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“Before the theater”
Review of Luke's Cafe

Luke's Cafe
Ranked #8 of 95 Restaurants in Abingdon
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here before a matinee at the Barter Theater. Great reuben, fresh salad with homemade blue cheese dressing.
My only regret is that I forgot my box of leftovers! That grilled chicken salad was good enough for tomorrow's lunch!

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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Lot of choice words to describe Luke and his Cafe but first few that come to mind...impressive, mad culinary skills, rockin-food, tunes and atmosphere just to get the taste-buds wet!
Wife had recently dined with friend and absolutely RAVED over whole experience. Said she wanted to take me soon as possible. Well, today was my blessed day!
WOW! is another word that comes to mind. Luke was gracious enough and took time to step away from his culinary genius amidst his busy masterpieces to come sit for a spell. Amazing guy as well as his food!
Been here in Abingdon, Va for 15 + years now and have not experienced any restaurant, owner(s), food and atmosphere to rival any here in Abingdon let alone in all the TRi-state area. True doctor of eateries!

Bravo Luke! You rock bro!!!

Kyler M.

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

We had some great meals in Abingdon during our weekend getaway, but Luke’s easily gets the best value award. Because it is not on the well-worn walking paths of central Abingdon, Luke’s is easy to miss. It is a very short drive on West Main to this fantastic funky retro diner with modern ambience. They have a unique and delicious twist on the diner classics with a few surprises. They also had great service with a smile.

We found the Hot Club, Meatloaf Sandwich, and homemade chips were as good as any we have ever had. Burgers looked fantastic, but there are more adventurous items on the menu such as truffle fries, spring rolls, crab cake sandwiches, Kentucky Brown, and spicy Tour Bus Shrimp. Just about every menu item is under $10. If you need a food budget buffer, without sacrificing quality, atmosphere, or service on your Abingdon trip – Luke’s manages to find this rare and sweet spot. You really should try this one.

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Thank Darren C
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Our new favorite place. Loved the burgers. We had the pimento cheese bacon burger, and homemade strawberry cobbler (we were told that Luke's mom made the cobbler) makes this our new favorite place.

Thank Jackie C
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We were passing through Abingdon and we tried Luke's based on other TripAdvisor reviews. We are so glad that we did! The decor was fun, the staff were warm and welcoming, and the food was delicious! Both the fish and shrimp tacos were superb and my boys devoured the huge, handmade cheeseburgers. We were able to sample one of their house desserts - the strawberry-rhubarb cobbler, and it was heavenly! This will be our new go-to whenever we are in town!

Thank ncmom12
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