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Damascus Old Mill Restaurant

215 West Imboden Street, Damascus, VA 24236
+1 276-475-3745
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (9 reviews)
“potato chips” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
215 West Imboden Street, Damascus, VA 24236
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We sat at the bar for a while and met the Chef. He was very friendly and encouraged us to have dinner... it was superb!...shrimp n grits!... pork shoulder...salmon.... they were cooked perfectly!... local craft beers were also fantastic..... thanks for a great meal....

Thank 2jaybeez
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were going to have dinner here one night and we strolled over from the Tiny House we were staying at. We got that a little after 5:30 pm and was surprised no one was in the restaurant. We were quickly greeted and taken to...More

Thank Ken G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Catfish and pork dinners were wonderful. The pecan crusted trout was not. The atmosphere is great as well as the location on the river. Kid friendly. They supplied seed for the kids to feed the ducks.

Thank Glynda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great view on the deck by the waterfall and great steaks. Had Black Forest Cheesecake foe dessert that was very good!

Thank Jn627
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an absolutely charming, delicious, delightful restaurant AND BAR!! We happenstance d on the wonderful spot and we're still raving!! Their new bartender was a wealth of information and right on the mark with perfect suggestions...we could have stayed all afternoon!! The outside dining was...More

1  Thank Franki7766
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for lunch. Had sandwiches and sides. Everything was very good. Large portions. Around $10 a person not including drink. Sat at a window overlooking the river. There was also outside seating. People feeding ducks nearby. Enjoyed it.

1  Thank RainyWalk
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Finished half of the Creeper Trail before 7 pm on Sunday but couldn't find any other place open for dinner. Lovely location with an outside table on deck by the dam on the river. Would not have stayed inside with too cold AC blaring. Nice...More

1  Thank James S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The Old Mill is a nice place to eat because you have the benefit of the history of the area and the river beside you. It has a nice quiet atmosphere and a friendly and hospitable staff. The food is good and there is modest...More

2  Thank WThiker
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We made a reservation for our dinner meal time since there were ten in our group. The table was prepared when we arrived, and the wait staff were patient and cordial as they accepted our orders. The menu is diverse, and a children's menu is...More

Thank Lydia P
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I have been here several times and each time I have had Delicious food. They have bands on the weekend s during the summer. They are a bit pricey but the food is worth it.

Thank nightslyfox
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20 July 2015|
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Response from nrlaker | Reviewed this property |
We were there early afternoon Sunday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 26
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 West Imboden Street, Damascus, VA 24236
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Damascus
  • Phone Number: +1 276-475-3745
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Restaurant overlooks waterfall in 100+ year old renovated grist mill. Three outdoor decks overlooking 203 foot wide waterfall, Mocks Mill Falls. Small pub with large draft beer selection, local country fruit wines, and traditional wines. Selection includes from several local craft breweries and local wineries. Mixed media art from Appalachian Trail thru hikers.
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