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Claire's at the Depot

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65 S 3rd St, Warrenton, VA 20186-3304 (Lee Street)
+1 540-351-1616
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 - 14:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 14:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 502 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After one failed attempt, my friend and I finally made it to Claire's for brunch. Even with a reservation and numerous empty tables, we were told to wait but were soon seated. We both opted for just water and each order the omelet of the day (mine without asparagus). Our food was quickly delivered and delicious. The fontina cheese was... More 

Thank jehenson81
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyable meal with a attentive wait staff. We had the $9 Calamari for an appetizer. Calamari was tasty and tender. I had the $16 Crabcake Sandwich with a large serving of French fries and a small serving of cole slaw. Large crabcake on a bun and the crabcake was not too spicy. My wife had the $17 Shrimp and Grits,... More 

Thank Jack W
Leesburg, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must try the crab soup, which is tomato-based, creamy and full of crab. We also had the salmon "nachos" which were delicate and not over-loaded. The spring risotto was delicious and lemony - full of artichokes, peas, fennel, etc. A great vegetarian option. Lunch was a perfect "anniversary" celebration - we were seated in front of the roaring fireplace on... More 

Thank 4JAAZ
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Claire's positive reviews are right on the money! The setting has a lot of charm -- as the name suggests, it's an old depot with an airy extension that lets diners enjoy views of the garden out back. The welcome was warm and the service what you'd expect in a good restaurant, but often don't find. But the highlight was... More 

Thank WoodsResidents
Newark, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious and great service. We started with the she crab soup - rich, slightly spicy yumminess. Our entrees were the chicken curry and the salmon on a plank. Both were awesome. Our server Luis was charming.

Thank Lorraine S
Warrenton, Virginia
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Happy Hour is available only if you sit to the right of the bar. Who new.Waitress not the friendliest. Food is great. Atmosphere pleasant.

Thank Debbie8108
Warrenton, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great service and the old train depot provides a pleasant atmosphere! We truly enjoyed the experience!

Thank edouthett
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Great wine selection, fantastic food, great atmosphere, personal service, and reasonable prices. Get one of the specials (I had veal scaloppini with gnocchi) for something really special.

Thank philshea
Boulder, Colorado USA
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Claire's is a must go to place in Warrenton, Virginia. Claire has been making creative food and catering for a long time. She catered my in-laws 30th, 40th and 50th wedding anniversarys. Claire has such attention to detail and puts a unique twist on the best food with exquisite presentation. Her staff is all knowledgable, professional and friendly. Our server,... More 

Thank Carol S
Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Been to Claire's several times for lunch - always a pleasant experience. Good service; tasty, well prepared food - only complaint is that parking can be difficult.Dining area open to lawn/courtyard - bright and cheery.Food is eclectic range, but all well done - lads, curry, pot-stickers, etc.

Thank thecommissioner41

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 S 3rd St, Warrenton, VA 20186-3304
    (Lee Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Warrenton
  • Phone Number: +1 540-351-1616

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