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The Landing Restaurant

773 Ashmeade Rd, Moneta, VA 24121-3272
+1 540-721-3028
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good18%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Fusion, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
773 Ashmeade Rd, Moneta, VA 24121-3272
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

We spent the weekend at SML and were looking forward to going to The Landing, a restaurant we had visited several years prior to our current visit and had enjoyed. Our experience this time was nothing short of horrific! We did not have a reservation...More

Thank Larry S
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise in this lakeside dining experience. A Peruvian entree caught my eye on the menu. The combination of Fried Oysters and Peruvian Chaufa keep a tight pleasant hold on my palette. Our party of four each enjoyed their entrees of pasta, lobster...More

Reviewed August 2, 2018

It had been a while since we had been to The Landing Restaurant and it had been remodeled since our last visit. We were promptly greeted and taken to our two top table next to the windows just as I had requested on the reservation....More

Thank KiKiBug
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We visited The Landing on a beautiful summer evening in July. It was unusually comfortable for a summer night - no humidity and a lovely breeze. I called around 3:30 pm to make a reservation for six people for the same evening, and was pleasantly...More

Thank Amymo66
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We drove up from Floyd VA about an hours drive. We arrived and at first had a hard time finding the Restaurant, I'm handicapped so my wife went into the gift shop and ask about the Landing, She said they were closed they close at...More

Thank lthagedorn
ozzymoose, Owner at The Landing Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

I am sorry we were not open when you arrived, but on our website under hours tab it clearly lists Lunch 11am -2pm and Dinner at 5pm. We also have a second entrance with ramps available for handicap guests. I hope you will come back...More

Reviewed June 27, 2018

The interior was redone, the menu redone, the tasting tabled added- and all - an improvement to this restaurant. And the server and service was on point! The Lobster pasta dish was fantastic. The variety of menu items and price is now there for anyone...More

Thank Charlie M
ozzymoose, Owner at The Landing Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words we love the remodel too. It feels more like us and has opened a new chapter at The Landing. Bruno and the team are clearly enjoying the changes too, I think this is my favorite menu to...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Went for a romantic evening with my husband. Have not been there for a few years and thought we’d give it another try. Atmosphere is great but that’s the only thing great about it. Drinks were watered down and wine by the glass selections few....More

Thank Nancy A
ozzymoose, Owner at The Landing Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

I am so sorry you had a bad experience when you visited. I am surprised by your comments about drinks and wine selection because we offer 10 ten wines by the glass. We do make all dishes at the order and multiple courses can take...More

Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner for anniversary and had a nice table for 2 next to window. Nice beer selection including wines. Our waiter Matt was excellent and explained in detail specifics of some of the dishes. Also a nice Peruvian selection. For appetizer we had the...More

Thank Joe F
ozzymoose, Owner at The Landing Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Thank you for joining us for your anniversary and taking the time to write about it. Glad you enjoyed it! Looking forward to having you with us again soon! Best Tiffany Silva

Reviewed June 3, 2018

The food is always excellent but very high end pricing. The space was recently remodeled but it lost its cozy, lake feel ambience. It’s so loud it’s hard to have a conversation, it’s like eating in a mess hall. Difficult to even hear the waiter....More

2  Thank vmimom
ozzymoose, Owner at The Landing Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

I am sorry you do not like the remodel, most have stated the complete opposite. Most feel it is light and airy with a modern feel, this is what we were trying to achieve. It is a bit louder that before but we have added...More

Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Outstanding food, service, and ambiance! What more could one want? The newly redesigned restaurant is a “must do” if you are in the area. Clean and nice - and a new menu to match! Lots of great appetizers and main courses. We had the lobster/avocado...More

Thank Wiley L
ozzymoose, Owner at The Landing Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Thanks Wiley for the kind words! Looking forward to having you with us again soon! Best Tiffany

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April 13, 2016|
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Response from ozzymoose | Property representative |
Hello this is Tiffany Silva, and I would love to address your question. We always allow 2- 2 1/2 hours for each table to relax and enjoy the dining experience. We try to stager all reservations so the best service possible... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 773 Ashmeade Rd, Moneta, VA 24121-3272
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Moneta
  • Phone Number: +1 540-721-3028
  • E-mail
The Landing Restaurant is Smith Mountain Lake’s premier dining destination featuring waterfront views from almost every seat in the house, waterfront deck seating and a lakefront bar. The menu at The Landing offers impeccably prepared Modern American Cuisine with a touch of Andean Nuevo influences.
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