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317 E Main St, First Floor, Front Royal, VA 22630
+1 540-636-1695
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“quail” (13 reviews)
“tomato crab” (8 reviews)
“soup” (19 reviews)
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11:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Bar, International, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
317 E Main St, First Floor, Front Royal, VA 22630
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went here for lunch twice this month and we don’t usually eat out often. The sandwiches are tremendous! Soooo delicious and huge! The tomato and crab soup with dill is just beyond expectations! The staff is super friendly. The restaurant is...More

Thank Shawna W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch on our way to SNP, and were delighted with the atmosphere, wine selection, and fresh food selections at Element. The dining room is spacious yet intimate and the lighting and decor made me want to stay all day. Nice to find...More

Thank Marilyn052_12
Reviewed 16 December 2017

I have had two lunches there and enjoyed both times. A perfect spot to relax after window shopping. A more formal atmosphere, the service was good. I would reccomend it.

Thank Chap W
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Fresh food but they will charge you for bread and butter - either item together or separately (yes, they charge for butter!).

Thank Josephina217
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Large serving of fish with hand cut fresh fries and water. My boyfriend liked his meal, too. I was very thirsty, and the waiter attentively refilled my water and provided more lemon. Everyone in the restaurant was happy. If I ever pass through again, I...More

Thank Mariah S
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Exceptional wine list and amazing food. Great atmosphere and staff. Excellent location as well. Take a stroll around Main St or the gazebo on your way out. Charm is everywhere.

Thank Poland79
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The restaurant offers a great dining experience at reasonable prices. Staff was very attentive and the atmosphere at the restaurant is nice. I had grilled salmon which was excellent. My kids had fish and chips which was also just excellent. Remarkable wine list and a...More

Thank AlexKi78
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Elements is a gem of a find in this small town and worth a visit either for lunch or dinner. The food is fresh and delicious!! Try the nachos for lunch and ask about the dinner specials. The blackened salmon was quite tasty. The service...More

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Spent the night in Front Royal and decided to ty this restaurant. A little tricky to find as the sign on the building doesn’t say Element. We did go in and found the staff friendly and helpful which is good as they have an unusual...More

Thank Timothy K
Reviewed 15 October 2017

My husband & I went to Elements for dinner and really enjoyed it. We had the calamari for an appetizer - delicious - light breading and yummy dipping sauce. For dinner, I had the mussels appetizer and my husband had a chicken pasta dish (can't...More

Thank Jackie E
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Taylor B
20 October 2016|
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Response from Lee R | Reviewed this property |
Taylor, Also, J's Gourmet is a hangover from previous owner. There was a great gourmet and wine shop as part of the establishment back then. When the Gedney's took over they converted the building to dining establishment... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 E Main St, First Floor, Front Royal, VA 22630
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Front Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 540-636-1695
  • E-mail
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.
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