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The Light Well

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American, Bar, Contemporary
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110 E Main St, Orange, VA 22960-1627
+1 540-661-0004
Today
11:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Wed - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri 07:00 - 00:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Orange, Virginia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

Very charming small restaurant. The food is always good and the service is great. They have great selection of wines and beers and locally roasted coffee. You will not be disappointed.

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Thank Twolf76
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

If you're in downtown Orange looking for a watering hole with personality, then The Light Well is your place. Emily was our bartender and mixologist extraordinaire for the night, and she made for the most memorable experience. We just told Emily what flavors we were into, and she created the most delicious concoctions. TLW has two comfortable seating arrangements on... More 

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Thank Kathy H
Broadview Heights, Ohio
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Decent draft selection and lots of bottles and cans. Good atmosphere. Food is good but I haven't dined there in a while. Great service.

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Thank Tim G
Rapidan, Virginia
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

Great place for morning coffee and pastries, also good small plates such as mussels, mac and cheese. Music on certain nights and then it can get very noisy (not the place for conversation). Delicious Irish coffee.

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Thank Gail M
Louisville, Kentucky
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175 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Bar was open but had to wait for dinner service to start however server worked up some appetizers for us to enjoy while waiting. The three fish taco was one of the best, and I love fish tacos.The spinach was great.

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Thank Dan6801
Buffalo Junction, VA
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful lunch with 4 generations of family. They have a wonderful menu. Something for everyone. There is a very good brunch menu on the weekends. Wait staff was very nice and very attentive. Tastefully decorated and clean.

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Thank 21racefan21
Orange, VA
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Great place to get lunch or dinner - has a bar atmosphere....be prepared to wait, getting your order could take a bit.

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Thank JLippens
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

We stopped in for dinner and had made a reservation – for a Friday this seemed a good idea as it was pretty busy. The wait staff were attentive, without being fussy – and service was without problems. We started with bruschetta – OK, but lacked the garlic oomph I had hoped for! Entrees were fish tacos, voted as good,... More 

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Thank SeamusK61
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

Had dinner here with my wife and another couple. I would not recommend the loin of pork, which I had. It was very tough. However my wife enjoyed the cod and the other couples steak and fish toco was good. My wife and I had the muscles as an appetizer which was delicious. The pumpkin ice cream was also very... More 

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Thank Joe M
Columbus, Ohio
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

We had dinner near The Light Well, and wanted to grab some dessert and coffee, so we stopped in. We had chocolate cake and were so impressed by the homemade cake (and the excellent homemade icing) that we decided to return for dinner later in our trip. For dinner, I had homemade fettuccine with tomato sauce and grilled chicken, as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 E Main St, Orange, VA 22960-1627
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 540-661-0004
Description
A new restaurant. Opened in feb 2011

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?