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Grandale Restaurant
Grandale Restaurant
  • Address:
    14001 Harpers Ferry Rd
    Purcellville, VA 20132
    Neighborhood:
    Purcellville
  • Cuisine:
    Contemporary American
    Price: $31 to $50

Grandale Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.grandalerestaurant.com
  • Phone: (540) 668-6000
  • Hours of Operation: Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Lunch: Friday & Saturday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Wednesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Author Clark
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Farm to Table, Fireplace, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Grandale Restaurant offers event catering throughout Loudoun County. Your guests will enjoy the finest in farm-fresh contemporary American cuisine served by professional wait staff and you will enjoy knowing that all the details have been taken care of. Vegetarian, vegan and specialty menus available.
  • Private Party Facilities: We offer our vineyard tasting room as a wonderful private dining area for your event, serving 20 to 55 people for a seated dinner. Our After Hours pricing includes all set up, staffing, open bar and an incredible meal from Grandale. Please see our web site for pricing and dining options.
  • Private Party Contact: Author Clark (540) 668-6000

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Rt 9
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Grandale Restaurant
Grandale is a unique destination restaurant celebrating the finest in farm-fresh contemporary American cuisine. If you'd like, enjoy a wine tasting at our vineyard before your meal. Then relax in front of our wood-burning fireplace or outdoors on our patio with an exquisite meal where flavor after flavor will intrigue and delight you. We have an extensive Virginia and international wine list and offer a paired tasting menu the first and third Friday nights of every month.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
Diner Reviews
  • "My past dining experiences at Grandale have been super. I've had superior food. This time, I had the crabcakes. The ones at Passion Fish are superior. This meal was mundane. The large purple Yukon potatoes were too large. I had one smaller one that was yummy. The veggies were nothing special. Is there a new cook?"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "They are now open for lunch on Friday and Saturday. We came on a pretty day and ate out on the deck. Food, service and view were all exceptional!"
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Asked to be seated on the deck so that your delicious meal can be savored while enjoying a wonderful view across the valley."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Very good food, butnot the best I've had. I loved the view on the garden and the house."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Happened to see the restaurant listing while searching restaurants near harpers ferry - only 20 minutes from WV Lovely place for all ages Waiter excellent and good food."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Not our first time at Grandale. They were just at the end of "Farm to Fork Loudoun", and had a special menu, but all four of us ordered off the regular menu. All were cooked as we asked, and tasted great! Our waiter, Ryan, was attentive, without being intrusive. The only drawback to the whole time was the noise level. There was a large party (10?) and all the other tables were filled, and the dining room is small, so the noise made it difficult to hear conversation at times. Normally we would have asked for a table outside, but rain was threatening. We will go back!"
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Was looking forward to a nice farm to market meal in a nice vineyard setting. However for the price charged the service really lagged and was not attentive. Cannot say I will revisit in the near future."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Grandale has an inventive menu that is always a treat to enjoy. Thanks to Chef Arthur I have enjoyed a variety of dishes beyond my typical meat and potatoes. The staff is always kind and fun to interact with. The view has no rival as you are on a farm/vineyard surrounded by mountains. It is my favorite place to dine."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Been here few times great place and romantic. My wifes meal they brought twice wrong and did not even comp it. Beyound that it was good. The waitress was too young and should know the wine list better. More experienced server"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Shorts tee shirts and cruddy sneakers seemed to be dress code. Crab cakes mushy. Definitely not backfin. Husbands chicken nothing to write home about. I have had far better crab cakes at Johns Cafe in Ranson WV for one-third price. Hoped for a special outing and sorely disappointed."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "This makes the second time that the poor service has overshadowed the quality food. At this private price point, it's just unbelievable and unacceptable that the service staff is so inattentive and unprofessional."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Delmonico Steak was really good. Tuna (ordered medium) was a bit dry, perhaps because of how it was ordered. Side dishes were very good."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "We had dinner there on Thursday July 17th and found the food was excellent. The service was slow with only one server for the whole restaurant and she also acted as a hostess. The server worked very hard but was overwhelmed with lack of help."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "We have been to Grandale four times and have had excellent food every time. They have very good local wines and the wait staff is very knowledgable about pairings. On the last visit, there was a large table of college students celebrating a birthday. The inside portion of the restaurant is fairly small. So, on this night, it was very loud and the service was slow. However, our servers were very entertaining and friendly, we had good friends with us, and so we ended up having a great meal and a great time. We will definately be back."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Some truly outstanding dishes and a few that are a bit off the mark; seafood and vegetarian dishes are memorable, but red meat is hit or miss, depending on the cut. The menu changes regularly and the daily specials are fun & tasty. Grandale has an outstanding selection of local wines and even some organic options. The servers are knowledgeable and accommodating as well as very friendly, rounding out a pleasurable dining experience."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Outstanding food delivered by knowledgeable and friendly staff in a beautiful wine country setting."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "This was our second time dinning here and it was fabulous! Our first time we had lunch while wine tasting and the second visit we had dinner. Menu is small but everything we have had is amazing! I had the filet minion with mash potatoes and grilled vegetables and there wasn't a speck of food left on my plate;it was that good! Dessert was also excellent and of course the wine. Definitely recommend this place!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "My 3 friends and I had lunch at Grandale. The weather cooperated and we took advantage of the outdoor dining area. What a beautiful setting! Our meals were delicious, and service was very good. This was my second time at Grandale, another great experience. My friends definitely want to go back."