Spend a day shopping and dining in Orange County, VA!

Whether you’re passing through or visiting for the week, there are plenty of locally owned restaurants and boutique shops for you to enjoy in Orange County, VA!

Explore several fine and casual dining restaurants in and around town. Right on Main Street you’ll find the Main Street Tavern where you can enjoy a hand-crafted cocktail at the bar or experience their enchanting outdoor alleyway for a mouthwatering meal or eat like a local in Barboursville and sample the farm-to-table fresh fare that the Exchange Café has to offer. Serving an assortment of locally sourced meats, seafood and vegetables grilled over hickory coals, the Exchange Café offers visitors a sampling of what is grown right here in the region. Visitors can dine inside and outside or grab a meal to go. Whether you are enjoying a night out with friends, an afternoon lunch, or a casual weekday dinner – there is something for everyone and every occasion in Orange County!


Orange County has history, beauty, and charm, but also a wide variety of great shops — unique and full of treasures. Whether you’re looking for a gift to bring home to a friend, or you want to splurge on a new pair of earrings to wear dining in one of our fabulous restaurants, you’ll find all those here. Grelen Downtown is conveniently located right on Main Street in downtown Orange and they offer a fabulous selection of boutique gifts for everyone. While you are there be sure to try their homemade ice cream, it is made from fresh ingredients grown directly at The Market at Grelen. Up the street you will find an eclectic mix of past and present items from Finders Keepers, an antique vintage store. Offering home décor for every season, you can spend hours just looking at their displays. If you want to spend the day perusing whimsical shop displays and brick-lined boulevards head on over to Gordonsville. Just a short 10-minute drive from the Town of Orange. They have a plethora of store fronts waiting to greet you. Revivals on Main sells beautiful vintage and contemporary jewelry along with unique antiques.  Need a new outfit for the season? Posh is an artistically inspired clothing shop that carries a variety of jewelry and accessories for those who love different colors, styles, and textures.

So, if you are looking for that special gift for a friend or are simply in need of quality retail therapy, Orange County has numerous shops for your enjoyment!