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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always great food great service!! I highly recommend and their desserts are the bomb.very cute place and nice patio for dining outdoors.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 2 August 2022 via mobile

Amazing food and service! We got right in at lunchtime. Our sandwiches were all delicious - I loved the focaccia bread with mine. We shared a blackberry danish and blueberry zucchini cake and both were phenomenal. My husband said the coffee was outstanding and asked...if he could buy some. They were out of retail packages but offered to send some when they restock! We might go back tomorrow before we leave town!More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 24 July 2022 via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast while visiting Luray for the weekend. The food was delicious and wait staff pleasant and helpful. I order an iced coffee flight which was a great way to try new latte combinations (4 coffees of your choice). They have a...cute patio area with fans and covered areas in case you are traveling with your pet.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 19 July 2022

We took a day trip to visit an old friend in Luray out in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. Luray has an old town section with lots of shops. Among them we found this charming little cafe for lunch. There are a lot of pastries displayed when...you enter. We were able to get a table without a problem. The menu contains a lots of different salads and sandwiches. Portions were generous, and the food was delicious.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 25 June 2022 via mobile

From the outside to the back porch this place has a ton of character. When you enter you are greeted by a display of fresh pastries and the smell of coffee. Seated and brought water immediately. Tons of choices on menu. Food came fairly quickly,...staff was super nice and attentive. Highly recommend! Sweet potatoes were the best!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 9 May 2022

Our family of five had breakfast here on a stay in Luray to visit Shenandoah. Cute little place with good coffee, acceptable food, low prices and friendly staff.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 16 April 2022

We were the 1st for breakfast but had to wait over 20 min for our food? Egg wrap was very good, partner's eggs were not hot. Went back for lunch, there was a 45 min wait....at least they told us......salad was pretty good. Cute inside,...staff was friendly.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 9 December 2021 via mobile

What a special place to have discovered by accident! The ambiance is terrific...a quaint diner... and the food is outstanding. Save room for the incredible baked goods!! We were delighted to stumble upon this little gem.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 15 November 2021 via mobile

Picked up a beautiful carrot cake to celebrate my birthday. I emailed regarding a cake a few weeks ahead and the response was great! They were very accommodating and able to provide exactly what I wanted. The cake was delicious and priced right. We hoped...to try the lunch offerings for a picnic when we picked up the cake, but they were busy and no longer doing to go due to the wait time. We will definitely order lunch ahead next time we're in town.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 28 October 2021 via mobile

Terrific lunch after a drive in Skyline Drive. Really cute decor, tasty sandwiches and very nice server. I recommend the chicken salad sandwich! Easy to park, on street and out back.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 23 October 2021 via mobile

We live semi-local but don't get to Luray often. The weather was gorgeous so we decided to feta nice stroll around the Greenway in before it gets cold and the leaves drop. We stopped at Gathering Grounds for lunch after our morning walk and it...was perfect. Friendly staff, nice atmosphere, and delicious food. It was a late lunch and the sandwiches and salads were just the ticket with a couple mugs of delicious coffee to top it off. We didn't get to try the baked goods but I'm assuming they're good because all that was left after our lunch was over was a little bit of pie and a scone so if you're looking for pastry you'll probably want to get there earlier in the day.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 30 September 2021

Thought this was a more grab-n-go kind of place, so I wasn't too happy having to sit and wait 45 minutes for a breakfast sandwich. But it's a cute place and the food was good. Just plan on staying awhile.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 September 2021

Great service and food. Had fried green tomatoes. Best I ever had. Salad was full of fresh ,colorful vegetables. Would eat here again.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 3 September 2021

The restaurant was nearly filled to capacity, but there was also outside seating which many patrons preferred. Huge menu with so many delectable choices that it was difficult to choose, and then, of course, every meal that was ordered that passed by us looked and...smelled delicious too! Gourmet sandwiches on baguettes, or buns, or croissants. Portions were huge! Homemade french fries and onion rings. Took a little bit to get our order but well worth it! Wait staff was so friendly. The Trip Advisor pictures show a menu that is not current, or at least not the one that we had at lunch.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 12 August 2021

I wish I had this little cafe in my town! The service was excellent and the food is great. We went for breakfast because fresh bagels, homemade pastries, and good coffee are my favorites. This place does not disappoint! Their cinnamon rolls are some of...the best I’ve ever had. Went back for lunch later in the day because that half of the menu looked just as good. The sandwiches were a hit with the adults and the kids’ menu is just right for those picky eaters, while still being homemade and special. The staff was beyond kind; I ended up with a bonus cookie in our to-go pastry box when we returned for breakfast *again* the second day before leaving town. It was clean, comfortable restaurant and an absolute must-have if ever in Luray.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Gathering Grounds Patisserie & Cafe, Luray - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews - Tripadvisor

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Gathering Grounds Patisserie & Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5