Restaurants in Shenandoah + The Blue Ridge Mountains

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The menu is full of locally sourced dishes (quail with vanilla-bean sauce). Read More

Pick up a picnic lunch of fried chicken, pulled-pork barbecue, and coleslaw at this casual restaurant. Read More

Sidewalk tables and a long, railroad-style dining room give this eatery a continental flair; book a table for two and lunch on artisanal cheeses and... Read More

Grab stick-to-your-ribs fare like Virginia ham and biscuits and broiled catfish at this family-style venue. Read More

For more than 40 years, folks have flocked here for hand-rubbed, air-cured meats. Sandwiches are piled high with silky slices; pick up a bone-in whole... Read More

The restaurant at the Inn at Little Washington, a 90-minute drive from Washington, D.C., and its chef, Patrick O'Connell, have received five James Beard... Read More

Early birds get a deal, a candlelit boîte with reduced prices for prix fixe dinners of classic French cuisine before 7 p.m. But no matter when you... Read More

Housed in the old post office building, this family-friendly restaurant serves generous plates of comfort food, everything from cheese fries to lasagna... Read More

A former drugstore that's now known for jazz and blues. Read More

Virginia is one of the country’s fastest-growing wine regions, and Palladio is one of the best restaurants in the state—it’s built on... Read More

The juicy pulled-pork platter draws ‘cue fans from across the state. Sides of sugary baked beans and heaps of crispy fries don’t hurt either. Read More

Dave Matthews, who was born in Johannesburg—and who formed Dave Matthews Band in Charlottesville in the early 1990s—might enjoy the "boerie... Read More

At the intimate Clifton Inn, the decadent rusticity of the rooms—claw-foot tubs, Mascioni linens, fireplaces, but nary a ruffled window treatment... Read More

Pour on the sauce at this corner bbq joint, famous for serving the town’s best barbecued pork sandwiches. Read More

Classic dishes like rack of lamb (paired with local wines) are served in an intimate period dining room. Read More

Dishes at wood-beam–ceilinged The Local showcase homegrown ingredients, as in Blue Ridge Mountain brook trout with Cajun rémoulade.... Read More

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