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Pollock Dining Room

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Skyline Dr Mile 41.7, Skyland, Shenandoah National Park, VA 22835
+1 877-847-1919
07:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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Chicago, IL
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83 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Even the names of the dinner dishes was historical - e.g. New Deal Turkey. Can't forget where you are from either the menu or window. We were here for breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, since there were no other options unless we were willing to drive out of the park (we weren't). Apparently not many other people wanted to either as... More 

Thank alhlstnam
Ferdinand, Indiana
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked up from the bottom of white oak canyon parking, starting in sunshine and ending with foggy mist on a November day, so let me tell you the giant mugs of strong hot coffee and the lunch tasted awesome after 6 miles of uphill hiking and knowing we had 6 miles downhill in the rain to go. Really, the... More 

Thank HoosierFoodLover
Glenside, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a day and traveled up Skyline Drive northward. We by-passed eating at the Grill at an earlier stop to eat at the Pollock Dining Room. I really regretted it after we spent way too long for a lackluster lunch here. It was promising that we were seated fairly quickly (after a small spat between the hostess and a... More 

Thank SydneyRom
Burton Bradstock, United Kingdom
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487 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is expensive and not really very good. The serving staff seem overworked and not very well trained. The food is unimaginative not very tasty and poorly presented. I ordered a vegetarian linguine and it had pieces of bacon in it. The food was replaced and served with a flourish and a pronouncement of 'vegetarian linguine madame!' You've... More 

Thank bbbythesea
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate at this restaurant for breakfast and dinner- service was absolutely wonderful at both meals. Friendly wait staff- dinner server brought out a candle and sang to my husband after she heard it was his birthday. Biscuits were excellent. Beautiful view out window in morning. But...grits were unlike I'd ever tasted- chewy with a consistency of oatmeal. After dessert came... More 

Thank HeidiBethVirginia
Howell, New Jersey
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wall of windows with a great view. A warm cozy fireplace on a cold day. Friendly, efficient wait staff. Delicious food!

Thank Donna T
Lakeland, Florida
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to treat ourselves to a nice lunch after hiking. The restaurant closes at 2:30. Opens for supper at 5:30. So we came back the next day. The view is beautiful. The food is bland. No taste at all. I had the pot pie and it looked great, but it was all biscuit. Hardly any vegetables and about 4... More 

Thank Penny P
Bethesda, Maryland
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Average food but service was a joke. Service was apathetic and bordering on rude. The service needs a major overhaul.

Thank danc12014
Owings, MD
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view is spectacular in this expansive dining room and food is very good. I don't expect much from park cuisine so this exceeded my expectations. My main quibble with the restaurant and park in general is their ability to handle crowds. Granted we went during a gorgeous fall weekend but all the food venues were overcrowded and the staff... More 

Thank MariaD0104
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My father-in-law chose to celebrate his retirement of 30 years of service to this country as a Commander in the Navy at this restaurant, as well as his 60th birthday. We tried to call ahead to make a reservation as they requested and they would not allow us as several of our family members were children. When we arrived we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skyline Dr Mile 41.7, Skyland, Shenandoah National Park, VA 22835
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Shenandoah National Park
  • Phone Number: +1 877-847-1919
Skyland’s Pollock Dining Room serves wonderful regional specialties with farm-to-fork flavors and sumptuous views of the Shenandoah Valley. And considering the elevation of Skyland, it’s only natural that Mile-High Blackberry Ice Cream Pie is a house specialty!

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