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Southern Inn Restaurant

) #1 of 54 Restaurants in Lexington €€ - €€€ American, , Vegetarian Friendly
37 S Main St, Lexington, VA 24450-2522
+1 540-463-3612
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried chicken” (147 reviews)
“pecan pie” (49 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
37 S Main St, Lexington, VA 24450-2522
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We \found ourselves in Lexington and decided we wanted something more than Cracker Barrel. We found Southern Inn after driving around old Lexington with its narrow streets and new restaurants. The menu offers southern comfort food as well as fresh fish, steaks and pork loin....More

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped by Under the recommendation of a B&B that we were staying at. Great food great service highly recommend.

Thank Photoshine
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a slightly upscale restaurant in the old Lexington downtown area that specializes in good Southern fare.

Thank Darin S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were in town last weekend visiting W&L college and were told by a good friend that we should have dinner at the Southern Inn while there. We arrived a little after 8:15 on a Friday night and was lucky enough to get seated in...More

Thank ourcrewof5
Reviewed 5 days ago

Don't miss this old established place in the downtown area. It's great for any meal. The service is exquisite and the food, divine. I ate here recently for dinner but have had other meals here in the past. I had a delicious quinoa-lentil salad and...More

Thank Liz G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came to move our son to attend W & L Law School and ate here at 9 pm as this was the only reservation left. I got the duck and disappointed in the portion and the sides that came with it as they were tasteless...More

Thank rebel56
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for dinner on our trip to Lexington. The kids got a kids meal it was fine. I had the fried chicken -only complaint would be it was only white meat. My husband got the fish tacos and a Greek which he said was...More

Thank Sara_sakflva
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by on a quick trip and do not like eating at chain places. The Southern Inn was highly recommended to me by my hotel and I was not disappointed. Wait for table, for 1, was 45-60 minutes on a Monday night. I sat at...More

Thank Hud B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying over night in Lexington we had to try the town's favorite restaurant. Glad we did, although it was a Friday night and we were seated in the bar portion of the restaurant; boy was it busy. Once we grew accustomed to the noise, we...More

Thank ValueFinder29455
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I came here for dinner. Great old world atmosphere. Delicious menu with varied options. We split the kale salad appetizer. Great combination of ingredients. Entrees were liver with onions and cajun chicken with veggies over pasta. Portions are on the smaller side,...More

Thank tangohampton
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Dorothy M
28 March 2017|
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Response from debwilloughby | Reviewed this property |
I agree - contact the restaurant directly to be sure.
Sue S
24 March 2017|
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Response from geohuger | Property representative |
Reservations are not required but we do recommend them. you can make reservations on our web page or call us at 540-463-3612. Thank you, We look forward to seeing you.
Lori Z
29 August 2016|
Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
Monday 11:30AM–10PM Tuesday 11:30AM–10PM Wednesday 11:30AM–10PM Thursday 11:30AM–10PM Friday 11:30AM–10PM Saturday 11:30AM–10PM Sunday 10AM–9PM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 S Main St, Lexington, VA 24450-2522
    (Nelson Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 540-463-3612
  • E-mail
Located in Historic Lexington, Virginia, Southern Inn Restaurant is a successful mix of casual, but elegant dining. Proprietors George (chef) and Sue Ann Huger offer a contemporary, seasonal menu utilizing local produce, meats and other products, as well as fresh seafood and in-house baked goods.
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