7 Country Restaurants In Virginia That Are So Worth The Trip

There’s nothing quite like a good ol’ fashioned country restaurant. These establishments have so much Virginia history inside their walls, but even more importantly, they serve meals that are absolutely out of this world. Think fresh biscuits, homemade gravy, all-you-can-eat fried chicken, and the hospitality you’d come to expect from such iconic, friendly spots. Here are a handful of the finest country restaurants in Virginia that are absolutely worth the trip. You’ll feel right at home at any of these establishments!

Have you visited any of the above country restaurants in Virginia? Did any of your favorites miss the list? If so, be sure to share them with us in the comments – we’re always looking to add new stops to our radar!

And if you love country restaurants in Virginia, you should also check out these 12 hole-in-the-wall eateries that are downright delicious.

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April 29, 2021

What are some unique restaurants in Virginia?

We've got so many awesome restaurants here in Virginia that are unlike ones you'll find anywhere else. Ironically enough, we actually have a restaurant named the Unique Experience Eatery! We've also got some great themed restaurants you won't want to miss. While we're on the subject of themed restaurants, we'd be remiss to neglect to mention Michie Tavern ca. 1784, a colonial-themed delight in Charlottesville. Another great themed dinery is The Great 611 Steak Company in Roanoke: the walls are covered in train memorabilia, and many of the dishes are even named after train terms. One other great restaurant for fans of themed eateries is Sweetwater Tavern, which has locations in both Centreville and Falls Church. The restaurant is delightfully cowboy-themed!

What are some good dessert restaurants in Virginia?

Why, we've got an entire donut trail planned out for you! If pies are more your thing, you don't want to miss Red Truck Bakery in Warrenton - it's even received praise from The New York Times. Buzz Bakeshop is a small bakery in northern Virginia that's famous for their incredible cupcakes. Not quite a restaurant, but The Candy Store Roanoke is an absolute whimsical adventure that will have you feeling like you've stepped into Willy Wonka's magic factory. And while we're thinking about it, fudge fans don't want to miss The Southern Churn in Bristol: yum!

What are some good ethnic restaurants in Virginia?

We've got so many ethnic restaurants that you could spend a whole month letting your taste buds travel around the world and still not catch them all! The Bebedero in Charlottesville is one of our more popular Mexican restaurants, and with good reason; the food is so authentic and delicious! If Italian is more your style, Roma Ristorante Italiano has some incredible Italian offerings. Meaza Ethiopian Cuisine is a popular purveyor of Ethiopian foods in Falls Church. Tamarind, located in Sterling, is a great option for Indian food lovers (you won't want to miss the naan!) Need something a little more familiar? Lampo in Charlottesville has amazingly gorgeous pizzas!