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5310 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860-7349
+1 804-748-6834
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is friendly and they have a good breakfast and lunch buffet, with alot of different choices.

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Thank mrwilliams85
Portsmouth, Virginia
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Food on the floor. Oblivious wait staff. Dirty tables. Dry food on buffet. Have a monthly function in town and was hoping to stop here each time. Won't be back.

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Thank Billy G
Williamsburg, Virginia
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513 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Shoney's have always been pretty good in my experience. This one "not so much" It needs an interior rehab badly. The lunch buffet was acceptable but nothing special. Service was very good. This stretch of VA 36 outside Ft. Lee doesnt have a lot to offer when it comes to finding a place to eat!

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Thank Bear H
Lakeland, Florida
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The atmosphere here is not very welcoming. They have a buffet, it looked old and the bar was messy. We ordered burgers off the menu, good choice as they were delicious! Best value there. Server was slow. Food is cooked to order so expect a wait.

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Thank J E
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

We forgot to pull some meat out of the freezer so we were in a pickle. The good lord provided the next best parking spot to being handicapped. Taco Bell was closed. Staff was friendly, food barely scratched average. But... It's shoneys, not exactly world renowned for gourmet cuisine. If you need a club sand which because you find yourself... More 

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Thank david m
Atlanta, Georgia
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

First time visiting this restaurant as an adult. We had a very large party following a funeral on 1/9/16. The workers did everything to our large group feel welcomed. Although I don't eat steak the buffet comes with your own cook to order steak which was a crowd pleaser. The buffet was well stocked with items for vegans and meat... More 

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Thank CocoWomyn
Virginia
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105 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

Prices are reasonable. Wait staff are "more than happy" to accommodate you in any way, and the brunch bar at 2:00 PM when we ate Saturday, was very warm. Clean place and friendly staff.

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Thank Joey L
Midlothian, Virginia
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209 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

The breakfast buffet is pretty good, but anything after breakfast becomes a little sketch as to taste and quality.

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Thank FamilyMan2216
Staten Island, New York
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

One of the best,inexpensive buffet breakfast I have eaten.Friendly staff who is very accommodating. The corned beef hash was delicious and was not salty.

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Thank rapo1jack
Little Rock, Arkansas
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

I haven't seen or visit a Shoney in a very long time, this was a treat! We had breakfast here at least two mornings....the staff was great! Wait staff Candi was a doll, head out and visit. Tell her Giddy Terri suggested the breakfast bar and her to be your waitress.

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Thank TFain1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5310 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860-7349
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hopewell
  • Phone Number: +1 804-748-6834

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