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Janet's Onancock General Store & Cafe

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49 King St, Onancock, VA 23417-1901
+1 757-787-9495
08:00 - 14:00
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Sun 08:00 - 13:30
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 14:00
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Parksley, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best breakfast and lunch on the shore! Fresh, imaginable, friendly and if there is a wait it is well worth it.

Thank Barbara M
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great sandwiches and salads served in a friendly and casual setting on red and white checked tablecloths. Massive portions were easily shared. While I'm not certain, I would bet the meats on our delicious sandwiches were cooked on site. Our companions enjoyed a Cesar salad loaded with jumbo shrimp. Highly recommended!

Thank KC R
Onancock, Virginia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a locally owned and operated stor in the beautiful and Quaint town of Onancock.As you stroll through Historic Onancock, be sure to have breakfast and/or lunch at Janet's Onancock General Store and Cafe. I think breakfast is my favorite but it is a hard call as the lunches are fab.

Eastern Shore, VA
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We had lunch there the other day and I had a Salad Nicoise - it had boiled small potatoes, green beans, olives, tuna, and other goodies over lettuce with some wonderful tangy sweet dressing. Delicious! My husband had a Rueben and gave me a bite. Unctuous, warm and yummy. All the cooking is done with fresh vegetables and you can... More 

Thank Linderlouwho
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We have been to Janet's several times, and it has always been spot on. The Orange French Toast and omelettes are the best for breakfast. The sandwiches are also excellent. Busy often, bet well worth your patience!

Thank Jeff W
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We have been once, off-season on a Sunday, and the place was mobbed, deservedly. The coffee ran out, we waited 20 minutes for service and 40 minutes fir food, but it was worth the wait.

1 Thank Lenwa2016
North Carolina
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Your visit to Onancock, Virginia would not be complete without a leisurely breakfast at Janet's Onancock General Store & Café. The decor is bright, sunny and red! Even on a dull rainy morning, the whole café is bright and cheerful! Green Mountain coffee is served piping hot at a self-serve counter in real mugs. An array of eggs, oatmeal, French... More 

1 Thank Varina105
Binghamton, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Janet's is the kind of place that makes you feel like you're a regular, even if it's your first time there. My friends and I stop there every year to and from the beach. The staff is friendly and welcoming. Janet herself always stops to shoot the breeze with us and pick ups right where we left off. The food... More 

Thank cmuscat1
Onancock, Virginia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

My daughter and I enjoyed the turkey ranch sandwich last week and I have also had the chicken salad which is delicious .

Thank shtruitt
Wilmington, North Carolina
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83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We went for lunch. We had come to Onancock to go to Mallards, only to find it closed for a private event. Got a recommendation from a local for Janet's, and couldn't have been happier. It's casual, order at the counter, then food brought to your table. Obviously a favorite with locals, many of whom seemed to know each other.... More 

Thank Judie F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$12
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:30
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 King St, Onancock, VA 23417-1901
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Onancock
  • Phone Number: +1 757-787-9495

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?