsville, Va. Several miles off the heavily traveled Route 29 corridor between Northern Virginia and Charlottesville is a calm and delicious respite for lunch or dinner. Located in an old inn, the service is friendly and the food is tasty. I have stopped for lunch on prior occasions... More 

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Thank marilynjane3123
Lafayette1840, Owner at Lafayette Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

So kind...thanks. Alan More 

Annandale, Virginia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Staying at the Inn for our anniversary and had dinner and breakfast at the restaurant. The wine that we ordered was not available, so the staff brought three samples of wine they thought we would like to help us pick another bottle. The bread with homemade honey spread was wonderful. I had one of the specials: shrimp with gouda pasta,... More 

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Thank Laura22003
Lafayette1840, Owner at Lafayette Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed yourselves. We hope you don't wait until your anniversary to return! - Alan More 

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Atmosphere is great, service is okay, food is pricy for the quality, but the ice cream is wonderful. I had the Seafood Diablo. It was okay, but for $25.+ dollars I was hoping for great. It was a bit watery and tasteless yet the spices over powered what little flavor there was. Next time I will choose something other than... More 

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Wood River
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

I had the dinner reception for my wedding at The Lafayette Inn. I was an out of town bride and all the planning was done through email with Alan. It was such an easy process. The Inn is beautiful and classy with no need for any extra decorating. And the food...IT WAS DELICIOUS! I had a small enough group that... More 

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Thank Casey N
Lafayette1840, Owner at Lafayette Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

Congratulations again Casey. It was a joy working with you. - Alan More 

Virginia
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266 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

The Lafayette Inn and Restaurant offers a very nice spot to dine in a historic setting. The building dates from the mid 19th century and supports that setting with a varied menu. Do look beyond the burger-centric list of choices and consider the fish or some of the other choices that are well done. The service is also up to... More 

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Lafayette1840, Owner at Lafayette Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you...Alan More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $35
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Main St, Stanardsville, VA 22973-2970 (Formerly Lafayette Inn)
    (Route 33 Bypass)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Stanardsville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-985-6345
Description
2014 DINERS CHOICE- Open Table. Sophisticated Southern Cuisine. An approachable yet elegant dining experience. Named "Virginia"s Restaurant of the Year" by the Food & Wine Society. Regions top "Gourmet Burger" lunch. Wine Enthusiast award winning wine list representing dozens of Virginia wines and countless other New World selections.

Located just 6 miles off of Skyline Drive. 30-40 minutes East of Harrisonburg, 20 minutes north of Charlottesville and 30 minutes south of Culpeper.

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