Lumpkin Restaurant & Motel 

Visit this iconic restaurant and motel near the James River in the charming town of Scottsville, it is easy to spot, just look for the big rooster. Delight in homemade dishes and desserts as you take in the beauty of the James River. 

Thunderbird Café 

At Thunderbird Cafe, you can get your favorite breakfast items any time of day. Fresh, local ingredients are used to create mouthwatering dishes, like scratch-made sausage gravy, Ancho-Maple Pork Barbecue Burrito, and Mama’s Meatloaf.  

Pink Cadillac: 50’s style eatery 

Come experience the Pink Cadillac Diner, a true local gem. With Elvis memorabilia, a vintage jukebox, a genuine pink Cadillac, diner food, and 24 ice cream flavors, customers will discover a visual and gustatory delight.  

Rylie’s Diner 

Locally owned and a bit off the beaten path, this diner offers down-home southern-style cooking in a casual atmosphere.

Jenny Lynd’s Pizza

At Jenny Lynd’s Pizza, they offer a variety of specialty pizzas like the Supreme, Veggie, Buffalo Chicken and Meat Lovers. You can also customize your own! Dine-in, takeout, curbside pickup, and outdoor seating are all available. 

Inwood Restaurant

Inwood is a family-owned traditional restaurant that has been in business since 1972. Serving all-American southern fare and seafood. Here you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  

Crescent Inn

The Crescent Inn serves breakfast all day alongside lunch and dinner. There is something for every pallet. The food ranges widely from sandwiches, burgers, salads to entrees. All meals are made from scratch using all natural ingredients.

The Nook

Since 1951 the Nook has been a cornerstone of the downtown mall. They offer casual dining at reasonable prices and are known for their breakfasts. You can eat inside and enjoy the old-time diner-like atmosphere or outside on nice days.


If Turkish Street food is your jam, Otto’s is your place. Turkish proprietors offer affordable delicious fare of hummus, falafel, and doner (seasoned roasted meat) and other flavorful ingredients in the form of wraps, bowls, and salads.  

Dr. Ho’s Humble Pie

Proprietors Michael and Nancy McCarthy began their pizza expedition in the summer of 2007 when they bought Dr. Ho’s Humble Pie. A graduate of culinary school, Michel took pizza making to a whole new level. The dough is homemade, hand tossed, and ingredients are locally sourced. The philosophy being that there is no short cut […]