The Lovingston Cafe
165 Front Street · Lovingston, Virginia · 22949 · (434) 263-8000

Currently Serving Dinner

Dinner
Appetizers
•Mozzarella Sticks (v) 6.5-
Six mozzarella sticks served with marinara
•Shrimp Cocktail 7-
Four Jumbo Gulf Shrimp, chilled; Served with cocktail sauce
•Onion Flower (v) 8-
Breaded, deep fried and served with our delicious dipping sauce
•Nachos Grande 9.5-
Tortilla chips, chili, cheddar, tomato, jalapenos, salsa and sour cream
•Wings 6/6- 12/11-
Try our new unbreaded wings spun in your choice of housemade sauces! Check the board or ask your server for our sauces!
•Smoked Trout Appetizer 11-
House smoked trout served chilled with cream cheese, red onions and crackers
•Potato Skins 7.5-
Crispy potato skins with bacon and cheese
•Mexicali Beef chili cup/2.75 bowl/4.25
•Soup of the day cup/2.75 bowl/4.25
Greenery
Housemade Salad Dressings - Pepper Parmesan(gf)(house), Blue Cheese(gf), Ranch(gf), Honey Mustard, Soy Vinaigrette(V), Italian(V), Thousand Island(gf), Cucumber-Wasabi(gf), Fat-Free Raspberry Vinaigrette(V)(gf)
•Classic Chef 10.5-
Greens, ham, turkey, roast beef, provolone, cheddar, swiss, red onions and tomatoes; Served with your choice of dressing on the side
•Smoked Trout (gf) 13-
Spring mix topped with mandarin orange, craisins, caramelized walnuts and our popular smoked trout; Served with fat-free raspberry vinaigrette
•Chicken Club 10.5-
Mixed greens topped with cheddar, tomatoes, bacon and chicken breast tenders; Served with honey mustard dressing on the side
•Veggie Lovers (v) 9-
Organic greens with cheddar, provolone, swiss, tomatoes, red onions; Served with soy vinaigrette and topped with a vegan burger
•Asian Chicken 10.5-
Spring mix, coconut crusted chicken tenders, toasted almonds, mandarin oranges and fried wonton noodles; Served with cucumber-wasabi dressing
Sandwich Mechanics
All sandwiches come with your choice of a side and a dill spear
•Cafe Club 10-
A hearty classic triple decker of smoked turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo on toasted white
•Hot Turkey, Bacon and Cheese Sub 10-
House smoked turkey breast, bacon, provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato and mayo
•BBQ 8-
Housemade hickory smoked bbq served on a Kaiser roll with a garnish of coleslaw
•Reuben 10-
Our best-selling sandwich! Thinly sliced homemade corned beef, sauerkraut, swiss cheese and thousand island on grilled rye bread. *portobello substitute available
•Hot Roast Beef Sub Au Jus 9.5-
Sliced eye of round with sauteed onions, peppers and provolone cheese; Served with a side of Chicago style au jus
Entrees
All entrees are served with your choice of two sides and bread
•Fried Shrimp 18-
Eight jumbo shrimp, beer battered and fried golden brown; Served with a garnish of coleslaw
•Chopped Beef Steak 12-
12oz lean, topped w/ grilled onions and gravy and cooked to order*
•Crab Cake Platter 19.5-
Two homemade crab cakes lightly fried and topped with spicy tobacco onions; Also available pan seared or blackened
•Blackened Tuna Steak 16-
Ahi Tuna, medium-rare*, blackened and delicately seasoned
•Rib-Eye Steak 22-
USDA Choice 10oz (min.) aged, hand cut and pan seared to your liking*
•Grilled Chicken 10-
Healthy chicken breast, grilled to perfection
•Alaskan Wild Caught Salmon Fillet 15-
Your choice of blackened or seared, and a spicy orange glaze if you desire
•Fish and Chips 14-
Our popular breaded and fried Haddock; Served with a garnish of coleslaw (fries suggested as one side)
•Tenders Galore 9-
