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Soul Mountain Cafe

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300 E Main St, Front Royal, VA 22630-3339
1 (540) 636-1185
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2013

Over hyped, don't waste your time. Walk down the street to one of the other fine dining establishments on Main St.

Thank 450000
Newark, Delaware, United States
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2013

Food was very good. Our server was not real friendly, but our order was accurate and everyone liked the meal.

Thank Sue B
Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

This was a choice by default as not many places are open for lunch at 2pm on a Sunday in Front Royal. They are located nicely in the middle of what is called 'historic Downtown Front Royal', a quaint neighborhood of sleepy streets and old buildings. Service was just about efficient, though there were only two servers visible but not... More 

Thank Rhyncus
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, United States
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72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2013

Food was fair at best. Place was a little dirty and the service was painfully slow. I don't see a return vist!

1 Thank Rob N
Arlington, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2013

Slow and indifferent service combined with bland food make this a place to avoid. When we arrived the place was half empty. When we left, the restaurant was full because the staff could not provide basic service. We saw other patrons complaining about food quality and service. One party seated outside even had to send someone in to get their... More 

Thank Traveler893
Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2013

The waitress was attentive and helpful with my choosing my entre.An interesting menu! I loved the title of the restaurant:Soul meaning food good for the soul not soul food.

Thank WRS-26
Front Royal, Virginia, United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

Some of the best food you'll have anywhere. My wife and I both LOVE this place, and we go as often as we can.

Thank Jim C
Front Royal, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2013

great food in a small town, the jambalaya is the bomb! and the service was excellent. Great place to stop

Thank dewskidt
Washington DC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2013

We were meeting some family members passing through FR for lunch, and this turned out to be a great choice. Their fryer was broken, but no matter -- their extensive and interesting menu offered something for everyone. I loved the black bean burger with mango salsa! The sides were great. Our waitress was very attentive. The location, right by the... More 

1 Thank mojoWashingtonDC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2013

A slow bite as opposed to a quick bite, that is! Nice place with an indifferent wait staff that was as slow as molasses on a cold slab. Their "Boo Boo Cornbread" was good enough, but small and a little dry. We had to ask for butter for the cornbread and it was not replenished unless we specifically asked. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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
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
12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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