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Key Ingredients Restaurant

325 Factory Outlet Dr, Fort Chiswell Mansion, Max Meadows, VA 24360-4096
+1 276-637-1832
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta salad” (4 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
“burger” (7 reviews)
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325 Factory Outlet Dr, Fort Chiswell Mansion, Max Meadows, VA 24360-4096
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All I can say is wow, one of the most perfectly cooked fillets that I've had anywhere. The chicken salad lettuce wrap appetizer was fantastic, the vidalia onion relish was out of this world, a real sweet surprise. We were surprised when the chef was...More

1  Thank jeffsibbo
Keyingredients, Owner at Key Ingredients Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for choosing the Mansion at Fort Chiswell for your anniversary dinner and for the review!

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Staying at Hampton inn exit 80 and looked on TripAdvisor for restaurants. Key Ingredients was number 1 and rightfully so. A beautiful spot in an old mansion. Sat on the porch looking out at a bucolic scene. Food was delicious and reasonably priced. 4 oz...More

1  Thank njgrandma20
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We were traveling through and it was late. We called ahead to see if they were still able to prepare something to go for us as it was nearing closing time. With an inviting response from the owner, "Come on, the kitchen's still hot. We'll...More

1  Thank TheLavieris
Keyingredients, Owner at Key Ingredients Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thank you so much for visiting! I'm glad you enjoyed your meal. P.S. I put the counter there and tried to make it look as original as possible so I guess it's working. Everyone says it's original Thanks again you're always welcome at the Mansion.

Reviewed 2 July 2017

We went for dinner at this restaurant after spending a wonderful couple hours during the day at The Mansion at Fort Chiswell. You can either go for lunch or dinner at their restaurant. We are so glad we returned for dinner as it gave us...More

Thank jgl22
Keyingredients, Owner at Key Ingredients Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thank you for visiting and the great review. We sincerely appreciate you visiting and that we were able to provide an enjoyable experience.

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Sorta out in the middle of nowhere (no offense intended) is this Farm to Table restaurant in Max Meadows, VA. It is set in a large old house, called The Mansion (you can take paid tours but we did not), overlooking rolling hills and a...More

Thank Caroline S
Keyingredients, Owner at Key Ingredients Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you for visiting. I recall the order in the kitchen and believe you requested bread also. I am the person who brought the bread to your table, chef, owner and restorer of The Fort Chiswell Mansion. We opened Key Ingredients restaurant 3 years ago...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Found the on Trip Advisor looking for a good local place to celebrate my nephews graduation. Food was excellent and reasonably price. Menu had a really nice selection. Service was excellent! Restaurant is in part of the old plantation house from the 1840's. Took a...More

Reviewed 12 November 2016

We can stay at many hotels between the Charlotte Airport and Blacksburg, Virginia when we come from Dallas for a Virginia Tech football game. We chose the Hampton Inn in Fort Chiswell after reading reviews of Key Ingredients, Fort Chiswell Mansion. We were very impressed....More

Thank cordpar
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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We were traveling from Atlanta to Blacksburg Virginia (go Hokies) and wanted to try this restaurant after it was recommended by a friend. It was a Friday at 3 PM so we have the place to ourselves. The waiter/bartender greeted us outside and showed us...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came later in the evening. We had one area of the restaurant to ourselves. Our waiter was really great. He made a mistake with my meal, but gave my husband a free beer to make up for it. The food was...More

Thank bumpii_
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The food here was very good and the staff here was very friendly. The restaurant was beautiful and very inviting.

Thank armywifeandhappy
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Mike D
8 May 2017|
Response from Keyingredients | Property representative |
It's open now. We are open the first Thursday in May thru the last Sunday in December
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 Factory Outlet Dr, Fort Chiswell Mansion, Max Meadows, VA 24360-4096
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Max Meadows
  • Phone Number: +1 276-637-1832
Key Ingredients Restaurant is located at The Fort Chiswell Mansion. We offfer a casual, unique setting that is less than one mile from exit 80 at the I-77/I-81 intersection in Virginia. We offer made to order meals, 12 flavors of hand dipped gourmet ice cream, Full Bar and even guided tours of the Mansion.
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