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In The Country

409 Fritz St, Damascus, VA 24236-3304
+1 276-475-5319
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice cream” (9 reviews)
“bean burger” (2 reviews)
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7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours
409 Fritz St, Damascus, VA 24236-3304
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Fair selection of sandwiches, salads, & sides, but just fair food here. Limited space, also, but great selection of ice creams next door!!!

Thank rgdrake
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We were in town doing a little hiking on the AT, stopped by for a sandwich and sweet potato fries. Fun inside and outside atmosphere and good food.

Reviewed 1 October 2017

Excellent location along bike trails, hiking trails and motorcycle route in Cherokee National Forest area. Damascus, Virginia is an older town, with a quaint charm. Place was along our route, we stopped for a 'lite' meal... we shared Ruebens, Chicken Salad and Sweet Potato Fries....More

Thank docowens
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This place is a gem in Damascus; however it's up for sale. Go while you can! The ice cream is absolutely worth it !!!

Thank Amanda E
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Stopped here at the end of riding our bikes on the VA Creeper Trail. Great selection of flavors and they gave me a Hugh scoop for my order of a single scoop in a cup! Lots of indoor and outdoor seating.

Thank LiseD
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We ate here while exploring the area. Good sandwich joint and great ice cream shop. We had BLT's and they were standard, but what we asked for. Quaint little place on the Creeper Bike Trail. Lots of bikers eating here on this beautiful August day....More

Thank Ed D
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious and the staff was beyond friendly. The sweet treats were wonderful. I would recommend this restaurant after a great day on the Trail.

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We ate breakfast here 2 days in a row. Price is good, food is good, service was good. Both times we were the only people in the restaurant, I guess we get up earlier that most. Inside was clean and inviting...

Thank GeoDrop
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We visited here three different times during our stay in Damascus. The first time, we just had ice cream cones. The ice cream was okay. It was a brand we don't have back home. The flavor varieties were good and the ice cream itself was...More

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We didn't take food along on our ride, other than crackers and a water bottle, so we were hungry when we finished our ride. This was the perfect place. We sat outside after we placed our order inside. Staff was very accommodating and friendly. Food...More

Thank wvtravlinfools
inthecountryshoppe, Owner at In The Country, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Thank you for the kind words. I hope you come again soon. James

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23 March 2018|
Response from PCBSML | Reviewed this property |
I'm not a store. I simply went down the trail on a bike.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 Fritz St, Damascus, VA 24236-3304
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Damascus
  • Phone Number: +1 276-475-5319
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