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Frost Cafe

American, Cafe, Diner
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101 East Davis St, Culpeper, VA 22701
+1 540-829-0344
07:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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Sun 07:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Culpeper, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a good place to get a nice meal at reasonable prices. Atmosphere of an old fashioned diner with friendly waitresses. You can eat at the diner bar or in booths. Bring cash... they do not take credit cards or checks although they have an ATM available.

Thank Sanjtravels
Fairfax Station, Virginia
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wish we had a place like this in Fairfax station. One of the best breakfast I have ever had. Will definitely return anytime in culpeper.

Thank jeffhoel
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161 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I appreciate the nostalgic decor, it's 2017 and time to take credit cards. I saw several people see the "Cash Only" sign, turn around and walk away. Luckily we had cash. The service is fast, efficient; however, the food is mediocre at best. Breakfast is probably your best bet since it seems to be what they do best. The... More 

Culpeper, Virginia
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like greasy diners, this is the place for you. My husband loved it. For me it was just ok. It does have a retro diner feel. I had a patty melt. It was ok. The hamburger was very thin, but I ejoyed the rye bread it came on. My husband had some kind of combo breakfast with eggs,... More 

Thank joeandchristine09-05
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Friendly and comfortable place. Food for breakfast was very good! portions are large and well priced. The coffee was excellent! Cash only, so be sure to bring cash or you may need to pay a fee to use the ATM machine inside the restaurant.

Thank RHVA
Falls Church, Virginia
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Had lunch. Not going back. Some of the most flavorless food I've ever eaten. I expected a small town diner with great food. I got a Wonderbread sandwich with soup from a can...watered down. Very disappointing.

Thank John G
Clermont, Florida
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1,115 reviews
887 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Nice diner type spot that is a piece of local history. The counter is a classic that brings back the fifties.

Thank rogersober
London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Frost is something of an institution in the old quarter of Culpeper. It's like stepping back into the 1960s; the old bar stools, the huge slide-in booth tables, the menu. We shrieked with delight; this is like entering the Fonz's home. A big, icy chocolate milkshake arrived in a iced metal mixer, to attempt to pour into a plastic cup... More 

St Catharines
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

While driving home to Canada from Virginia we always make a point of stopping at Frost for lunch. Best cheeseburger around an worth stopping for. Just a note: they only take cash.

Thank pgill1
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We arrived in town after lunch and starved from a long drive. We walked around town, found this diner in the heart of the small downtown, and entered our past. Dinners posted in front highlighted liver and onions or meat loaf. We sat at the counter around oldtimers reading the paper and chatting up the friendly waitresses, all of whom... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 East Davis St, Culpeper, VA 22701
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Culpeper
  • Phone Number: +1 540-829-0344

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