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Ernie's Restaurant

1010 John Randolph Blvd, South Boston, VA 24592-2950
+1 434-572-3423
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“seafood” (8 reviews)
“fried chicken” (5 reviews)
“hush puppies” (6 reviews)
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1010 John Randolph Blvd, South Boston, VA 24592-2950
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice, quiet country restaurant. They have a little bit of everything on the menu and a great home style buffet too. Another great road trip find!

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

My friend and I ate here today. She has never been. I've eaten here quite a few times as a local. The food was really good. The whole place is very clean. Our service was top notched! Thanks Kathy! You can order off the menu...More

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We were on our way to Kayak in the Staunton River State Park and needed a quick lunch. All four of us opted for the very well and appetizing displayed buffet with such a range of dishes, whatever we wanted, several meat dishes, fish, veggies,...More

Thank johannesv729
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Quaint atmosphere. Personable staff. We had a relaxing dinner in the back dining area which overlooks a pond. Our food was good and reasonably priced. The buffet was a great deal.

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 29 May 2017

On a recent visit to the South Boston area, we were rained out for a few hours and decided to travel into town. Having lived in the area in the past, I remembered Ernie's as a place with a good buffet. The service was fine,...More

1  Thank kathomas74
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We have passed by this restaurant many times and never stopped. This time we decided to give it a try. The food was nasty and cooked to death and the staff that we encountered could care less. Maybe just got there on a bad night?...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Had the seafood buffet. It was very good. I had a problem taking my food to my table since I am healing from a broken leg. No one offered to help me since I was trying to walk with my cane and carry a dish...More

Thank PhyllisD534
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We ate our supper off their buffet and it was all fresh and yummy! Since it was Friday evening the buffet had lots of seafood but other items also as I can't eat seafood! Their chicken is the best ever!! We'll be back! We just...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Plenty of choices on the menu, and everyone in our group of 8 said there meal was excellent. Good portions, well prepared in a casual environment

1  Thank FamilyDad614
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Stopped at Ernie's for lunch just before noon on Friday April 7, was seated at table, and waited for over 10 minutes, virtually nobody seated in dining room, but was ignored by wait staff. Finally got up and left. Host was apologetic, but I have...More

Thank joe S
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14 May 2015|
Response from Brenda S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, BUT be aware, there is a 35 cent charge for water...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1010 John Randolph Blvd, South Boston, VA 24592-2950
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  South Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 434-572-3423
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