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One Block West - CLOSED

25 S Indian Aly, Winchester, VA 22601-4711
+1 540-662-1455
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (30 reviews)
“lamb chops” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, International, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
25 S Indian Aly, Winchester, VA 22601-4711
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1 - 10 of 361 reviews

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I've never had bad food here! Try the Chef's choice and enjoy the best food of the night. Service is always excellent.

Thank Lyda K
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend the chef's tasting dinner with wine pairing. The food was all fresh and exquisitely prepared. The service was impeccable and the atmosphere was lovely. Perfect for a romantic evening out.More

Thank Katrina S
ChefEd, Owner at One Block West, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you for dining with us and I am glad that you got to experience one of our very last Chef's Whim tastings. Since I announced my retirement, we have had to abandon our tastings because we have been overwhelmed with business. Saturday August 5th...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant knows how to produce great tasting food. The wines combined with that food are also great. The only problem is that the chef will retire around the 8th of August 2017. So if you want to experience this nice restaurant, make sure you...More

Thank Harm P
ChefEd, Owner at One Block West, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

I am retiring on August 5th. We are bombarded with business in these last two weeks with all our regulars coming to say goodbye. If you are coming, you will definitely need a reservation and some flexibility. I suggest that you call for reservations at...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Truly an great dinning experience. The food quality was excellent, the servers were friendly and knowledgable, and the ambience was great. This was our first visit and may sadly be our last. The owner is retiring and closing up shop in early August.More

Thank Ryan H
ChefEd, Owner at One Block West, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

I'm really glad you got to come visit us before I retire. Our 15-year run is coming to a close on August 5th when I step away from the range for good. I'm really sad about that and excited about it at the same time....More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

I've eaten here only once...it's a little expensive for my budget... But the food and the service were both excellent. I found the meal to be inspiring and creative. I'm still trying to re-create the brussels sprouts with pork bellies. Heavenly...

Thank Barry S
ChefEd, Owner at One Block West, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

I am glad that you got the chance to dine with us. Alas, I am retiring on August 5 and there will be no more One Block West after that. More details are on the restaurant blog.

Reviewed 30 June 2017

went with a large group from work. I had crab cakes. Next to me were Lamb chops. pretty much everyone was happy. The wine selection is excellent. Beer selection is good. Service is as good as it gets. Try the beet salad, it's perfect if...More

Thank Hugh C
ChefEd, Owner at One Block West, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thank you and we are glad that you and your colleagues had a great experience. The servers will be happy to know that you think they did a great job as well. You must have got some of the last spring beets; it's too hot...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017

Fine dining for sure, with tables far enough apart for quiet comfort. Inventive menu, excellent wine list, caring service, owner/chef stopped at our table twice, a surprisingly fine meal in this relatively small city.

Thank brpafp
ChefEd, Owner at One Block West, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you. We are very happy that you chose to dine with us.

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Quiet atmosphere in a quaint spot. Menu was interesting, but we requested some ingredient changes (a simple change of type of greens from cabbage to arugula or similar greens in my salad.) Request was denied. Chef seemed unwilling to accommodate any variation. So, I declined...More

1  Thank Happygrandma10
ChefEd, Owner at One Block West, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for dining with us. You will not find a restaurant that is more willing than ours to bend over backwards to meet customer requests. There must have been some grave confusion about your salad request and I apologize for that confusion. The order...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Wow! What an amazing dinner. We mentioned in our online reservation under special request/occasion that it was our anniversary. From start to finish, everyone who greeted us said happy anniversary. So thank you! We were sat in a cozy corner alone, which was nice. As...More

Thank klgiantfan5561
ChefEd, Owner at One Block West, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you so much. Your experience is what we strive for with every customer. We look forward to your dining with us again and we hope that you will let your friends know about your dinner. Once again, thank you so much for celebrating with...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017

Who would have thought that a truly gourmet restaurant was just around the corner in Winchester, VA? Well, it was. My daughter and I finally found One Block West after wandering a bit. We had walked up and down a back street parallel to the...More

Thank Joe W
ChefEd, Owner at One Block West, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you very much for taking trouble to find us. Note for anyone else who is unsure where we are located: don't wander around; telephone us! We will direct you here. We are very gratified that we could serve you one of the best meals...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$38
American, International, Wine Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 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: 25 S Indian Aly, Winchester, VA 22601-4711
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +1 540-662-1455
  • E-mail
A seasonal farm-to-table restaurant featuring the best products of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley in a la carte and tasting menus that change nightly. Chef Ed Matthews has been named to Best Chefs of America by his peers in 2013, 2014, and 2015.
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