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Cafe in Front Royal

Happy Creek Coffee Roastery & Café

A hipster haven secreted in a former barn and livery stable behind Main St, Happy Creek serves 100% gluten-free food (panini, biscuits, muffins, soup) that is often veggie, too. Despite roasting its own beans, the c…
Fusion in Front Royal

Element

When it comes to local popularity, this friendly Front Royal eatery wins hands down. Serving good-quality bistro fare, it offers sandwiches, soups and salads at lunch, with more substantial dishes including pastas, …
Fast Food in Front Royal

Spelunker's

‘Cavern burgers’ and superlative homemade frozen custard are all-American good eats at this beloved local fast-food spot.
Cave in Front Royal

Skyline Caverns

Boasting rare, white-spiked anthodites – mineral formations that look like sea urchins – these caverns are Front Royal's main claim to fame. Guided tours leave the visitor center every 20 minutes. Children also enjo…
Cafe in Front Royal

Main Street Mill Tavern

This folksy restaurant is located in a spacious renovated 1880s feed mill. There are no big surprises when it comes to the menu, which is dominated by steaks, salads and sandwiches, but what's served is filling and …
Mexican in Front Royal

Jalisco

An unremarkable but friendly eatery on the main highway through town, Jalisco's serves large portions of (only just) acceptable Mexican food. Cheap lunch specials and a $4.99 kid's menu are draws.