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Wayside Inn

) #2 of 6 Restaurants in Middletown ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
7783 Main St, Middletown, VA 22645-9502
+1 540-869-1797
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Grill, Pub
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7783 Main St, Middletown, VA 22645-9502
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Reviews (55)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first visit to the restaurant. The food was very good. I was told that they have just brought in a new chef. The historic atmosphere really makes this a unique place to visit.

Thank USA_191414
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were visiting friends in Middletown and went here for dinner, our first visit. MIddletown is just a small town and there is a parking lot right beside the Inn/Restaurant so plenty of space. This is a historic old building and very...More

Thank MT1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very yummy food served buffet style for our daughters rehersal dinner. Fun efficient wait staff - Merin (sp?) was a blast!!

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Visited here for dinner one evening and found ourselves in one of the various dining areas...in this case where there was a singer/guitar player. Plenty of items on the menu to choose from. Service was good. Wish I could say the food was delicious, but...More

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We stopped almost accidentally at this charming Shenandoah Valley inn, in an equally charming town rich with history. Whether it's actually the longest continuously operating inn in the US is up for debate, but the owner/operator is delightful and knowledgeable. Don't miss the original tavern...More

Thank Edward M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Wayside Inn has been on business since 1797! It started as a local tavern, then added 24 or 26 guest rooms. Each room is filled with antiques and has a different decor. There is not enough space to list all its wonders. I just had...More

Thank Barbara J
Reviewed 17 April 2017

My husband and I really enjoyed the Wayside Restaurant's Easter buffet yesterday. Excellent food and service in an incredibly relaxing atmosphere. Their Menu: Leg of Lamb, Carved Apricot Glazed Ham, Steamship Round, Smothered Chicken, Baked Haddock, Soup, huge assortment of Salads, Vegetables & Homemade Desserts,...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We stayed here in one of the lovely rooms and had an excellent breakfast. The inn has a lot of varied artwork and parts of it date back to 1798. The owners are lovely folks, and have an amazing property on their hands

Thank Andy T
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We stayed at the Wayside so we ate there on night. It was not crowded the night we ate there. The staff was friendly and the service was quick. The food was excellent and they had numerous specials.

Thank LUGNUT412
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I love this place! There's no other place like it. I can imagine what it must have been like back in the 1700s as a busy Inn. They've maintained the original wood work and the decor is true to the historical time period. The wonderful...More

Thank Wildluvrebel
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Stephen P
Thanksgiving buffet menu and price???
17 November 2016|
Response from OtisOhio | Reviewed this property |
Contact the Wayside Inn but whatever they are serving would be worth it- we enjoyed our meals there!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
00:00 - 14:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7783 Main St, Middletown, VA 22645-9502
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 540-869-1797
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Wayside Inn
Dine in the Colonial Days. Historic good taste is the specialty of the Inn, with authentic Regional American Cuisine available with advanced notice to larger groups in one of our antique filled dining rooms.

This week we're open on Friday at 4 PM and Saturday & Sunday at noon with a pub-style menu. We'll be closed from Monday through Wednesday during the winter.

We plan to expand our dining options to include a Sunday Brunch and other dining opportunities but the tavern is the only dining currently open.

If you have a group of 15 or more we will cater to your dining needs with options available for any budget.

For cocktails, the Coachyard Lounge welcomes you to relax where horse-drawn carriages once entered the inn.
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