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Silk Mill Grille

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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101-A Woodmark Street, Orange, VA 22960
+1 540-672-4010
Today
11:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Alexandria, Virginia
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288 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fun place to grab a fast, hot and reasonably priced lunch while road-tripping in/around the piedmont! This place showcases some of the photos and tools used in the American Silk Mills, known for its parachute production. On the day we visited, our server took our drink order right away, and after she served us our beverages, she took our order,... More 

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Thank dcr1837
Charlottesville, Virginia
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Having been to this restaurant numerous times and having read some preceding reviews, I thought some menu recommendations might be in order. (One personal viewpoint might intrude: Really, if you order a steak medium or well, why order a steak at all?) Lunch: > The Weaver --- sloppy to eat but memorably excellent, like a club sandwich on slaw steroids.... More 

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Thank lirwin99
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Historic space (a WWII parachute factory) - reasonable food - good bar - fair value. Nice place for dinner with family. Menu is varied and service has always been attentive. Neat open courtyard off bar area.

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Port Orange
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70 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Look what I found in this little town. The old mill is alive with great food at a reasonal price. There are certain things I never eat out because I make it better than any chef, but this day I took a chance on a pulled pork sandwich. So glad I did, it was excellent and the toasted bun was... More 

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Hampton, VA
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131 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Orange is a funny town. Some cool places to eat but aren't open when you want them to be. We had been here last year and thought it was good. A great waitress, food was good, and the menu was very expansive. Certainly a good deal all around.

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Thank HokieHoo
Amissville, VA
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124 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

The place has a historical atmosphere, however, the food and service are only mediocre. It is a local place with good rolls but most of the rest of the food appears to have just been heated up from frozen.

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Northern Virginia, Virginia
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The Silk Mill is in downtown Orange not far from the historical center of the town. The restaurant is in a building with character from a different era. Apparently the name comes from the days when silk was manufactured for parachutes during the second world war. While those days are long gone, I love that the restaurant owners have held... More 

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Thank trailhermit
Virginia Beach
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Recently visited for dinner while visiting in town. Nice,local restaurant that has lots of space and interesting history. The food is just ok, but the rolls are hot,homemade and fresh! We ordered the fresh salad which includes homemade dressing. Enjoyable. I ordered the fried shrimp, which were hot but tasted like frozen. The mash potatoes are homemade and the prices... More 

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Thank SherryCannon
Newport News, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

It was average, the food was okay, and service was fair. The Crab Dip appetizer was good, my husband's steak was fair and I ordered the Rockfish with a sauce was a little to sweet for me. Probably wouldn't go back.

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Thank salunek253
Woodbridge, Virginia
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170 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Spent Sunday night in Orange and was searching for a place this is open Sunday, and decided to give this a try. It was fantastic, from the salads and home made dressings, to the filet and fluffy baked potato, to the warm bread, it was excellent. it also seemed to be a favorite with the locals. Definitely worth a try... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101-A Woodmark Street, Orange, VA 22960
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 540-672-4010
Description
We serve American style food including our exceptional Baked French Onion soup, homemade Crab Dip and Spinach Dip, Hand cut 100% Angus Beef Steaks, slow cooked Baby Back Ribs, filling Pasta dishes, and daily specials. As of August 2009 we are a non-smoking restaurant inside with an accommodating outdoor patio smoking section. For fresh homemade food and a casual friendly atmosphere the Silk Mill Grille is the place to go. We offer lunch and dinner Tuesday through Friday and Dinner Saturday and Sunday. We look forward to your visit.

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