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Southern Inn Restaurant

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37 South Main Street, Lexington, VA 24450 (Nelson Street)
540-463-3612
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Located in Historic Lexington, Virginia, Southern Inn Restaurant is a...
Located in Historic Lexington, Virginia, Southern Inn Restaurant is a successful mix of casual, but elegant dining. Proprietors George (chef) and Sue Ann Huger offer a contemporary, seasonal menu utilizing local produce, meats and other products, as well as fresh seafood and in-house baked goods.
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  • 49
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  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious food and friendly staff

This in-town restaurant has the most beautifully designed wooden bar I've seen. Our waiter was knowledgeable and helpful and the food and beverage choices were extensive. The owner, George, was gracious and we hope to return.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Gilbert H
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Charles Town, West Virginia
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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Charles Town, West Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This in-town restaurant has the most beautifully designed wooden bar I've seen. Our waiter was knowledgeable and helpful and the food and beverage choices were extensive. The owner, George, was gracious and we hope to return.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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161 reviews 161 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We had dinner at the Southern Inn recently, a place I really liked other than our non-smiling waitress, who was efficient but cold. I'm guessing she was a bit distracted by something. I had a scallop dish, which was perfectly cooked and a proper portion. The scallops were on a delicious bed of ingredients that my dining companions loved when... More 

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Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, Usa
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95 reviews 95 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We walked to the Southern Inn Restaurant and slipped in without a reservation on a Sunday evening. The place filled shortly thereafter and we know now exactly why. We had delicious fresh food, beautifully presented at perfect temperature. The chef/owner clearly takes pride in his business and the entire wait staff does as well. Youthful, polite and professionally attentive without... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Nobody we asked could tell us where to get a good steak. When we stopped at the Blue Lab Brewery, locals suggested this place. They have a strip steak that is unbelievable!!!!! While it's $38,it was worth every penny, served with potatoes and asparagus. The sirloin was also very good. Dinner menu starts at 5 pm. They also make their... More 

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Cham, Switzerland
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68 reviews 68 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We were expecting the same type of food (steaks / burgers, fries and too much cheese etc) for small towns, however were pleasantly surprised by the great salads presented with imagination and care (try the spring berry salad); the beer list, which was extensive and also desserts - the creme brûlée was one of the best I have eaten in... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

On a busy Monday night, we were seated promptly. Jake, our waiter was very attentive and informative. The food was prepared exactly as ordered and was delicious. Save room for one of their beautiful and delicious desserts. We will be going again and again.

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Virginia
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161 reviews 161 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Had Mothers Day Brunch here, once again. The quiche was tasty and the Bloody Mary was the best in town.

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Houston
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84 reviews 84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We booked with Open Table and arrived a bit early. They checked us in and saw our reservation, but at 7:01 we got an email that our reservation was cancelled. Oh, well, no points. We had the house wine, which was good, asparagus salad was interesting but not spectacular. I had trout, which was tasty served with mashed potatoes although... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Mid-afternoon on a Sunday, brunch places are closed & we're hungry, so we "settled" on this place. Old-fashioned sign had us expecting a dated, diner-style establishment. No way! Helpful young hostess, attentive waiter, & extraordinary food had us agog with delight. Asparagus salad w/grilled chicken was a marvel, fried chicken in a very light batter had my companion raving. Excellent... More 

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New York State
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26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Hotel recommendation that was spot on. Located on South Main Street in the historic town of Lexington VA, you can walk off the large portions they serve by browsing the shops along this charming street. The cocktail menu had a large selection of classics with a Southern Twist as well favorites with a New Twist, like hubby's gimlet with fresh... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 37 South Main Street, Lexington, VA 24450
    (Nelson Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: 540-463-3612

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 32
  • Cuisine: Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups

Description

Located in Historic Lexington, Virginia, Southern Inn Restaurant is a successful mix of casual, but elegant dining. Proprietors George (chef) and Sue Ann Huger offer a contemporary, seasonal menu utilizing local produce, meats and other products, as well as fresh seafood and in-house baked goods.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?