Dining in Nelson County is a delight! Our local venues offer a wide variety of options including pit-cooked barbeque, seasonal gourmet meals, great Italian and Mexican dishes, and tasty country cooking.

Pair a craft beverage with a select dish from one of our award winning wineries, breweries, distilleries or cideries or get a quick bite by grabbing a pizza, sub or fried chicken at one of our local country stores.

Coffee lovers can enjoy a hot cup, and shops are convenient for baked goods, gourmet cheeses and breads, breakfast items and even soft-serve ice cream!

Eat Drink Love Nelson County

Visit Nelson County like a local. Take the next step and sign up for the EAT. DRINK. LOVE. Pass – a mobile passport that will take you to local farms and orchards, hidden gems, LOVEworks locations for selfies, outdoor recreation hot spots as well as producers of craft beverages and the places that sell them.

When you check in at 7 locations, you are entered into a raffle for a $50 gift certificate to a local restaurant. Check in at 15 locations, and you receive a signature craft beverage glass. Complete the ultimate passport experience with check ins at 25 locations and be registered for a weekend getaway for 2 in Nelson County. Supplies are limited.

Visit Nelson is always sharing memories made on the Eat. Drink. Love Trail. Tag your favorites with #LoveVA and #VisitNelsonCounty!