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Rain Restaurant & Bar

283 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210-2903
+1 276-739-2331
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
283 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210-2903
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Angie our server was the best. App. was mussels, we enjoyed the butternut squash soup and loved the shrimp and grits and scallop entree. Check out their menu for ingredients. Superb

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great restaurant in a relatively small town. There is indoor as well as outdoor dining. The wine by the glass list was good. The squash soup was very good and the softshell crab was excellent as was the seafood catch of the...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful lunch. My husband has numerous food allergies. Jonathan was truly incredible. He made sure that my husbands food would be without any soy. The food is delicious. I had the Plumb Alley cheese burger and a cup of butternut squash soup. Truly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I had a lovely and delicious meal at Rain on a recent Saturday evening. We had several different appetizers and several different main entrees, all of which were beautifully presented and delicious. The building exterior is lovely, the interior is beautiful, and...More

Thank SJC10598
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here with friends again. We came here 2 years ago. It was as awesome as last time. Had the same wait person, An awesome evening was had by us all.

Thank maninthewoods
Reviewed 13 May 2018

We usually have lunch when we eat at Rain, but today we did the Mother's Day Brunch. It was absolutely excellent! I had the wedge salad and baked oysters, my husband had the butternut squash soup (always have that at lunch) and the salmon cakes...More

Thank 286susan
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Great restaurant with a fantastic waitstaff! I would highly recommend the Butternut Soup and the Shrimp and Grits!

Thank 739stephenmr
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We went to Rain not knowing what to expect. It was rated as a top-restaurant in the area so we decided to give it a try. We were seated immediately, had a great server who was extremely accommodating and the food was delicious. Not being...More

Thank SDH424
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This place is spot on, in every way. I ate at the bar and my experience was fantastic! The atmosphere was cozy, the wait for my food was reasonable, and the conversation was pleasant. Every thing I ate was outstanding. The menu options are unique...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped at the restaurant before going to watch a play at the Barter Theatre. The stuffed chicken was excellent! The yellow fin tuna was very tasty. Our server was very friendly.

Thank Rivgat
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9 October 2016|
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Response from Hokie67 | Reviewed this property |
If you're going during the pre-show (at the Barter) time on a Friday or Saturday night, then you should make a reservation. otherwise, you should be OK.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 283 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210-2903
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Abingdon
  • Phone Number: +1 276-739-2331
Beautiful building with outdoor patio, very unique art/decor with a beautiful open bar and lounge area.
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