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Southern Image

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$$ - $$$
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3881 US Highway 17, Richmond Hill, GA 31324-3365
(912) 756-3535
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Orlando, Florida
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

During a long road trip, one usually expects to eat fast food at travel plazas. Imagine our surprise to find a bona-fide home cooked feast just off the highway! It was in the nick of time, too, because we were really hungry after having skipped breakfast to get on the road faster. This place looks and smells like Grandma's house... More 

Thank Kris W
Santee, South Carolina
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly folks and too bad the "vegan" in one of the reviews had to be the 1 negative. Apparently they need to go eat in the woods. For everyone else, I would recommend for the quality of the food and decent price. Hopefully they will find the need to expand to a little better location but as it stands now,... More 

Thank scdiner5663
Augusta, Georgia
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104 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just relocated to Richmond Hill and we visited Southern Image on most of our trips. There is a smaller buffet but great options and very flavorful. The desert table is like at your granny's house!

Thank Sosnipperaug
Richmond Hill, Georgia, United States
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Very restrictive for vegans as none of the selections on the buffet is labeled and although I asked a server, it clearly seemed like too much trouble, " Well you have to go over there and tell me which dihes you want. " She did not move, so it meant a trip to the buffet andcrepirt back to her. She... More 

Thank Denise S
Richmond Hill, Georgia
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97 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Have passed the Southern Image many times over the past few years but without stopping. What a shame since we found the food to be pretty good at a reasonable price. As with others we had the buffet which provides ample opportunity to try different Southern foods. The buffet is not "Golden Corral" broad but it offers something for everyone.... More 

Thank CJIG106
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58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

We weren't expecting too much just needed to eat. The buffet was great. There was something for w everyone. There was even a large dessert table. Several kinds of meats and amazing fried chicken. Very clean throughout. Staff was friendly.

Thank gridbut
Deltona, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

We discovered this place by accident a few years ago and now we plan our northbound road trips around this little gem. The buffet is small compared to Golden Corral but the food is amazing.The fried chicken is the best. The mac-n-cheese is true southern style comfort food. The desserts remind me of Grandma's. The rest of the menu changes... More 

Thank CountryHank
Amelia Island, Florida
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77 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

We stop here often on our way to Atlanta. The food is always good and varied. They have an extensive and tasty salad bar and their.mac and cheese is delicious. My husband enjoys their fried chicken. Service is friendly. My only complaint is their desserts. Although they look pretty, the taste is rather flat. Instead of the ten or eleven... More 

Thank Zlady61
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144 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Simple with excellent southern foods on the buffet.Great quality that you do not find at buffet restaurants.It reminded me of big table settings at relatives house during holidays as a kid.Service was great also! For 10$ i see no reason to go anywhere else in this town.They have salad,veggies and baked chicken for those of us trying to feel a... More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Stopping through taking my son to college...found this little gem....best Southern food ever...perfect buffet choices, and Chef Mike makes a Southern Fried pork chop to die for!

Thank Christine A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3881 US Highway 17, Richmond Hill, GA 31324-3365
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Richmond Hill
  • Phone Number: (912) 756-3535

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