About Chateau Morrisette
For an experience in quality dining, blissful atmosphere and Southern inspired hospitality, visit our dining room or patio for lunch Wednesday through Sunday, and dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. Our menu offers both diversity and creativity with a heavy French influence. Food pairings that complement the wine and the culture are the focus at this fine-dining restaurant. A rustic southern elegance theme incorporates the finest regional produce available, fresh seafood from the coastal waters of Virginia and North Carolina, artisan cheeses, homemade desserts and estate wines. Our quiet surroundings offer a pleasant respite from the daily grind of the city. You could sit close to the fireplace at a candlelit table for two, or lounge with a group of family and friends on the terrace overlooking the blue-green hills of the New River Valley and the mighty Buffalo Mountain. Visit us soon for an experience you will treasure for a lifetime.
Contemporary French / American, French, Wine Bar
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Lunch: Wed & Thursday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Open Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 8:00 PM. January through March: Friday & Saturday: 11AM -8PM; Sunday 11AM - 3PM.
Black Ridge Road
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
From June through October, there is free entertainment on the Winery Courtyard every Sunday. The winery hosts two Black Dog Music Festivals annually featuring nationally known bands. Reservations are highly recommended during these events. Check the website often for special dining events at the restaurant.
Off-site catering is available. Please contact Sally Truslow at email@example.com or 540-593-9223
Private Party Facilities:
Our Restaurant and Winery offer the perfect facility for gatherings with family and friends or entertaining those important customers who deserve that special attention. Contact us today to start planning your special dinner, corporate event, or wedding. For larger parties, weddings, etc..., please contact our special events manager, Sally Truslow at 540-593-9223 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Private Party Contact:
Sally Truslow (parties of 15 or more): 5405939223x
Banquet, Beer, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Sally Truslow (540)593-9223; email@example.com
Chateau Morrisette Ratings and Reviews
We have eaten at Chateau Morrisette for ...
We have eaten at Chateau Morrisette for lunch many times over the years as we drive up and down the Blue Ridge Parkway. We have not had dinner here, however. We were not disappointed. Their new chef has created many wonderful dishes made with fresh, local ingredients. The shrimp and grits were wonderful with a touch of spice from the andouille sausage. The pork chop dish that my husband had was done to perfection. The pork was paired with apples and Swiss chard that had a wonderful smoky flavor. In addition, we had the Vidal Blanc wine with our meal. We took our waitress's suggestion for dessert and had the warm brownie bursting with blueberries, topped with a cold chocolate pudding. Very rich, but just the right amount to top off our delicious dinner. We are never disappointed in the food at CM and will be back for more meals.
We were there a couple years ago for di ...
We were there a couple years ago for dinner and loved the restaurant, wine and food. Booked this past Sunday for our anniversary, but found out when we got there they only served brunch on Sunday. Sorely disappointed with this and with the brunch food in general. Also found out that they no longer carry the Pinot Noir that we absolutely loved. A long drive ( 2.5 hours) for a disappointment. Please serve a full menu on Sunday, as it is the only free time a lot of people have!
Another wonderful dinner and more. The ...
Another wonderful dinner and more. The food dishes are creative and could fill any desire - steak, seafood, chicken, veggies - and this time lamb. This is one of our favorite romantic places to go for nice dinner and good wine. Save room for desert and a sweet wine. We dined on the patio which got a little dark because the candles wouldn't stay lit. We ate desert by the light of the smart phone flashlight. Another new experience.
Room where we were seated was noisy and ...
Room where we were seated was noisy and we had a large boisterous group beside us. We could not hear our waiter. Also we asked to be seated outdoors but we were told no seating was available. We could see multiple outdoor tables empty during our meal. Last, dinner was expensive and considering our overall experience-not worth the price.
My wife and I dine here often. The food ...
My wife and I dine here often. The food is excellent, and the service is 5 stars (thank you to Luke!). We enjoy our visits to the winery, and we really look forward to our time at the restaurant whether it be brunch, lunch, or dinner. Kudos to Chef Cooper and the entire staff!
Excellent food. Fantastic views. Quiet ...
Excellent food. Fantastic views. Quiet enough for conversation. Service excellent except for the interruption precipitated by an outside umbrella that fell. Desserts were wonderful. I highly recommend Chateau Morrisette for special occasions, an intimate get together or small groups. Outside dining is to be desired...unless the temperature is in the upper 80's or higher.
Chateau Morrisette is a winery and resta ...
Chateau Morrisette is a winery and restaurant on Skyline Drive in Southwestern Virginia.
A beautiful scenic setting in the Blue Ridge Mountains. We did the wine tasting which was excellent. The selection of wines were wonderful especially the Black Dog Red. The gentleman pouring was quite knowledgeable about the history and the overall description of each sampling. The restaurant however was less than expected. We ate on the balcony with an amazing view of the mountains. Food was good but the service was very poor. It may have been that the kitchen was running behind but the wait was much longer that it should have been, over 40 minutes for a salad and a hamburger for 4 people. Our waiter should have kept us informed of the delay but he disappeared frequently and we had to rely on the waiters working the other tables. One young lady waiter was excellent in trying to help us with some questions and provided us with some of our requests, (i.e. a glass of wine, especially that this is a winery!!!!).
We then took the tour of the winery which was very informative and interesting.
Overall a good experience, with some customer service training the wait staff will improve.
My daughter and I came in for lunch for ...
My daughter and I came in for lunch for her 21st birthday and we greatly enjoy our visit! The service was superb, the food delicious and the wine was very tasty as well! We also enjoyed the very beautiful grounds as well as the gift shop! We'll definitely come back again and again and again!
The threat of rain had the patio closed. ...
