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Lovingston Cafe

€€ - €€€American, Cafe,
165 Front St, Lovingston, VA 22949-2340
+1 434-263-8000
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“smoked trout” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (10 reviews)
“berry cobbler” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 21:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
165 Front St, Lovingston, VA 22949-2340
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1 - 10 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The atmosphere and service were standard - nothing special, but nothing bad. The busboy was a little too hasty and a bit pushy about removing dishes, even though the restaurant was not crowded. My husband had the spaghetti with meatballs. The meatballs definitely did not...More

Thank R P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a burger. One of those that is thick and with everything you wind up eating it with a fork. I like ‘em like that. Wife had some kind of 3 salad something, which she enjoyed. The deserts were an unexpected surprise. We don’t...More

Thank newtbob
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful find!I. Locations right odd route 29 Great waitress, clean, sweet decor and above all excellent food with great selection. Highly recommend!

Thank Dianna L
Reviewed 19 February 2018

It doesn't look like much from the outside, but the ambiance inside is warm, the service was friendly and attentive, and the food was very good. A great selection of soups, sandwiches, salads and other options in generous quantities. Come in, sit down and they...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 18 December 2017

First, they were very accommodating as they were closing at 9pm - my husband & I got to their town (we're not from the area) sort of late so when we pulled up to the restaurant it was 8:45 - they still sat us &...More

Thank mariadame2002
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after a lengthy political meeting. We were starving and the food did not disappoint. The service was quick. The waitress polite and helpful. Portion sizes were normal and prices were reasonable. They also had items on the menu and special...More

Thank Petra H
Reviewed 15 October 2017

While battling rain and drizzle on a motorcycle trip last week my friends and I needed a place for lunch and a rest. This place was a hit. Great food selection. Friendly staff. Relaxing environment. Well worth a stop.

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Was heading from east of Charlottesville towards Danville on US 29 & didn’t want to wade through Charlottesville traffic for lunch. Lovingston Cafe was a great find and so easy to locate. Found their Smoked Trout Salad so delightful I ordered a take out for...More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Overall pretty good, good service n drinks,,, one person got some bad fish but we still enjoyed .,,,,,,,,,,.,.,.,.

Thank bapip66
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The food here was not what I was expecting from the parking lot. I had a traditional German meal and it was very good! My friend had the smoked trout and she was also very impressed. You can also get a simple salad, sandwich or...More

1  Thank conteez
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Front St, Lovingston, VA 22949-2340
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lovingston
  • Phone Number: +1 434-263-8000
  • E-mail
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