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Hornet's Nest Restaurant - CLOSED

269 N Madison Rd, Orange, VA 22960-1205
+1 540-672-7040
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good19%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible28%
14 Oct 2013
31 Aug 2013
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Barbecue
269 N Madison Rd, Orange, VA 22960-1205
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Reviewed 10 December 2010

We arrived in Orange, VA at 8:55 at night, passing several fast food chain type stores, and finally noticed the Hornet's Nest. The sign on the door says they close at 9 pm, but the owner insisted we come in for dinner. Only 13 tables,...More

4  Thank DaveSov82
Reviewed 24 August 2010

My family enjoys this little restaurant mostly because they have great ribs, are friendly and take good care of us. It is basic food, hometown atmosphere, not expensive and we like supporting a local business.

1  Thank WilsonsWay
Reviewed 25 May 2010

This resturant makes the best 'out to eat place' That i have been to in a long time. people are friendly service is excellent, food is good. Best part it doesn't cost alot to eat there.

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Reviewed 30 August 2009

My wife and I have lived in Orange, Virginia for 3 years, and we own and operate a bed and breakfast here in town. Both we and our inn guests have eaten at every restaurant in Orange numerous times, and our guests are usually happy...More

3  Thank hhbb_innkeeper
Reviewed 9 August 2009

We had dinner and ordered the daily special, Hamburger steak. It was served with French fries and beans right off the can, slightly warmed. The steak was soaked in a disgusting brown sauce, which had no taste at all, but salty. It was cheap and...More

Thank Hans-Joachim P
Reviewed 8 February 2009

Went to the Hornet's Nest while passing through Orange. We were actually looking to go to the Silk Mill Grille but it was closed. The Hornet's Nest wasn't anything fancy, but it definitely hit the spot. For a very reasonable price, we both had the...More

1  Thank Systeme-D
Reviewed 24 January 2009

They smoke their own meats; my chicken was good and my husband said the brisket was the best he'd ever had. The beans were excellent; fries and mashed potatoes were both good. Even the coffee was good, which is not something I expect in small...More

1  Thank canyonwoman
Reviewed 11 October 2008

There are not too many places in Orange to eat that are kid friendly, except for fast food restaurants, which we tend to shy away from. The food at this restaurant is average. It was a lot of it, but the quaility in my opinion...More

Thank athruz
Reviewed 20 September 2008

We have been to the Hornet's Desk twice this month. Just discovered them. Its a nondescript white building in Orange, VA. Interior is tables and booths...not fancy. Decorated with local sports memorabilia. Our first visit, I had salmon cake, macaroni salad (a yummy dill creation,...More

1  Thank virginian9
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Reviewed 19 November 2007

Generic, poor quality food.

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  • Address: 269 N Madison Rd, Orange, VA 22960-1205
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 540-672-7040
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