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5310 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860-7349
804-748-6834
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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Mediocre Food Terrific Restaurant!

Greeted for breakfast by a welcoming engaging gentleman. Then Charlotte appeared with a warm wonderful smile. There was an extensive buffet of breakfast items as well as salad. The food overall was mediocre and not hot...Charlotte's warm smile and attentive service made up for all of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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The Villages, Florida
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The Villages, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Greeted for breakfast by a welcoming engaging gentleman. Then Charlotte appeared with a warm wonderful smile. There was an extensive buffet of breakfast items as well as salad. The food overall was mediocre and not hot...Charlotte's warm smile and attentive service made up for all of that....this would be a spot to which this writer would return.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Arrived a bit after 2 p.m. on a Saturday. Greeted by a smiling hostess name Shela who seated me right away. I didn't know on weekends they convert from breakfast to dinner at 2 p.m. actually they leave breakfast up until 2 and then between two and five they have just the basics bread fried chicken green beans mashed potatoes... More 

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Forest, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Cheap food, decent. Decent service. The people are nice. I didn't expect much. I got the buffet..it was okayb

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Amherst, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Good food and in walking distance to hotel.Average Shoney's menu but a very nice waitress waited on us.

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Deptford, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My wife raved about the buffet, but I thought it was only OK and a little overpriced at $9.99 with no drink included. Our server was very efficient and friendly.

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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

As other Reviewers have stated, they have a VERY GOOD salad bar and dressings. We enjoy that. Waitresses were helpful and polite, and did a good job. The restaurant was clean. The buffet bar could use more healthy foods, and less "fatty" foods - seems to have a lot of that (fried foods and starches). Customers would appreciate a more... More 

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Leavenworth, Kansas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

It's been a while since we've been to a Shoney's. We were looking forward to the buffet aspect. The salad bar part was good, with a nice variety of fresh greens and toppings, and a few prepared choices such as coleslaw. The hot food part did not offer the healthiest buffet selections I've seen. Lots of fried foods, and all... More 

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Bent Mountain, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

While I will admit that Shoney's as a brand does not rise to teh top of restaurants, I was "tickled pink" to find a nice buffest breakfast bar still out when I arrived after noontime. There was plenty of variety, food was as good as you'd want, and my server was on point. If you're a late breakfast eater and... More 

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Petersburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This is a decent place to pick up a quick buffet for lunch or dinner during the work week. It's a nice alternative from the crowd at Golden Corral although there is not as much to choose from. The fried chicken and starches are always a hit. The salad bar is really good as well. Everytime I go, the service... More 

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Perry, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

It was okay but the breaded shrimp wasn't clean, the fish was dry and the tables were sticky. I wouldn't necessarily eat here again.

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Address: 5310 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860-7349
Phone Number: 804-748-6834
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hopewell
Cuisine: Seafood

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  • Address: 5310 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860-7349
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hopewell
  • Phone Number: 804-748-6834

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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