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Mountaineer Cafe

American, Cafe, Diner
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218 N Main St, Madison, VA 22727-3030
+1 540-948-6815
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Etlan, Virginia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family-owned business by our neighbors in Etlan, Virginia. We eat there regularly. Service is great, and food is excellent. Sometimes when busy there is a wait for food, but it is well worth it. Cafe has a strong following from locals. I don't get there for breakfast, but there is always a full parking lot in the morning.

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Manassas, Virginia
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for lunch on the way back from Plow and Hearth. Glad we got there when we did - seated ourselves without a wait. The place filled up pretty quickly. Friendly staff. Good food. I had a basic grilled chicken salad, but my husband enjoyed the crab cakes. I had a taste, and they were... More 

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Madison, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The food was great, but the wait was a little long but it was a busy day shortly after the new owners opened the cafe. Very friendly.

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Richmond, Virginia
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110 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Stopped here on the way out of town from the Bluegrass Festival at Graves, just happened to see it out the window and we were pretty hungry so we stopped. Lots of great breakfast options. Breakfast is my favorite so I got the Big Country Breakfast and it came with two biscuits with gravy, bacon, sausage, country ham, potatoes, and... More 

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Albany, New York
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162 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Service with a smile and homemade breakfasts can be had at this quaint cafe style home town eatery. Comfortable and clean.

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Thank Chiquis926
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Had Brunch here a few times. Local favorite. Newly updated looks clean. Try the omelet. French Toast is good too. Clean. Bathrooms and friendly wait staff.

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Thank Brandi F
Madison, VA
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108 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Madison Virginia's Mountaineer Cafe as we have known and loved it is BACK!! The Clark Family has taken it over, totally renovated the dining room, and - more importantly to us - brought back our favorite hamburger. That's the delicious burger I raved about in previous reviews - the one that disappeared with a recent new owner - but is... More 

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Madison, VA
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108 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

We have written several times before about the Mountaineer Cafe on Main Street in Madison, Va., telling about their incredibly delicious hamburgers (read my earlier reviews) and rock-bottom prices. We regret to say both things have changed now that this restaurant is under new management. During the past several weeks, we've had a hamburger two times at the Mountaineer Cafe... More 

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Charlottesville
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

What you would expect from a typical small town american diner. Food is good but greasy, while still affordable. Just a 3 star place.

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Stafford, Virginia
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155 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Stopped here en route to Harrisonburg. Read the review so we thought we would check it out. It is a very simple restaurant. The portions were good except for the egg. Barely anything to eat with the egg. It was average food, nothing stood out that said awesome. The prices were awesome. Standard breakfast fair.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 N Main St, Madison, VA 22727-3030
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 540-948-6815

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