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Lee's Restaurant

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30 S Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482-9537
+1 804-435-1255
06:45 - 20:15
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Tappahannock, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been eating here for 30 years and never been disappointed. The crab cakes are my favorite topped with their home made Tatar sauce along with homemade stewed tomatoes!!! Every one of the homemade pies are amazing!

Thank aj0hns0n06
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This restaurant has been in business since 1939, and can't be beat for down-home comfort food. We love to go there for breakfast. Heart healthy it isn't, but boy is it good.

Thank Siggy D
Herndon, Virginia
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Food is inconsistent and one of the days we where there we waited for 30 minutes just for silverware, and over 1 1/2 hours to get our food. Some days are better than others. Its amazing to me that in this area anyone can over cook fish but they can here. Though other days the food is good. Stick with... More 

Thank mjhinkins
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83 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

What a pleasant surprise. We met a friend of ours here for dinner the other night and it was nice to see that Lee's offers the same quality cooking, great service and friendly atmosphere they did years ago. The onion rings appetizer were some of the best we've ever had. My meal, the seafood platter, $17 was excellent but a... More 

Thank Tuckergoose
San Antonio, Texas
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93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Centrally located, Lee's is a family restaurant that's been around since 1939. The menu is varied and reasonably priced, and all of us enjoyed our evening meals. My daughter was especially taken with her crab cakes order. Nothing fancy, just tasty food that obviously attracts locals, too.

Thank dysg
Millington, Tennessee
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful home cooked food and great service. Always a great place to get a bite, breakfast or lunch!!

Thank MaryNDaveP
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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146 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Reasonably priced food with good flavor and served with a smile makes this place a sure bet for a good meal. Nothing special about the decor but the food is well worth the price and the staff is welcoming.

Thank dpapman
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Wonderful selection of home made goodies and treats. Have always had good service and the pie is amazing!!

Thank lfkim
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent Southern home cooking. Services fast, frequent. Noticeably many regulars. Easy access on the street. Charming town.

Thank nanniekat
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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83 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

My wife and I stopped by for breakfast and found it to filled with small town atmosphere. Truly a locals place where everyone is know as "Sugar" or "Hon". We had omelets with toast or biscuits and they had a down-home flavor that you won't find in one of the chains. My wife had a side of grits that tasted... More 

Thank RGK51

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
06:45 - 20:15
06:45 - 20:15
06:45 - 20:15
06:45 - 20:15
06:45 - 20:15
06:45 - 20:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 S Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482-9537
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Kilmarnock
  • Phone Number: +1 804-435-1255
We are family owned since 1939.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?