The threat of rain had the patio closed. We drive about 1-1/2 hours as often as possible to dine here and love the view so that was our only disappointment and no fault of theirs. Excellent food coupled with superb service.
Great experience as always.
Ihavedinedhereforanumberofyears. Myexpe ...
Ihavedinedhereforanumberofyears. Myexperiences have ranged from ex ellent to poor. Mylastvisittotherestaurantwastaintedbyacceptingseatinginthebanquetroom. Nomatterhowitis marketed, IstillfeellikeI'mspendingalotofmoneyforacafeteriaexperience. To their credit, theytryhardtomakeitnice, butitisn'tforme. The menuwasgreatandthefoodwasadequatethisvisit. IcomebackoverandoverbecauseIwantthatoneamazing meal Ihopetohaveagain, theambiance, thevenue andthewine.
Waitress, Jennifer, was delightful, know ...
Waitress, Jennifer, was delightful, knowledgeable, and efficient, and made our experience more pleasurable. Food: Filet mignon could not have been tastier, salmon was perfectly done, hors d'oeuvres were equally fancy and tasty. Dessert was perfect for three people to share (chocolate praline). Back room was one my favorite places in Floyd County: site of a birthday party some years ago (our waitress was the legendary Autumn). Scenery of course was gorgeous on a late summer evening.
It was a great dining experience. Our se ...
It was a great dining experience. Our server upon our request recommended the cherry wine orchard series and we loved it. Both couples bought a bottle to take home and recommended it to others. Also there was a light rain with mist clinging to the mtns so it was very picturesque. The Bibb lettuce salad was delicious and was filling all by itself. Everyone was pleasant .
Our waiter was very friendly and persona ...
Our waiter was very friendly and personable. The food was great, although mine could have been cooked a little bit more. The dessert (Limoncello) was excellent. Wines selection was plentiful, and it was nice that we were able to sample the suggested pairing wine before committing to it. The view was beautiful. Thank you for helping to make our anniversary that little bit more special.
My wife and I have visited often over th ...
My wife and I have visited often over the years but it has been a while since our last visit. It's about an hour's drive for us. Since we go from about 600 feet above sea level to more than 3,400 above, it's a great way to cool down and enjoy outdoor dining.
We visited on our anniversary on a Sunda ...
We visited on our anniversary on a Sunday afternoon. It was hot at home but perfect in the mountains, and we toured the winery (free, fascinating entire operation is under timberframe), did a wine tasting, sat in a gazebo overlooking mountains sipping wine with live music, walked around the gardens, and then got brunch on the restaurant deck. This place is worth 5 hours round trip travel. The food was memorable in its own right. The cheese plate introduced us to Thomme cheese, a new favorite. The server knew the origin of every item. We could hear the music in the background from the restaurant deck and it is was a perfect anniversary date destination.
Service was great as well as the view. ...
Service was great as well as the view. Sadly, I had one of the worst steaks ever eaten in a high end restaurant. It was a 'Strip' steak, and was nothing but tough and full of gristle. I did let them know, and they simply said 'Sorry'. I may do lunch, but no more dinners.
3 of us ordered the trout which was sati ...
3 of us ordered the trout which was satisfactory but not outstanding. One of our party ordered the herbed chicken. She said it was the worst meal she had had during her whole 3 week vacation here with us in the US (and it was the most expensive). It was barely cooked through, looked unappetizing and came with fava beans that were hard and tasteless. The service and the ambiance were good.
Overall, we drove a long way (90 minutes) for a below average meal at an above average price.
We did enjoy the wine tour and tasting that we took part in before our meal.
Chateau Morrisette is a Virginia gem loc ...
Chateau Morrisette is a Virginia gem located south of Floyd VA off the Blue Ridge Parkway. An exceptionally well developed vineyard and fine tasting bar is complemented by a very well executed dining experience. While being less than 20 years old, the Chateau provides an ambiance which is very old world in style and feel, with well established gardens and a nice balance of indoor and outdoor scenery, all in a very comfortable environment. The staff are knowledgeable, polite and prompt. The wine selection has developed nicely over the years and is among the finest you will find anywhere on the east coast. Consider a trip - you will be not be disappointed!
We met up with a former co-worker and he ...
We met up with a former co-worker and her friend for Sunday brunch at Chateau Morrisette. The guys ordered more traditional breakfast fare (eggs, bacon, fried potatoes) and declared it very good. My friend and I ordered the spinach and crab quiche with a side cup of tomato bisque. The bisque tasted so fresh and delicious - I wish I had ordered a big bowl of that and skipped the quiche, which was just okay. The coffee was fresh, strong, and good.
The waiter had two or three other tables going, including one large group - he was friendly and tried to be attentive, but service overall was on the slow side. Not to worry - this isn't a place to go when you are tight on time!
The best part of the whole experience was that, after brunch, we went down to winery for wine tasting and to listen to the live jazz trio performing on the plaza. All in all, a nice outing to a lovely place.
Our experiences before have been wonderf ...
Our experiences before have been wonderful, but this time not so much. The food was spectacular as usual, but the arrival and initial seating left something to be desired. The hostess took us to two different areas of the restaurant trying to find a table for us. It was like "we don't know what to do with you". We had decided to take our adult sons, daughter-in-law, and 2 grandchildren for a nice dinner to celebrate our 30th anniversary (no recognition even though I in my reservation). Pets seem to be welcomed,but I think Chateau Morrisette does not welcome children. That is the impression I was given. The wait staff are usually very friendly, but the waiter was not to the usual reputation. Yes we will probably return, but it will be a little while.
Chateau Morrisette is one of my all time ...
Chateau Morrisette is one of my all time favorite restaurants. The food is always delicious weather you have a BLT or the shrimp and grits! Always great wine and because the winery is right there the price is the same as the winery. The service is also superb!
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