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Lafayette Inn & Restaurant

146 Main St, Stanardsville, VA 22973-2970
+1 434-985-6345
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“spiced pecans” (3 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
146 Main St, Stanardsville, VA 22973-2970
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lunch with friends was to celebrate a birthday. Almost all of us had their wonderful gourmet burgers. The other person had "probably the best fish tacos I've ever eaten". The burgers are truly superb and well worth the journey. I had the Stroganoff Burger...More

Thank Enjoysgoodfood21
Lafayette1840, Owner at Lafayette Inn & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for selecting us for your special birthday gathering. We look forward to your return. - Alan

Reviewed 25 September 2017

We had dinner and breakfast here. The food was very good, as was the service. We hail from South Louisiana, where the food is very important, and we all remarked that the food here met our "foodie" standards!

Thank ladydoc61
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Both the Chef's dinner and the breakfast the following morning at the Lafayette Inn were delicious. The service was excellent as well. Will definitely return when we are in the area!

Thank Mariam20122015
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The food, wait staff, and atmosphere are outstanding, the company I keep doesn't hurt either though!

Thank jeffmF1714WU
Reviewed 24 July 2017

My husband and I celebrated our birthdays last night at the Lafayette Inn & Restaurant. The accommodations were wonderful especially the little touches of champagne in the room and a coffee maker for my morning cup before breakfast. We decided on the Wine pairing dinner...More

Thank asjjah
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Alan and his staff catered to every detail. The food and service were top notch. The venue provided an awesome location for a reception. On a side note, do not miss out on the Black Raspberry Ice Cream!!

Thank John G
Lafayette1840, Owner at Lafayette Inn & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you for letting us share in this special time! - "The Lafayette"

Reviewed 11 June 2017

Chef Alan does a remarkable job with the 10 course wine-pairing dinner in the hotel. Breakfast the next morning is also delicious and prepared to order. Our second trip was just as wonderful as the first. We will be back.

Thank Tony F
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I couldn't resist a return visit. We were craving a really good burger, and this place is worth the drive. They deserve more business at lunchtime. This time, I had the Alpine Burger and my companion tried the Baja Burger. Both were excellent. The Baja...More

Thank Enjoysgoodfood21
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We were the out-of-town parents of the groom seeking a nice location for a Wedding Rehearsal Dinner. Our requirements: #1: Great food. #2: Private room with "warmth." #3: Friendly and professional wait staff. #4: Historic setting. #5: Reasonable food and drink prices. #6: Adequate time...More

Thank tlenox
Lafayette1840, Owner at Lafayette Inn & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

It was our pleasure! Enjoyed working with someone that enjoys having the details addressed as much as I do! ---Thanks, Alan

Reviewed 28 May 2017

Wife and I had a late lunch on Saturday. Each had the Nathanael Greene Salad which was very good, but missing the spiced pecans. We split the $17 Filet Mignon Sliders. The fries were very good, but no ketchup was offered (but we never asked)....More

Thank MoseleyPaddler
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Response from Lafayette1840 | Property representative |
We have had many guests over the years share with us that it is indeed the case. We have not had it tested! :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Main St, Stanardsville, VA 22973-2970 (Formerly Lafayette Inn)
    (Route 33 Bypass)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Stanardsville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-985-6345
  • E-mail
2014 DINERS CHOICE- Open Table. Sophisticated Southern Cuisine. An approachable yet elegant dining experience. Named "Virginia"s Restaurant of the Year" by the Food & Wine Society. Regions top "Gourmet Burger" lunch. Wine Enthusiast award winning wine list representing dozens of Virginia wines and countless other New World selections. Located just 6 miles off of Skyline Drive. 30-40 minutes East of Harrisonburg, 20 minutes north of Charlottesville and 30 minutes south of Culpeper.
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