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Gathering Grounds

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24 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1901
+1 540-743-1121
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Iowa, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

With a group of about 10 people, the staff was friendly and seated us outside in the back. Everyone was happy with the lunch. We loved the quiche of the day, chicken Mediterranean wrap, California black bean burger, etc. Restrooms were clean, considering how busy the place was with patrons. Will come again if I am in the area.

Thank TA10001
Guangzhou, China
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Gathering grounds is in downtown luray and sadly the moved from their previous place which had a lot more atmosphere to the new place across the street, but it is still the best restaurant in town. unique selections that I believe use locally sourced produce, breads and dairies.

Thank Anni S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I stopped in for coffee and pastry and was delighted to find a little cozy spot like this. Great service too?

Thank My Info S
Alexandria, Virginia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good food and atmosphere for a Sunday brunch. We enjoyed the bike and German Shepard theme décor....

Thank charlottestrain
Wilmington, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had the "Monaco" - it was awesome after a long hike in the park! Would definitely recommend to others!

Thank theskobels
Martinsburg, West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We decided to eat here, rather than at one of the eateries outside of the caverns, after our tour. We were really glad that we did! We had a delicious meal in a very relaxing and inviting atmosphere. Our server was very attentive, and the black bean burger was delicious. Yummy fries and tasty sweet tea too!

Thank Shellcapri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As a local, it is WONDERFUL to have such a great place to sit down, enjoy a freshly made gourmet sandwich and coffee drink, and visit with friends in a casual, comfy atmosphere. I HIGHLY recommend the white mocha. Everyone is friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. It is our go-to spot for special get-togethers.

Thank Frugalbutfun
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Every small town should have a cafe/restaurant like this. Great food at great prices. Everything made from scratch. And always a few memorable bakery products to put a little bounce in your step when you leave. Attractive, eclectic, original design and furnishings. Very inviting!

Thank cfischer41
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate here at the beginning of August. We rented a cabin in Luray and came over for lunch one day with our two small children and mother and father in law. The food was delicious. We were celebrating my husband's birthday which they did a nice job with. It was a great meal and everyone enjoyed it!

Chesterfield, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an awesome late lunch at this quaint wonderful restaurant. Lunch was followed by delicious dessert and one of the best iced lattes I've ever had. Fresh food, homemade desserts and wonderful organic coffee.... Who could ask for more??? And to top it all off, the service was excellent too!!!

Thank susan72964

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $11
American, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1901
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Luray
  • Phone Number: +1 540-743-1121
Now open at our new location!! We offer a unique dining experience: serving breakfast, gourmet sandwiches, soups and salads with a full-service espresso bar, homemade pastries and pies in a relaxing atmosphere. Wine and beer - on and off. Open 7 days a week.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?