Magnolias at the mill
We always rendezvous with friends at Magnolia's....great feelings surround everyone.
Great spot for a couples birthday dinner sans kids
Overall everything was great, especially the fried green tomato appetizer. I had the halibut special and it was just a bit over cooked
Magnolias at the Mill is a great hidden gem (maybe not to the locals). The food is fantastic and always spot on. We were in town for my daughters wedding with relatives and decided to treat them to some Virginia hospitality. They were very impressed with the food and the service. The selections are very diverse and the beer menu is to die for. Thank you for making our evening so memorable!
We were given a gift card for this restaurant which is a hike from where we live. The drive was pleasant and upon arrival we were seated right away. Our waitress was prompt to get our drink order and bring bread to the table. The appetizers were slow getting out. We had oysters and fried green tomatoes. The oysters were good, the fried green tomatoes and too much going on and were too sweet with the coconut crust. Not enough aioli was on the plate to cut the sweet. Our dinners came out before we finished our appetizers. We both ordered filet mignon medium rare. I ordered the “petite” as I often do only this was sliced in half horizontally and was about 1/2” thick. Needless to say it was way over cooked. Had we not had a gift card I would have sent it back. My husbands steak was cooked to medium rare. They were served with asparagus and mashed potatoes which were unremarkable. All in all the food was mediocre at best and as far as getting a steak, any one of the chain steak houses serves a better steak than what we had.
We love the ambiance at Magnolia's. So tastefully renovated, and the food, as always was superb. We had a wonderful wait person who added to the great experience. Such a treat to visit Magnolia's at the Mill!!
I reserved a table for a birthday dinner. When we arrived, they knew and greeted with happy birthday. (Even the menu said happy birthday on it!). They say us in a private and quiet booth.
We started with a couple drinks and bruschetta, followed with the bison burger and a 5oz filet. They burger was amazing!! One of the best I have had. The filet hit the spot, along with the brussel sprouts.
We finished off dinner with the bread pudding, it followed suit and was amazing as well. We will certainly be back.
My wife and I went for our 20th wedding anniversary. To our surprise, Magnolia's went out of the way to print out a personalized happy anniversary message on the heading of our menu. What a treat :)
The sound level was perfect and the food and service was great. We will certainly return.
We sat outside on the covered porch area with our pooch. We had the fried green tomatoes. Very good! Then, I ordered the Blackened Shrimp Cobb Salad. It was delicious. A bit too big for me but I made an impressive dent in it. My husband had the Tuna Melt and fried and said it was very good too. I ordered their Bloody Mary which isn’t on the menu at the restaurant but you see it listed online. It was delicious on a hot summer day. I’ve been to this restaurant many times, including 3 or 4 times coming off the bike trail after a hot ride. Never disappoints!
All was great, as usual.
Great and fast service. Delicious food. Nice atmosphere. They even gave me a birthday menu and cookies to go. I just love this place.
Wonderful place. Love the mill. Food was great and so was service!
Great presentation! Accommodating to seniors, birthdays, out of Towners!!
Parking is tricky though.
Enjoyed a nice early dinner at Magnolia's. Never disappoints! Been awhile since we've driven to Purcelville and it was well worth it. Won't wait so long to return for more wonderful food and service.
The food was terrific and the staff was attentive and friendly. It was our anniversary and at one point, the hostess came over with a dessert plate that was inscribed “Happy Anniversary” in chocolate syrup with raspberry sauce hearts. They also had a menu printed up with our names and date. A wonderful experience all around.
Friend visiting from the UK
I have been to Magnolia's numerous times and I am usually quite happy with the ambience, the food, and the service. I guess that's why I keep coming back.
This may be nitpicking but our tables were wobbly. Not really a big deal but a bit annoying all the same. We had a great lunch. The food and service were outstanding.
The food and pastries were great. Beverages were also great.
We have dined at Magnolias quite a few times. However, the dinner had some issues. I ordered the Peppercorn steak. Good flavor, but there was a congealed sauce on it. Plus it was really had to cut. Possibly a hanger steak. My fiancé ordered the pork dish. Nothing wrong with it, just wouldn't order again. We ordered a side of the Swiss chard, it was just stiff hard stems. Sent it back and ordered roasted Brussels sprouts. There. was one piece of the sprout and the rest were burnt leafs. Service was fine.
We went to Magnolia's at the recommendation of our Airbnb host, and we were not disappointed. We were seated at an outside table on a lovely Saturday evening. For appetizers, we had the deviled eggs, which were unlike any I have had before. Delicious! We both had the prime rib special. It was cooked to perfection and full of flavor. We chose Irish coffees and tiaramasu for dessert. We couldn't finish it. We also got a 10 percent discount because we were staying at a local bnb!
My husband and I went for our anniversary dinner The food was mediocre to poor. THe dishes were served room temperature or cold. There was nothing exciting about the meal.
First time visit - fantastic dinner with family. Pork shank was exceptional. Everyone left happy and satisfied
Good food and space. Inattentive server
Great place, good food. Always a pleasure
We were visiting the area and met some local people. When we asked advice on where to go this was their choice. Our meals and dessert were very good. We loved the redone mill look. Parking was easy. We were seated promptly. Our server knew the menus and offered suggestions. Our meals were well prepared.
My son loved the special birthday menu with his name on it. The staff is wonderful and the manager on duty went above and beyond to ensure my son had a wonderful birthday lunch!
Excellent service and food. It is a must to visit restaurant.
The food was excellent, and the server was courteous and very good at hos job! My coffee cup had coffee in all night!
Had a wonderful experience for my moms birthday not only did they greet her when we arrived but she had a custom menu with happy birthday along the top and they gave her cookies when she left. We had a fabulous time. Highly recommend
We had a wonderful birthday celebration at Magnolia’s....the brunch was fabulous!
We had a great dinner and would highly recommend Magnolia at the Mill! The service was excellent, the food was delicious, and the attention to detail was impeccable.
The food was very good. Service was prompt and friendly although there was an error in our order and one entree didn't come out until we'd mostly finished our meal (would have been nice to have been offered a free dessert or have the entree removed from the bill). The building is rustically beautiful, warm, and inviting. We'd definitely return.
food was tasty and they were very easy on substitutions for the side dishes,
Good bar service as well.
Wonderful food, a bit over priced for some of the additions. Overall would come again.
It had been a couple years since we last visited this restaurant. The food wasn’t as good as we remembered. We also waited about 40 mins for our dinner to come out. No explanation provided. Won’t be going back.
Fabulous meal to celebrate our anniversary at Magnolias! The food was delicious and personal touch was appreciated. Really was hard to pass up the prime rib, but the filet and scallops were excellent and my wife enjoyed the crab cakes. Thanks Magnolias for a great meal and we look forward to returning in the future!
Two patrons were sickened after the meal and they both had the prime rib. The waitress was fabulous!! The location on the enclosed porch was nice except there were numerous flys due to the location. We enjoyed our meal and will be back and hope to see some changes made!
Definitely worth a drive. Excellent bar and menu.
After making a reservation we were put in a very loud room so we couldn’t even talk to each other. We were moved to a better location but only after complaining. Rest rooms needed to be restocked. Considering the prices, not the best value.