Local Restaurants and Vineyards
Sperryville (ten minute drive)
Thornton River Grille (540) 987-8790, www.thorntonrivergrille.com, excellent food, beautiful woodwork, moderate prices, lunch & dinner Tuesday - Saturday, brunch Sunday.
Washington, Va (fifteen minute drive)
The Inn at Little Washington (540)675-3800, www.theinnatlittlewashington.com, Five Star restaurant, outstanding setting, service, food, wine, very expensive, reservations required.
Country Cafe - family style, simple food, inexpensive.
Blue Rock Inn (540)987-3388, www.thebluerockinn.com, excellent food, beautiful setting, pub and restaurant, moderate prices, dinner Wednesday-Sunday, Sunday brunch.
Flint Hill (twenty-five minute drive)
Griffin Tavern (540) 675-3227, www.griffintavern.com, hamburgers, fish and chips, dinners specials, moderate. Open daily.
Public House (540) 675-1700, www.flinthillva.com/dine/food, American cuisine, dinner specials, moderately expensive. Open daily.
Culpeper (twenty-five minute drive)
It's about Thyme (540) 825-4264, www.itsaboutthyme.com, European country casual, excellent food, moderately expensive, reservations recommended, Tues.-Sat. Also includes The Copper Fish, www.thymeinfo.com/index5.html, fresh seafood in a casual, bistro type setting.
Foti's (540) 829-8400, www.fotisrestaurant.com. Mediterranean, creative cuisine, moderately expensive, Tues-Sat.
Culpeper Thai (540) 829-0777, pleasant atmosphere, excellent Thai food, moderate.
Madison ( twenty minute drive)
Madison Inn (540) 987-5095, www.madisoninnva.com, elegant atmosphere, creative American food, moderately expensive. Lunch Tuesday – Saturday, brunch Sunday, dinner Friday, Saturday.
Graves Mountain Lodge (540) 923-4231, family style or buffet, moderate, reservations recommended.
Pig-N Steak - barbecue, large quantities, inexpensive.
Wineries/VineyardsSharp Rock Vineyards
Gray Ghost Vineyards
Early Mountain Winery
Naked Mountain Vineyard
Fox Meadow Vineyards
Prince Michel & Rapidan River Vineyards
540-547-3707 or 800-800-WINE
Old House Vineyards