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802 Wards Rd, Altavista, VA 24517-4086
+1 434-369-9908
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Altavista VA, United States
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Outstanding food and service. I have steak at many different places around the world and this is the best steak ever. The best staff ever, ask for Janet.

Thank Edward F
Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
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183 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I am in the area for business and some colleagues suggested I try Perky's. It is in a non-descript building and inside is low key, complete with a diner style bar area with stools for individual seating and a grill area where the cook has his back to you. I was very pleasantly surprised. I had a NY strip and... More 

Thank Swiss_Zirks
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

I love that I can call in my order and by the time I make the drive from Lynchburg, it's ready to go. The 10oz ribeye is my favorite, I love the seasoning that's on there, and it's always so juicy. All of the staff there are always so sweet. And they do make things special for you if you... More 

Thank Lisa B
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I had the Steak & Shrimp special. It was prepared perfectly. The service was outstanding! Best place in the area to eat!!

Thank hmiller80
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Traveling down to SC and was told Perks was the best place in town, Altavista, VA. Interior decor is old 60's bar/restaurant so got skeptical early on. But... people were very friendly and you felt like you were visiting family for dinner. While waiting to order we were offered s taste of crawfish that was perfect. Rib eye steak was... More 

Thank jtraugot
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I had the Cowboy Cut Porkchop special. It was grilled and seasoned perfectly. This was my first time at Perky's, but I'll be back with my family. The waitress was friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank vmi1985
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here for years. Always delicious. If you're about romantic atmosphere and quiet music, this isn't the place. If you're about great food and service, then it's perfect.

Thank Skye M
Little Rock
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Looks like a greasy spoon roadhouse...circa 1976. Dated interior. Was told good things about it by the locals...had my doubts. Once the steak and baked potato was served I changed my mind. Food was excellent...good quality and cooked precisely to order. A little pricey, and a little more care could be taken in washing dishes; but the food is good...recommended.

Thank salesmanx3
Terre Haute, IN
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

My wife and I have been trying to have dinner at Perky's for our last few visits to the Lynchburg area. This time we were able to fit it into our stay. Their food did live up to the recommendations of others. We were there on a Saturday night. It was extremely busy. Both the tables and the parking lot... More 

Thank Hautean
Terre Haute, IN
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81 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Perky's lives up to all the hype it is given by others before me! I've been trying to get there since last summer when I first heard about it. It's a joint with GREAT FOOD. Where else do you find a cross between a diner and a bar? Made reservations early on a Saturday afternoon. Couldn't get in, 4 of... More 

Thank redwing67

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 802 Wards Rd, Altavista, VA 24517-4086
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Altavista
  • Phone Number: +1 434-369-9908

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?