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Rain Restaurant & Bar

283 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210
+1 276-739-2331
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
283 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210
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Reviewed yesterday

Had a very nice meal with the family at Rain. Good service and good food. Nice presentation as well. Butternut squash soup was particularly tasty. Portions were filling but not excessive. Wine list won't break the bank while still offering a good selection.

Thank JohnRDU
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have enjoyed dinner at Rain in the past, but this was my first time there for lunch. I hosted a young lady who is a friend of my nephew. We were both pleased with our food. I recommended the Butternut Squash...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the night in Abingdon on our way south and found this place just by driving up and down the street, It looked interesting so we decided to try it and had a wonderful experience. We sat outside; although there was street noise, it...More

Thank Paula M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Made reservations and got seated early on a friday night, waiter was timely, knowledgeable and appeared just enough to keep us with drinks and service. Food was really incredible. The stuffed mushrooms are tasty. And the stuffed chicken breast was wonderful. Very nice visit. We...More

Thank _refinish
Reviewed 1 week ago

We would definitely return to this wonderful restaurant. It was our choice for dinner the evening we stayed in Abingdon. The atmosphere is pleasing, our waiter was attentive and knowledgeable. We had the buffalo crawfish, butternut squash soup, fried eggplant, and baked oysters. It was...More

Thank Paula L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rain had great review on Trip Advisor, but we were disappointed. Our waitress was not very knowledgeable about the dishes and couldn't explain what Moroccan dipping sauce was for the calamari appetizer. The calamari had a salty batter and the dipping sauce was the worst...More

Thank loves2travelandmore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our dinners. My husband had Ahi Tuna and I had a small filet. Everything was beautifully plated and wonderful. When we go back to abingdon we will return for sure!

1  Thank F5783KZas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my friend out for a birthday dinner and it was delicious. Had the crab topped filet mignon. Came with asparagus and mashed potatoes

1  Thank mattcarrico85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the butternut squash soup-excellent. Being from Philly, had to try the cheesesteak. Pleasantly surprised, not the typical philly cheesesteak but very tasty.

1  Thank Ron Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we live in the area, we eat at Rain frequently. We mostly do lunch, but have dinner there when we have out of state guests. The food is consistently very good, especially the butternut squash soup. The service is always friendly and efficient. The...More

2  Thank 286susan
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Need reservations?
9 October 2016|
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Response from Hokie67 | Reviewed this property |
If you're going during the pre-show (at the Barter) time on a Friday or Saturday night, then you should make a reservation. otherwise, you should be OK.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 283 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Abingdon
  • Phone Number: +1 276-739-2331
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Beautiful building with outdoor patio, very unique art/decor with a beautiful open bar and lounge area.
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