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The Artful Dodger

47 Court Sq, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3742
+1 540-432-1179
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Cafe, Pub
47 Court Sq, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3742
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Any time you visit, you'll find unique, varied, and tasty menu options. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or late night, the food is fantastic. A personal favorite is their Pot of Tots served with their amazing homemade ranch dressing. Their Happy Hour offers delightful beverages, but an...More

Thank Shershe699
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Colorful healthy and delicious options... I has a sweet potato parsnip scramble with sausage and eggs ....

Thank Michele K
Reviewed 29 May 2017

First off, the weekend brunch menu is much smaller than the published menu. I didn't know until we got there it was limited. Regardless, the breakfast tacos were very good and the coffee as well. Be advised, it's rough. The seats are calling apart, there...More

Thank dhensley
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Very tasty food, unique vibe, geared towards the younger crowd. Moderately priced with sweet deals. Large outdoor area for smoking and dogs.

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 21 December 2016

the Dodger is a great hangout for students. doesn't seem overly clean to me, limited menu and smell like smoke.

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is a cute restaurant, on a normal day, not Sunday brunch, they looked like they had a great menu. Their brunch menu was very small and if you sat outside you did not have table service. You had to wait in line to order...More

Thank Melanie_Lombardi
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place to relax, meet friends, enjoy coffee, listen to music. I really like the atmosphere. Latte was strong, tasted great. Enjoyed listening to jazz from the JMU school of music. Wait staff seemed busy and distracted, not as friendly as I'd expect. Was loud...More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

It was the perfect spot for our breakfast, good latte and great and tasty breakfast items. We were late morning on Sunday, it was easy to find a table. Ask for strawberry pancakes, the fruits are baked in, really nice. The other favourite is the...More

Thank viganiko
Reviewed 23 June 2016

The Dodger has a lot to offer. Local artists work on display and for sale,vintage decor. I love the coffee they serve-Lucas Roasting -it's deliciousl,the chia tea,food-pot of tots,etc. It's all good and the staff are great. Have to try.

Thank Cat P
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Found this place by chance on a Sunday night , first leg of an eclectic trip up the east coast. Amazing fresh, local food for dinner (and breakfast the next morning!) Christopher B offered us a friendly welcome and was fun to chat with. I...More

1  Thank Melodie P
Artful D, Owner at The Artful Dodger, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2016

Thank you for stopping in! We enjoy meeting new faces as they travel through the area. We have been here for 24 years and continue to strive to be the best we can for locals and guest alike. Enjoy your trip!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Bar, Cafe, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Court Sq, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3742
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Harrisonburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-432-1179
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Waking up, Mix'n it up, Stir'n it up! A little something for everyone. Breakfast, Lunch, Happy Hour and Nightlife. Serving Downtown Harrisonburg for 20 years. Locally roasted coffee and custom cocktails. Monthly local art shows and weekly local bands.
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