Top 20 Farm To Table Eateries In Virginia


1. Millie’s Diner, Richmond


2603 E Main St, Richmond, Virginia
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Millie’s is not only highly regarded for its food, but also for its vintage individual jukeboxes and amazing collection of real 45s.

2. Founding Farmers, DC


1924 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20006
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Founding Farmers is one of the country’s leading restaurants to offer farm-inspired, American true food and drink in a modern, casual, and eco-friendly setting.

3. FoodE, Fredericksburg


1006 C /D Caroline St, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401
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At FOODĒ they believe that the freshest, cleanest ingredients make the best dishes. It’s that simple. They also believe in supporting the local community by highlighting the products grown and harvested right here in this region.

4. The River And Rail, Roanoke

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2201 Crystal Spring Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia
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The River and Rail, a southern Bistro, is located in the heart of Western Virginia. Chef Aaron Deal changes the lunch, dinner and brunch menus weekly based on the availability of seasonal products from our local providers.

5. Stove, Portsmouth


2622 Detroit St, Portsmouth, Virginia
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Emphasizing locally sourced ingredients, you can count on fresh, local and very good foods at Stove.

6. Comfort, Richmond


200 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220
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Comfort is a meat-and-three style southern restaurant. They focus on local farmers and from-scratch cooking with a real affinity for american whiskey, beers, and wine.

7. Lucky Restaurant, Roanoke


18 Kirk Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia
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Lucky Restaurant creates Southern American/Country French food while focusing on pairing great wines, craft beers, and creating innovative and classic cocktails using fresh local ingredients.

8. Red Pump Kitchen, Charlottesville


401 E Main St, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Mediterranean-inspired cuisine with house made pastas and artisan wood fired pizzas made with fresh, locally-sourced meats and produce.

9. Harvest Table, Meadowview

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13180 Meadowview Square, Meadowview, Virginia
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Harvest Table is the most dedicated farm-​to-​table restaurant in Southwestern Virginia. At The Harvest Table, they work with seasonal produce and meats from local and regional sources, offering the best of each season. Their creative recipes are designed to highlight freshness and quality. They favor real foods prepared in a healthy way; nothing on the menu is deep-fat fried.

10. Local Chop & Grill House, Harrisonburg

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56 West Gay St, Harrisonburg, Virginia
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Eat fresh, eat local in this relaxed, social atmosphere with superb food featuring organic, sustainably raised, and local food from farmers and growers in the bountiful Shenandoah Valley.

11. The Trellis Restaurant, Williamsburg


403 W Duke of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, Virginia
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At the forefront of modern American dining, with a focus on local, responsibly raised products and small scale, artisan farmers, the Trellis menu brings the very best of the region to your table with outstanding flavors and beautiful presentation.

12. Rocksalt, Charlottesville


2075 Bond Street, Suite 180, Charlottesville, Virginia
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A seafood-centric restaurant located in the Shops at Stonefield, Rocksalt aims to support farmers and artisans from both land and sea!

13. The Pig, DC

the pig

1320 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005
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The Pig serves handcrafted food & drink, pork-centric and they respect the whole animal. They are local and seasonal and feature vegetables from their farm in La Plata MD.

14. Feast!, Charlottesville


416 W Main St, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Independently owned and operated food store and cafe, Feast! connects local farmers, artisan food producers and consumers by specifically sourcing and endorsing hand-made, local and seasonal foods that sustain the viability of farmland and family-owned food businesses.

15. 1789 Restaurant, DC


1226 36th St NW, Washington, DC 20007
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1789 Restaurant is the quintessential Washington dining experience, serving expertly prepared, farm-to-table New American cuisine.

16. Brookville Restaurant, Charlottesville


225 W Main St, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Brookville Restaurant is a neighborhood spot where you can find honest home cooked food, using the best ingredients sourced from within thi great region, cooked using techniques that respect those ingredients and presented in an atmosphere that makes you feel at home.

17. The Smokehouse Grille, Scottsville


515 Valley St, Scottsville, Virginia
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Scottsville’s best (and only!) farm-to-table, local food spot. Vegan, vegetarian, and good old fashioned carnivores will all find something to enjoy on our seasonally changing menu.

18. Joshua Wilton House, Harrisonburg

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412 S Main St, Harrisonburg, Virginia
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Joshua Wilton House offers guests an oasis of quiet charm and gracious living in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. Over the years Chef Mark has cultivated relationships with many local producers and farmers that provide the freshest locally-grown and sustainable ingredients for use in the kitchen.

19. Ivy Inn, Charlottesville

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2244 Old Ivy Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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The Ivy Inn Restaurant has earned a well-deserved reputation as the go-to spot for special occasions in Charlottesville. Its historic setting has a classical charm, and consistently excellent food keep the locals coming back.

20. Preston’s, Blacksburg


901 Prices Fork Rd, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
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The leading restaurant in the New River Valley, Preston’s specializes in farm-to-table dining featuring premium meats and sustainable fresh seafood choices.

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Judah Witkower

Judah Witkower was born in Southern California and attended USC and SCAD before settling in CVille in 2002. He loves good books, great food and walking around town with his dog, Liza Bean.