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1518 Magnolia Ave, Buena Vista, VA 24416-3210
540-261-2592
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Buena Vista, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

It seems like there has always been a Kenney's Chicken and it has always been good. The breakfast sandwiches are the best around, the burgers are above average, but the real claim to fame is the chicken. It's priced for families and always fresh.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

I support local business so I alternate between this one and the Lexington one, which are both individually and separately owned. I like that the Buena Vista location offers a Monday thru Thursday $3.95 sauce burger with cheese, fries, and drink special that Lexington does not offer. I'm not sure which location is using Bill Kenney's original sauce burger recipe... More 

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Smithfield, North Carolina
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130 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Eat in, drive up or take out - they do it all. Wonderful burgers and even better fried chicken! Try the iced tea!

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Thank Jim4249541
Helena, Alabama
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144 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We had Kenney's fried chicken catered at an event and loved it. Crisp and delicious with plenty of breasts, wings, thighs, legs, etc in the serving trays so everyone was happy. We would happily cater from them again!

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1 Thank civilengtiger
Pittsford (town), New York
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

They have great fried chicken. A little dirty, but try not to look around too much and just enjoy. Biscuits good too!

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4 Thank Shirley V
Charlotte, North Carolina
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

This place has been around since the 50's and the secret sauce is the same as it was then. My Parent's Grandparent's grew up on the sauce burgers, fries, and fried chicken. My parents introduced me to this place when I was a pre teenager. It's not as cheap as the 50's but if you stop by this place be... More 

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2 Thank Bluestride88
Buena, Virginia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Wow, it sounds great! Can you hear it from hear? Or do you smell the nice clean air on electric and all I have to say about the chicken is ar:

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3 Thank Christopher J
Roanoke, Virginia
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83 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

I was surprised that the quality of the food had changed. no more crinkle cut fries, just plain fries not as good as mcdonalds. no more hand made burgers, just frozen filler burgers like the chains. the sauce is still the same but not worth driving 60 miles for. I'll miss this place

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Roanoke, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2011

This place really takes me back to the days of the old kenny's chain. SMO burgers, crinkle cut fries, and the kenny's fried chicken with fried biscuits and honey. this is fast food the way it used to be before the mega chain restaurants. real burgers, real chicken. I live about 70 miles away and drive there every chance I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1518 Magnolia Ave, Buena Vista, VA 24416-3210
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: 540-261-2592
Description
They don't have a website, but its a local establishment dating from the 50s. (540) 261-2592

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?