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Southern Kitchen

9576 S Congress St, New Market, VA 22844-9451
+1 540-740-3514
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9576 S Congress St, New Market, VA 22844-9451
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here after 7 pm and despite there being little to no other restaurants in the area there weren't a lot of people in the restaurant and no wait line. Food was okay. I had the small portion fried Chicken which was plenty...a big breast...More

Thank P_Nobs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found a his place coming home from Charlotte. Nice little place off interstate 81. The waitress was very friendly and fast. Service was quick. The food was very good it seems they are known for their chicken. I had the country ham steak and fries....More

Thank Grim128
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended by a local. We are so glad we took her advice because the food was fantastic. My fried chicken was out of this world good. Don’t forget dessert, we didn’t. I am going to call the chocolate cake we had. Death...More

Thank Monica58860
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a late lunch after visiting the Civil War museum down the road. Everything was delicious and the restaurant had a small-town diner feel. We ordered the fried chicken and chicken fried steak, and everything came out very hot. The macaroni and cheese...More

1  Thank EAlldredge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fried chicken was moist and tasty, had to add salt to potatoes but they did pan fry with onions, lot better than fast food

1  Thank Teresa71055
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was late and we were exhausted & starving. Reviews were great & they were open. So we stopped. I am sorry to disagree with others reviews but this was not the best home cooking we have ever had. He had the steak special for...More

Thank Shtrbug1
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Cute old fashioned diner that takes you back in time. We stopped in during a road trip for breakfast. Scrambled eggs, bacon, biscuits and gravy, pancake, and scrapple all very good. Husband who grew up in PA swears it was the best scrapple he's ever...More

1  Thank tracylynh
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Happened to run across this on google search and it sounded good. We had dinner special with fried chicken, green beans, and mashed potatoes. Some of the best chicken we have had. We will go back again sometime. Very good service.

1  Thank DougW342
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

While spending a weekend in the mountains of Virginia we were on the lookout for local places to eat. After reading through several reviews we decided to give Southern Kitchen a try. Good home cooking to go along with very friendly service. Reminded me of...More

1  Thank Donald A
Reviewed October 7, 2018

We got into town late and wanted a light dinner. The folks at Quality Inn recommended Southern Kitchen for good meal and it was only a five minute walk. Although it was late, almost 9PM, they seated us in the dining room with no problem...More

1  Thank Dennis T
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Response from rchalfen | Reviewed this property |
AGREED - wine and beer are only alcoholic drinks.
Brittany W
January 5, 2015|
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Response from Richard L | Reviewed this property |
In answer to your question I have only ate here twice. Both my times were great and I do expect to return. You can call them at (540) 740-3514 and ask them. Good Luck as this a great place and the staff is very friendly!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9576 S Congress St, New Market, VA 22844-9451
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Shenandoah County  >  New Market
  • Phone Number: +1 540-740-3514
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