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Southern Inn Restaurant

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American, Contemporary
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37 South Main Street, Lexington, VA 24450 (Nelson Street)
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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60 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wow! After a long day, we were starving, and lucky for us, the Southern Inn Restaurant, came highly recommended. My son had the blackened chicken penne pasta, and he loved it. I ordered the Grilled Buffalo Creek Farm Skirt Steak, and it was very good. We both agreed that the temperature of our food could've been hotter, but everything was... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were traveling on interstate 81 when there was a traffic nightmare near Roanoke, VA. Decided to get off the interstate, took some side roads, and found ourselves near Lexington at the dinner hour. Lucked into, The Southern Inn, which proved to be a quiet, relaxing atmosphere for very good food. The restaurant, located in the downtown area, offered a... More 

Thank l0vesg0lf
Fredericksburg, VA
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We decided to stop at Lexington for lunch on our trip to Asheville, NC. We chose the Southern Inn as we walked down Main Street. We had great service and an excellent lunch at a reasonable price. Highly recommended if you are in Lexington, VA!

Thank Holcombd
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72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Here with a reunion group. Staff were very efficient and friendly. Meals came out in a timely manner. Portions were ample and food was very good. There was a lot of socializing with our group and I know that it couldn't have been easy dealing with so many of us. This restaurant did an amazing job with everything. I would... More 

Thank shesailedvictory
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely incredible food and service !!! We will be back for years to come! M & S, Matthews, NC. Appetizers were beyond delicious. Ceasars salads were the best ever!!# The best 2 dinner nights we have ever experienced!

1 Thank Mark G
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped her for lunch. Found this restaurant in TA. Duck sliders and fried chicken were great. Wonderful service if in the area would come again.

Thank Ashley M
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very lovely meal in a gentile setting. Recommended. Craft beers available, delicious entrees, and attentive service. Would consider the selection on the menu to be traditional with a few twists. Some thing for every one.

Thank Mindy W
Lexington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the fanciest locations I have eaten at in Lexington. Sometimes we like to eat local when we are not eating at home. The wait staff is very friendly and the restaurant is very clean. There are several different areas to sit which is great depending on who you are with!

Thank mkl240
Deferiet, New York
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my favorite eating place when visiting Lexington. My latest visit was with a business colleague and it did not disappoint. He had the trout and was very complimentary. I had my favorite....fried chicken. It is the best fried chicken dinner anywhere. We got a macaroni and cheese side dish as an extra to split and it was very... More 

Thank William S
Lexington, Virginia
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best restaurants in town. The ambiance is nice and it's pretty spacious. The salmon is very good.

Thank Mara T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $32
American, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 South Main Street, Lexington, VA 24450
    (Nelson Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: 540-463-3612
Located in Historic Lexington, Virginia, Southern Inn Restaurant is a successful mix of casual, but elegant dining. Proprietors George (chef) and Sue Ann Huger offer a contemporary, seasonal menu utilizing local produce, meats and other products, as well as fresh seafood and in-house baked goods.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?