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12531 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Chester, VA 23831-5305
+1 804-748-9087
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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good44%
  • Average35%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
May 13, 2017
“Fudge cake ”
Feb 26, 2017
“same old thing”
Open Now
6:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
12531 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Chester, VA 23831-5305
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Reviewed August 10, 2017

The quality of the food is very low. The staff is not too bad. The restaurant is in bad need of a make over and repairs throughout.

Thank Ray D
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for desert it was 9:30pm and they were going to close in 30 mins. We were the only group in the restaurant. We ordered the fudge cake I never had it before had a lot of fudge and was pretty good. Staff was...More

Thank RD915
Reviewed April 27, 2017

Shoneys has fallen off big time. Greasy bacon, cold eggs, and bland hashbrowns. Dirty dining room. Never again.

Thank trueandlivinggod1
Reviewed March 9, 2017

The breakfast buffet offers a great variety, and the food is always well-prepared. I've only visited this Shoney's in the morning, and the servers for the breakfast shift are wonderful. They keep the coffee cups refilled, and they always stop and ask if everything is...More

Thank Debra57726
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Our waiter, Robert was attentive and caring, almost to a fault. He was constantly visiting our table & joining in on our conversation. I think he was just trying really hard to be nice & cordial. Shoney's could use some new menu items. The fruit...More

Thank Cathy K
Reviewed December 18, 2016

If you want fresher food and trays filled more, then don't go too early or too late for dinner. Some of the trays looked like the food sat there all day. I can attest to the fact that my food did not taste fresh. And,...More

Thank Annabelle2045
Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

We do lunch here when I'm in town working. Good selection. Great staff. I'm from Oregon so you never see catfish on a menu or at a buffet. It's one of the things I look forward to. I don't know why but I love the...More

Thank Eric L
Reviewed November 26, 2016

The meatloaf was very good. The other food was very tasty. The big surprise was the southern fried fish; it was awesome! It tasted like Piccadilly Cafeteria's. You all did great!

Thank dghornock
Reviewed October 25, 2016

The fruit on the salad bar is always hard as a brick... it's never ripe. It's even hard to cut with a knife. I am talking about the cantaloupe & honey dew, as well as the pineapple. We have had to substitute banana pudding twice,...More

Thank Cathy K
Reviewed October 21, 2016

The Breakfast Buffet is so good, eggs, bacon, fried chicken tenders, sausage, grits, and fruit and dessert. Just a wonderful breakfast menu! So, if you are looking for a good and hearty breakfast buffet, then this is the place for you.

Thank Annabelle2045
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12531 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Chester, VA 23831-5305
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 804-748-9087
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