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Southern Kitchen

9576 S Congress St, New Market, VA 22844-9451
+1 540-740-3514
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
7:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9576 S Congress St, New Market, VA 22844-9451
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ordered their fried chicken,what a treat!! Just like Mom used to make. Served quickly and hot,you won't be disappointed. Locals eat here,so you know it's delicious.

Thank Brenda J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not many places to eat in the area and had read reviews that Southern Kitchen was good so we stopped in. Cozy, very friendly staff, generous serving, good home cooked meal, reasonable prices,

Thank CarolPNewJersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We Stopped in for breakfast, nice veggie omelette , blueberry pancakes, biscuits & sausage gravy , eggs & crispy bacon enjoyed by all. Transport yourself back to the authentic 50’s/60’s diner here, can’t go wrong, loved it. Service was fantastic.

Thank Dsrsq
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Southern Kitchen ha been around since 1955 and really hasn't changed much since then. The boomerang Formica isn't retro, it's the way it's been. The food is just as original. No nouvelle cuisine or fusion here, just simple, traditional comfort food. We only get over...More

Thank Ricochet_Rabbit_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beef vegetable soup was grrreat! Unfortunately, the roast beef plates and chicken fried steak were not okay. The roast beef felt like sandpaper and the fried chicken steak tasted like fried flour .... too bad they ran out the lemon desserts...... the environment was...More

Thank Jack C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A local landmark I eat here when in the area. They offer steaks, burgers, seafood but they are best known for their fried chicken. It’s as good as you’ve ever had anywhere. The portions are large. The salads are fresh and tasty. Also excellent desserts....More

Thank Mrfiz
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Great old fashion Diner with a great menu. I had the fried chicken which was delicious along with homemade green beans and stewed tomatoes. I also ordered a side of cole slaw as I read about how good it was. It was...very good. The staff...More

Thank chiefburch
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

8 of us went for dinner on a Sunday night. Everyone said what they had was really good. Liver and onions, crab cakes & fried chicken were ordered by 2 people each, salmon was the other entree . They serve alcohol. The atmosphere is just...More

Thank decar48
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely roadside diner with an extensive breakfast menu, quick service, and friendly wait staff. The Southern Kitchen is full of hometown charm and the breakfast is always delivered quickly.

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We found this to be an excellent place to eat. We had chicken fried steak and mashed potatoes, Country Salt Cured Ham and baked potato, Jumbo Shrimp and Sweet Potato, Hamburger Steak with Mushroom Sauce, Ham and Cheese Omlet, Eggs and potatoes,Sausage biscuits and gravy....More

Thank spiritrock
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6 May 2017|
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Response from rchalfen | Reviewed this property |
AGREED - wine and beer are only alcoholic drinks.
Brittany W
6 January 2015|
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Response from Richard L | Reviewed this property |
In answer to your question I have only ate here twice. Both my times were great and I do expect to return. You can call them at (540) 740-3514 and ask them. Good Luck as this a great place and the staff is very friendly!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9576 S Congress St, New Market, VA 22844-9451
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Shenandoah County  >  New Market
  • Phone Number: +1 540-740-3514
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