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Southern Inn Restaurant

37 South Main Street, Lexington, VA 24450
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Ranked #5 of 67 Restaurants in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $32
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Nelson Street
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.
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English first
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

You can't beat the fried chicken at the Southern Inn. It is a friendly place to eat serving both comfort food and upscale items. On weekends it is best to arrive with a reservation as it gets quite busy.

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Fallston, Maryland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

At dinner we enjoyed Excellent Food, Friendly efficient Service, and a welcoming Environment. With a stay in Lexington, VA we would highly recommend dinner at the Southern Inn Resptaurant.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Sunday Brunch, great menu selections, difficult to pick only one! Party of eight, all with different selections and all were glad they made the perfect selection. Friendly and knowledgable staff, great location. Do NOT forget to order a couple orders to share of the fried green tomatoes!

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Greenwood, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

The beet salad with feta was wonderful! My husband's meatloaf was presented nicely, and very flavorful. My liver and onions (although not prepared just like Mom's!) was tender and tasty! The non-traditional carrot cake was excellent. And the bill was quite reasonable for dinner, drinks, salads, and dessert.

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Lexington, Virginia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The food was pretty good but a bit overpriced for the quality. Duck was a little on the rare side for my taste as was my husbands sirloin. Other than that a very nice romantic date night for us. Great service too and the fried green tomato appetizer was our favorite!

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Merritt Island,Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

As per the hotel, it was good old fashioned food cooked well..... We wanted a cocktail and asked for an old fashioned..... Only question from waiter was our brand preference for the liquor......It was perfect.........Between us we had meat loaf and liver and onions.....Both were very good........We have already suggested it to others, if they are ever in that area... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The Southern Inn continues to be one of the best places in town. The waitstaff is very accommodating and they are more than happy to let my 7 year-old go off the menu. I highly recommend.

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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255 reviews 255 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great restaurant, in a quaint little town, with very good food. I had the blackened chicken penne pasta, and my wife had the Kansas City BBQ pulled chicken, which was also very good. Strong beer and wine selection, and our server (Andrew) was great. Would enjoy coming back here the next time we're in Lexington.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We stopped in Lexington for Sunday lunch on our way home from Abingdon to North Virginia. Not having read TripAdvisor first, after we parked on Main Street I simply asked someone who looked like a local where might be a good place to eat. Without hesitation she replied "Southern Inn". At $12 for a hamburger it was a bit pricey...but... More

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Bedford, Virginia
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My DH and I ate here for a celebratory dinner. He got meatloaf and I ordered fried chicken breast. We also had fried green tomatoes for an app, I ordered a salad, and we each had dessert. Everything was incredibly good, but the meatloaf was like eating filet mignon. My husband, who is rarely impressed with anything, couldn't stop raving.... More

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Additional Information about Southern Inn Restaurant

Address: 37 South Main Street, Lexington, VA 24450
Phone Number: 540-463-3612
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lexington
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
Average Prices: USD 8 - 32
Cuisine: Contemporary

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