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Darby's Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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3105 River Rd, The Berry Hill Resort & Conference Center, South Boston, VA 24592-6011
+1 434-517-7000
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Danville, Virginia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The night before Thanksgiving, the main dinning room is closed and the Tavern has only one server, every table is full and there is a group of approximately 25 in the back room. Shrimp and grits entree consisted of 3-4 shrimp, a scoop of grits and a large moat of Roux poured over the top.

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Thank Joan M
Bill K, General Manager at Darby's Tavern, responded to this review

Hi Joan-we responded to your review on your main post and would once again apologize for the staffing issue. As mentioned before, we were staffed for the reservations on hand but had several large parties arrive without reservations. Please be sure to let you server know if their are ever any issues with your meal while you are dining so... More 

New Jersey USA
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Part of Berryhill plantation Darbys has a limited choices but all the items that I have tried were all very good. From the burgers,to meat loaf ,to baked macaroni you will be pleased. Keep in mind it is a small pub that dates back to 1850 or so. Don't forget the dessert.

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Thank BobCNewJerseyUSA
Bill K, General Manager at Darby's Tavern, responded to this review

Hi Bob-thank you for the positive review. We are glad that you have enjoyed your meals at Darby's. We look forward to your return. Kind Regards, Bill K More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic environment with excellent service! The barkeeps obviously care about the customers and try to provide the best experience possible. I highly recommend a visit to the tavern. A+

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Thank VAbread
Bill K, General Manager at Darby's Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review. Darby's is a fun place and we enjoy taking great care of our guests. See you again soon! Kind Regards, Bill K More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Darby's provided my delicious room service steak dinner! Delicious and well portioned! Hope to visit again sometime in the future.

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Thank MDShelby
Bill K, General Manager at Darby's Tavern, responded to this review

Come back anytime-we enjoyed serving you! Kind Regards, Bill K More 

Green Valley, Arizona
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212 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

This apparently was the building which housed the kitchens for the Berry Hill plantation. Original cobblestone flooring remains, so watch your step. Numerous small rooms sparsely decorated in period pieces. As we were visiting the South, decided to try the Fried Green Tomato BLT sandwich. Unfortunately the mushy texture of the tomato and the thick breading was not to our... More 

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Thank Blokzijl
Bill K, General Manager at Darby's Tavern, responded to this review

Hi-thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your sandwich. We would have been happy to fix that for you. Please be sure to let us know while you are there if we can help. We look forward to your return. Kind Regards, Bill K More 

South Boston, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

Great customer service! Two thumbs up to Katina! The food was great also. Everything was just as we ordered it even though they were very busy that night.

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Thank kamokru11
Bill K, General Manager at Darby's Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review. Katina works hard to be sure that all is well at Darby's. See you again soon! Kind Regards, Bill K More 

Los Angeles, CA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

I didn't know that Darby's existed until two years ago, when I called to make a reservation at the resort's main restaurant and was told that they were closed but that Darby's was open. Turns out Darby's is open any night, and that's a rarity around these parts. Darby's opens to a courtyard on either side, and one of these... More 

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Thank Californian2
Bill K, General Manager at Darby's Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are glad that you have discovered our local gem. We look forward to serving you again! Kind Regards, Bill K More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

We love Darby's Tavern! We usually go once a month for the great atmosphere, delicious food, great tap beer, and wonderful service. Wanda always takes awesome care of us. If you're in the area, make sure to take a trip out to Darby's!

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Thank Reddnekkgirl
Bill K, General Manager at Darby's Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review. Darby's staff enjoys taking great care of our guests so thank you for letting us know. See you again soon! Kind Regards, Bill K More 

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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

I had the best shrimp and grits here... A huge portion and piping hot and the grits were real and stoneground ! The bar keep was Wanda Crews and she was such a dear and called everyone baby and darling. It's a chic atmosphere and a great place to relax, enjoy a drink and some wonderful food for not much... More 

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Thank Mscottasmith
Bill K, General Manager at Darby's Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review. The shrimp and grits are one of our specialities so we are glad to hear that you enjoyed the meal and the service. Please come back again soon! Kind Regards, Bill K More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Excellent meals from Darby's. We come here once a year and this time Wanda really took care of us. We look forward to our return visit.

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Thank Christopher V
Bill K, General Manager at Darby's Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review. We are glad you enjoyed both your dinner and service. We look forward to serving you again soon! Kind Regards, Bill K More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3105 River Rd, The Berry Hill Resort & Conference Center, South Boston, VA 24592-6011
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  South Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 434-517-7000

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