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Soul Mountain Cafe

300 E Main St, Front Royal, VA 22630-3339
+1 540-636-1185
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, International, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
300 E Main St, Front Royal, VA 22630-3339
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

The food is always delicious here. The service was excellent even though they were busy during the Christmas parade. The prices are reasonable too... $5 for a craft beer served in a frosty mug. Highly recommended!

Thank S P
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We had been here before, but only for lunch. This time it was for dinner, and we sat outside. Jason was our waiter, and Michael was manager. I ordered cat fish, knowing that most of the time that is a terrible fish to order anywhere....More

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch after visiting Skyline caverns. My husband got a bacon cheeseburger and fries. He said it was very good. I had pulled chicken and it tasted gamy and the bun was wet on the bottom and didn't hold together. The side of...More

Thank Vicky H
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We stopped in for lunch on our way to Shenandoah Natl. Park. We didn't know what to expect, we just needed some lunch. I ordered a crab cake and wow, what a crab cake it was - fantastic, really big, full of crab meat and...More

Thank mtninnlady
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Dropped in on a Saturday at lunch, looking for a local place that was not a chain. Lunch for five (two kids). All our meals where very good. We had the Pulled Chicken and the Pull pork sandwiches, Chicken club, grilled chicken salad and a...More

Thank happyg68
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Was in town for the Va Wine and Craft Festival. The sign outside caught our eye , offering a black bean burger and ribs. Was very hot inside despite the ceiling fans. Not busy inside. Got our drinks fairly quickly. Others that came after us...More

Thank Louise R
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This place has great food and never seems to be busy. The ribs are my favorite, but I've never ordered anything I didn't like! Never had a problem with the service either.

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Good food at a reasonable price. Location is great and easy to find parking. Staff has a great attitude. You can get Red Stripe beer here.

Thank M7286DUdanm
Reviewed 2 December 2016

It's a small restaurant with a lot of character. The atmosphere is colorful and nice Caribbean and various music playing. "CC" was our waitress - what a nice lady. Had so much fun chatting with her. The food is ridiculously good! My husband had the...More

Thank Linden96
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The first time I went here was for our anniversary. I'm not sure if it was the owner who served us, but the food was served fresh and hot and the service was five stars. The second time we went we had a new waitress...More

1  Thank Paul A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 E Main St, Front Royal, VA 22630-3339
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Front Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 540-636-1185
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Eclectic Cuisine; some fusion with a whole lot of Soul! Not soul food, but food for the soul in a mountain of flavors. Our eclectic menu is crafted to suit all appetites because we take pride in preparing all plates fresh to order, so have patience for real food, not fast food. Excite your palate! Absolutely the best BBQ in the valley. Known especially for our brisket, pulled pork, and St. Louis style ribs with our house made Doc’s BBQ sauce, right here on 300 East Main St. in historic Front Royal, Virginia, We serve American, Barbeque, Burgers, Cajun/Creole, Caribbean, Sandwiches, Seafood, Steakhouse and Vegetarian cuisine. We take reservations; walk-ins welcome. We are happy to book for large groups, promote a kid-friendly environment, and provide Take Out, Delivery, and Catering services. Outdoor seating available for the warmer months. Our hours of operations are: Tue – Thu: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm Fri – Sat: 12:00 pm – 9:00pm Sun: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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