The Lovingston Cafe, established in 1993, is located in the Village of Lovingston, Virginia, county seat of Nelson County. We are conveniently located on Front Street with easy access to US 29.  Just turn east at any of the three Lovingston entrances; you will find Front Street running parallel to 29 and the Cafe is located near the southernmost access point about 200 yards north of the County's only traffic light.  
The Cafe is centrally located about 30 minutes away from the cities of Waynesboro, Lynchburg and Charlottesville. Nelson County is bordered by The Blue Ridge Parkway James River and Albemarle and Amherst counties.


Family operated for over 18 years the Cafe specializes in seafood, quality hand-cut steaks, hand crafted sausages, fresh vegetables, home made soups and desserts. Lunch starts at 10:30 am and dinner begins at 4:00 pm. Custom catering, boxed lunches, and semi-private rooms are available on request. Please call us at 434-263-8000, we will be happy to answer any of your questions or help in any way we can.


Hours Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.
Lunch daily from 10:30-4:00
Dinner from 4:00-9:00
Lounge opens nightly at 4:30, closing time varies.
Holidays: Christmas Eve we close after lunch and remain closed on Christmas Day.  We also close for Thanksgiving Day and Easter Sunday.