Classic hand-battered and golden-fried chicken tenders; Coconut breading also available
•Hickory Smoked Pork BBQ (gf) 10.5-
1/2 lb tomato and vinegar sauced bbq; Served with a garnish of coleslaw
•Stuffed Shrimp 19.5-
Six broiled jumbo shrimp stuffed with crab
•Fried Oysters* 18-
Fresh VA oysters lightly breaded and fried; Served with a garnish of coleslaw
•Seafood Platter 22-
Four jumbo fried shrimp, fried haddock and a seared crab cake; Served with a garnish of coleslaw
•Housemade Mac-n-Cheese 11.5-
Everyone's favorite comfort food - a blend of 4 cheeses in a smooth cream sauce
•Pork & Apples (gf) 14.5-
Sliced, seasoned & pan seared tenderloin with fried apples and toasted pecans
•Pork Chops (gf) 12.5-
Two thick cut marinated grilled loin chops
•Montreal Pork Medallions 13.5-
Montreal seasoned and pan seared tenderloin topped with sauteed onions, peppers and tomatoes
•Chicken Rodeo 13.5-
Grilled chicken breast topped with bacon, BBQ sauce, cheddar and tobacco onion
•Shenandoah Chicken 15-
Grilled chicken breast over rice pilaf with ham, pecans, and a hard cider reduction cream sauce
Burgers
All burgers are made with over 1/3 lb. of lean and juicy signature ground beef cooked to order*
Served on a Kaiser roll, sided with lettuce and tomato and grilled onion, served with a dill spear
Served with a side of your choice
Add bacon, cheese or sauteed mushrooms +1-
Substitute any beef patty with a black bean patty (v) +1-
•Hamburger 8-
Classic grilled hamburger
•Cheeseburger 8.5-
Classic hamburger with american cheese
•Mushroom and Swiss Burger 9.5-
Sauteed mushrooms and melty swiss
•Rodeo Burger 10.5-
Topped with cheddar, bacon, smoky BBQ sauce and spicy tobacco onions
•Black and Blue Burger 9-
Spiced and blackened patty topped with blue cheese
Sides
Available with meals or a la carte 2-
•French Fries
•Potato Salad
•Bean Salad
•Basmati Rice Pilaf
•Mac-N-Cheese
•Coleslaw
•Mashers
•Tortilla Chips
•Potato Chips
•Baked Beans
•Vegetable of the Day
Premium Sides
Available with meals or a la carte as indicated
•Cup of Mexicali beef chili +1- a la carte 2.75
•Cup of the soup of the day +1- a la carte 2.75
•Fried Apples +1- a la carte 2.75
•Tobacco Onions +1- a la carte 2.75
•Baked Potato +1.25 a la carte 3.5-
•House Salad +2.25 a la carte 3.95
•Onion Rings +2.25 a la carte 3.95
Thirsty
•Sodas (free refills) 2.25 (Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Pibb Xtra, Barq's Root Beer, Ginger Ale, Club Soda)
•Coffee 2- (fresh ground and brewed - 100% Columbian)
•Bottled Water 1.75
•Perrier 2.5-
•Hot Chocolate 2.5- (Served with whipped cream)
•Iced Tea (free refills) 1.75
•Hot teas (1 refill) 2-
•Juice Sm 2.5- Lg 3.5- (Orange, Cranberry, Grapefruit, Pineapple, Tomato, Apple)
*VA Dept. of Health Disclosure Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of a food-borne illness.
Guests with autoimmune disorders or those with severe allergic reactions should be aware that gluten, nuts and shellfish are used in this kitchen.
Please speak to management for assistance if needed.
(gf) Gluten Free (V) Vegetarian


Lunch
Appetizers
•Chicken Quesadilla 8-
Mozzarella, cheddar and parmesan cheese with grilled onions, chicken and BBQ sauce; Served with sour cream and salsa
•Mozzarella Sticks (v) 6.5-
Six fried mozzarella sticks served with marinara
•Shrimp Cocktail 7-
Four Jumbo Gulf Shrimp, chilled; Served with cocktail sauce
•Onion Flower (v) 8-
Breaded, deep fried and served with our delicious dipping sauce
•Wings 6/6- 12/11-
Try our new unbreaded wings spun in your choice of housemade sauces! Check the board or ask your server for our sauces!
