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Gathering Grounds

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24 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1901
+1 540-743-1121
07:00 - 18:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 18:00
Fri 07:00 - 20:00
Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Forest Hill, Maryland
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We found this place through TripAdvisor as we were looking for a place for dinner. The atmosphere is so nice. They offer awesome coffee and a nice menu for food. My husband and I both had their special (orange glazed chicken, roasted potatoes, and squash). SO good!!!

Thank Alicia D
Kochi (Cochin), India
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331 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were at Luray in VA to visit the historic caverns . Gathering Grounds is a cute Patisserie cum Coffee Shop is on the Main Street of Luray . I like eateries , be Eataly in NYC , Ferry Building at San Fran, Vic Market in Melbourne or Carnival Food Court in Kochi. Dishes are important for me than items.... More 

Thank jajubabu
Dayton, Ohio
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142 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped here for breakfast before heading to the caverns. This place is very cute & unique. We ordered the vegetarian quiche & it was really good. When the waitress brought our orange juice, I assumed she'd brought us larges by mistake but the small juices were quite large which was a great deal. We ordered Reese Cup cookies for... More 

Thank heatherminier
NE Florida
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

For a business that promotes itself as a coffee specialty business the coffee was lacking. We ordered a dark roast, but the coffee was only mediocre. Staff were friendly, but a bit pushy. Seating was ample, but not very comfortable. Outdoor seating available. Food prices were reasonable.

Thank acharya27
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stopped here only for coffee, but the cookies looked amazing so we ordered 2 different ones. I rarely do this but I asked for the baker's name (which If I recall correctly, her name was Becky) because the cookies were phenomenal and I wanted to make sure that she was given the most deserved compliment! Sadly,... More 

Thank Crystal I
Barboursville, Virginia
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll mention since there seems to be a lot of reviews for their breakfasts and lunches. For dinner, two menu alternatives were offered; One for appetizers, sandwiches, and lighter fare, another for the full supper offerings. Sandwiches were mostly in the $6-8-ish range, suppers were $20-ish. The full dinner courses looked good, unusual, and interesting. Likewise for the sandwiches. We... More 

Thank newtbob
Winchester, Virginia
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Felicia was wonderful in greeting and serving us. The food was great and a good price. I enjoyed the pick two option for half a deli sandwich and side salad....perfect for a lunch date. The coffee chocolate chip gelato is delicious and unique!

Thank kwelsh14
Madison, VA
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111 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW! Gathering Grounds is fabulous every time we visit - and it's been that way for almost 10 years! Yesterday, my husband enjoyed soup so good he had to take home tub of it - sausage, bean and spinach with herbs in chicken broth. This was accompanied by a special sandwich of the day - turkey with all the fixings... More 

Thank AnnieMadison_VA
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We would drive back 3 hours to Luray just to have their breakfast burritos again. The prices were great, the atmosphere is lovely, and the food was so delicious. This review would get a five star if the waiter had been in a better mood.

Thank Cortney P
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting the caverns we stopped for lunch. It's not often that I'd rave about a sandwich, but ours were great. The wait staff were all friendly, efficient. Noise level was low. We were there a bit early so I can't say how it would be a bit later in the day but we had a very nice meal

Thank CSfromFC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$11
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1901
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Luray
  • Phone Number: +1 540-743-1121
Now open at our new location!! We offer a unique dining experience: serving breakfast, gourmet sandwiches, soups and salads with a full-service espresso bar, homemade pastries and pies in a relaxing atmosphere. Wine and beer - on and off. Open 7 days a week.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?