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I had a family member recommend that I try them out. I was not disappointed. The food was hot, huge portions, and true southern cuisine. I will definitely be back!
Hope Carpenter via google.com - Jan 20, 2022
Country Cookin at its finest buffet style. Real homey atmosphere ... read more
Jeff via google.com - Jan 17, 2022
Great food great service large portions..good value for money ... read more
sherri stepp via google.com - Jan 9, 2022
Good food, but not that special anymore.
Ellen Hathaway via google.com - Jan 8, 2022
Quick, delicious, and clean on our way back to NC. We had the steak sandwhich and double cheesesteak with fries. Perfect portion sizes-will have to come back for breakfast sometime ... read more
Paula Keeter via google.com - Jan 5, 2022
Excellent food: even the leftovers taste good the next day at home! Waitstaff very friendly and attentive.
Jenny Cothern via google.com - Jan 5, 2022
Great place to eat on the way to OBX ... read more
jimmy rebick via google.com - Jan 4, 2022
Good food, slowly served. Likely due to understaffing due to COVID. Love the selection and atmosphere!
Rich via google.com - Jan 3, 2022
We arrived on a weekday about a quarter till noon. There were plenty of seats. The restaurant is clean and with plenty of staff. Within 20 minutes the restaurant was very full of people. We were very pleased we arrived so early. The onion rings were hot and crunchy and very flavorful. They had a light golden battering. The sandwiches ... read more
Ralph Bartley via google.com - Jan 3, 2022
Delicious food and friendly service.
Krista Jones via google.com - Jan 3, 2022
Please make a real ruben.
nathan walker via google.com - Jan 3, 2022
Always a great place to eat ... read more
Lisa Bennett via google.com - Dec 31, 2021
Wonderful buffet & menu ... read more
Kay Smith via google.com - Dec 31, 2021
My recent visit was back in mid December while on my way back to Lynchburg after a weekend in Tidewater. I have been to this restaurant many times. On this visit I would order dinner. The buffet looked really good but I am not much into buffets anymore. I would order the roast beef dinner and it was really good. The meat was good and ... read more
Joseph Arnold via google.com - Dec 30, 2021
Always stop here on the way to Colonial Williamsburg...food and service last time was excellent...ride the ferry across to Williamsburg...
Sandra Correia via google.com - Dec 29, 2021
On a trip from the mountains of VA back to NC, we stopped in for a quick bite! We knew of this place from their well known peanuts but decided to give it a try! Overall I was impressed! The pricing was pretty cheap considering the quality of the food! They had a buffet as well but I had a philly cheese steak. The waitress was incred ... read more
Lauren Kohler via google.com - Dec 28, 2021
Love Virginia Diner. The food tastes like a home cooked meal and they have a small store to purchase nuts and other items.
Samantha Johnson via google.com - Dec 28, 2021
Had dinner for 7 of us. Started with hush puppies and onion rings and both were great. Everyone in o
Had dinner for 7 of us. Started with hush puppies and onion rings and both were great. Everyone in our party had something different and all were happy, except we were so stuffed we didn't have room for dessert. Waitress was friendly and attentive and the place was immaculately clean. We plan to go back for breakfast in a couple days ... read more
Stacie C. via yelp.com - Dec 28, 2021
Driving by we noticed the sign. It looked very interesting. Going inside we found gracious staff delicious food and a lovely atmosphere. Very accommodating for special dietary needs.
Whirled Person via google.com - Dec 27, 2021
I got some of the butter crunch peanuts for Christmas yesterday and I just opened them and they are very delicious it has a good taste to them. I love Virginia peanuts ... read more
Kendall Warren via google.com - Dec 26, 2021
Service was top notch and so was the food.
John Shabatura via google.com - Dec 26, 2021
I called to ask about buying a whole peanut pie. I was told they had them, no need to order ahead. I drive an hour & was told there was only 1 left and they couldn't sell it. I told them they would never see me again. On my way to my car, a very nice young man brought the pie out to me and said "No Charge". He wouldn't let me pa ... read more
Cliff Norton via google.com - Dec 23, 2021
Friendly wait staff, breakfast buffet yummy ... read more
Bonnie Clarke via google.com - Dec 22, 2021
After visiting ALBERT G HORTON'S veterans cemetery and WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA it was a little drive but the drive was well worth the wait and food was great.
James Jones via google.com - Dec 22, 2021
My family tried the fried chicken, BBQ, ham biscuits, liver and onions, collards, carrot souffle, mac and cheese, hush puppies, onion rings, and spoon bread. Keep in mind everyone thinks their Memaw's cooking is the best, and just because it's different doesn't make it wrong. I prefer my Memaw's collards and spoon bread. The onion ri ... read more
Angela Salamone via google.com - Dec 20, 2021
Enjoyed our lunch very much ... read more
Heather Clarke via google.com - Dec 18, 2021
What a wonderful Christmas lunch we enjoyed. Sister In Love and Brother made arrangements with Chris
What a wonderful Christmas lunch we enjoyed. Sister In Love and Brother made arrangements with Chris Harsch, the General Manager, for a wonderful lunch gathering for Christmas. Food was excellent, server Patricia was such a blessing. We are from Richmond and Chesapeak, Va. Virginia Diner is the halfway point for us. There were six of ... read more
Gloria B. via yelp.com - Dec 17, 2021
Good as always ... read more
Ernest Peterkin via google.com - Dec 16, 2021
Had a pleasant trip across the Jamestown ferry to Waverly. Virginia Diner was just great, the fried chicken was the best I've had in years. Service was friendly and the atmosphere was nice.
