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One Block West - CLOSED

25 S Indian Aly, Winchester, VA 22601-4711
+1 540-662-1455
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
6 Sep 2017
“Delicious!”
23 Jul 2017
“Amazing”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, International, Wine Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
25 S Indian Aly, Winchester, VA 22601-4711
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

Hmm, where do I start ? Overnight stay. Walked the courtyard filled with shops and pretty places to sit with flowers spilling over. Plenty of places to eat but after a seven and a half hour trip we wanted something a bit more quiet and...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank magFl
ChefEd, Owner at One Block West, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2016

I remember your visit from a couple weeks back. I was working the floor that night and we had a brief minute to interact. Sometimes on weeknights I take my chef hat off and put on my owner hat and work the front of the...More

Reviewed 9 July 2016

We picked One Block West for a special anniversary meal. We were excited because we are both vegetarians and saw that they appeared to be vegetarian-friendly. Unfortunately, it turned out that the menu at the time only had one vegetarian option, and the server was...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank Luvtravels33
ChefEd, Owner at One Block West, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2016

Interesting that a review from seven months ago is just showing up now. Thank you for sharing your experience, but it is now so far in the past that I can't take any corrective actions. Is TA really that far behind in posting reviews? To...More

Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Nice Old Town Winchester restaurant. Started our evening with one of the specialty drinks named #9 -- made with Prosecco. Can't wait to try and make one at home. Entree choices were limited but unique. Had pork tenderloin with orzo and cucumber and Greek tzasiki...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank mhf1838
ChefEd, Front Office Manager at One Block West, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2016

Glad you had a great time. I developed all the recipes for our specialty cocktails myself and will be happy to share with you if you will send me an email. Thank you for stopping in and dining with us.

Reviewed 3 July 2016

We very much enjoyed the food, esp. the scallops appetizer and the mixed-grill entree. The bison sausage was unusual and went beautifully with the shrimp and quail. Wine complemented the meal handsomely. Although the fare was impressive and the service entirely satisfactory, the table was...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Billhil
ChefEd, Owner at One Block West, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2016

I'm very glad you enjoyed your meal with us and my bison sausage that I flavor with chipotle peppers. Sorry about your wobbly table. Our charming brick floor is not exactly level--part of the charm of an old building--and we level all tables with wedges...More

Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

From the minute we arrived, the service was attentive and friendly. The staff was knowledgeable and helpful in our inquiries as to meal choices and preparation The Food when it arrived was plated beautifully and the taste was outstanding! We had lamb which was on...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank CAOS1973
ChefEd, Owner at One Block West, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2016

We take great pains to ensure that our servers are the most knowledgeable servers around, that they know our food inside and out. Thank you for noticing. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 27 June 2016

We visited One Block West, a smallish space in a small alley right near the mall in Old Town Winchester. Parking is limited on surrounding streets ( free on Saturdays, metered during the week, 20 minutes for 25 cents) and there is a very small...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank teachme2read
ChefEd, Owner at One Block West, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2016

Thanks for your comments. Your experience with our gnocchi does not match my experience. I sample a piece from each batch to ensure that the cooks have made them properly. I will redouble my efforts to ensure that our gnocchi are light and wonderful. I...More

Reviewed 23 June 2016

Met friends for a mid-week lunch. Cheese and Charcuterie plates were the perfect appetizer to share with a good bottle of wine. Chef Ed's scallops were fresh and cooked just right. His food is consistently fresh and imaginative without being "outre". We lingered with good...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Rome m
ChefEd, Owner at One Block West, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2016

Outré is a great French word that I haven't spoken in years. It conveys many things in a compact form--weird, bizarre, outrageous, shocking, abnormal--none of them good in the context of food. It represents everything that I aim for my food not to be. I...More

Reviewed 23 June 2016

We came here last night for our anniversary dinner. We had a reservation for 6:30, and there was only one other couple dining at that time. I'm not sure the name of our server, but he was great! We started off with the Sweet and...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Kirstin_11
ChefEd, Owner at One Block West, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2016

Happy Anniversary! On behalf of our entire crew, thank you for choosing to celebrate with us. Your server will no doubt have already read this but I will be sure to pass your compliments along to him and also to the kitchen crew who put...More

Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We decided to try this based on reviews. I made a reservation. We were seated and when the menus were brought I told her that I was gluten free and were they able to work with me. She told me the waiter would tell me...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank NCJeweler
ChefEd, Owner at One Block West, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2016

Our entire front of house staff just met and discussed this review based on your experience last evening. We are all disappointed that you were not 100% pleased. First, we are glad that there were no issues with your getting the gluten-free meal that you...More

Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

This has been our third visit during our anniversary to One Block West. As always, a delightful experience, with fresh, creative, delicious food and great service. Since it was our anniversary they gave us a little special room in the restaurant with a Middle East...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank skoloszyc
ChefEd, Owner at One Block West, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2016

Thank you for celebrating your anniversaries with us! We are happy to be a special part of your lives and we look forward to seeing you again for your next anniversary, if not sooner. Thank you for choosing us.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$38
Cuisine
American, International, Wine Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
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
Description
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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