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Darby's Tavern

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3105 River Rd, The Berry Hill Resort & Conference Center, South Boston, VA 24592-6011
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Seating

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Great location to meet in the middle for two old friends

We were able to enjoy our visit without being rushed. We talked about getting our husbands to visit .

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2015
Knightdale, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Timberlake, North Carolina
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the pulled pork sandwich and my wife had a hamburger. Both required a knife and fork to consume. Good selection of adult beverages. Natty Green IPA and Virginia Devil's Backbone on tap. Shot a round of billiards in the back room before eating at the bar and catching part of the Auburn/Old Miss game on the flat screen.... More 

Thank Dick P
Buckingham, Virginia
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Rustic decor and exceptional cuisine make Darby's Tavern a pleasure! Craft beer and local wines add to the great dining experience

Thank ChefHawk
Knightdale, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We were able to enjoy our visit without being rushed. We talked about getting our husbands to visit .

Thank 750judy
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Food was pretty good, but the service was extremely slow. We were the only people in the Tavern that night so I would have expected to be served a little faster.

Thank Cam M
Kansas City, Missouri
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Very cozy little tavern makes it easy to imagine what it was like in 1790. However, the service is slow and the food is lousy. I recommend coming for a beer and dining elsewhere.

Thank thefoxtrotter
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Darby's is a must if you are any where near South Boston, VA ... hopefully lucky enough to stay at the Berry Hill resort. The menu is top-notch ... my son had a perfectly grilled sirloin and I savored the shrimp and grits. We both dove into the scrumptious sweet potato fries that come with sriracha sauce! Dessert was equally... More 

Thank Aly149
Raleigh, North Carolina
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Really enjoyed our dinner a the Darby Tavern with our two sons. Very nice casual feel and friendly staff complimented the very yummy dinner.

Thank Sharon T
Martinsville, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Great place to have a wedding, but don't get Carrie and George to be the bartenders. They would only drive you from the place!

Thank Sheila G
Alexandria, VA
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Comfortable. Very good food. Excellent, sharp and friendly service. Quite inexpensive. Very happy that I did not have to venture into town during my stay at Berry Hill.

Southern Pines, North Carolina
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Tasty food. The menu is not particularly large but the atmosphere is quaint and relaxed. More outdoor seating options would be nice.

Thank MiaL

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3105 River Rd, The Berry Hill Resort & Conference Center, South Boston, VA 24592-6011
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  South Boston
  • Phone Number: 434-517-7000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene


Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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