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Woodruff's Cafe & Pie Shop

3297 Elon Road, Monroe, VA - (434) 384-1650
But no matter what you eat, you must finish your meal with pie. The exemplary coconut pie has a firm custard filling, with lots of toasted coconut and an impossibly airy meringue.
100% Approval Rating (3 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Pie
Cornbread
Pulled-pork Barbecue sandwich
Potato Soup
Italian Club

Highlighted Reviews

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Cliff Strutz - Photos (11)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Jane and Michael Stern have consistently listed Virginia as one of America's great states for pie. For proof, you need look no further than Woodruff's Cafe & Pie Shop. This friendly little restaurant (they only have three tables) is found on a back road in rural ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

3297 Elon Road, Monroe, VA
(434) 384-1650

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Woodruff-Store-Cafe-Pie-Shop/116793548338852

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch, Dessert
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
Loaded with toasted coconut, this coconut custard pie is superb.
"Loaded with toasted coconut, this coconut custard pie is superb."
Cliff Strutz





This apple fried pie was so wonderful, it could have only been made by a true master.
"This apple fried pie was so wonderful, it could have only been made by a true master."
Cliff Strutz


The Italian club, made on soft ciabatta bread, is simple and delicious.
"The Italian club, made on soft ciabatta bread, is simple and delicious."
Cliff Strutz


I don't like nuts, but even I could appreciate this pecan pie.  It is easy to see why it is Woodruff's biggest seller.
"I don't like nuts, but even I could appreciate this pecan pie. It is easy to see why it is Woodruff's biggest seller."
Cliff Strutz


The meringue on this coconut pie is world class!
"The meringue on this coconut pie is world class!"
Cliff Strutz


We liked both the soup and the cornbread, but they didn't nearly achieve the level of the pies.
"We liked both the soup and the cornbread, but they didn't nearly achieve the level of the pies."
Cliff Strutz


Service is ultra-casual.  Want some coffee?  Help yourself.
"Service is ultra-casual. Want some coffee? Help yourself."
Cliff Strutz


The specials board on the day of our visit.
"The specials board on the day of our visit."
Cliff Strutz


Owner Angela Scott and her mother Mary Fannie Woodruff.  These ladies will take good care of you!
"Owner Angela Scott and her mother Mary Fannie Woodruff. These ladies will take good care of you!"
Cliff Strutz


The walls are filled with family photos.  This one shows Mary in the grocery store in 1951, the year that Angela was born.
"The walls are filled with family photos. This one shows Mary in the grocery store in 1951, the year that Angela was born."
Cliff Strutz


Woodruff's used to be a grocery store until the big chains moved in nearby and closed them down.  Angela reopened the building as a restaurant/pie shop in 1998.
"Woodruff's used to be a grocery store until the big chains moved in nearby and closed them down. Angela reopened the building as a restaurant/pie shop in 1998."
Cliff Strutz



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