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Circa '31 at the Mimslyn Inn

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401 W Main St, Luray, VA 22835
+1 540-743-5105
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Frederick
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were the early risers of the day so practically had the place to ourselves. The breakfast buffet was top notch with plenty of variety and the staff was super attentive. Great way to start our day.

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Front Royal, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Sunday brunch is 10:30 until 2 pm. We were able to get there after church. The ambience is almost like 1931. Elegant friendly and responsive servers, just like the good old days. The Bacon, Beer, and Potato soup was new for us...and delicious. There was nothing outstanding nor disappointing at the salad table. The generous serving of roast beef... More 

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Thank 882Traveler
Keswick, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

The actual restaurant room is beautiful and bright. Menu looks creative at first glance, and we had a hard time deciding what to order because it all sounded so good. When meals arrived, we were both disappointed - food was bland and average. Salad was a pile of mixed greens with barely any other veggies, tuna was overcooked. Decided to... More 

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Thank Kristen M
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We stayed at the Mimslyn Inn while taking my boyfriend to the caverns for his birthday. We had dinner and brunch at Circa '31 and the food and service was excellent.

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Thank Tiffani K
Baltimore
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Delicious food at good price and excellent service. Custom omelets, fresh carved beef, salad table, desert table, bacon, sausage, biscuits, chicken, fish, pork...lots of stuff. High recommend.

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Thank LindaLeeNolan
Page County, United States
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Friday lunch buffet was very good. Place is clean and comfortable. Staff friendly. After main dining hours you eat in basement at Speakeasy - bar and club atmosphere.

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Thank 583dandy
Fraser, Colorado
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We enjoyed the Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet & Christmas morning breakfast. The cost for the buffet was not bad...$33 per person. It was really just average. But the atmosphere was fantastic! Loved the historic inn.

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Thank TLM724
Bethesda, Maryland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We went on what they called Date Night and it was good. Atmosphere was nice and food was amazing. Staff was very attentive to our needs. Was not expensive at all and our dinner including a bottle of wine. $35 for 2 app's, 2 main courses, 2 desserts. WOW what a deal.

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St. Augustine, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

We were staying in the hotel for our son's wedding, with family and friends. Cound't believe we could get such an excellent meal AND a bottle of wine for a price well below what we would have paid elsewhere. Service was outstanding.

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Thank Carol A
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

The meal was served heaped on the plate in layers including turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy and green beans. A buffet would have been much better and much more appealing. The sweet potato apple bisque was a good starter, and the food was tasty even though it was piled high. The dessert was another story. The piece of pumpkin... More 

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Thank Rudy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 W Main St, Luray, VA 22835
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Luray
  • Phone Number: +1 540-743-5105
  • This restaurant is at The Mimslyn Inn

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?