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "The food was great and the ambiance very pleasant. It is a small place and there was a little kitchen noise, but that was probably more noticeable due to it being an early Thursday evening and only two couples in the dining room. Would definitely return!"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "The wine tasting and brunch was quite enjoyable and we had a good time."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "As always well above average. We had the special venison medallions, appetizer was grouper and desert was the cheese plate ...all delicious"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "This is a lovely place to dine, country casual with vistas of Loudoun's lush countryside. My husband and I went to enjoy a romantic dinner, and it was, especially as we dined on the outside deck on a beautiful evening. The food was excellent, but you need to order sides, because the sides that came with the meal were really more decorative, at least for my meal. But if you order a starter, and plan on dessert, the entree size is perfect."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Finally a local restaurant that features Virginia wines! The restaurant IS on the grounds of 868 Estate Winery and offers those wines as well as others from around the state. The small dining room was pleasant and the menu options all sounded good. Service was wonderful. The drive from the Fairfax area was lovely and helped make this a great day trip."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "My husband and I found this restaurant as we were looking for possible caterers for our daughters wedding. It was a spur of the moment decision to go and we were not disappointed. On first entering the restaurant we were a little apprehensive due to the lack of decor and the "plane jane" look. (The weather was not great so we were not able to sit outside). However, all was forgiven as our meal was served. The wine was great and not outrageously priced, and the food....YUM! The salad was so fresh and had these candied bacon bits on it, simply divine! My lamb actually tasted like lamb! And my husbans steak melted in the mouth. All was served quickly and with a friendly smile. We are definitely planning on going back!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Service was friendly but a bit slow. Food was good but not all choices were available and menu is quote limited. Very nice outdoor dining spot."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Celebrated our 49th wedding anniversary here. Rainy evening - couldn't sit outdoors as hoped. Had great service and delicious meals. Delmonico steak for me, crab cakes for my wife. Had a very enjoyable evening."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "We had extremely high expectations of this restaurant based on its reputation. We came here for my birthday. The meal was good but not outstanding. My food was not hot (which I am picky about) and my meat was not cooked to my liking but it was too dark outside to really see it well enough to send it back so I just brought it home for leftovers. The soup special was quite watery. All in all, it was a pricey meal that didn't meet our expectations."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "My family took my mother here for her birthday. The weather was perfect, and so was the food, service and setting. We could not have asked for a better evening all the way round. I would recommend Grandale Restaurant. It will only be enhanced as they expand their selection of wines."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • " The Grandale Restaurant scenic setting is worthy of a visit. However, the restaurant is equal to the scenic setting. It is American cuisine, prepared with local ingredients, and with knowledgeable servers. The four of us had various appetizers, wines, and entrees. Each item was outstanding. and the choice of vegetables fresh with a light seasoning. A surprise for all of us were the gruyere grits, the best we ever had. The orange roughy is perfect, however I wanted 2nds and 3rds. The pork porterhouse was tender, moist, flavorful and big. Bring and appetite. The wine choices recommended by the the server complimented our choices. "
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "Food was delicious! Had the "3 wine tastings" with brunch and wine wasn't on the same par as the food. Ate outdoors and loved it! Will definitely go back and also won't be disappointed eating indoors as well. Lovely inside, like a small French Bistro."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "We dined at Grandale with our daughter and son-in-law, both foodies and wine/beer connoisseurs. Perfect choice with high quality food ingredients, local wines and samples of the local growing beer industry. We highly recommend you try this restaurant especially on a lovely spring evening out on the patio. All our choices were perfectly cooked and artistically placed on the plates. What a fun enjoyable evening!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Nice way to spend a Sunday! Food was very fresh, beautiful presentation, friendly, comfortable atmosphere. "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "The food and wines paired up very well. The wines were not your typical varietals and came from California, Texas and Virginia. A great dining/tasting experience."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "We loved our late lunch in the small and quaint restaurant. Food, service, and ambiance - all there"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "My husband and I ate at Grandale for our 4th wedding anniversary. The food was outstanding, service on point, and the overall ambience was perfect was a special occasion. Highly recommend!"
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "My food was delicious. I ordered the crab cakes. This is the second time I have eaten at Glendale Restaurant and look forward to dining there again in the near future."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Chef Author Clarke never disappoints. Whether you order meat or seafood, the entree is always perfectly cooked, the side dishes perfectly complement the main dish, and the wines, many of which are local from Loudoun County wineries, are outstanding. Our most recent dining experience was a tasting night, where a four course meal is paired with four wines. The wines chosen matched each course beautifully, and the service was topnotch."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "From the soup du jour to the through the dessert the meal was how does one put it "awesome" The waiter was great and service perfect. We shall return. Thank you for this dining experience. "
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "We made reservations for 11:30, right after church. The drive to Grandale Restaurant is filled with scenic views. When we arrived, 30 minutes before our reservation time, the hostess was pleasant and offered us any table we wanted to sit at. We decided to sit inside, but the outside patio was invitingly set up with colorful table settings, table umbrellas, and unobstructed view of the adjoining fields. The waitress knew the menu inside and out, and when we asked about a specific item, she describe the ingredients, the preparation method, and how it would taste. We ordered. The food was prepared quickly and served. All four of us had selected something different. It was all delicious. In all, a very enjoyable brunch."
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "Grandale is a wonderful restaurant located at 868 Winery. Food is always great! The jerked tuna sandwich is heavenly. This weekend special, crab and shrimp cake was delicious. Should be a regular on the menu. Love how the food is served with a small salad and fresh fruit. Be sure to try some of the 868 wines or go over to the wine tasting room. You won't be dissapointed. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014