•Smoked Trout Appetizer 11-
House smoked trout served chilled with cream cheese, red onions and water crackers
•Nachos Grande 9.5-
Tortilla chips, chili, cheddar, tomato, jalapenos, salsa and sour cream
•Potato Skins 7.5-
Crispy potato skins filled with bacon and cheese
•Mexicali Beef chili cup/2.75 bowl/4.25
•Soup of the day cup/2.75 bowl/4.25
Greenery
Housemade Salad Dressings - Pepper Parmesan(gf)(house), Blue Cheese(gf), Ranch(gf), Honey Mustard, Soy Vinaigrette(V), Italian(V), Thousand Island(gf), Cucumber-Wasabi(gf), Fat-Free Raspberry Vinaigrette(V)(gf)
•Classic Chef 10.5-
Mixed greens, ham, turkey, roast beef, provolone, cheddar, swiss, red onions and tomatoes; Served with your choice of dressing on the side
•Smoked Trout (gf) 13-
Spring mix topped with mandarin orange, craisins, caramelized walnuts and our popular smoked trout; Served with fat-free raspberry vinaigrette
•Chicken Club 10.5-
Mixed greens topped with cheddar, tomatoes, bacon and chicken breast tenders; Served with honey mustard dressing on the side
•Veggie Lovers (v) 9-
Organic greens with cheddar, provolone, swiss, tomatoes, red onions; Served with soy vinaigrette and topped with a vegan burger
•Asian Chicken 10.5-
Spring mix, coconut crusted chicken tenders, toasted almonds, mandarin oranges and fried wonton noodles; Served with cucumber-wasabi dressing
Luncheonette
All lunch platters are served with a side of your choice
•Chicken Salad Lunch 8-
Housemade chicken salad using all white meat; Served with a garnish of coleslaw
•Chicken Tender Lunch 8.5-
Golden breaded tender platter
•Homemade Crab Cake Lunch 10.5-
A hearty and famous fried crab cake; Served with a garnish of coleslaw; Also available pan seared or blackened
•Grilled Chicken Lunch 9-
Healthy chicken breast, grilled to perfection
Burgers
All burgers are made with over 1/3 lb. of lean and juicy signature ground beef cooked to order* Served on a Kaiser roll,
sided with lettuce and tomato and grilled onion, served with a dill spear
Served with a side of your choice
Add bacon, cheese or sauteed mushrooms to any burger +1-
Substitute any beef patty with a black bean patty (v) +1-
•Hamburger 8-
Classic grilled hamburger
•Cheeseburger 8.5-
Classic grilled hamburger with american cheese
•Rodeo Burger 10.5-
Topped with cheddar, bacon, smoky BBQ sauce and spicy tobacco onions
•Black and Blue Burger 9-
Spiced and blackened patty topped with blue cheese
•Mushroom and Swiss Burger 9.5-
Sauteed mushrooms and melty swiss
Sandwich Mechanics
All sandwiches come with your choice of a side and a dill spear
•Cafe Club 10-
A hearty classic triple decker of smoked turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo on toasted white
•Hot Turkey, Bacon and Cheese Sub 10-
House smoked turkey breast, bacon, provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato and mayo
•Veggie (v) 9-
Avocado, tomatoes, red onions, and alfalfa sprouts, served with your choice of dressing and cheese
•BBQ 8-
Housemade hickory smoked bbq served on a Kaiser roll with a garnish of coleslaw
•Blackened Ahi 9.5-
Blackened yellowfin tuna served on a kaiser roll with lettuce and tomato; Served with a garlic aioli on the side
•Chicken Salad 8-
Housemade using all white meat, served on a warmed, buttery croissant with lettuce and tomato
•Crabcake 11-
Hot, housemade crab cake served on a fresh Kaiser roll with lettuce and tomato; Served with a side of tartar sauce and coleslaw; Also available pan seared or blackened
