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The Light Well

$$ - $$$American, ,
110 E Main St, Orange, VA 22960-1627
+1 540-661-0004
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“bacon brownie” (7 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
110 E Main St, Orange, VA 22960-1627
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

It is a very nice place to go for lunch and appears to be good for dinner as well. Interesting menu.

Thank sergeo699
Reviewed 27 November 2017

In town to spend some quality time with the fam in Barboursville. Love coming to the Light Well for some food and drink. Burger was good, tap beer was cold, and my wife and daughter enjoyed their entrees too. Has been consistent.

Thank HokieHoo
Reviewed 21 November 2017

had dinner while on business, Thursday night. Fast Friendly place. had a Cuban sandwich with sautéed spinach. co worker had the loaded potato salad - came warm -was great. I reordered more potato salad was that good. Will go back to this place. only kooky...More

Thank TNB437
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We've visited several times; both brunch and dinner. Not sure if they are a brew house, coffee shop, fast food, or fine dining; don't really fit into any of these. Visited on Saturday evening hoping for a nice dinner out. Steak was cooked properly but...More

Thank rebeccagess
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Jumped in for an early dinner. Great in-house brew, Fat Nancy, with a grass-fed beef burger -- delicious together. Topped off by a slice of awesome caramel cake which seemed homemade. Wonderfully dense cake with heavy caramel coating. Would definitely go again.

Thank John M
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I called in a to-go order as I left the James Madison Museum. The nice lady on the phone was knowledgeable and took my order quickly and without issue, stating that it would be ready in 5-10 minutes. I got there in about 5 and...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

One night I had the hearty coq au vin and the next night a delicious burger. The waitress remembered me and my choice of beverage, so high marks for service as well as food.

Thank Spadina2
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I visited The Light Well several months ago and I was impressed. We recently returned I must say it is even better than before. They have really hit their stride. The place was spotless, the food was very good, the service was excellent and the...More

Thank CaptMancuso
Reviewed 23 September 2017

While traveling with another couple and staying in the area, we happened upon The Light Well for dinner. We all enjoyed it very much! Cute place, good and knowledgeable server, good beers on tap, and delicious food at extremely reasonable prices. I'd recommend it to...More

Thank egreer19
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

First visit and it was dinner. Menu varied and concise - touching the best directions to satisfy various tastes and dining desires. Service was very good, helpful, friendly and prompt, thank you Gracie. Guess the contraption serving as the host station and you'll elevate your...More

Thank Bob F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 E Main St, Orange, VA 22960-1627
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 540-661-0004
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A new restaurant. Opened in feb 2011
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