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“Quite a find in Front Royal”
Review of Element

Element
Ranked #5 of 87 Restaurants in Front Royal
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $40
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, International
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: The endless creativity of Chef-Owners David and Stacy Gedney has produced an excellent bistro alternative to the commitment of fine dining restaurants and to the ennui of the countless chain restaurants. Element offers a variety of sapid dishes for lunch and dinner in a relaxed and modern atmosphere, augmented by a full bar, beers on draft and an elegant wine list. We adjust the menu regularly to keep our ingredients fresh and our choices interesting.
Reviewed July 6, 2013

We had a delicious dinner in this charming little restaurant in the center of town - quail with caramelized onions, mushrooms and penne, and pan-seared scallops which were cooked to perfection. The next time we're in Front Royal we'll definitely return.

Thank Karen H
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Reviewed June 14, 2013

From the time we walked in to the restaurant we felt we had chosen well. The menu was not lengthy but had enough choices. The food was well prepared and presented. A good wine list added to our enjoyment. An all-round great experience.

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Thank wcraft
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Reviewed May 17, 2013

We were recommended this restaurant by an inn keeper and were blown away! Dinner was fantastic, with personal service and a flare of flavor. A spectacular atmosphere for a romantic dinner. The food recommendations were spot on! We couldn't help ourselves we kept ordering to try more things on the menu! Fantastic wine selection. We were traveling, and just passing through Front Royal. We couldn't have asked for a better dinner spot!

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1  Thank mel g
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Reviewed May 5, 2013

I wanted to like this place more than I did. It's described as a gourmet sandwich restaurant and the decor is kind of funky -nothing matches and my plate was chipped. However, the sandwiches weren't all that impressive, and sandwiches and a soup were the only things on the menu. We ate lunch here twice. My first sandwich was curried chicken on a roll. The curried chicken was nicely spiced and would have been fine on its own, but for some reason there was also ham on the sandwich. I thought this detracted from the curry. The second sandwich was ham. It tasted fine, but there wasn't enough ham to fill up the roll. My husband had the reuben both times and seemed to like it. The prices are a little high for the area and the quality of the sandwiches. The service was quick and friendly.

1  Thank Pat D
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Reviewed April 28, 2013

We tried Element for lunch. Decor is pretty shabby. The lunch menu is totally focused on sandwiches and soups. Their sandwiches were of poor quality, little meat and dry rolls, served with a small pile of potato chips at a high price for Front Royal. You'll have better luck at a local submarine chain. They do have some good beers on draft.

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1  Thank areview28
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