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Gillie's Inc
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153 College Ave Blacksburg, VA 24060
153 College AvenueUSVirginiaBlacksburg24060
$$Restaurant, Vegetarian RestaurantMenu
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Comfy joint dishes up varied vegetarian eats & seafood specialties breakfast through dinner.- Google
"Vegetarian restaurant I love their breakfast!"
"The potatoes are amazing as well as their buttery take on loose cut grits."
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Katrina VanHuss
4 months ago
I love what looks like Gillies brand promise - respect for the body, respect for the earth, respect for each other. Sadly, the brand is not reflected in the way customers are handled. I am not familiar with Gillie's methods: * you must put your own name on the sheet to get a table * you must read the verbiage at the top of the sheet which tells you to wait out side to be called * you will not get another clue as to the process, though myriad servers will walk around you. They will not tell you that you must be outside. * if you do not hear your name called, you will be treated badly - dismissively and disrespectfully. This happened to me on Saturday 5/30/15 at around 9 in the morning. The manager played a nice game of "gotcha" reminiscent of the soup nazi. He was far more concerned with feeling superior and being unpleasant than with retaining a customer. Sadly, as I love the food, I won't be back. Katrina VanHuss, Richmond VA
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Cohen Babcock
4 months ago
Pretty cool atmosphere and best vegetarian in the town. If you like eating, eat here.
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Christopher Jones
a year ago
I went to this cozy place right after a long night. The breakfast food was filling and unique. The potatoes are amazing as well as their buttery take on loose cut grits. You can score a mound consisting of potatoes topped with three eggs, a biscuit, grits, and a fresh squeezed lemonade all for less than $10.
Claudia Brodkin
a year ago
Food was a 10!!! but the cleanliness of the restaurant left a lot to be desired. Upon finishing my lunch I realized that there was a hair in the salt (luckily I had not used it as I get REALLY grossed out by hair! ) It made me nauseous to the point that it was not a happy return to work!
Stephen Diesel
10 months ago
Quality food at a reasonable price. A true Blacksburg institution.
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Chad Holt
a year ago
Having been to Gillie's numerous times and enjoyed great brunch I'm sad to say I will never go there again after this past Sunday. I was in Draper at 1:15 Sunday and called to see if my 2 friends and I would be seated if we arrived before 2 pm when they closed. The lady I spoke to assured me if I arrived at 1:59 and there was no wait we would be seated. We hopped in the car, parked and arrived to Gillie's at 1:55 and asked if we could be seated. A young girl said that they had stopped seating at 1:50 today, I explained to her that I called earlier and was assured that if we arrived prior to 2 pm we would still be seated and that if this was not the case then we would have stayed in Draper. She began to state that we would be seated when a boisterous curly haired gentleman stepped in and pretty much told us that they were busy earlier and now did not want anymore customers. After a short discussion I came to realize that even if we did the opportunity to sit and eat my friends and I would not be guaranteed that reassurance that our food or service would be respected. So we chose to eat at Boudreaux's and had a wonderful meal and respectful service. I don't typically take the time to write a review but to tell someone that they should make the 40 min drive to eat and would be served then go back on it because "we were really busy earlier" is unacceptable. where I work we have hours of operation, if someone comes in the door prior to close we will accommodate them and treat them with as much respect as if they came in right when we opened. Especially if they called 45 min prior and asked if it would be ok to come at that time. I love the food at Gillie's and I've had many great experiences there however I will never go back after the treatment I received this Sunday and the undeserved illogical disrespect from their curly haired waiter. Clearly work ethic and dignity is lost amongst this establishment.
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roger morris
6 months ago
The best food I've had in nrv
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Meggin Hicklin
3 years ago
Had takeout today- very good! I ordered the Sonoma Veggie Melt. It was very fresh and a very good value for the price. Service was fast and friendly. I work downtown and will definitely eat there more often.