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Darby's Tavern

3105 River Rd, The Berry Hill Resort & Conference Center, South Boston, VA 24592-6011
434-517-7000
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Ranked #20 of 40 Restaurants in South Boston
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Aug 11, 2014
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Raleigh
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

It smelled like stale beer was poured on the floor and the bartender was busy flirting and cursing with the girls from the wedding party.

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Suffolk, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

In my opinion this was a waste of time. A wedding party had take over the tavern and completely overwhelmed the staff. Friends of ours stated that they had to wait over an hour just to get their bill. Considering that the wedding party was stay at the adjacent Berry Hill Resort - they should have been better prepared and... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

was suppose to be open but did not open. Don' waste a trip. The staff at the hotel wasn't sure if it was going to open or not until management was called. Then was told NO they want open today!! POOR MANAGEMENT

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Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Drove 45 miles to have supper at Darby's Tavern. Suppose to open at 5:00 p.m. on Sundays. There were 8 people (not all from our party) waiting for the tavern to open and at 5:15 I called the office to see if they were going to open. They called management and then said NO, the tavern will not be opening... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

On a recent visit to the South Boston Va area we were looking for a nice place to eat and drink off the beaten path. On the recomendation of some locals we ended up at Berry Hill Plantation. This place is Amazing!!! We drove down the almost 1 mile driveway to find a beautiful Plantaion house that looks like something... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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68 reviews 68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Food was okay, service was below average and we were the only ones eating. Bar crowd got all the attention. With the ambiance of the old plantation kitchen, large fireplaces and original stone floor so much more could be accomplished with this space. An investment could turn this tavern into a cool location to eat or the local watering hole.

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Wilson, North Carolina
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76 reviews 76 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

The food was quite good and the atmosphere is superb - being in the converted 1840's kitchen of the Berry Hill Plantation house the ambiance is superb. The wait and bar staff very friendly. Prices very reasonable.

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South Boston, Virginia
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

We enjoy the laid back atmosphere of Darby's Tavern. Really love the stone floor and the beautiful stone fireplace. Not a large place but just right. Dont like huge restaurants that most seem to lack in charm and history. There are a few tv's in there, gives a small sports bar appeal with history!!

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Halifax, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

Nice place to visit, good food, nice people, somewhat exspensive but nice place

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Warminster, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

Darby's is open at 5pm each day and is a gem. We had a great evening talking to some of the people who live in the area and frequent the tavern. Travis, the bartender, is a very engaging young man. He knew more of the history of Berry Hill than some of the staff. We had a very good meal... More

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