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Lovingston Cafe

$$ - $$$American, Cafe,
165 Front St, Lovingston, VA 22949-2340
+1 434-263-8000
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“bratwurst” (4 reviews)
“burgers” (11 reviews)
“sandwich” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
165 Front St, Lovingston, VA 22949-2340
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1 - 10 of 116 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

While battling rain and drizzle on a motorcycle trip last week my friends and I needed a place for lunch and a rest. This place was a hit. Great food selection. Friendly staff. Relaxing environment. Well worth a stop.

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was heading from east of Charlottesville towards Danville on US 29 & didn’t want to wade through Charlottesville traffic for lunch. Lovingston Cafe was a great find and so easy to locate. Found their Smoked Trout Salad so delightful I ordered a take out for...More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall pretty good, good service n drinks,,, one person got some bad fish but we still enjoyed .,,,,,,,,,,.,.,.,.

Thank bapip66
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The food here was not what I was expecting from the parking lot. I had a traditional German meal and it was very good! My friend had the smoked trout and she was also very impressed. You can also get a simple salad, sandwich or...More

1  Thank conteez
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went for a late lunch Saturday. The subs we had were very good. Service was excellent. They have a wide variety of items on the menu plus daily specials.

Thank Tina M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We were on our way to upstate NY from North Carolina, taking some different routes to avoid I-95 and the DC headache. It got to be lunchtime, and we decided to stop at the Lovingston Cafe. It sits in a little strip shopping area next...More

Thank Martin E
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We were traveling through and just by chance we stopped here. Wow were we surprised at the great food and friendly, down home service. I got the home made veal sausage and it was great. Everybody was pleasantly surprised.

Thank jbNutten
Reviewed 1 July 2017

My husband and I ate Sunday lunch here, Food and service was good. Nice and clean, Lot's of people there.

Thank 56Betty56
Reviewed 14 June 2017

…if you are travelling along Rt. 29 as we were on 6/9/17. Fairly extensive menu of burgers, sandwiches, seafood and other entrees at reasonable prices (You can get out of there including drink, taxes and tip for under $15 per person). I had a BLT...More

Thank cm514
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We needed a break in our drive and saw a sign for this restaurant on the highway. It could have been just our waitress, but the service was not good. The young lady seated us and said "I'll be right back for your drink order"....More

1  Thank Lisa H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Front St, Lovingston, VA 22949-2340
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lovingston
  • Phone Number: +1 434-263-8000
  • E-mail
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