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Damascus Old Mill Restaurant

215 West Imboden Street, Damascus, VA 24236
+1 276-475-3745
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“risotto” (5 reviews)
“dirty rice” (2 reviews)
“hamburger” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
215 West Imboden Street, Damascus, VA 24236
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has a fantastic waterfront location and a neat decor. Unfortunately, the service and food just aren't "there." Our server was polite - he really tried - but seemed painfully inexperienced and was simply not a professional waiter. The food was lacking taste, consistency,...More

1  Thank COLadyRoadWarrior
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are not many restaurants to choose from in Damascus. The Old Mill is a cute restaurant, overlooking a creek. They also rent out the Inn to travelers. I went there for dinner. I ordered the Rib-Eye steak. They cooked it well it was just...More

Thank Chuck K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a gem! Great selection and fresh ingredients, excellent service by the WHOLE staff! Chef selections on point for us...we shared shrimp, wings, veggie risotto and dessert. The loaded potato side dish was a meal in itself....VERY GOOD!!! Frittatas and fresh fruit with homemade coffee...More

1  Thank HikingMomof2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let me preface this once again by saying we are vegetarians This almost always limits the menu for us and that was the case here. The choices were a salad or their Roots Grilled Sandwich, .My wife had a salad and me, being the one...More

1  Thank LarrytheBear2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our host and waiter was just delightful. Happy to see us, very friendly, escorted us to a table by the waterfall with a fabulous view. He took our order - we both asked for the special, salmon with dirty rice and spinach. We started with...More

Thank mangomon1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We sat at the bar for a while and met the Chef. He was very friendly and encouraged us to have dinner... it was superb!...shrimp n grits!... pork shoulder...salmon.... they were cooked perfectly!... local craft beers were also fantastic..... thanks for a great meal....

Thank 2jaybeez
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were going to have dinner here one night and we strolled over from the Tiny House we were staying at. We got that a little after 5:30 pm and was surprised no one was in the restaurant. We were quickly greeted and taken to...More

Thank Ken G
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The Catfish and pork dinners were wonderful. The pecan crusted trout was not. The atmosphere is great as well as the location on the river. Kid friendly. They supplied seed for the kids to feed the ducks.

Thank Glynda S
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Great view on the deck by the waterfall and great steaks. Had Black Forest Cheesecake foe dessert that was very good!

Thank Jn627
Reviewed 23 August 2017

What an absolutely charming, delicious, delightful restaurant AND BAR!! We happenstance d on the wonderful spot and we're still raving!! Their new bartender was a wealth of information and right on the mark with perfect suggestions...we could have stayed all afternoon!! The outside dining was...More

1  Thank Franki7766
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20 July 2015|
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Response from nrlaker | Reviewed this property |
We were there early afternoon Sunday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$26
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 West Imboden Street, Damascus, VA 24236
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Damascus
  • Phone Number: +1 276-475-3745
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Restaurant overlooks waterfall in 100+ year old renovated grist mill. Three outdoor decks overlooking 203 foot wide waterfall, Mocks Mill Falls. Small pub with large draft beer selection, local country fruit wines, and traditional wines. Selection includes from several local craft breweries and local wineries. Mixed media art from Appalachian Trail thru hikers.
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