Claire's at the Depot
Parties 5 or more or special requests please call for reservations.
Brunch: Sunday: 10:30am - 2:00pm;
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Saturday: 11:30am - 2:00pm.
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm,
Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
I've been to Claire's a number of times. I love the place. Somehow the menu this time seemed ho- hum. The ahi tuna was perfectly prepared, but the salad it came with disappointing. Maybe it was just an off day for me, but the menu just seemed tired. The service and the staff were impeccable. I'll be back I am sure.
Salads great, main course outstanding except for mundane french fries with filet mignon. Specialty drink not to my liking but acceptable.
Always consistent and only good restaurant in town.
One of our favorite restarants! The food is always excellent!
The food is always good here, and so is the coffee. Service staff are great even though they could use a couple of more to alleviate the pressure of a restaurant that is almost always at full capacity. My one complaint is that I would have preferred to be seated in the main dining area, and not the cafe - or at least have been informed of the location of the table when I made the reservation, especially since it was Father’s Day.
As always, an amazing meal, never disappoints, the food came out quickly, was hot and delicious. The atmosphere and service were excellent. One of our favorite restaurants.
Thank the universe and the customer who bought the building which in turn kept Clairs open.
This is one of our top 5 dining establishments.
Clair and team,
Do not change a thing, it works.
Excellent in every way!
We had a lovely evening. We were there to celebrate a birthday and an anniversary. The food was amazing and the service spectacular. We will be back!
Not my first time at Claire's. The staff members are always friendly, well informed about the food selections. This latest visit's special halibut dish was one of the best meals that I have ever tasted. My complements to the chef.
Incredible atmosphere, service and food! This was my first time there, but will definitely be back very soon!
Always a favorite, was glad to see the service is better. The hostess at the front door on Fri 6/15
was not welcoming, took another 2 some without a reservation ahead of our party of 4 WITH a
reservation WITH a request for porch/table close to window. When party was seated (1130) she said that she couldn't seat us at the window tables. No "reserved" sign, no explanation, we felt
we were talked down to.... didn't set well with the forsome for a festive birthday.
Was pleased to see trout stuffed with shrimp on the menu but it was cold, tasteless, served with a table spoon or white rice with something in it and I dare anyone to find or taste any shrimp... very disappointing and NOT worth it$$.
Maybe better next time...
Good experience. Good salad with tuna. Usually the tuna on this type of salad is cut thin rather than served as a large piece, but it was delicious anyway.
Very nice setting in the former train depot. Food was fantastic, service was great, and the setting was perfect! This was our first time dining at Claire's at the Depot (wedding anniversary), but we will definitely be repeat customers! Looking forward to our next visit!
My wife and I always seek out Claire's whenever we wish to celebrate a special occasion over great food. As usual we were not disappointed; the food was superb! We were a bit taken aback when my wife asked if the chef would incorporate into the "beet and goat cheese salad" either iceberg or romaine lettuce instead of the stated "organic mixed greens." The menu featured salads with both iceberg and romaine romaine. The chef's response was, "The salads are already made up and substitutions are not permitted." I can't imagine a chef being so touchy about how he/she has crafted a certain salad. This incident is really quite minor and will not prevent our return, but I thought it worthy of note.
went to Claire's to celebrate 34th wedding anniversary.. Could not have asked for anything better. Great service, unbelievable food, fair price, and wonderful atmosphere. Will definitely tell all my friends about Claire's and we will be back as well..
While it was excellent food, perhaps still a tad more expensive than I thought it would be at
$ symbol. being with 'long lost friends' who had not seen each other for 4 + years I really did not take in the surroundings or walkabout the restaurant and so I do not feel I can comment on other areas.
Fantastic food and great service! Thank you Lewis for always taking good care of us! Looking forward to eating on the patio on Friday evening keeps me going all week at work.
The food and drinks were outstanding; and they have a beautiful restaurant and bar. A great dining experience.