Andrew Pare via google.com - Dec 15, 2021
Major thanks to the Virginia Diner Food Truck team! They came to our dealership to do our Christmas lunch fr our team! The food was awesome, fresh smoked BBQ, hand made to order burgers, and fried chicken. Sides and desert was fantastic. Our team needed a nap afterwards. We will for sure have you all down again. We really appreciate ... read more
Duke Automotive via google.com - Dec 15, 2021
Good service Delicious Food!!
Lucile Christie via google.com - Dec 15, 2021
What an awesome place to stop an have lunch we were looking for breakfast but showed up after 11AM. The chop steak was great and the greens were even better. If you're passing by do not pass this place up great people and even better food ... read more
stephen corby sr. via google.com - Dec 14, 2021
This was our second time here and we absolutely loved it the food is amazing. We came from Williamsburg to try the buffet and Def will do it again!!! Our server Ashley S. was absolutely wonderful and on her game with keeping things going. Def recommend this place!
Melissa J via google.com - Dec 13, 2021
So many options on the menu. I know we looked at the menu for a good 20 minutes. Ashley was an amazing server. Friendly and offered suggestions. The restaurant was bright, clean, and open. The restrooms were very clean as well.
Alysha Stone via google.com - Dec 12, 2021
Delicious buffet. Vegetables and rolls were very good! Fried chicken was good but a little bit on the dry side. Staff was very friendly and helpful.
Kim Bayford via google.com - Dec 12, 2021
Definitely worth the drive! The food and service was absolutely amazing!
Sharmetra Pittman via google.com - Dec 9, 2021
Much better than it had been a year and half ago when I went. The place is beautifully remodeled and bathrooms are nice and clean. The service is always wonderful and friendly too. We got the buffet on a saturday night which looked most excellent. But it was not. The catfish was good but all the other protein lacked flavor and was dr ... read more
Carmalita Andrews via google.com - Dec 9, 2021
The food was great! Love the greens! We will be going back soon!
Jackie Faraj via google.com - Dec 7, 2021
Excellent lunch
I have been to the Virginia Diner many times in the past and it was always good. I was there yesterday for Sunday lunch and I think it is better than ever. Many places advertise "home cooked meals" but none that I have been to like this. It is like they have hired 20 old school grandmas to cook. Only problem I had was that I ate too ... read more
GREG B via tripadvisor.ca - Dec 6, 2021
Excellent food and service.
Sheila Mc via google.com - Dec 5, 2021
First visit to Virginia Diner after passing by it many a times. Food was really good and our server JEVONNE was awesome and really provided some southern hospitality that my brother enjoyed as he’s visiting from San Diego, CA. There were 3 of us and were able to be seated immediately although it was pretty busy with large parties. ... read more
jay abalos via google.com - Dec 5, 2021
My husband was beyond excited for this stop. My dad and husband have been ordering their one of a kind and delicious peanuts (and other nut varieties) for several years. We drove around the property but definitely went inside. They have a restaurant and a give shop. My husband stocked up on nuts of several kinds (coated Peanuts, cas ... read more
Heather Ryan via google.com - Dec 5, 2021
Thanksgiving dinner there was EPIC, from the last time i was there they have remodeled the spot seems alot more comfy now, The food YES JUST YES.
Fire Pit Revival (Sid) via google.com - Dec 2, 2021
Absolutely stunning good food and the waitress were all great ... read more
CLAUDETTE WILSON via google.com - Nov 24, 2021
Food was ok. A little pricy ... read more
Anita Bourgeois via google.com - Nov 23, 2021
We dined there pre-pandemic. At that time the food was great (quality and portions). After a recent visit, we found a new menu with increased prices,lower portions and some favorites deleted. Even the Buffet seemed lacking. Our meals were OK, but after traveling over 100 miles it wasn't what we hoped for.Unless we hear of more positi ... read more
mike via google.com - Nov 20, 2021
Awesome food and service!
Michele Affolter via google.com - Nov 19, 2021
Always a must stop when passing by to or from the beach.
Tom Shearer via google.com - Nov 17, 2021
Nice family restaurant 😋 ... read more
otis walker jr via google.com - Nov 16, 2021
Service was great. Food was good.
Vina S. via google.com - Nov 15, 2021
Breakfast was good. Chairs are not comfortable ... read more
Bill Bullock via google.com - Nov 15, 2021
The service and food was great. Ordered a Reuben, cold salad plate, and shared their famous peanut pie a la mode for dessert. Ashley our server made it a 5 star experience! A true Virginia experience.
Tony M via google.com - Nov 15, 2021
Fried Chicken was great but mac n cheese was very dry and seemed old. Wife's BLT was completely cold including the bread and bacon!
Darryl Gomez via google.com - Nov 14, 2021
This is one of those places that's puts the town on the map Always good Always worth the wait ... read more
John Fitagerald via google.com - Nov 14, 2021
Was not as good as I remember ... read more
Randy Mundy via google.com - Nov 13, 2021
Food was good, service was ok. Took a while for someone to get drinks, maybe 10 minutes or even more. Good price.
Jennifer C via google.com - Nov 13, 2021
My fiancé and I came in yesterday for dinner. We both ordered fried chicken. Our waitress was nice. The place was clean. The hostess was wiping down baseboards in her station area. It was real nice to see they cared. 2 of the staff in which I believe were managers were really attentive. I gave it 3 stars, as my fiancé and I are huge ... read more
Shawnee Darby via google.com - Nov 9, 2021
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