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Tavern on the Rail

81 Tavern Rd, Mineral, VA 23117-3635
+1 540-872-7245
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (6 reviews)
“pickled beets” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
81 Tavern Rd, Mineral, VA 23117-3635
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We own property not far from here, so we drop in from time to time and we are never disappointed in the food quality and service ! Menu changes from time to time, so it is somewhat difficult to make a recommendation, suffice it to...More

Thank EDWARDL782
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We dined with others for a rehearsal dinner. Lots of dishes...some delicious and some not so tasty. The baked sweet potato was the best I've ever had, as well as the fresh pickled beets. The lobster bisque was amazing! Hamburger meat...terrible...tasted like boiled. The overall...More

Thank lawrencep614
Reviewed 4 November 2017

As weekenders for years, we were never able to arrive at the lake in time for a Friday night prime rib dinner. Now that we're retired we can frequent often for their special. We had a delicious meal, as usual. The Tavern has a homey...More

Thank COatheart2258
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Four of us each ordered a different menu item at the Tavern. Our orders arrived, freshly prepared, clearly not a freezer product, and properly cooked. Chicken tenders were tender, crab cakes were fresh, the Angus meatloaf was the best and the fried oysters tasted like...More

Thank Donna R V
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The fried green tomatoes and the oyster po' boy were cooked to perfection and the ambiance added to an enjoyable family lunch which ended a blessed morning. Kudos to the staff, servers, and owners. Looking forward to dining there again. (By the way, I've had...More

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Three senior couples left South African Wine Festival at Grayhaven Winery and traveled winding country roads to dine at The Tavern. The meals were worth the ride and everyone was pleased with their food. I ordered the soft shell crabs which were the absolute best...More

Thank uvadelta
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Very good food, just a shame that it is only open 3 days per week. Relaxed atmosphere, very friendly service.

Thank RobertaO59
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Try the Fried Green Tomato appetizer, it is wonderful to share. Loved the Fredericks Hall Seafood Caserole. Homemade pickled redbeets were a great side. The place was hopping on a Saturday night and the only reason we got a table without a reservation is that...More

Thank phu14
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My extended family spent a week at Lake Anna and we wanted to find a restaurant that would be worthy of the birthdays we always celebrate. The third try was a charm. The upstairs interior was a delightful surprise and the food was very good....More

Thank evmw
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A pleasant surprise in the country. Old country store atmosphere and delicious food! Extensive menu with great selections. I've eaten here numerous times in the past and have never been disappointed. Make a reservation --they are popular.

Thank Nancy J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Tavern Rd, Mineral, VA 23117-3635
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Mineral
  • Phone Number: +1 540-872-7245
Description
(540) 872-7245
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