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“Don't miss the Apple Fritters!”
Review of Surrey House Restaurant - CLOSED

Surrey House Restaurant
Cuisines: American, European
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Come visit us at The Surrey House Restaurant & Country Inn. Serving our wonderful customers since 1954 we offer a variety of sandwiches, seafood, steaks, pork and delicious fried chicken. Add to that our homemade pies and desserts served daily and you be enjoying great southern cooking. Take a relaxing (free) ferry ride from the Williamsburg area, or take Route 10 or 31 from the Richmond and Tidewater areas through our beautiful countryside. We look forward to serving you!
Williamsburg, Virginia
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480 reviews
305 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
“Don't miss the Apple Fritters!”
Reviewed June 25, 2013

If you have the opportunity to eat here you will enjoy yourself. Southern cooking is the name of the game here, so forget about calorie watching for the day and enjoy yourself. The chicken fried steak and gravey are not to missed, and the side to order is the Apple Fritters,

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Anthony H
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54 reviews from our community

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English first
VA
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Interesting place”
Reviewed June 9, 2013

It's a great place for out of town guests to get to know Virginia style cuisine! Peanut soup- ham bisquits- fresh fried chicken!

Visited September 2012
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1 Thank altfrau
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Elgin, Illinois
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318 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
“Rural Place, Local people, good food”
Reviewed May 11, 2013

Nothing to write home about but, if you are in Surry and hungry, this place will be fine. They have a large assortment of sandwiches and a couple of soups. Food is OK but the experience is good. They have many 'rules' which we fund humorous and appreciated... like no yapping on your cell phone... go outside and... don't allow your kids to go running around. You know... common courtesies that so many 'adults' do not have anymore.

Visited May 2013
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Thank thomasrydz
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Richmond, Virginia
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86 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Fast Service, Good Food”
Reviewed May 1, 2013

I visited the Surrey House restaurant for lunch with 22 friends while on a tour of Surry County, Virginia. We had reservations for 1:15, but arrived at 1:45. We were trying to catch the 3:30 ferry from Surry to Jamestown, and I was afraid we wouldn't make it in time. I was wrong. Everyone ordered off the menu, selecting items from peanut soup and chef's salad to a full-course seafood dinner, and everything in between. Service was almost immediate - I don't understand how the staff there did what they did, but our meals arrived long before expected, and the food was very good. AND - we caught the ferry right on time! Bravo to the owners and staff!

Visited April 2013
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Thank John P
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North, VA
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286 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Great Lunch”
Reviewed April 28, 2013

I took my elderly mother on the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry when she was visiting and then over for lunch at the Surrey House. They have the most fabulous she-crab soup!!!
If you have never had she-crab soup before make sure you take them up on their offer to taste before you order.
Their soup is very rich and a it spicy, just the way we like it.
The staff is very attentive and friendly.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank TIC09
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