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522 N Main St, Farmville, VA 23901-1327
+1 434-392-2008
07:00 - 15:30
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food was great and served with a friendly smile. Not to many places to get a good breakfast in Farmville, give it a try.

Thank Kevin B
Wakefield, Virginia
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We are lunch at Riverside Cafe. We ordered the New York deli style pastrami and Swiss sandwich and fries and the chicken Caesar wrap and a cup of chicken noodle soup. The food was delicious but the serving size was very small. I have never had a New York style deli sandwich that barely had one thin layer of pastrami... More 

Thank Jimbo3244
Powhatan, Virginia
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235 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I've driven by this place many times but today I decided to give them a try. They were very busy and I expected the worst. However, I was pleasantly surprised. The wait-staff was very friendly and very efficient and the owner was making rounds and filling up drinks and making sure everything was okay. It is indeed café like in... More 

Thank kevin c
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100 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

This restaurant is above the norm for a small town. Menu had many options and our sandwiches were amazing - Pastrami and French Dip. Excellent salad and soup options. The waitress was attentive and atmosphere was very comfortable and attractive. We were in our bike clothes, and that was fine; but most folks were business casual.

Thank HeleneDC
Rock Hill, SC
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Food was inexpensive but nothing exceptional. Wait staff didn't seem too sure of themselves during a rush but did OK.

Thank AnnTRockHill_SC
Farmville, Virginia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

The food is great but breakfast was a little expensive, It is a family owned local establishment. They always greet you with a smile.

Thank Matthew G
South China, Maine
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

After an hour of waiting for our breakfast it finally arrived. In the cafe's defense there was only one waitress (along with the help of who we thought to be the owner) for a fairly busy dinning area. Everyone was friendly, but it was clear that was some staffing issues that morning. The food was only average, and the gravy... More 

Thank mebeden
Farmville, United States
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

This is a great spot where a lot of the locals tend to go. Great breakfasts and the desserts are fantastic - the coconut cream especially.

Thank Jessica B
Farmville, Virginia
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

When we noticed the signs, several years ago, that RIverside Cafe was going to be open, we were excited, as locals, to have another great place to eat!! Owners Parker and his wife, Jean, are quite the team! Everything that Jean makes is from scratch - even the soup stock for her soups! Open just for breakfast and lunch -... More 

Thank fudgemom
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

The place is near almost everything and was easy to find. The book was acceptable and the service acceptable.

Thank 1941Cameron

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 522 N Main St, Farmville, VA 23901-1327
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Farmville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-392-2008

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?