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Rain Restaurant & Bar

283 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210
+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
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had gone to Bristol for some shopping and I told my husband to drive to Abingdon that they had some good restaurants. Was going to go to Tavern but they weren't open yet. We stopped in to Rain and went to the bar for drinks...More

Thank Coxmd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a place after 10p (the rest of the town had pretty much closed down) and we found Rain. Sat at a high top, ordered a couple of well made mixed drinks and had a very tasty appetizer. Very friendly staff and...More

Thank Tad R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking to enjoy an intriguing dinner or have a cocktail or glass of wine after the Barter, I would highly recommend Rain. I Love the scallops and honey Sriracha wings for dinner... Amazing Buffalo crayfish and parmesan fries with truffle oil are...More

Thank lemurgrrl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here twice during our four day stay in Abingdon. They have one of the best, if not the best, drink menus in town. Our first experience was at their bar -- they were the only restaurant still open after 9pm when we arrived...More

Thank amandabrie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at Rain (only minutes off I-81) for a late lunch and respite from our 500+ mile trip from Nashville to Charlottesville. While having done an internet search for a place to have lunch, we were plesantly surprised how charming Abingdon was with its...More

Thank daltex972
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Dinner with family and friends.. great food, great service, great atmosphere. We would eat here again and again.

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Rain is situated in a small town in SW Virginia, but had a more urban, hip vibe. The menu was quite varied with complex dishes such as short ribs, scallops and appetizers with interesting ingredients. I would say it is probably one of the best...More

Thank DanaW873
Reviewed 6 October 2017

My wife and I just got back from a very enjoyable meal at the Rain restaurant. Stuffed mushrooms were outstanding, as was the filet and ribeye. Well done and well presented by John, an excellent waiter. A most pleasant evening!

Thank Hank357
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The food was delicious. Our group included 10 people and the waitress was attentive. The three appetizers we tried (Benton's Tennessee Prosciutto, Honey-Sriracha Confit Chicken Wings, and Goat, Feta & Cream Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms) were almost a dinner in itself. However, we also ordered entrees....More

Thank Terry R
Reviewed 1 October 2017

My husband and I ate dinner at Rain on a Friday night and decided to just try an assortment of appetizers and side salads as our meal, and it was a great choice. We tried the baked oysters, stuffed mushrooms, and fried eggplant/parmesan cheese. On...More

Thank JWTSatty
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
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
  • 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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