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The Lost River General Store

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6993 State Road 259, Lost River, WV 26810
+1 304-897-7000
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West Virginia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Tony and Ted along with their friendly staff go out of their way to welcome everyone. Delicious salads,soups, barbecue pork, gourmet ice cream, and much more. This is a great place to find a unique gift.

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Thank Martha H
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Great visit here while staying at the inn they have a great selection of home goods, souvenirs, jewelry, beer and wine. In addition, they make a great lunch and assortments of ice cream!

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Thank Willncarey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Yes, all of the little trinkets and accessories are neat (i felt like if we had a bigger car my wife would have bought everything), but the food is DELICIOUS!!! The bbq sauce they use on the freshly pulled pork is definitely something delicious. All of the paninis were delicious, and well of course you can't go wrong with the... More 

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Thank Cassidy P
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We discovered this delightful cafe while road tripping with friends. While we only intended to take a peak for a future visit, once inside we were hooked for a late lunch and a tour of the charming adjoining B&B. Hosts Toni and Ted, their staff and yellow lab Remington made us feel right at home, as you might expect, this... More 

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Thank RogerHayesFord
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Stopped by for a visit while we were in the area. Very friendly staff and good selection of items for purchase. We did not try anything from the deli but it all looked really good.

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Thank Terry C
Toni H, Owner at The Lost River General Store, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments and we look forward to your next visit! Cheers! More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

We went to this restaurant on a drive through the mountains. And what a delightful find this was. The service was prompt and attentive, and the food was delicious. We all had the onsite smoked pork BBQ sandwiches with amazing BBQ lima beans, cole slaw, and local Route 11 potato chips. And then we finished it off with an extremely... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

What an oasis! We were so pleased to find a spot to have a great cup of coffee and some wonderful pastries after a hard day of exploring the Lost River area. Interesting local products and loads of antiques to wander through as well. On the "don't miss" list if you're in the area.

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

Went there to shop for the Chocolate wine and to have lunch. Lunch at the LRGS is always tasty. Tomato Basil soup and grilled cheese sandwich really hit the spot. The egg salad sandwiches are also very good. The staff is friendly and gracious, the environment is pleasant. don't forget to shop the merchandise...lots of unusual items.

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1 Thank 75nica
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

We had the Chef Night and it was fantastic. The service was personable and attentive. The food was phenomenal. And the wine were well chosen is super well priced. A real gem.

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Thank 2opinionated_guys
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

We had lunch here while on vacation and found the service to be outstanding, but our lunch was simply average. Nothing special about the food, just the service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Healthy
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6993 State Road 259, Lost River, WV 26810
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Lost River
  • Phone Number: +1 304-897-7000
Description
Lost River's original General Store & Cafe, National Register of Historic Places has been the center of commerce and trading post for the Lost River Valley since 1898. Locally roasted coffees and espresso bar, teas, jams and jellies, local ice cream, with a made from scratch menu of soups, sandwiches, paninis, salads, and baked goods and the best collection of American wines and artisan beers in the county! Locally and nationally designed hand made pottery, woodworking, jewelry, metalworks, folk art, glass and more. Where the WV handcrafted and culinary arts come out to play! West Virginia's 101 Most Unique Places to Dine......

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