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About Restaurant Pomme

Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge, in downtown Gordonsville, Virginia, Restaurant Pomme provides an authentic classic French dining experience. The restaurant welcomes diners and guests to a warm and inviting recreation of the French country side-from food to decor. Whether on a day trip or gathering with friends and family, we wish to share our passion of food and wine with you. À votre santé et bon appétit.

115 S Main St
Gordonsville, VA 22942
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
French, French American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:00pm;

Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 8:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm;

Brunch: Sunday: 11:30 - 2:30pm

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(540) 832-0130

Website:
http://www.restaurant-pomme.com/

Parking Details:
There is street parking available as well as a private lot in the back of the restaurant. There is also a parking lot across the street that is free after 5pm

Executive Chef:
Gerard Gasparini

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We have a private dining room that holds up to 30 seated and 60 standing. Great for small wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, business luncheon/dinner, and any other special occasion you can think of.

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Restaurant Pomme Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.7

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4.2

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94% would recommend it to a friend

Worth the Drive (34)
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Good for a Date (23)
Quiet Conversation (23)
Romantic (22)
Cozy (19)
Authentic (18)
Notable Wine List (18)
Neighborhood Gem (17)
Good for Birthdays (16)
Fit for Foodies (15)
Creative Cuisine (15)
Great for Lunch (10)
Great for Brunch (9)
Local Ingredients (9)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Business Meals (7)
Casual (6)
Bar Seating (4)
Fun (4)
Healthy (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Happy Hour (2)
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Seasonal (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

I was there for Sunday brunch for the first time. The choices were terrific and I enjoyed the eggs benedict over spiced tomatoes in stead of bread. My mother had crepes stuffed with scallops. Yum! to both!
Wonderful, friendly service.

Tags: Healthy, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion
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 (Richmond)·Dined 4 days ago

The food was delicious, the wine was excellent and the owner made us feel like we were the only guest around. Will gladly make the trip through Gordonsville to be there again. (We live in Pittsburgh, Pa)

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Richmond)·Dined 4 days ago

Delightful decor and attractive bar. Excellent food. A bit noisey (small children) and service a bit slow. Overall a successful dinner with friends.

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

A very pleasant restaurant with a interesting décor . We were well treated, service was prompt but never rushed. Menu was varied with so many attractive options that choosing was a pleasant challenge.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive
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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 5, 2017

A few years ago we stopped in for a meal at Restaurant Pomme on a trip through Gordonsville, Virginia on our way to some vineyards to the West of town and have since made the one hour and 15 minute trip from our home outside of Richmond just to enjoy the wonderful food and delightful atmosphere. If you you like french cooking this is for you. Although I have never been to France, this restaurant's interior and exterior captures for me the feeling of a small french country locale. My wife and I have been there a half dozen times and neither of us has yet to have a less than superb meal. We have tried them at lunch and dinner and most recently Sunday brunch and are always pleased.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

My second visit to this lovely restaurant. Have not been disappointed yet. The wait staff is wonderful; attentive and friendly. Was greeted at the front door by either the manager or owner. We were 20 minutes early for our reservation but she was lovely about finding and setting up a table for us and not making us wait until our reservation. It was a rainy night and there was a fire in the fireplace, fabulous food, beautiful dinning room, and exquisite service. I could not have asked for more.

Tags: Worth the Drive
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We had a great meal ,perfectly prepared and our waitress was helpful in suggestions for our meal. The ambiance was also very nice. I would recommend this to anyone who was visiting in Gordonsville,Virginia.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Great food and service in a pleasent environment.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 31, 2017

We had a wonderful meal in a lovely setting with a very attentive staff.

Tags: Cozy, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

We were so looking forward to our lunch. Sadly, we were disappointed. Two of our meals were cold and two had hairs in them. The frites must have been leftover from the day before as they were cold and hard. Desserts and coffee were excellent. Skip the lunch and order dessert only. I hope it was just a very off day.

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Pomme is a little gem tucked away in a lazy little town. My husband and I have been to the lovely restaurant twice, both times a wonderful experience. The food is outstanding.

Tags: Authentic, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Outstanding!

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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 19, 2017

We usually always plan to enjoy Pomme at least once while visiting in Charlottesville. Food is always good and staff is friendly. Since it was early, the atmosphere was quiet and we could converse well, but toward the end of our dining, the restaurant had filled up and it became quite loud. All in all, it was a great evening.

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Was hoping for the fish ... I was there at 1:30 for lunch. They were closing up around us because kitchen closes at 2.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 15, 2017

We live in Richmond and when traveling to visit family in Palmyra, we take the opportunity to dine at Pomme. This trip, we brought friends from Williamsburg just so they could have the Pomme experience. They traveled an hour to Richmond and then the 4 of us traveled the one and a half hr trip together. It was worth the journey. We weren't disappointed!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Authentic
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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Our first time there, but certainly not our last. The food was beautifully prepared, and the service was gracious. We were encouraged to stay as long as we liked.

