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Basic City Luncheonette

408 N Commerce Ave, Waynesboro, VA 22980-4029
+1 540-932-1790
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good51%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
23 Feb 2018
“The Anti-Starbucks”
18 May 2017
“Name says it all”
American, Diner
408 N Commerce Ave, Waynesboro, VA 22980-4029
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Great place to go if you want to avoid the Starbucks Snowflake crowd. Good hearty meals which they would probably find offensive.

1  Thank 04bonneville
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Basic City Luncheonette gets the basics done right and done well. You might miss the place without searching for it, as it's in a large brick building without much around it. Parking is on a gravel lot. Service is friendly, not particularly fast, but gets...More

1  Thank Hatzlacha
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Butch serves a great meal at a very fair price. You will see many groups of people here, attorneys, construction workers, law enforcement, and locals. Each day brings a different special, which will challenge you to clean up your plate!

Thank Pilot_T
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We love a full breakfast at lunch dwhen we are traveling. Basic City Luncheonette was the perfect stop for us. The western omelet and country fries were delicious. The waitress didn't even blink an eye when I ordered a piece of chocolate creme pie with...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This little place has the best darn breakfast at the best price you will ever find. It's not about the atmosphere although it's OK but the staff is friendly the prices are unbelievably cheap and the food is fabulous. If you want good home cooked...More

Thank K2536JJadamf
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This restaurant was suggested as a "decent meal for a good price" by Google Maps, and boy, what a treat! The staff was friendly and warm, the food was delicious, with generous portions (the ham was HUGE and really tasty)! This was a quick stop...More

Thank MGrahl
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Had breakfast here - maybe the 3rd visit in a handful of years. Each had eggs, home fries and either sausage or bacon. My wife had onion in her home fries (we were asked by the waitress when we ordered and I declined). I enjoyed...More

Thank vision2travel
Reviewed 21 April 2016

My wife and I usually have breakfast here a few Sunday mornings each month. There isn't anything fancy about this place, but the food is great. You must make it to their Friday night prime rib or Delmonico steak. It is awesome and reasonably priced.

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 26 March 2016

The food is fantastic. This is a great diner. They only accept cash or checks (with a number at least 1,000).

Thank GaryCummings
Reviewed 19 March 2016

I love to try local places that are not chain restaurants and this place was exactly fitting. Take cash, I do not believe that they take credit or debit cards. You will see all types of patrons here from no collar to blue collar to...More

Thank Stacey S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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American, Diner
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 N Commerce Ave, Waynesboro, VA 22980-4029
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Waynesboro
  • Phone Number: +1 540-932-1790
540 932 1790.. Great American diner of the old style
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