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1201 W Atlantic St, Emporia, VA 23847-2861
+1 434-634-4199
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good26%
  • Average25%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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1201 W Atlantic St, Emporia, VA 23847-2861
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was not very good. The buffet had gnats flying around & landing on it. The fish should have been refreshed much earlier. I was bombarded by flies @ the table. My server Ashley F was the only positive aspect of my visit. Will...More

Thank Teresa W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a shame that when buying food it's already at a high cost, while standing in line waiting for a receipt we saw a Rat!! running around as if it wanted to greet us,ELk!!!! Disgusting and we told the cashier, and she was surprise and...More

Thank 27Season
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Usually when we stop here, we are pleasantly greeted. This time we were barely greeted and our waitress came go the table and just looked at us. So we assumed that meant to order drinks. She didn't say a thing, just grabbed the menus and...More

Thank greenehalltam
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We had the buffet,it was cold and lots of seafood didn't look to fresh. The club sandwich was so,so, the fries where old... Would not go back.

Thank Shirley M
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Went expecting the typical chain menu after a long day of driving. To our surprise, they had a southern buffet. Very good, with a great selection of southern standards freshly prepared. The staff were very attentive, a good experience.

Thank islandtwatch
Reviewed 30 April 2017

My husband and I enjoy buffets because our tastes differ and a buffet gives each of us a chance to find something we like. We've been to other Shoney's and usually are not very impressed, but this one was very good. The surprise was the...More

Thank TravellertoFL
Reviewed 28 March 2017

eat there on the way back from Florida and Friday seafood buffet it was just ok would be nice if the put names on the food so you know what they are

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I stopped in at 7:30 pm and it was reasonably busy, majority of people eating the seafood buffet. After ordering a glass of ice water with the buffet I never saw anymore wait staff. It took me three attempts with three different waitresses to get...More

1  Thank OBXfan1964
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The food on the buffet was quite good, even the seafood. The steak that came with the dinner looked the steak you might buy at the dollar store.

Thank Roger U
Reviewed 8 February 2017

My fiance and I came in for the Friday Seafood and more buffet. Our waitress was amazing. She was very friendly and let my boyfriend who doesn't like seafood know when other items were about to be put on the bar fresh. Steamed shrimp was...More

Thank greenehalltam
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Gerry S
5 June 2016|
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Response from maryanne156 | Reviewed this property |
sorry i didm;t notice question before this time.we ate at shoneys, not bad, first time experience.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 W Atlantic St, Emporia, VA 23847-2861
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Emporia
  • Phone Number: +1 434-634-4199
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