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 12, 2017

One of the top 3 or so French restaurants in the Charlottesville area. Food is fabulous and Crystal the waitress was wonderful. Everything tasted very fresh. Would not recommend it for younger children, but late high school and older should be fine. Not inexpensive but great quality and perfectly cooked. A real treat.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 10, 2017

This is a true gem!! My wife and I stumbled upon this restaurant last year while visiting the area! The food is amazing, the service superb, and the wine list rivals that of the big restaurants in the city. We will continue to enjoy this gem as long as we go to area.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 10, 2017

This is a restaurant we found while vacationing in VA several years ago and we were thrilled to return for a meal again this month. The food is excellent and service is always friendly and efficient. Wish we lived closer - we would surely go there regularly if we were local.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Bar Seating
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 (Louisville)·Dined on October 7, 2017

A great place for a special dinner with family and friends. The french themed menu is sourced with great local ingredients where possible and everything is cooked to perfection and served by a very attentive staff.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Great for Brunch
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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 5, 2017

On a recent weekday lunch by two couples who are experience foodies, our experience was not up to usual standards. This has been one of our favorite places to eat out for several years and we drive 45 minutes to get here. Even though they were not full and had two, maybe three servers working, the service was spotty and distracted: water glasses were left empty, iced tea refills had to be requested, plates came out at different times, the server (Crystal ??) did not know ingredients and absolutely butchered the French names of dishes. The hostess/manager was seldom on the floor so that we could call her attention to the irksome issue. Some of the food this time was underwhelming as well. Soup of the day was sold out by 12:45. Although my mussel soup was superb - rich, creamy and packed with mussels, my duck confit was dry and tough and the wild rice was gloppy. Onion soups were highly praised but overpriced at $11 each. Two salads were nice but the portions were ridiculously small. The filet of sole was perfectly done although the accompaniments were very ordinary. Every restaurant can have occasional bad days...we hope this is not the beginning of a downward trend so we will come back. But $90 for two is an expensive lunch and deserved better performance all around.

Tags: Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Pomme is an easy to find, attractive fine dining restaurant in the center of the shopping area of Gordonsville with ample parallel parking on the street.

After hearing about Pomme for some time, we made reservations and set off on the pleasant 40 minute drive to Gordonsville.

We were seated immediately at a comfortable table by the friendly staff and our drink orders were taken very promptly. The wine menu is well crafted with a good variety of both cost conscious and very good wines. I passed over a couple of favorites To try a local Barboursville wine, which was better than I’d expected.

We ordered a first courses of a creamy chicken tarragon soup and a crispy pork belly with chorizo hash. The soup was very good with just the right balance of cream and herbs. The best part of the pork belly was actually the chorizo hash as the actual pork belly didn’t quite make it to crispy.

For our main courses, we had a New York Strip with truffled potatoes and braised short rib with carrots and parsnips. While the steak was OK, the truffled potatoes (which were made with a generous amount of black truffle oil) was the winner. The braised short rib was completely average, and again The winner of that dish were the perfectly cooked carrots/parsnips.

For desert, we both ordered apple tarts. These too were average. The pastry was flaky and buttery, but poorly formed and sloppy in appearance. The apples in the tart were minced and overwhelmed with cinnamon. A scoop of what looked and tasted like store-bought ice cream sat unceremoniously on top and mostly drowned the tart.

The service was very friendly, but not as attentive as I should have been; my water glass was completely empty 3 times during our visit.

If this review seems tough, it’s not because dinner wasn’t good, it’s because it wasn’t better than just good food. After a 20% tip, the bill (for 2) was right at $200. In that range, the meal and service should be memorable.

Tags: Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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 (Charleston)·Dined on September 30, 2017

WONDERFUL! The service was great, the owners were lovely, the atmosphere quaint and cozy. And the food was top notch. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Richmond)·Dined on September 30, 2017

I have dined here a number of times and have never been disappointed. Just delicious! Their autumn fall salad was creatively plated and possessing just the right amount of flavor and texture. I found it extraordinary. My sole was scrumptious and dessert of sorbet topped off a lovely meal. My companions enjoyed their pork belly, lamb, onion soup, salmon, apple tart and creme brûlée. Best restaurant around!

