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Colonial Restaurant

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8804 Wards Rd, Rustburg, VA 24588-4719
Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Little Rock
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have a client that likes to eat here, so I have partaken on multiple occasions. Mostly locals at this place, with the typical 1 meat and 3 sides lunch special location. Friendly staff. Pretty good food at a reasonable price. If you like fancy, not for you. If you like a good homestyle lunch then I recommend.

Thank salesmanx3
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

I stopped for lunch at this family-owned restaurant along Highway 29 in Rustburg, Virginia, just south of Lynchburg. Good American food with a personal touch. The waitresses are friendly and cheerful. That makes for a pleasant experience. The decor of the restaurant with all its Americana makes the stop worth it in and of itself. The place is very clean,... More 

Thank Dr. Bob D
Danville, Virginia
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I used to stop at the Colonial often, but in recent years my travel pattern has changed, and have not Last week had occasion to stop for lunch and it was delightful. They offer a large menu with wide variety of choices. Lots of veggies and meats and chicken. The special that day was baked chicken and it was delicious.... More 

Thank Buck4you
North Carolina
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154 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We had business just a few miles away, and because we have driven by many times we decided to try it. Fairly simple menu with typical choices. Food came out promptly. For example, french fries were too hot to eat---just the way I like them. Hamburg steak was much, much bigger than you'd expect to get on a "hamburger"---with tasty... More 

1 Thank Art H
Rustburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Cute little mom and pop restaurant. Service is good and food comes out fast. Not the best food we've had but definitely not the worse. They have a good variety.

Thank Christi T
Martinsville, Virginia
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308 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

We saw this place after shopping at Mad Biddies in Altavista. There were so many cars in the lot we just had to give it a try. I ordered the Roast Beef Special with potato salad and fried okra, another person ordered the Half Chicken with dressing and fried okra. We enjoyed our meal.

Thank Treehouse-2000
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Ok--here goes. Our daughter is a first year student at a major university just a few miles from this place. We found it as we were driving by and have visited three or four times. Heck, the last two trips to Lynchburg I had tried to time it so as to eat at this place. The food is ok--not the... More 

4 Thank PaulieDEE
Albany, Western Australia
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101 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This is popular with the locals for cheap but good food. It has the usual southern USA meal options. Nothing is fancy, but you feel contented when leaving. There is plenty of parking and staff were attentive and polite. Not polished, but proficient. We have been there many times now for lunch, late lunches and dinner and each meal rates... More 

Thank Wayne S
Cary, NC 27511
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101 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We were headed to the Blue Ridge Mts for a vacation. It was around lunchtime and we passed the Colonial Restaurant on Rt 29. The parking lot was full of cars so we figured it had to be good. The menu was full of southern home-cooked items. Both of us ordered the Southern Fried Chicken (one half chicken - 10... More 

Thank Steve R
Sterling, Illinois
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47 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Very friendly service and clean food was good and the chocolate pie was to die for. I'm not from around here but glad that I stopped

Thank Chris R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8804 Wards Rd, Rustburg, VA 24588-4719
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Rustburg
  • Phone Number: 4348212511

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