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Gathering Grounds

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24 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1901
+1 540-743-1121
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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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Wilmington, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 5 days ago NEW

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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150 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here be free going to the caverns and were very impressed. It was recommended by the visitors centre and did not disappoint. We had a meal for four - turkey BLT, chicken sandwiches etc with fries and drinks. They were very well prepared and the service was excellent. All in the bill came to $45 which is excellent... More 

Thank Clarkiefrom
Yorktown, Virginia
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had excellent morning cappuccinos, and then went back for dinner. The turkey cobb sandwich and onion rings were outstanding! Friendly service and good value for price.

Thank ormazd72
Dulles, United States
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cute, modern feeling restaurant that holds about 30 people. Food is ok but pricy and not too amazing. You can call a grilled cheese sandwich "the Fromage" but it's just processed American cheese melted on processed white bread. Nicely decorated atmosphere gives your mind smart things to look at. Baked goods look delicious and homemade. This is the TOP area... More 

Thank Lydia A
Franklin, Tennessee
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6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice people but service was painfully slow. Took us a good two hours to get seated, order, wait (forever) for our food, etc. My chicken salad sandwich came on dry bread, as did others. Needed more mayo and had to ask for it. Basic stuff, and I was surprised by the rave reviews on Yelp. A decent place with decent... More 

Thank jvpent

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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
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?