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Ruth's Place

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18027 Virgil H Goode Hwy, Rocky Mount, VA 24151-3482
+1 540-489-7884
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Tue - Fri 09:00 - 21:00
Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We usually go for late breakfast or lunch, but homemade dinners, sides, and desserts are also offered. The waitresses are all very nice, and the wait isn't as long as at some places. The food could be a bit hotter, but it's delicious, and their prices keep pulling us back! We have rarely had to wait to be seated, but... More 

Thank Ann S
Boones Mill
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to eat, and frequently encounter friends and relatives. Home cooking with generous portions and reasonable prices. May have a wait due to extreme local popularity but well worth it.

Thank andrewbM3391RL
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nothing fancy or creative, but "basic" practiced to near perfect. Farmer's fare done expertly and fast, served w country personality. It's all family at Ruth's

Thank fj r
Boones Mill
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great home made food really reasonable prices. Great staff and love the specials my son loves the hash Brown casserole

Thank thomasy48
Redwood, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful diner-like restaurant with GOOD FOOD, fast, friendly staff . Good place for breakfast lunch or supper. Comfort food mostly with some typical menu items.

Thank Patrick L
Rocky Mount, Virginia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017

been there and done that. Food is fine but it is a bit on the pricy side. But people flock there so it must be a good restaurant.

Thank 27dales
Vesuvius, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The places that don't look so great on the outside are always the best! Delicious food. Awesome service. The seafood was so good, we could have been at the beach.

Thank 381sue
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Was so hopeful for great southern cooking. Not even close. Very bland, cornbread served cold, greens from a can. No thanks. Maybe it was just an off day for them? I won't be going back though.

1 Thank WondererAdventure
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Not much to look at, but it has great food. Specials daily are usually a good selection. Mac & Cheese is yummy!

Thank Tabatha A
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Wonderful home cooking! Great prices! The pies are to die for! Especially the coconut cream! Definitely worth it.

Thank Lesa C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18027 Virgil H Goode Hwy, Rocky Mount, VA 24151-3482
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Rocky Mount
  • Phone Number: +1 540-489-7884

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