•Reuben 10-
Our best-selling sandwich! Thinly sliced homemade corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and thousand island on grilled rye bread. *portobello substitute available
•Grilled Chicken 8-
Healthy grilled chicken breast served on a Kaiser roll with lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise
•Hot Roast Beef Sub Au Jus 9.5-
Sliced eye of round with sauteed onions, peppers and provolone cheese; Served with a side of Chicago style au jus
•Fried Chicken Tender 8-
Lightly breaded and fried chicken breast tenders on a Kaiser roll with lettuce, tomato and mayo
•Grilled Ham & Cheese 7.75
Smoked ham, American & deli mustard on rye
•Corned Beef & Swiss 9.5-
Delicious corned beef and swiss on rye with deli mustard
•Classic BLT 7.5-
Classic bacon, lettuce, and tomato served on white toast with mayo
Traditional Sammies
All sandwiches come with your choice of bread and cheese, a side and served with a dill spear
Bread choices: White, hearty multi-grain wheat, rye
Premium breads: Kaiser, Sub Roll or Croissant +1-
Cheese choices: American, cheddar, swiss, or provolone
•Turkey Breast 8.25-
Hickory smoked in-house
•Roast Beef 7.5-
Sliced and in-house smoked eye-of-round
•Corned Beef 8.25-
Smoked in-house - a traditional favorite!
•Smoked Ham 7.5-
Thin sliced deli-style ham
•Grilled Cheese 6.5-
Melted cheese on grilled white
Entrees
All entrees are served with your choice of two sides and bread
•Fried Shrimp 18-
Eight jumbo shrimp, beer battered and fried golden brown; Served with a garnish of coleslaw
•Chopped Beef Steak 12-
12oz lean, topped w/ grilled onions and gravy and cooked to order*
•Crab Cake Platter 19.5-
Two homemade crab cakes lightly fried and topped with spicy tobacco onions; Also available pan seared or blackened
•Blackened Tuna Steak 16-
Ahi Tuna, medium-rare*, blackened and delicately seasoned
•Rib-Eye Steak 22-
USDA Choice 10oz (min.) aged, hand cut and pan seared to your liking*
•Alaskan Wild Caught Salmon Fillet 15-
Your choice of blackened or seared, and a spicy orange glaze if you desire
•Fish and Chips 14-
Our popular house breaded and fried Haddock; Served with a garnish of coleslaw; (fries suggested as one side)
Sides
Available with meals or a la carte 2-
•French Fries
•Potato Salad
•Bean Salad
•Basmati Rice Pilaf
•Mac-N-Cheese
•Coleslaw
•Mashers
•Tortilla Chips
•Potato Chips
•Baked Beans
•Vegetable of the Day
Premium Sides
Available with meals or a la carte as indicated
•Cup of Mexicali beef chili +1- a la carte 2.75
•Cup of the soup of the day +1- a la carte 2.75
•Fried Apples +1- a la carte 2.75
•Tobacco Onions +1- a la carte 2.75
•House Salad +2.25 a la carte 3.95
•Onion Rings +2.25 a la carte 3.95
Thirsty
•Sodas (free refills) 2.25 (Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Pibb Xtra, Barq's Root Beer, Ginger Ale, Club Soda)
•Coffee 2- (fresh ground and brewed - 100% Columbian)
•Bottled Water 1.75
•Perrier 2.5-
•Hot Chocolate 2.5- (Served with whipped cream)
•Iced Tea (sweet or unsweet) (free refills) 1.75
•Hot teas (1 refill) 2-
•Juice Sm 2.5- Lg 3.5- (Orange, Cranberry, Grapefruit, Pineapple, Tomato, Apple)
*VA Dept. of Health Disclosure Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of a food-borne illness.
Guests with autoimmune disorders or those with severe allergic reactions should be aware that gluten, nuts and shellfish are used in this kitchen.
Please speak to management for assistance if needed.
(gf) Gluten Free (V) Vegetarian