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

We loved our lunch at Pomme after visiting Montpelier. Excellent food and service and delightful decor and atmosphere. Would definitely recommend and will certainly go again.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Richmond)·Dined on September 30, 2017

A great little french restaurant, very real french cooking, at affordable prices. We have always enjoyed our meals here and will be back when we are in the area, as w.e live in the greater Richmond Area

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Romantic, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch
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 (Richmond)·Dined on September 24, 2017

My husband and I always enjoy dining at Restaurant Pomme. The food is consistently delicious and the service great. Yesterday, we were greeted and served by Geraldine and when we expressed our condolences at the passing of the original owner/chef she told us he was her father. We thoroughly enjoyed our delicious Sunday Brunch - my husband enjoyed his Eggs Benedict and I enjoyed the Chicken & Mushroom Crepes...yummy!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Romantic
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 (Richmond)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Restaurant Pomme has been our favorite local restaurant for years. Attentive staff, great food, crisp baguettes, talented chef, fair price. We are lucky to have this restaurant nearby.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Afternoon Coffee, Casual, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Disabled Access
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 (Richmond)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Restaurant Pomme remains one of our top choices for dining in the greater Charlottesville area. It's a 35 minute drive from our southern Albemarle farm to Gordonsville, and worth every minute. Restaurant Pomme is authentic French cuisine, but at an exceptional price. Family run, friendly, and quaint in all the right ways. Their Sunday brunch is our go-to option, with french toast, omelettes and other great dishes, plus a broad wine list with a very knowledgeable sommelier (the owner's son) willing to assist if asked. This most recent visit was for my sister's birthday, who was visiting from Washington, DC. I had two specials: butternut squash and apple soup to start, followed by a spinach, tomato and goat cheese omelette, paired with a glass of rose from the Provence region. My sister enjoyed the always popular French toast, with breakfast potatoes and sparkling mineral water from France. Fresh baked baguettes were offered to the table, which cannot be missed. As always, we were greeted at the table by the owner, a remarkable Frenchwoman who can offer very insightful information on dishes (and regions of France to visit) if asked. A separate bar has now been opened, with wines, authentic cocktails and small plates, and I look forward to a future happy hour visit. This is a can't miss option for French fare.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Romantic
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Went there to celebrate our anniversary. Great brunch and wonderful time.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

This is my second time here. First was a blurr..lots of wine. This time waitress very attentive. Started with the escargot, they were not great, cream sauce good, little flavor. My husband had the "rack of lamb", not, 2 double chops, tasted good, corn pudding (?) soo good. His dish better than my halibut, extremely salty, otherwise would have been good. Need to offer fresh ground pepper. Do not use pepper on table without putting it in hand, pours out! For the $ spent would not go back.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Our favorite stop for lunch between Charlotte and Washington. Excellent wine list and wonderful French food

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on September 14, 2017

Great food and service! Loved the fact that Gordonsville gave them 6 months, still there 14 years later.

Tags: Authentic, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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 (Richmond)·Dined on September 9, 2017

I love the Pomme! Was a bit disappointed in the sole which I always love and anticipated, but it was over battered and the crust was flour-y. Too much flour for a fish that only needs to be pan sauteed as I recall in past visits. With that much flour it should have had a crispier surface.

My daughter's Halibut was delicious as was the chicken cordon bleu, and the onion soup was delicious.

Just wanted to comment on the fish...

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 9, 2017

My wife had been to La Pomme before and selected it for her birthday. Our earlier experience had been a splendid one, so we wanted a repeat. the experience did not disappoint. It was a lovely and memorable evening and we will return soon.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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 (Richmond)·Dined on September 9, 2017

My wife and I went there to celebrate a birthday. We have eaten there many times and the food has always been great. This time was no exception. My wife had sole and I had the halibut. Both dishes were wonderful and well presented. The service was attentive and friendly. This is not a restaurant that you will get in and out quickly, but rather a place to spend a lovely evening. We will definitely go back. It is well worth the drive.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy, Good for a Date, Romantic, Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Food is consistently excellent...service varies slightly, but OK overall. The owners make the difference vs. wait staff. Wine selection remains excellent with great choices and wide range of $$$ ranges.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 8, 2017

We've been wanting to visit this restaurant for several years and finally got the chance to go. It was worth the 1/2 drive from Charlottesville. Authentic French cuisine prepared with care. Lovely experience

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Authentic
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 (Richmond)·Dined on September 7, 2017

My friend and I come for lunch every other month. This time we both ordered the chicken and mushroom crepes. ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS! And as always, excellent service.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Romantic
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 (Richmond)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Lunch on a Saturday to meet up with friends....very comfortable, good service, Cote De Rhone wine great.....Onion soup good, side salad was refreshing. Laid back atmosphere. The little village of Gordonsville is very special, interesting shops...the shop POSH will make custom clothing...love it!

Tags: People Watching, Great for Lunch
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