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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
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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

After traveling all day from Charleston we made a stop off in the Richmond area for the night. We decided on dining at Shoney's because of all the signs coming up 95. It was a simple restaurant with a decent selection. We kept it safe and ordered the sliders and chicken fingers. The service was outstanding as the waitress /... More 

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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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