Top Choice Mexican in Staunton

Chicano Boy

It's hard to beat the value offered by this taquería's $7 lunch deal, which delivers a drink, a dip and two tacos. Prices don't rise much at dinner, when tacos – including the Al Pastor (pork marinated in chilli and…
Top Choice American in Staunton


It may be cooked and served in a small and unadorned space (hence the name), but the dishes served here are among the best in the state. Chef Ian Boden, a two-time James Beard semi-finalist, makes the most of season…
Top Choice Bakery in Staunton

Newtown Bakery

This is the type of place that every small town needs. It bakes its own European-style bread and pastries; serves soup and sandwiches at lunch; and cranks up the wood-fired pizza oven at night to offer piping hot, s…
Southern US in Staunton


Local farms and wineries are the backbone of Zynodoa's larder, and the chef delivers his predominantly Southern dishes (vegetable succotash, cornmeal-crusted wild blue catfish, apple cider–braised pork, Rappahannock…
Modern American in Staunton

Byers Street Bistro

By the train station, this basement joint cooks up tasty pub grub (applewood bacon and caramelized onion pizzas, mahi-mahi tacos, Angus burgers, slow-roasted baby back ribs) that's best enjoyed at the outdoor tables…
Cafe in Staunton

Farmhouse Kitchen & Wares

The delicious gourmet sandwiches are piled high at this country-chic cafe, where you can also purchase any of the stylish cookware on display. Homemade breakfasts too.
Ice Cream in Staunton

Split Banana Co.

This locals' favorite ice-cream parlor has delicious flavors, served up in a charmingly old-fashioned setting. Open late.
American in Staunton

Clocktower Restaurant & Bar

More often just known as the Clocktower, this spot serves Italian staples (pasta and lasagna) as well as wraps and panini at lunch.