We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ratings and reviews

RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

CUISINES
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
Reviews (174)
Filter reviews
174 results
Traveler rating
102
53
15
0
4
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
102
53
15
0
4
Show reviews that mention
All reviews burger and fries french fry onion rings cheesesteak great burgers served on paper plates large fries fast friendly service at lunchtime nothing fancy skyline drive the wait staff valley virginia
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This restaurant was a nice find after a day of hiking in SNP. They were following Covid protocols and place was very clean. There were 4 lovely ladies running the entire restaurant...serving and cooking at the grill and they were hustling! Service was excellent even...though they were quite busy. Burgers were delicious and fries were served piping hot! Everything tasted very fresh. Medium size fry was plenty big for 2 of us to share. We would definitely eat here again when in the area.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Helpful?
Reviewed February 27, 2021 via mobile

I was in Waynesboro at lunchtime and I was looking for somewhere different to eat. After looking on TripAdvisor, I decided to go to Tailgate Grill. The staff was very friendly and the food was great. They obviously use fresh burger for the cheeseburger—it was...very tasty! My only “complaint” was that we got the fries first, then had to wait for the burgers. I love hot fries—and these were hot—but I like having my fries and burger together. By the time the burgers arrived, we had ate half the fries and the other half had gotten cold. Next time I’ll ask to have them at the same time and everything will be perfect. Overall, Tailgate Grill is a great place to eat!More

Date of visit: February 2021
Helpful?
Reviewed January 23, 2021 via mobile

We came off Skyline Drive and enjoyed the biggest basket of fries with great burgers and amazing cheesesteaks. Friendly service too!

Date of visit: January 2021
Helpful?
Reviewed January 7, 2021 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch with friends friendly service and great food. Had heard they were closing but glad they are still open. Warning their large fries are enough for several people.

Date of visit: January 2021
Helpful?
Reviewed December 4, 2020

Great food and service. Burgers are great. Fries are soooo large and HOT. They really know how to take care of customers.

Date of visit: December 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed November 15, 2020 via mobile

What a great visit. Fast friendly service. Food made fresh and to cooked to order. The prices were great, especially for their serving portions.

Date of visit: November 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed February 19, 2020

Decided to try something new because we are fairly new to area so we picked this place. GREAT!!! Not a big menu but if your in the mood for a burger and fries you sure came to the right place. Hamburgers were huge, fries were...big enough for 2 big french fry lovers and free refills. Nothing fancy but nice friendly service! Would recommend to anybody wanting a burger!!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Helpful?1  
Reviewed January 23, 2020

I happened to be driving by and saw a sign saying “Voted best burgers in the Valley”. That prompted me to stop for lunch. I found the food to be good, not great. The burgers and onion rings were standard products from a restaurant supplier....I had expected the burgers to be handmade, bigger and juicer. The place was noisy; the country music (which I like) was too loud. All food is served on paper plates which creates a lot of trash. Not sure how I feel about that from an environmental standpoint. The trade off is that it saves water from not having to wash dishes. Prices are definitely very good / reasonable, which I think brings in people willing to accept average / good (not great food) at a cheap price. When I left, I definitely did not feel that I had had anything special; the burger was not memorable or especially delicious (just somewhat better than fast food). I was alone and that may account for the fact that the service I received was poor; not very friendly.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Helpful?3  
Reviewed January 17, 2020 via mobile

While on the road eat local. Had chicken sandwich and wife fish. Medium fries were unbelievable. A must.

Date of visit: January 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed December 28, 2019 via mobile

Great burgers and mountains of fries. Their fish sandwiches are also delicious. The only thing that keeps it from five stars is the noise level. The wait staff should be ten stars. They are terrific!

Date of visit: December 2019
Helpful?
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Quality Inn Waynesboro
212 reviews
.17 miles away
Residence Inn Waynesboro
474 reviews
2.16 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Waynesboro - Rt. 340
381 reviews
2.21 miles away
Affordable Corporate Suites
23 reviews
2.29 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Stella Bella & Lucy's
201 reviews
.44 miles away
Green Leaf Grill
750 reviews
.40 miles away
Kline's Dairy Bar
97 reviews
.13 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
P Buckley Moss Museum
69 reviews
.44 miles away
Wayne Theatre
23 reviews
.34 miles away
Shenandoah Valley Art Center
19 reviews
.41 miles away
River City Art & Wine
8 reviews
.43 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
dragonwyer2003
October 22, 2018|
Answer
Response from timotheal | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of
0
Votes
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about The Tailgate Grill

  • Yes, The Tailgate Grill offers takeout services.

  • Yes, The Tailgate Grill offers delivery services.

  • The Tailgate Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 5
    • Atmosphere: 4