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5310 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860-7349
804-748-6834
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Lakeland, Florida
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The atmosphere here is not very welcoming. They have a buffet, it looked old and the bar was messy. We ordered burgers off the menu, good choice as they were delicious! Best value there. Server was slow. Food is cooked to order so expect a wait.

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Thank J E
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We forgot to pull some meat out of the freezer so we were in a pickle. The good lord provided the next best parking spot to being handicapped. Taco Bell was closed. Staff was friendly, food barely scratched average. But... It's shoneys, not exactly world renowned for gourmet cuisine. If you need a club sand which because you find yourself... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

First time visiting this restaurant as an adult. We had a very large party following a funeral on 1/9/16. The workers did everything to our large group feel welcomed. Although I don't eat steak the buffet comes with your own cook to order steak which was a crowd pleaser. The buffet was well stocked with items for vegans and meat... More 

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Thank CocoWomyn
Virginia
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96 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Prices are reasonable. Wait staff are "more than happy" to accommodate you in any way, and the brunch bar at 2:00 PM when we ate Saturday, was very warm. Clean place and friendly staff.

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Thank Joey L
Midlothian, Virginia
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209 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

The breakfast buffet is pretty good, but anything after breakfast becomes a little sketch as to taste and quality.

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Thank FamilyMan2216
Staten Island, New York
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

One of the best,inexpensive buffet breakfast I have eaten.Friendly staff who is very accommodating. The corned beef hash was delicious and was not salty.

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Thank rapo1jack
Little Rock, Arkansas
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I haven't seen or visit a Shoney in a very long time, this was a treat! We had breakfast here at least two mornings....the staff was great! Wait staff Candi was a doll, head out and visit. Tell her Giddy Terri suggested the breakfast bar and her to be your waitress.

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Thank TFain1
The Villages, Florida
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977 reviews
749 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 561 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Greeted for breakfast by a welcoming engaging gentleman. Then Charlotte appeared with a warm wonderful smile. There was an extensive buffet of breakfast items as well as salad. The food overall was mediocre and not hot...Charlotte's warm smile and attentive service made up for all of that....this would be a spot to which this writer would return.

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Thank johnfjohnston
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206 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Arrived a bit after 2 p.m. on a Saturday. Greeted by a smiling hostess name Shela who seated me right away. I didn't know on weekends they convert from breakfast to dinner at 2 p.m. actually they leave breakfast up until 2 and then between two and five they have just the basics bread fried chicken green beans mashed potatoes... More 

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Thank RN4matix
Forest, Virginia
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73 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Cheap food, decent. Decent service. The people are nice. I didn't expect much. I got the buffet..it was okayb

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Thank Melony T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5310 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860-7349
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hopewell
  • Phone Number: 804-748-6834

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