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2106 W 3rd St, Farmville, VA 23901-2631
+1 434-392-4746
06:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 06:00 - 22:00
Fri 06:00 - 23:00
Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Hampden Sydney, Virginia
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you eat nothing else here, try the coconut cake, home-made, towering, fluffed with shreds of coconut - the sort of cake that should be on the cover of Southern Living. Plus they have hand-dipped ice cream, with lots of flavor choices. They do offer nutritious food too, which is also good, but nothing compares to the cake. It is... More 

Thank Richard M
amelia, va
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Southern hospitality with excellent hamburgers and steak and cheese for lunch. Don't be in a hurry as everything is cooked to order and hot when delivered to your table. I love seeing families and couples eating here as well. A must to visit when in town. Reasonably priced and very clean. They also offer take out and can accommodate large... More 

Thank feltsfamily
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I eat here at least twice a week for lunch and every Saturday morning. The food is consistent. Mom and pop operation and worth the trip.

Thank Gerald C
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Stromboli is very good, but I felt that charging extra for tomato sauce was a bit odd. Service was pleasant and accurate.

Thank Dan G
Suffolk, Virginia
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stopped in for a "quick" lunch. The food was good. My son enjoyed the pizza - homemade crust! My husband's fish and chips were not quite as expected. The Ruben was really good. Decent prices. It just took longer than we expected...probably due to fixing the pizza from scratch. But, overall- a good spot for lunch.

Thank Jennifer G
Morgantown, West Virginia
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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you like diner food, and have time for a leisurely dinner, this is your place. They make their own kaiser rolls each morning and they are wonderful. Their burgers are the best is town and they are known for their chicken salad. The owner is GF so if you have celiac or need a GF menu, they have one... More 

Thank Amanda D
Lynchburg, Virginia
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I was unimpressed when we pulled into the parking lot. The building is not much to see, and when we walked in it took a while to be seated. The service was slow throughout the entire visit, but the menu was expansive and delicious.

Thank Norma D
Farmville, Virginia
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

No complaints. Good eats, good prices and fairly good service. Could have come around to table a bit more often, but service was still good and friendly.

Thank JeffRoe1954
Farmville, United States
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Good food of a variety of types - mostly diner-ish food. I've never had a bad experience there. The servers are friendly, the food tasty, and desserts are phenomenal. You won't find a better milkshake in Farmville.

Thank Jessica B
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2015

This restaurant is popular with the locals, as evidenced by the crowded parking lot and dining room. The service was slow but perhaps they were busier than usual that night. Their menu is extensive but most items are fairly ordinary and likely food service in origin (i.e. frozen and shipped in; not prepared on-site). The desserts in the refrigerated case... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2106 W 3rd St, Farmville, VA 23901-2631
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Farmville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-392-4746

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