Dining, Inns at Montpelier

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Dining, Inns at Montpelier


All of the member Inns provide a hearty breakfast to start your day.  Two of our member Inns have outstanding onsite restaurants with world class chefs.  If you decide to head out into the surrounding area you will find a wide selection of choices, from down home BBQ to 5 star dining!

The Inn at Meander Plantation, 800-385-4936. Exquisite gourmet four course dinner at a historic inn. $65 + Wine, Tax and Tip. Dinner served Thursday-Saturday. 7 miles North of Orange, VA on Rt. 15. www.meander.net

Vintage at The Inn at Willow Grove, 540-672-7001 Dining at it’s finest. 1 Mile North of the Town of Orange on Rt 15S. Entrees $25-$40 innatwillowgrove.com/vintage/

Madison County Restaurants

The Bavarian Chef540-948-6505. Fabulous German and American cuisine. Plentiful servings. Dinners from $15-$24. Rt. 29, Near Madison. www.thebavarianchef.com

The Madison Inn, 540–948-5095. Unique and cozy restaurant located in Madison, VA. Extensive menu that changes quarterly with many local favorites. Entrees: $17-$30. Main Street, Madison. 20 Miles West of Orange, VA. www.madisoninnva.com

The Lafayette Inn, 434-985-6345. Culinary Delight. Extensive American and Continental menu. Lunch and Dinner daily. Entries: $17-$30. Main Street, Standardsville. 14 Miles West, of Rt 20-Rt 33 Intersection on Rt 33. www.thelafayette.com

Pig and Steak, 540-948-3130. Real pit cooked barbeque and fresh cut steaks. Entrees: $10-$20. Washington Street, Madison. www.pigandsteak.com

Orange County

Palladio at Barboursville Winery, 540- 832-7848. Excellent Northern Italian gourmet cuisine. Four course $65, with wine accompanying each course $90+. Lunch $28/$52. Just off intersection of Rt 20 and Rt 33. Reservations Required.

The BBQ Exchange, True open pit BBQ. 102 Martinsburg Avenue, Gordonsville, VA 

Entrees: $6-$15 Menu www.bbqex.com

Rochambeau, 540-832-0130. A true French Restaurant with a talented chef. Entrees $19 to $30. Lunch and Dinner – Tuesday to Saturday, Brunch on Sunday 9 miles South of Orange, VA in Gordonsville, VA. 115 S. Main Street, Gordonsville www.restaurantrochambeau.com.

Town of Orange

Forked on Main, 540-308-7660. Americana cuisine with a twist. 124 West Main Street, Orange. Entrees: $10-$28. www.forkedonmain.com

My Avocado, 540-360-4191. Mexican Grill with a Mediterranean twist. 100 Berry Hill Road Orange. Entrees: $6-15. www.facebook.com/myavocado100/El Vaquero, 540-672-3800. Authentic Mexican food prepared perfectly. Extensive menu. Lunch and Dinner daily. Entrees: $8-$16. Rt. 15, Orange, VA 


Silk Mill Grill, 540-672-4010. Sports Bar and restaurant serving dinner sandwiches, chicken, seafood and beef in former silk mill complex. Dinners $9-19. Rt 15, Orange, VA. www.silkmillgrille.com

The Light Well Tavern, Lively bar style food. Live Music on the weekends. Main Street Orange, Entrees: $10-$25  www.thelightwell.com

Town of Culpeper

Foti’s Restaurant, 540-829-8400. Fusion of local ingredients, creativity and Mediterranean influences. Entrees: $18-$35. E. Davis Street, Culpeper. www.fotisrestaurant.com

Flavor on Main, 540-321-4510. Creative American fine dining and creative cocktails in a speakeasy-styled dining room. Entrees: $20-38. S Main Street, Culpeper. www.flavoronmain.com

Thai Culpeper, 540-829-0777. Extensive selection of Thai favorites as well as several delicious chef specials. Entrees: $10-29. E Davis Street, Culpeper. www.thaiwinchester.com/thaiculpeper.htm

Piedmont Steakhouse, 540-825-4444. Classic steakhouse with fantastic ambiance of American. Entrees: $18-$35. E Cameron St, Culpeper. piedmontsteakhouse.com

It’s About Thyme, 540-825-4264. European Country Cuisine, with the emphasis on fresh ingredients and herbs. Entrees: $15-$22. E Davis St, Culpeper. www.thymeinfo.com