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All 66 Lexington Restaurants

Southern Inn Restaurant

37 South Main Street, Lexington, VA 24450
540-463-3612
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Ranked #3 of 66 Restaurants in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $32
Hours:
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
Bristow, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

The entire dining experience was excellent. The food was unique and delicious. The service and ambiance was excellent. Our hosts at Frog Hollow B&B recommended it and I can see why they send their guests there. Don't judge the restaurant by the name or its' trademark 30' neon sign. It is fine dining with gourmet food and excellent service.

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Union Bridge, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

We tried this restaurant on a recommendation. I will say the food was delicious but it was very pricey for the portions you got. My husband and I spent nearly $60 and ended up leaving and going elsewhere for something else to eat because we were still hungry. As good as the food was we wouldn't go back

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

My wife and I frequent this restaurant for any special occasion we happen to be celebrating in Lexington, and are always met with impeccable service. The food is beyond compare, with many ingredients locally sourced and everything at its freshest; the menu is always being updated and improved. The fried chicken is a menu staple, and it is one of... More

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Phila.
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This eatery is a Lexington tradition. Excellent menu covers a wide variety of food tastes. Fine food. Fair price. Excellent staff. Located in a prime main street location in downtown Lexington.

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Hartsville, South Carolina
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122 reviews 122 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Had a nice dinner here on a Tuesday evening. Ordered the blackened chicken penne pasta and it was very good. Service was excellent and the ambiance was nice. I will go back for sure!

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Dallas, Texas and Vienna, Austria
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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My personal favorite. I love the size of this restaurant, the ambiance, good service and delicious food at a fair price. Highly recommended. I look forward to dining here again!

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Bethesda, Maryland
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99 reviews 99 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

How could this happen? Had a large family gathering at this restaurant and the food was mediocre at best. Incredibly, the shrimp and grits were practically Inedible, with obviously previously frozen shrimp floating in a bland and watery tomato sauce. The other dishes weren't anything to write home about either. Very disappointing.

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Raleigh, NC
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189 reviews 189 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I ate a quick dinner at Southern Inn Restaurant on a business trip to Lexington. There are several sitting areas in two main sections of the restaurant (one of them includes a very attractive bar, with nice artwork hanging on the walls); there are also a few seats at small bars overlooking the street. I ordered a pasta dish with... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

A get-away to Lexington, stayed overnight in a cottage near downtown. Southern Inn, was our choice for dinner, (ordered take-out) Sweet Potato Soup, v.g. (though a bit spicy hot), local vegetable tartlett, outstanding, followed by the roasted beet & feta salad, excellent. (great dressing).

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Lexington, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Sorry service, loud surroundings. Food was decent but not worth the price. Waiters were not attentive. Overall not a good experience.

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