1. Bodo’s Bagels, Charlottesville
1418 Emmet St., Charlottesville, VA 22903 | 505 Preston Ave., Charlottesville, VA 22903 | 1609 University Ave., Charlottesville, VA 22903
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A rite of passage and a long-standing Charlottesville tradition, Bodo’s Bagels is built on hard work and amazing food at affordable prices. Three great locations around town makes this an easy choice wherever you are in CVille.
2. Proper Pie Co., Richmond
2505 East Broad Street #100, Richmond, Virginia 23223
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Bringing the New Zealand-style savory pie to RVA (and some sweet pies too!) Put it in your Pie Hole!
3. Depot Grille, Lynchburg
10 Ninth St, Lynchburg, Virginia
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The Depot Grille has excellent burgers and sandwiches for a satisfying lunch.
4. Tautog’s, Virginia Beach
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Tautog’s Restaurant is a casual dining establishment featuring exceptional fish and seafood entrées, soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts… served by the friendliest people in town.
5. Don’t Look Back, Richmond
2929 West Cary Street, Richmond, Virginia 23221
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At Don’t Look Back you can get everything you could ever want on their hot, Mexican menu. Tacos, burritos, enchiladas, quesadillas, nachos, you name it. The tacos even come in Gringo or Traditional.
6. Mason-Dixon Cafe & Baking Company, Fredericksburg
2100 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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This awesome spot has some spectacular lunch options, like two of their gourmet hot dogs and a side for eight dollars. But it doesn’t just stop at lunch, they also offer delicious pastries and baked goods for your nagging sweet tooth!
7. Amsterdam Falafelshop, DC
2425 18th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009
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The Falafelshop Fantasy is waiting for you… top it! The falafel is amazing, but the staff really sets Amsterdam Falafelshop apart from the rest. The toppings and sauces are incredible, as well, and you should definitely try them all!
8. District Taco, DC
5723 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA | 656 Pennsylvania AVE SE, Washington DC | 1309 F St NW, Washington DC
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The mission is to serve quality Mexican (Yucatan style!) food that is fresh, simple and healthy. All of their food is made fresh daily from quality ingredients. They strive to limit their impact on the environment by serving in environmentally-friendly packaging where possible.
9. Magnolia Foods, Lynchburg
2476 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, Virginia
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Magnolia Foods has soups, salads, sandwiches and tons of sweets for after lunch!
10. Due South BBQ, Christiansburg
1465 Roanoke Street, Christiansburg, Virginia 24073
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Due South has a $6.75 lunch special and mouthwatering BBQ!
11. Grace’s Place Pizzeria, Roanoke
1316 Grandin Rd SW, Roanoke, Virginia 24015
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At Grace’s Place Pizzeria, if you’re not in the mood for pizza, they have a wide assortment of sandwiches like this Great Italia with thin slices of salami, pepperoni, ham and turkey, topped with provolone, lettuce, tomatoes, red onions and drizzled with Italian dressing.
12. Our Daily Bread Bakery and Café, Blacksburg
1329 S Main St, Blacksburg, VA 24060
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“Our Daily Bread Bakery & Bistro brings a little taste of the French countryside to Blacksburg!” Fresh hot breakfast items and pastries can be enjoyed with gourmet coffee or Italian espresso drinks. Lunch and casual dinner at the cafe is made fresh daily, featuring sandwiches made from fresh baked bread, whole grain salads, chef salads, made-from-scratch soups and special-of-the-day entree items.
13. Revolutionary Soup, Charlottesville
108 2nd St. SW # 17, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902 | 104 14th Street NW, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
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Revolutionary Soup is a locally owned, independent restaurant. Their two locations are open Mon–Thu 9am-8pm and ’til 9pm on Friday and Saturday and provide Charlottesville with the highest quality, freshly prepared soups, sandwiches, salads and wraps.
Fresh, local ingredients from organic, eco-friendly and sustainably maintained farms are the first step in this process. Unique, creative recipes based on classical preparations are the next step. Add to this equation quick, friendly service in a casual atmosphere, and you have Revolutionary Soup!
14. Soup and Taco, Fredericksburg
813 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Right in the middle of downtown Fredericksburg, Soup and Taco is an extremely popular lunch spot. Make sure to get their early, because this place fills up quick! Their menu offers the traditional mexican cuisine as well as different latin american fare that you have to try! Give Roberto and Reina Gonzalez a visit next time you’re craving some great Mexican food!
15. Lefty’s Main Street Grille, BLacksburg
1202 S Main St, Blacksburg, VA 24060
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Lefty’s is a cozy restaurant located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Blacksburg, Virginia. They serve fresh, homemade, delicious, inspired cuisine.
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