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Waterwheel Restaurant

124 Old Mill Rd, Warm Springs, VA 24484-2001
+1 540-839-2231
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (43 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
124 Old Mill Rd, Warm Springs, VA 24484-2001
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Quaint restaurant. Excellent food. My husband stated it was the best steak he had ever had and he has eaten at some of the most well known steak houses. I loved the atmosphere and my dish was excellent as well.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jgils2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stop at the Waterwheel every December for our annual trip to the Homestead. The food and service never disappoints and is always incredible. Everything is so fresh, attention to detail is impeccable and the staff is very knowledgable. Amazing wines to chose from and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank akurtts
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We had a great trout dinner with good vegies. The salad was a small stack of lettuce and other greens surrounded by a ribbon of cucumber. Varied menu and they had a good wine cellar in the basement, among the real waterwheel gears of an...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dbrubeck
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our evening at this little gem. Great wine list. Food was excellent. They had just added a charcuterie board which was just ok. Meats were not artisan. Cheeses were only soft and only two kinds. We suggested adding artisan hard and semi hard. And...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sherrall V
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner at the Waterwheel restaurant this evening and the food and service was excellent. The entrees were interesting and well prepared and the salad with the goat cheese and red peppercorn dressing was superb. The only negative was that we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Joseph D
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Historic, old mill building. Reservations a must as there are only 14 tables. Service was wonderful. Our waiter was so personable. We weren't rushed and enjoyed a lovely evening in a very unique setting. We were staying at The Homestead and were looking for a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pennie61
Reviewed October 9, 2018

As good as all the other reviews have mentioned. Great food and service in an interesting historic location - enjoy.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GWBrooks
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

I had a chicken dish that is no longer on the menu. I was a bit disappointed. The roasted vegetables served with it were tough. The service was excellent. The staff moved us to a different table because my husband was cold from the air...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank aileenandpeterf
Reviewed September 11, 2018

From wine options to dessert, just an all-around tour de force. The menu is a little smallish but they have tons of wine choices and excellent service. Locally sourced and just as fresh as could be. If you are in the area, you should definitely...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Keith M
Reviewed September 3, 2018

This was a fantastic experience. The allegheny mountain trout was one of the best dishes that I have ever eaten anywhere. The atmosphere was fantastic and the service was great. Make sure that you make reservations, as they were busy, even though Warm Springs is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank B K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $40
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Old Mill Rd, Warm Springs, VA 24484-2001
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Warm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 540-839-2231
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The Inn at Gristmill Square showcases regional American farm-to-table cuisine in the Waterwheel Restaurant. Our menu changes with the seasons to guarantee the freshest most authentic flavors. Freshly prepared ingredients from local and regional growers fill the menu, offering guests an exceptional dining experience. Beyond the menu, guests will enjoy a romantic, intimate atmosphere inside our renovated Mill.
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