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Knotty Pine Restaurant

801 N Royal Ave, Front Royal, VA 22630-3519
+1 540-635-3064
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible1%
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06:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner
801 N Royal Ave, Front Royal, VA 22630-3519
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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

This is a classic, small-town diner. What more can I add? The food was very yummy & I would highly recommend. It's truly a shame how petty the other reviewers can be, there is a reason this place has been in business since 1964.

Thank yoursamshine
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We find ourselves in front Royal quite a bit and a while back we discovered the Knotty Pine. At that time the food was great. But about a month ago we visited and got a terrible meal! Just as an example of what was wrong?...More

Thank Mfclingan
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Walking into the Knotty Pine is like going through a timewarp back to the 60's! In fact I would think the decor has never been updated since then (including the dusty, faded wreath above the door!) Pine everywhere, of course, as you'd expect from the...More

Thank boatie_girl
Reviewed 18 September 2016

A fine place, great food, friendly, professional and polite staff (in the restaurant and the back/bar)! Very reasonably price (some might call it inexpensive)! GO, GO NOW! Enjoy!

Thank bshpilot
Reviewed 14 September 2016

From most of the reviews we were expecting more. The food was OK but I had a the country ham special and it was over cooked and very salty. The service was very slow, they forgot the water three times and was really not up...More

Thank hobokiwi
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The motel proprietor recommended this restaurant for breakfast. It was a small,but friendly little eatery that had a great breakfast menu. It was also very popular, as folks seemed to come & go with regularity. Great omelettes, eggs, pancakes, Southern fare, reasonable prices.The waitress even...More

Thank Onecent75
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We have been driving by this place every time we are in town (maybe twice a month) and this past weekend we decided to give it a try. We showed up at 11 AM and told we could order lunch or breakfast. We both opted...More

Thank Mfclingan
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The drive out I-66 from Washington DC to I-81 does not have a lot on it. For the most part, you just want to get away from the heavy traffic and get free of the mass of humanity, see a little country and get on...More

Thank smokeater55
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

After visiting the local cavern w/ a van full of kids we were searching for a place for lunch. We used trip advisor to help us pick. We like to try out the local diners when we travel. The outside doesn't look like a diner,...More

Thank Apemom
Reviewed 5 July 2016

While returning from Charlottesville, VA on a rainy Fourth of July motorcycle trip my wife and I along with our other riding couple stopped into the Knotty Pine for a late lunch and warming up layover. The place is great inside, with a old time...More

Thank Billy R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 N Royal Ave, Front Royal, VA 22630-3519
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Front Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 540-635-3064
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