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Wayside Inn

€€ - €€€American, ,
7783 Main St, Middletown, VA 22645-9502
+1 540-869-1797
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“peanut soup” (8 reviews)
“baked haddock” (2 reviews)
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00:00 - 14:00All hours
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
€€ - €€€
7783 Main St, Middletown, VA 22645-9502
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

The Wayside Inn is a great place stop whether you are coming for drinks, lunch/dinner, or staying over in the historical inn. The Wayside is an original structure that has been there since the 1700's! The atmosphere is incredible and set in the 1700's but...More

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

My party went for dinner several Saturdays ago. No one helped us be seated till a tippsy customer acted as hostess. Felt like a bar. Sounded like a bar. The dining room was closed so we were seated in a very nice room just off...More

Thank lindabrunomdr
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Stopped at Wayside Inn's Larrick's Tavern for a light evening meal and some vino--it was GREAT! Our server Lacey was a delight! (Highly recommend their jalapeno poppers.) Didn't realize that it was karaoke night...fun, fun, fun!!! Will plan to get together with a group of...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We were staying at the Inn and appreciated not having to drive to go out to dinner. The food was good, my husband reported that the crab cakes were quite good. They don’t have much for vegetarians (not really their fault, we just need more...More

Thank ecogirl1000
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Very interesting historical place, liked touring the Inn. Staff very helpful, and attentive. I ordered the Rib Eye, medium rare, but it was well done and dry, disappointed. Hubby ordered the crab cakes which he said were very good. Would probably go again, but would...More

Thank finnegan804
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This was my first visit to the restaurant. The food was very good. I was told that they have just brought in a new chef. The historic atmosphere really makes this a unique place to visit.

Thank USA_191414
Reviewed 28 May 2017

My wife and I were visiting friends in Middletown and went here for dinner, our first visit. MIddletown is just a small town and there is a parking lot right beside the Inn/Restaurant so plenty of space. This is a historic old building and very...More

Thank MT1
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Very yummy food served buffet style for our daughters rehersal dinner. Fun efficient wait staff - Merin (sp?) was a blast!!

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Visited here for dinner one evening and found ourselves in one of the various dining areas...in this case where there was a singer/guitar player. Plenty of items on the menu to choose from. Service was good. Wish I could say the food was delicious, but...More

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We stopped almost accidentally at this charming Shenandoah Valley inn, in an equally charming town rich with history. Whether it's actually the longest continuously operating inn in the US is up for debate, but the owner/operator is delightful and knowledgeable. Don't miss the original tavern...More

Thank Edward M
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Stephen P
16 November 2016|
Response from OtisOhio | Reviewed this property |
Contact the Wayside Inn but whatever they are serving would be worth it- we enjoyed our meals there!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
00:00 - 14:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7783 Main St, Middletown, VA 22645-9502
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 540-869-1797
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  • This restaurant is at Wayside Inn
Dine in the Colonial Days. Historic good taste is the specialty of the Inn, with authentic Regional American Cuisine available with advanced notice to larger groups in one of our antique filled dining rooms. This week we're open on Friday at 4 PM and Saturday & Sunday at noon with a pub-style menu. We'll be closed from Monday through Wednesday during the winter. We plan to expand our dining options to include a Sunday Brunch and other dining opportunities but the tavern is the only dining currently open. If you have a group of 15 or more we will cater to your dining needs with options available for any budget. For cocktails, the Coachyard Lounge welcomes you to relax where horse-drawn carriages once entered the inn.
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