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Brookside Restaurant

2978 US Highway 211 E, Luray, VA 22835-4767
+1 800-299-2655
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“fried chicken” (35 reviews)
“potatoes” (13 reviews)
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2978 US Highway 211 E, Luray, VA 22835-4767
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on our last trip to the mountains. The menu offered so many options that we didn't know what we would want more. Our meal was delicious! If we are back in that area again, will definitely plan to go back. Wait staff very nice...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the sweetest waitress who was completely overwhelmed. Food took over an hour. Hamburgers were on stale buns with small patties. It has such great promise.

Thank grumpyvet
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Went for Sunday breakfast after visiting Luray Caverns. Server was friendly and coffee was flowing, but kitchen was a bit slow. We both had corned beef hash which tasted delicious. Server got busy and we had to wait a while to flag her down for...More

Thank wabi-sabi_Jamie
food-funva, Owner at Brookside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Jamie, we're pleased you enjoyed your breakfast and took the time to let us know. I'm glad the coffee kept getting to you even if there was a bit of a wait. Circumstances of many orders in the kitchen at the same time do tend...More

Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Good, down home cooking. We had the dinner buffet. Every single item was absolutely delicious. Our waitress was so friendly and one of the best ever!

Thank Jel48_joyce
food-funva, Owner at Brookside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

We are happy you enjoyed your meal with us and took time to share your opinions. Thanks so much!

Reviewed 18 November 2017

I had a faint memory of this nice restaurant when I last passed thru the area a few years back and was looking on the wrong road for it. My wife suggested using the phone which being old school, I was trying not to. Winds...More

Thank Old_man_traveler62
food-funva, Owner at Brookside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

How great that you have a GOOD MEMORY! Sometimes memories are Better than GPS, but those gadgets sure are helpful. We appreciate your determination to take that walk....down memory lane. And we're glad you weren't disappointed after your efforts. We've been here over 85 years...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017

One of my favorite eateries anywhere. Haven't been there for 20 years and the meatloaf is still the best in the world. Onion Rings are a close second. Great wait staff. BlackBerry cobbler is heavenly. Visit the peacocks.

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food-funva, Owner at Brookside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

The more things change; the more some things stay the same. And that's always good. Thanks for coming back.....will it be 2037 before we see you again? We'll be waiting.

Reviewed 10 November 2017

Sundays are fun days...pick from the menu or the Salad bar/buffet. How can you beat fried chicken, pot roast, fried shrimp, stewed tomatoes, string beans, scalloped potatoes, sauerkrat n hot dogs...in addition to the salad bar with dessert thrown in too? You can't.

Thank Del P
food-funva, Owner at Brookside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thanks so much for being with us on Sundays. We appreciate your visit and comments.

Reviewed 8 November 2017

We had a bad experience today during brunch. We got there and the lady at the front (Cece is her name) didnt even bother to look at us, never said hi. I hope it is not because we are not Caucasians. If not for our...More

Thank MikeRiza
food-funva, Owner at Brookside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

This is an unfortunate situation and one that is very different in the memory of the reviewer from our own. Their agenda is very saddening for others to read and I cannot possibly account for it. I apologize for exposing others to such offensive sentiment...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017

We were visiting from out of state and googled some reviews on local restaurants. We wanted something authentic and unique to this location and stumbled upon the Brookside. It was the most pleasant surprise! They had a soup and salad bar, as well as a...More

Thank Laura A
food-funva, Owner at Brookside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Laura. Thanks for finding us!!! And we're delighted you enjoyed your visit. We always love new friends so if you're in the area again, please stop in. Just a note: we're not a big place but we do have over 80 seats, you just may...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Having hiked the AT along Skyline Dr, Husband needed a late lunch quick. Brookside wasn’t fancy, but they were wholesome and tasty, and served a variety of beers-just what the hiker ordered. Service was accommodating, and everything hit the spot.

Thank Lspdoll
food-funva, Owner at Brookside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

So glad we were here when you needed us. At the foot of the Blue Ridge we see lots of hikers, bikers and sight-seers and are delighted to serve all of them!

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3 July 2016|
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Response from docjay57 | Reviewed this property |
There is a breakfast buffet and you can order off the menu. My omelette was delicious.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2978 US Highway 211 E, Luray, VA 22835-4767
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Luray
  • Phone Number: +1 800-299-2655
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