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The Light Well

$$ - $$$American, ,
110 E Main St, Orange, VA 22960-1627
+1 540-661-0004
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
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American, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
110 E Main St, Orange, VA 22960-1627
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

We were playing tourists and stopped in Light Well for brunch. They have good seating options with space between tables and you do not hear other tables conversations - always a bonus for us. The have interesting ceiling fans that give amazing coverage as they...More

Thank DB W
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We visited The Light Well on a Thursday at 5:30p, and it was already busy. Lots of locals. Service was very efficient and prices were reasonable. Bar drinks were good, especially the Cosmo. We had house salads and soft tacos (tacos were a little chewy...More

Thank dms794
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Great place and good live music on a Friday. Has a bar, serves great hot chocolate. Small menu but good food and we'll priced. Historical setting renovated but keeping the old character. Highly recommended

Thank Chanel M
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

We ate lunch one afternoon & returned with friends for happy hour. Our food both times was good. The atmosphere was fun. Service was prompt.

Thank barbaust
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Had the Reuben. It was skimpy on the dressing. Chips were just heated up Ruffles. Nothing "artisan" about this lunch.

Thank LRCurlie
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch. I had the portobello burger and tried a bite of the reuben and a regular hamburger. All three were lackluster. I was expecting more from the portobello burger, which turned out to be just a portobello cap on a bun with...More

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Looking for a cozy Tavern on a cold spring evening and we had a great dinner and drinks at The Light Well. The Cream of Asparagus soup was recommended by our waitress Brooke. A full bar and mussels too! Check it out. We loved it!

Thank Pam B
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Delicious food the the type of charming, approachable establishment that every small downtown should have.

Thank NOVA_Matt79
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Live music on Fridays though we were too early to hear it - great service. Easy walk from Holladay House if you stay there.

Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We went for lunch with another couple. I had soup and sandwich which was the Cuban and the creamy asparagus. Others in the party had the turkey and corn beef. Great sandwiches and delicious soup. There is also various coffees available. I had the no-name...More

Thank Roy F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 E Main St, Orange, VA 22960-1627
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 540-661-0004
  • E-mail
A new restaurant. Opened in feb 2011
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