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.
Headmaster's Pub (540) 987-5008, sandwiches and soup for lunch and burgers, wings and fries for dinner, live music on most weekends.Thu - Sat: 11:30 am - 2:00 am, Sun: 11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Triple Oak Bakery (540) 987-9122, www.tripleoakbakery.com A family-run artisan bakery in the heart of the Piedmont region of Virginia. They specialize in classic patisserie...all gluten free in a dedicated gluten free and peanut free facility (use tree nuts), and use local and organic ingredients whenever possible. Baked goods including pastries, bars, cupcakes, brownies, cakes, pies, breads and savories, and lunch available. Closed Monday.
Washington, Va (fifteen minute drive)
Foster Harris House (540) 675-3757, www.fosterharris.com The intimate dining room of only 10 seats and just one seating per night allows for an unhurried and personal dining experience. The five-course, prix fixe menu is available by reservation every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
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 - (540) 675-1066 Family style, simple food, inexpensive.
Tula's (540) 675-2223, www.tulasoffmain.com, Offers a French and southern inspired menu, while the bar serves up casual fare, artful cocktails, fine wines, craft beers on tap, free wi-fi, and live music. Sundays offers a special brunch menu, and our specialty coffees are always available while dining in or to go.
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, Sunday.
Graves Mountain Lodge (540) 923-4231, Family style or buffet, moderate, reservations recommended.
Pig-N Steak - Barbecue and burgers, 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