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Ernie's Restaurant

1010 John Randolph Blvd, South Boston, VA 24592-2950
+1 434-572-3423
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
16 Dec 2016
“Enjoyed it very much”
21 Aug 2016
“Good home cooking ”
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$$ - $$$
1010 John Randolph Blvd, South Boston, VA 24592-2950
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a recent visit to the South Boston area, we were rained out for a few hours and decided to travel into town. Having lived in the area in the past, I remembered Ernie's as a place with a good buffet. The service was fine,...More

Thank kathomas74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have passed by this restaurant many times and never stopped. This time we decided to give it a try. The food was nasty and cooked to death and the staff that we encountered could care less. Maybe just got there on a bad night?...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had the seafood buffet. It was very good. I had a problem taking my food to my table since I am healing from a broken leg. No one offered to help me since I was trying to walk with my cane and carry a dish...More

Thank PhyllisD534
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We ate our supper off their buffet and it was all fresh and yummy! Since it was Friday evening the buffet had lots of seafood but other items also as I can't eat seafood! Their chicken is the best ever!! We'll be back! We just...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Plenty of choices on the menu, and everyone in our group of 8 said there meal was excellent. Good portions, well prepared in a casual environment

Thank FamilyDad614
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Stopped at Ernie's for lunch just before noon on Friday April 7, was seated at table, and waited for over 10 minutes, virtually nobody seated in dining room, but was ignored by wait staff. Finally got up and left. Host was apologetic, but I have...More

Thank joe S
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This is a good place to stop on your way to south boston speedway. They have very good food in a pretty building.

Thank mfoster2017
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 12 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 17 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
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Do you serve a seafood buffet? If so what days.
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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