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Claire's at the Depot

65 S 3rd St, Warrenton, VA 20186-3304
+1 540-351-1616
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (46 reviews)
“crab soup” (21 reviews)
“gouda grits” (8 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
65 S 3rd St, Warrenton, VA 20186-3304
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went there for a wonderful lunch with my wife. Great food, nice cozy table for two next to a fireplace. Very attentive staff. The servings were nicely presented. The chicken and apple sandwich was great. The chicken curry was good.

Thank rporter20186
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quaint atmosphere with subdued lighting, great for any occasion. Wait staff attentive, friendly, courteous and prompt. The food was very good. Would definitely go back. This is one of my family’s favorite places.

Thank AnnMarie1156
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you plan on visiting on a weekend or holiday weekend definitely make reservations in advance as Claire's fills up fast. Claire's provides an elegant atmosphere in charming Old Town Warrenton, VA. The food was remarkable and the service is what you would expect from...More

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was attentive and well prepared. The food was very good but not great. All in all not a bad place. Biggest set back was the prices. The place a special evening out type restaurant and that's where I'd leave it, it not a...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met friends there for lunch. It is a bit pricey, but the food was delicious. I got the grilled shrimp and pasta in a pesto sauce. It was quite tasty, but a little too rich and so my stomach was not too happy later....More

Thank LindaVA1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had reservations for 3 got there with 5. Not a problem! Place was very busy but waitress was attentive and the food and drinks were great. Salads were very good and the soup of the day, Crab....? was very good! Others had Salmon and they...More

Thank jdenderle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well raleigh will have nevehad raved about a lunch he had here last July: a salad topped with perfectly grilled lamb chops. But it was Sunday with brunch service and they weren't on the menu. However Claire, the owner, heard him ask about them and...More

Thank CarolinaBecky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent lentil and curried chicken soups. Wonderful beet salad. Also enjoyed the larger shrimp salad and plate of Chesapeake fried oysters. Place was packed both visits. Excellent serving staff. Very nice atmosphere. Liked it so much on the way to Charlottesville we booked it for...More

Thank Wayne N
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We found Claire's on Google Maps, and it looked good, so we gave it a try. It was fantastic. A beautiful restaurant in an old train station, white tablecloths, and a lovely outdoor patio. The only complaint I have about the she crab soup is...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Our dinner for 2 with no alcohol cost ~$105. We split a bowl of crab dense ‘she crab soup’ - our waiter offered us a taste first. 👍🏻Great service and great soup! We split the wedge salad which is one of our favorites and has...More

Thank Marguerite B
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Questions & Answers
11 December 2016|
Response from cl_depot | Property representative |
Yes we do, for any denomination. You can come by during our hours of business and we also take requests over the phone and we will mail them for you if you aren't local. 540.351.1616
26 March 2016|
Response from cl_depot | Property representative |
Just Sunday's, though sometimes we do have one or two brunch items as specials on Saturday.
19 July 2015|
Response from cl_depot | Property representative |
Yes, children are allowed. Lunch and brunch are more kid-friendly atmospheres but we do also have a kids menu available at night as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 S 3rd St, Warrenton, VA 20186-3304
    (Lee Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Warrenton
  • Phone Number: +1 540-351-1616
  • E-mail
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