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Ernie's Restaurant

) #7 of 40 Restaurants in South Boston €€ - €€€ American
1010 John Randolph Blvd, South Boston, VA 24592-2950
+1 434-572-3423
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“seafood” (8 reviews)
“hush puppies” (6 reviews)
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1010 John Randolph Blvd, South Boston, VA 24592-2950
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

The building has a dark parking lot, but the interior was nice in a country way. The buffet had over cooked food, some of which I couldn't identify without asking. The food was okay but choices were very limited. Service was very friendly and accommodating....More

Thank Jeni L
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stopped her out of nostalgia - the restaurant is old and smells fantastic outside. Upon entering, we were greeted with smiling faces and the most beautiful buffet I've ever seen. The food was fantastic in every way - if you like good old Southern...More

Thank Blacksheep101
Reviewed 16 December 2016

I read reviews of various restaurants in South Boston, where we were spending the night, and the Friday seafood buffet at Ernie’s caught my eye. The reviews were generally but not overwhelmingly positive for Ernie’s but all of them that mentioned the Friday seafood buffet...More

Thank lusby
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Some food on buffet was unidentifiable. Prices were okay. Ambiance was very country western. Service was attentive.

Thank Jeni D
Reviewed 19 November 2016

I went here two times. The first time was excellent, and the second time was poor. The first time, I had the grilled chicken special and it was as good as grilled chicken as I have ever had in a restaurant. Was very moist and...More

Thank gladebaba
Reviewed 14 November 2016

You can order off the menu or get the buffet. The buffet is wonderful. It has a salad bar, lots of country vegetables & quite a few entrees to choose from. I have been here about 4 times & it has been good every time.

1  Thank Beachlvrgrl
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Our stop at Ernie’s came for lunch on day 2 of a 5-day, 1200 mile motorcycle trip and we could not have been happier with the entire experience. Although I can't really say where Ernie’s is in relation to anything, our GPS guided us there...More

Thank BobWilley
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We were looking for a good place for dinner. Had a taste for seafood. Someone recommended this place, so we went. This was on a Sunday evening. Has the look and feel of a Cracker Barrel - very country, but a little more personal. It's...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We visited on a Thursday evening in August, 2016. Guess we just felt lazy so ordered the buffet, and disappointment, there was none! You can read enough other reviews to get a jist of what is offered. With this being a Thursday there were no...More

Thank gmwnmw
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Sign is not visible from the street but GPS was able to find. It looks like an old house. Very big on the inside. Good home cooking. Service is good.

Thank vwlangley
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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, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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