The Best Place to Eat in Hunt Country

Award-winning chefs and inventive cuisine abound in Hunt Country, Virginia. In this dining guide, you’ll find a wide range of sure-to-be favorites, from Michelin starred cuisine to farm to table at its finest. Enjoy, and don’t forget to tell them The Scout Guide sent you!

The Whole Ox (8357 West Main Street, Marshall). This one-of-a-kind butcher shop is a staple in Hunt Country. From an awesome menu of burgers and spicy chicken sandwiches to an absolute showcase of local whole foods and products from nearby farmers and artisans, The Whole Ox is an experience. Instagram

Houndstooth Restaurant (1482 Zachary Taylor Highway, Huntly). Glen Gordon Manor’s award-winning Houndstooth Restaurant offers a luxurious dining experience in the rolling hills of Huntly, VA. 5 course dinner offered nightly by reservation. Instagram

The Buttery (2049 Millwood Road, Millwood). Dine in the quaint, historic cabin that is The Buttery and enjoy elevated, delicious farm-to-table fare. Don’t miss the Sunday brunch. Instagram

The Locke Store (2049 Millwood Road, Millwood). One of our favorite markets and cafes, the Locke Store is located in the historic village of Millwood, Virginia. From gourmet foods to carefully selected wines, craft beers and ciders, to a delicious daily menu of pies, cakes and sandwiches, the Locke Store is an absolute treasure trove. Instagram

Blue Rock Inn (12567 Lee Hwy, Washington). The Blue Rock is a classic country inn with a twist. Located in the picturesque Rappahannock County, the Blue Rock offers chic rooms, a four course dining experience and an incredible bar with an a la carte menu and the best fried chicken around. Instagram

The Red Fox Inn (2 East Washington Street, Middleburg). One of Middleburg’s most historic structures, the Red Fox Inn and Tavern boasts old-world charm and a highly curated menu of fresh, locally farmed fare. Don’t forget to head up the stairs for a nightcap after dinner at The Night Fox Pub! Instagram

The Inn at Little Washington (309 Middle Street, Washington). The iconic Michelin 3 star establishment, we are lucky to have The Inn at Little Washington as part of our Hunt Country community. An absolute must-experience when traveling to Northern Virginia, the Inn at Little Washington provides an unparalleled dining experience. Be sure to check out their casual eatery across the street: Patty O’s Cafe & Bakery. Instagram

Field & Main (8369 West Main Street, Marshall). Located on the main street of Marshall, Virginia, Field and Main is a cozy, rustic farm-to-table dining experience that is both elegant and refined. Instagram

Knead Wine (5 West Washington Street, Middleburg). The most perfect pairing can be found inside the doors of Knead Wine: pizza and wine! The pizza is to die for and the wine selection is highly curated and the staff highly knowledgeable should you need a bottle to pair with your pizza (you will!). Instagram

The Blue Door Kitchen & Inn (675 Zachary Taylor Highway, Flint Hill).Take a trip out to the rolling hills of Rappahannock County and stop in a The Blue Door Kitchen & Inn for Northern Italian fare including fresh pastas. Instagram

Rappahannock Pizza Kitchen & Bar Francis (3710 Sperryville Pike, Sperryville). fresh, local ingredients and creative and thoughtful pizzas are what you will find at iconic RPK! Be sure to check out their sister property, Bar Francis, in beautiful Sperryville. Instagram

Sumac (3863 Sperryville Pike, Sperryville). Sumac has a new menu each week featuring creations made from locally sourced ingredients. Cooked from their kitchen in Sperryville, Virginia, Sumac is a unique, delightfully artful dining experience. Open seasonally check Instagram for information. Instagram

Tremolo (19 East Washington Street, Middleburg). An elevated, modern wine bar with amazing small bites on Middleburg’s main street. Instagram

Three Blacksmiths (20 Main Street, Sperryville). A wonderful dining experience that requires reservations far in advance. Three Blacksmiths offers a weekly dinner menu of local, seasonal, handcrafted foods from Rappahannock County and nearby. Instagram

Girasole (4244 Loudoun Avenue, The Plains). Delicious Italian cuisine in The Plains, VA. Girasole is an absolute essential! Instagram

The Rail Stop (6478 Main Street, The Plains). A staple of dining in Hunt Country, the Rail Stop has been a longtime fixture in The Plains, VA.

Bluewater Cocina (12 South Pendleton Street, Middleburg). a brand new fixture just behind Nature Composed in Middleburg, Va! Bluewater Cocina, a sister business to Bluewater Kitchen in Upperville. Offering fresh tacos, tequila and more! Instagram

Businesses in bold indicate they are The Scout Guide Hunt Country members.

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