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American, Cafe
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed March 18, 2021

2nd time there and brought my mother for first time. Great experience. Restaurant was clean and tables spaced out. Food was very good and well priced with plenty to eat. You could tell the server was new but was very nice and tried very hard....Manager/Owner came over to check on customers which I really appreciate. Will be back again.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed October 30, 2020

Nice little restaurant a short drive from Colonial Beach with homestyle cooking. We ordered carry-out. The oyster po-boy was large and tasty--stuffed with deliciously fried oysters. Fried flounder was lightly breaded and fresh. Shrimp fettuccini was unexpectedly tasty. The hushpuppies shared by all were a...bit on the sweet side but not in a bad way and quite addictive. Staff met our car and pickup was very efficient.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 13, 2020

First time there. Really enjoyed it. Clean inside. Great service and food was fresh. Loved the mozzarella sticks. Will be back again.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed December 15, 2019

I have been to Bobby K's about a dozen times. I wish I could offer a review on many of their menu items. But there is a problem. The first time I went, I got the Po' Boy and Hush Puppy special. It was one...of the best subs I have had in my life. Every time I go back, I order the same thing, over and over. I don't regret it a bit. That dang sandwich is amazing. Let me see if I can paint a picture for you. It is fried shrimp and clam strips, with two separate sauces. I want to say an aioli and siracha. But I could be wrong. All I know is that the flavors match into a heavenly orchestra of taste. Lets not forget about the hush puppies. I don't know or care if they buy these frozen. But, these little balls of corn flavored dough are addicting. Like crack. As others have said, the place is a bit on the pricey side for its style of food. But realistically, it is the only way they are going to survive out in the country. They beat most restaurants in the Town of Colonial Beach and are similarly priced. The owners are almost always there and the staff is friendly as can be. I don't often give 5 star reviews. But this place deserves it.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 10, 2019

Came in for lunch on election day - so not surprising that the place was full given the lack of options in this small town. Had a Reuben sandwich and wife had a steak & cheese. Both were good, filling and fine. Remember this is...a roadside diner so I was a bit surprised by the prices as I would have expected to get out of there for a few dollars less than what we spent - but given the lack of choices, we left there satisfied.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 9, 2019

Excellent food...great menu choices...warm homey atmosphere and great wait staff. We had brisket, catfish, champ burger and clam strips and everything was excellent. Topped the meal off with peanut butter pie that was to die for.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

We were camping in the area and found this jewel. Family run and you soon feel you’ve joined the family! The best fries in the world. We ended up going back two more times. Everything was wonderful. We hated leaving the area.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 5, 2019

Discovered this treasure on a road basically in the middle of Nowhere, Virginia. It was around 2pm and we were both hungry for lunch. We drove past Bobby K's, and figured if we were hungry there was nothing else around, so I did a U-turn...and pulled in, not knowing what to expect. What we discovered was a clean restaurant with a friendly group of owners and family (staff) who serve great food! I ordered a fried clam platter with a side salad and hushpuppies. The fried clams tasted fresh and the hushpuppies were absolutely the best I ever tasted. Fried just enough, with the corn meal (and niblets of sweet corn) inside. Everything I had was fresh and delicious. My wife ordered a cheeseburger. You could tell her burger was made fresh, and not out of an assembly line, and she told me that she enjoyed every bite. She accompanied her burger with hand-made french fries, which I was happy to share with her. They were also awesome, as was the service that we were provided. Don't know if I'll ever be back in the woods driving towards the North Neck of Virginia, but if I do, I'll make sure to visit Bobby K's again.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 28, 2019 via mobile

Our first time. Camping in the area. We had burgers and fries. Fresh burger. Hand cut fries. Moist home made apple cake for dessert. Beyond delicious!! Our second time we arrived right at closing. Apparently that made no difference. 5 star meal. Husband had liver...onions fries with gravy and green beans. Everything fresh. Even the roll was mouth watering. I had fried shrimp mashed potatoes hush puppies. Oh my gosh!!! Freshest shrimp I have ever had. I did not know shrimp could taste so fresh. Amazing. Very little breading. Hush puppies melt in your mouth. Mashed potatoes still had skin. So good. Service awesome. Family owned. We will be coming here again even if we have to drive 100 miles. Highly recommend!!!!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

Great place to have lunch or dinner. Excellent service and food. Huge portions and the best burgers and steak and cheese around.

Date of visit: May 2019
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There are now tables for outdoor seating in the summer. You can bring your pet for the outdoor seating.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bobby K's Roadside Cafe

Yes, Bobby K's Roadside Cafe offers takeout services.

Bobby K's Roadside Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5