My very favorite dining place in Warrenton, VA and beyond! Wonderful setting, impeccable service, delicious food well prepared, generous servings, superb ambiance, and more. It surpasses every restaurant in Warrenton and way, way beyond. Not inexpensive, but worth every penny!
Relaxing and enjoyable meal. Exceptional service and menu.
Delightful. Glad we had reservation; the wait, even after 8pm, was still 45 min.
On our first visit, Claire's more than lived up to the mention in the local paper that brought us there. The combination of excellent food, a well matched glass of wine, the historic ambience and the pleasant staff will keep us coming back!
It was good as usual. Service was a little slow but it was a busy Sunday around brunch time, so not unexpected.
Claire’s never disappoints. Great food and great service in a beautiful location. Would always recommend!
Another nice meal with great service.
We always enjoy Claire's. Tonight was no exception. Great table. Excellent service. Fantastic food! Lettuce wraps highly recommended. Crab cakes were great. Steak special was outstanding. French chardonnay was superb. A wonderful evening at arguably Warrenton's finest restaurant.
Great place. Beautiful restaurant with terrific food and staff. A real treat
Greeted by the hostess immediately. She told us table was being prepared. We were early. Very nice server with great service. Food was great! The restaurant was busy but we did not feel rushed. We haven’t been here in several years. But we’ll be back!!
our server was very professional and friendly. the crabcake was well made and flavorful. the cakes werefresh.
Stopped in for lunch and was, as always, very pleased. I had the soft shell crab sandwich, which was excellent — perhaps the largest and plumpest soft shell crab I’ve ever eaten. My friend thoroughly enjoyed her salad with lamb chops too. Good all the way around.
For years, this joint has been the best restaurant in Warrenton but lately they've stepped up their game; renovation a confirmed success. Definitely nothing comparable within a solid 15-miles.
On a recent Tuesday afternoon, two couples met for a reunion lunch. Having a reservation was not a requirement but a nice option to ensure a nice table. The hostess was friendly and very welcoming. Our server, Christina, was prompt, friendly and super helpful throughout the meal, and was not the least bit concerned as we lingered for quite a while. Everyone's food was nicely presented, and served promptly. The daily specials were a nice addition to the regular menu. The quiche, the Mediterranean swordfish special, the curry chicken and the risotto were all delicious, even if the portions were a bit large for lunch. Oh and the salty caramel gellato for dessert was the best I've had outside of Italy! The bill for each couple was about $50 with tip, and included one cocktail each - a pretty good value. Warrenton may be a bit of a drive for some, but definitely worth it. And they also have outdoor seating in a pretty garden, weather permitting.
Second dining experience at Claire's - this time for my anniversary. Wonderful food, great staff and ambiance as good as it gets.
Dinner and service was amazing-- it's where we take the parents every visit-- the consistency is what keeps us going back. Mother's Day dinner was excellent.
First time going to Claire’s that it wasn’t a wonderful experience. The whole evening seemed off. One entree was cold and two were over cooked. Waitress seemed slammed. It was a great disappointment as it was my birthday dinner.
Great restaurant, always a terrific menu and attentive staff.
Our first time at Claire’s and we are adding it to our list of special places to eat. Worth the 40 minute drive for sure. Had a great cocktail (Painkiller) followed by excellent she-crab soup. Wedge salads with bleu cheese were superb. Loved the sea scallops on cheese grits and the curry chicken. Wish we had room for desert because everything was terrific. Service was equally good. Will be back.
Absolutely Fantastic! Claire’s at the Depot is without question, truly perfect. This is the one place you can go where there are zero hitches in your meal. Superb She Crab soup, phenomenal Shrimp and Grits, creamy Coconut Cake. The servers work together to ensure all the guests never want for anything. We must visit more often.
We ask our friends where should we meet for dinner, they always suggest Claire's. We always have great food, great service and pleasant professional staff. We will be back.