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The Market at Grelen

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Nice find

After a little difficulty finding the place a nice find. Lots of decor choices and variety of... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
Dianne S
Beautiful views with great company

The Market is absolutely adorable. With fun things to buy and a good alcohol selection, this is a... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
Amanda S
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The Market at Grelen is a European-style garden shop, casual cafe, event venue and pick-your-own farm. Set on Grelen's 600 acre Tree Nursery, The Market at Grelen feels like an Italian vineyard and boasts breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge...more
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15091 Yager Rd, Somerset, VA 22972-2521
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

After a little difficulty finding the place a nice find. Lots of decor choices and variety of plants. Cafe had good selection and lots of outdoor seating. Food made to order. Service a little slowMore

Thank Dianne S
LeslieCarterGregg, Owner at The Market at Grelen, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

Thanks for your kind review! We truly appreciate your feedback. As we grow we continue to look for ways to speed up our food service. It's tough during those midday weekend hours but please know we are always striving to streamline our offerings without skimping...More

Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

The Market is absolutely adorable. With fun things to buy and a good alcohol selection, this is a highly recommended option. I only wish that they had had light snack options available for purchase such as bread and olive oil or pita and hummus. My...More

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LeslieCarterGregg, Owner at The Market at Grelen, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

Thanks for your kind review and we hope to see you again soon. In addition to our local dips (which are sometimes out of stock) we have been working on adding some easy appetizers and snacks so stay tuned! Thanks so much for your feedback....More

Reviewed July 1, 2018

My husband and I were looking for a place to pick blueberries and came across Grelen. What a wonderful discovery and we will be back! It was a beautiful place. There were a lot of blueberries to pick. We were also told we could drive...More

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LeslieCarterGregg, Owner at The Market at Grelen, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Thanks Tara & David! We hope to see you again soon for a lunch, hike and maybe some peach picking (going on all summer). If you want to come for the weekend check out our rental properties: Boxwoodvilla.com and Spotswoodlodge.com. We rent these to our...More

Reviewed July 1, 2018

This luncheon spot is located at a garden nursery.They provide various sandwich and wrap options. The setting including a lovely gift shop made it a nice rest stop from touring the area.

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LeslieCarterGregg, Owner at The Market at Grelen, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Thanks for your kind review! We hope to see you again soon. Our PYO blueberries and peaches are plentiful and blackberries are coming soon. Best, Leslie

Reviewed June 1, 2018

This gorgeous spot (over 600 acres I am told) is next to Montpelier so easy to visit from Charlottesville, Orange , Richmond or..? A beautiful wedding venue/ lovely cafe/ lovely nursery and more. The staff are all friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. Check out the website...More

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LeslieCarterGregg, Owner at The Market at Grelen, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Thank you SO much for your kind review. We really appreciate you taking the time to write one and look forward to your next visit. PYO peaches are plentiful right now and blackberries are coming very soon. Best, Leslie

Reviewed May 28, 2018

My sister and I paid an unplanned visit to the Grelen complex and were enchanted. Previously a high quality nursery which specialized in trees and shrub in another location in Orange County, Virginia , Grelen has expanded into a tranquil garden filled with delightful shaded...More

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LeslieCarterGregg, Owner at The Market at Grelen, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a kind review. We really appreciate it and very much look forward to your next visit. PYO peaches are plentiful right now and blackberries are very soon. Thanks again! Leslie

Reviewed May 16, 2018

The Market at Grelen is a great place for a weekend day trip. Lunch on the terrace is delicious with wonderful choices of salads, wraps and sandwiches. Don't miss the homemade ice cream! The nursery has the healthiest plants (perennials, shrubs, annuals -- and trees)...More

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LeslieCarterGregg, Owner at The Market at Grelen, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review! We really appreciate you taking the time to write this and look forward to your return.

Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

I was blown away by the view and list of offerings! Weddings, great meals and an amazing gift shop. The landscaping is breathtaking!

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LeslieCarterGregg, Owner at The Market at Grelen, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

Thank you so much Laura for taking the time to write a glowing review. We really appreciate it and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed April 15, 2018

My siblings had a reunion in this area and arranged for a private event at Market@Grelen. What a lovely location and I can see it being even more lovely in the summer and through harvest. We received great service with lunch and a custom tasting....More

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LeslieCarterGregg, Owner at The Market at Grelen, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review your experience! We really appreciate it and are thrilled you enjoyed your time with your family at The Market at Grelen.

Reviewed January 11, 2018

Whenever I'm in the Orange-Montpelier area, a stop at the Market at Grelen is essential. It's a beautiful setting with first rate items for home and garden. I've never tried the café for more than coffees, but on a sunny day it would seem a...More

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LeslieCarterGregg, Owner at The Market at Grelen, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2018

Thanks so much for your kind review! We look forward to you coming back to try the cafe and YES--we are opening the Orange store on Main Street permanently in the spring. We are currently in Atlanta on a buying trip and can't wait to...More

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Google search for Market at Grelen and google map will lead you there. It is a large facility hosting weddings and selling plants and home grown jelly. Its about 90 minutes from Manassas, VA. Its better to take a GPS like... More
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