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851 South Ave, Colonial Heights, VA
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Description: http://www.dennys.com/#/location - Also on Yelp...
http://www.dennys.com/#/location - Also on Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/dennys-colonial-heights This Denny's is located in a 50's diner type building, inside and out! I've never seen a Denny's with this decor :) We loved it and it's just off an exit of I95. Will definitely stop again while traveling! Please put this restaurant on here, people will love it.
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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good Food Poor Service

Been here several times - the food is always good, the service is always bad. Even though we live within walking distance of this Denny's, we drive to a nearby city when we want Denny's because the service here is so bad.

2 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
Janet_and_Jerry
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Virginia
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Virginia
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133 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Been here several times - the food is always good, the service is always bad. Even though we live within walking distance of this Denny's, we drive to a nearby city when we want Denny's because the service here is so bad.

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Locust Grove, Virginia
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47 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I needed to be at Fort Lee at 5:45am, so this was the ONLY option at 4:45am, as it's 24 hours. Oh my gosh. Next time I'll just pack my own breakfast. This is possibly the dirtiest restaurant I have ever been in. Everything was either greasy or sticky. The best part was the huge pancake piece that stuck to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

There was hair in our food, and it took over 45 minutes for it to be brought back out. And another person had asked for an extra side of rice to be brought out with rice and that took about 45 minutes to an hour. We asked for the manager and he threatened to ban us because he said we... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I'm from California and this chain is very prevalent there. The service was good, the food was not cooked as well as I'm used to seeing it. I thought the coffee could have been stronger but it is great for a quick bite before work.

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Cocoa, Florida
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Ate breakfast here and nothing we ordered came out correct. The only reason for the 3 stars was the manager resolved the issue without problems. Waitress charged for every extra (I guess thinking she was getting a bigger tip) but that only makes me subtract off the tip. Just a typical average dennys.

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Hartsville, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Needs a new waitress that can understand english. we asked for water 3 times and she brought me coke every time. our eggs were okay bu twe asked for runny not hard in the middle.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Could not get service! First no one took our order. Then no water. Next, stale coffee, and no sugar. Our order came, no ketchup. I asked for fresh coffee, and then had to ask for the manager. The place is a hangout for the staff. They're interested in themselves, not the customers.

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Central VA
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43 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

This has got to be the loudest Denny's, or any restaurant, for that matter that I have ever been in. I couldn't hear my companions over the din. It's extremely crowded, the tables are packed together, grungy looking, and LOUD. The waitress was good. The food was good. But I will avoid this restaurant with everything in my power. We... More 

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Newnan, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Waitress nice but restaraunt was grungy looking, had a smell to it and the food portion was not appealing when brought tot eh tabel it was salad with wilted lettuce and mushed avacado portion and galric bread toasted too much.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

It not the best place but I enjoy going to eat when I have the time. The restaurant look like it beat up from the inside and the manager was on the phone I was trying to order something. I guess his call to his girlfriend or wife was more important than me. The was ok as well not star... More 

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Address: 851 South Ave, Colonial Heights, VA
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Colonial Heights
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 851 South Ave, Colonial Heights, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Colonial Heights

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

http://www.dennys.com/#/location - Also on Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/dennys-colonial-heights This Denny's is located in a 50's diner type building, inside and out! I've never seen a Denny's with this decor :) We loved it and it's just off an exit of I95. Will definitely stop again while traveling! Please put this restaurant on here, people will love it.

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