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Reviewed 29 June 2022 via mobile

Average food..poor service from older lady on register. Our waitress was ok.I would not recommend this place

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 25 June 2022 via mobile

Quaint little place. Soup and sandwich and salad bar were good. Ladies were really nice. Other than having to pay for extra lemon it was perfect.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 24 June 2022 via mobile

This is a cool little restaurant, they have 9 cabins on the property for rent. Their food is so good, simple comfort food done really well. I wanted to buy a whole peach cobbler but there wasn’t enough time for it to be prepared before...our departure Friday. They have peacocks on the property and lots of peacock decorations, very unique. While there I taught my how to twirl his pasta 🍝. My mother had the chicken fried steak while I, being the liver fan I am, had the beef liver and fried chicken livers. The chicken livers were the better of the two, I’ve never had them cooked so perfectly tender and juicy. Rebecca, our server, was was absolutely amazing. If I ever return to Luray I will definitely be back.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 5 June 2022

Great restaurant with friendly staff and cute seating. Wonderful tuna melt and Rueben (no fat on Rueben!). Good service..great prices…and a gift store!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 7 January 2022

Went here for breakfast had the egg omelets with potatoes and butter waffle, biscuit. restaurant has breakfast buffet to choose from, which has various breakfast option. Tried to to go there early to avoid morning crowd.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 7 January 2022

We are regulars at Brookside, staying at least twice a year. This time was a little special. We were arriving in town to celebrate our elopement. We stayed in Cabin 2 as usual. This time when we opened the door, there were rose petals on...the bed and two nice baskets of congratulatory goodies. The staff went over and beyond. We always feel so welcomed there. This was our first outing since Covid was introduced in our vocabulary … so we each tested .:: made sure we were negative and pretty much stayed onsite after our nuptials. Which was amazing as the front porch and the back deck offer stunning views. There is also a babbling brook that travels along the back of the cabin. The water was rushing as it had just rained. We were married by a wonderful officiant who doubled as our photographer …Thank you David McLaughlin. We got married on 12/31 at 4:45 pm in Shenandoah River State Park and Brookside had our dinner ready for pick up upon our return. The restaurant has the best food also. Our favorite entree was the chef dinner salads .Brookside from the bottom of our hearts, The Baxters thank you!!! Oh and it snowed on our last day there. We plan to hopefully get snowed in our next visit. 😊More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 25 November 2021

This was my first time here. I made reservations for 2pm and came from about 90 minutes away to enjoy their Thanksgiving buffet. Compared to holiday buffet prices where I live, this place was beyond reasonable. They had plenty to choose from and I ate...my way through their shrimp and potato salad. My 14 year old son ordered off the menu and was very pleased with his meal. The staff was friendly and fast. Checking out was a breeze. Bathroom was clean and stocked. I can't say anything bad about the Brookside restaurant. Thank you for doing the work this Thanksgiving and letting this tired mom relax!More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 16 November 2021

We did a last minute booking and were able to get Cabin 3. The description was accurate, yet there were still some surprises. You open the door and there is a huge hot tub in the middle of the room. No hot tub advertised, because...it does not work. But it's still there. Turned out to be useful because it has a cover on it so we just piled a bunch of stuff on top of it. The cabin is VERY spacious, with very high ceilings, a large bathroom. But there is not a separate bedroom. The back room was comfortable for sitting and reading. There is a nice gas fireplace. Nice front porch as well. Bathroom linens were very plush, not at all expected. Wifi was ok, too bad it doesn't work well on the front porch. Staff was very friendly. And location was convenient to visiting the national park.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 14 November 2021 via mobile

Wonderful stay at Brookside to celebrate my 40th birthday. My husband and I stayed in Cabin #2 which was beautiful (the pictures on their website haven't been updated). We arrived after hours and there was a nice surprise waiting in our room for my birthday....I felt so special! We enjoyed the views and sitting on the back patio facing the creek. The fireplace was my favorite part! The staff was lovely and they definitely go the extra mile. We ate at the restaurant for breakfast and the food was very good. They gave good portions for very reasonable prices. We will definitely be back and plan to bring the rest of the family next time.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 29 June 2021

We liked the food, service and value so much we returned for dinner the next evening and we were not letdown. Their signature burger is excellent; my son ordered it twice!

Date of visit: May 2021
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There is a breakfast buffet and you can order off the menu. My omelette was delicious.
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Brookside Restaurant & Cabins is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4