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Gathering Grounds

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24 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1901
+1 540-743-1121
11:00 - 15:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 18:00
Fri 07:00 - 20:00
Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After visiting the caverns we stopped for lunch. It's not often that I'd rave about a sandwich, but ours were great. The wait staff were all friendly, efficient. Noise level was low. We were there a bit early so I can't say how it would be a bit later in the day but we had a very nice meal

Thank CSfromFC
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely if you are anywhere close to Luray, must stop in here for lunch! Cute little town, cute building, cute small restaurant. We sat at a high table near the front window and it was nice. We loved the draft Old Hill Cider. I had the Chicken Salad sandwich (Avelion -SP) on a croissant with chips and pickle and husband... More 

Thank Sunny B
Hampstead, Maryland
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Dinner is only served on Friday and Saturday and boy were we glad we were able to go on Saturday. Great sandwiches and my wife had the best Breve ever. She had to go back the next morining and get another! Service was excellent too.

Thank scoccagna
Gloucester, Virginia, United States
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

In the area for Garden Week, this little cafe was super! The sandwiches & salads were delicious and the desserts are to die for!

Thank nankeenan49
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93 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for lunch and had the special. Grilled cheese panini which tasted bland and looked undercooked but was ok but the onion soup was excellent. There was only one couple eating when we got there so can't complain about the service.

Thank racinee
Bristow, Virginia
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122 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We visited after checking out a local wedding venue and wow, amazing eatery in the heart of old town Luray. Great food, great service. We'll return.

Thank David S
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310 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My lady & I and Mrs Jones the wonder/service dog were in the area for a week of hiking in SNP. Read about this location before we left for the area. Stopped in for lunch on Easter Sunday - excellent menu, very good coffee and wonderful draft cider. Nice little patio in the back with a few tables. Very friendly... More 

Thank Roger61Texas
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got some of the specialty sandwiches and we were all blown away by the quality. We will definitely be back!

Thank Joshua C
Mystic, CT
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80 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice spot on the main street in downtown Luray...we had breakfast one morning and liked it so much that we went back the next morning, too. It was highly recommended by a woman at the local grocery store, and when we saw the high ratings on Tripadvisor, we knew it would be good. It was indeed.... More 

Thank HappyCamel42
Bethesda, Maryland
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a late lunch after visiting the caverns. Everything was great. The chicken salad sandwich was delicious. Do yourself a favor, end your meal with the chocolate pecan pie and a latte. Amazing. I'll definitely be back next time we are in the area. Plus there's an ice cream shop for the kids next door.

Thank Shanf99

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 11
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1901
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Luray
  • Phone Number: +1 540-743-1121
Now open at our new location!! We offer a unique dining experience: serving breakfast, gourmet sandwiches, soups and salads with a full-service espresso bar, homemade pastries and pies in a relaxing atmosphere. Wine and beer - on and off. Open 7 days a week.

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