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“Very enjoyable & tasty”
Review of Cristina's

Cristina's
Ranked #2 of 30 Restaurants in Strasburg
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed July 1, 2014

With limited options in Strasburg, we decided to give Cristina's a try after reading some positive and not-so-positive reviews on TA. We sat outside in the "garden" and enjoyed the experience. The restaurant was not busy at 5:30PM on a Friday night, so that left us a bit suspect. But, we were likely ahead of the Friday night crowd. Our server was very attentive and the locally sourced food was prepared well and tasted great. Their menu changes weekly based on the availability of local ingredients. We ordered the Baby Greens Salad, California Club, and Curry Chicken. We would return should we find ourselves in Strasburg again.

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Thank Kehneth
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Reviewed June 30, 2014

Cristina's has a lot going for it -- locally sourced food, interesting, flavorful menu, nice presentation. But the last 2 times we've gone, something has been off. Slow, inatentive service. Weird, unexplained subsititutions (oatmeal pancakes that were left un-eaten when we expected traditional pancakes), sad-looking omelet (like the eggs were thinned out with water). But worst of all, the coffee seems to have changed. Their espresso used to be full-bodied and delicious (and thus, so were the lattes that were made with it). Lately it has been thin and not very flavorful, so my guess is they changed suppliers, type of bean, or type of roast (or all of those things). The great coffee was the #1 reason I went out of my way to stop at Cristina's. But now I'm thinking I'll skip it. What is the point of a weak espresso?

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2  Thank fude4thot
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Reviewed June 29, 2014

I love the menu here, my kind of food. Inventive sandwiches, salads, soups and quiches. The plants are amazing. Just a nice place to hang out and have a nice lunch or grab a cup of coffee.
service was a little off the waitress wasn't very attentive and she had trouble with the credit card machine. somehow the new system wouldn't allow for a tip to be included.

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1  Thank JudyM23692
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Reviewed June 18, 2014

The town pretty much closes at 9, but the band played til midnite. Great music, food and service. I had the empanadas, that were tasty and the band was out of DC played old folk music. Drinks aren't cheap, but they kept them coming.

1  Thank Texxxas666
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Reviewed June 17, 2014

On our way to Staunton, we stopped for lunch in Strasburg. It's a small town and it has a cute restaurant on the main road. Cristina's is eclectic and fun and the food was good too!

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Thank Judy J
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