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Darby's Tavern

3105 River Rd, The Berry Hill Resort & Conference Center, South Boston, VA 24592-6011
+1 434-517-7031
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (4 reviews)
“catfish” (2 reviews)
“burger” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
3105 River Rd, The Berry Hill Resort & Conference Center, South Boston, VA 24592-6011
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch in the mansion's outbuilding cooking kitchen. We enjoy historic places and loved being here. We were able to get a tour of the mansion and grounds and enjoyed that as well. The food was excellent, the service was very good and the...More

Thank bytheway1
Olive W, Operations Supervisor at Darby's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review, so glad you enjoyed your lunch! Looking forward to having you back to try the Mansion Restaurant!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sad she is longer with Darby's Tavern. Still the atmosphere, service, drink and food are very good. Get the wings! You won't be disappointed!

Thank Bob B
Olive W, Operations Supervisor at Darby's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! Glad you enjoyed Darby's as much as we do :). See you next time!

Reviewed 19 January 2018

Met others here for a birthday party just after New Year's, and had a great time. Sara was our server, and she made sure that everything that came to our table was perfect- food, drinks, refills, and her recommendations were spot on. She was friendly...More

Thank AB A
Olive W, other at Darby's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you so much for your review - we will pass along to Sara! Glad you enjoyed your time. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 6 December 2017

It's been a few years since my first visit and when I returned last night I was pleased to find it is still a fantastic place: atmosphere, decor and food. Staff was polite. I had the Salmon BLT. I chose it because it sounded strange...More

Thank JPMcGuire
Olive W, Manager at Darby's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

So happy to hear! Thank you so much for your comments - looking forward to your next visit :)

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We were at Berry Hill Resort for a stay and really enjoyed drinks a couple times at Darby's Tavern. Quaint, cozy atmosphere with top shelf liquors and a few nice wines. Service was excellent and friendly and prices were good too! Quite fun!

Thank Eddie H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

look over the club sandwich, it can feed two people. there are other selections but the club was the one I choose and will go back for it again.

Thank Ben S
Olive W, General Manager at Darby's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thank you for your review! Glad you enjoyed the club and we look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 1 August 2017

The staff at Darby's Tavern are wonderful. Always making sure that you are happy and have a nice cocktail or beer.

Thank Erin B
Olive W, General Manager at Darby's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

So happy to hear you enjoyed your experience - we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I (10 of us) called in a reservation for our larger party for Friday night at 730pm. The drinks were served quickly however it took 40+ minutes to bring half our parties food and another 20+ minutes until the other half was...More

1  Thank Kerry P
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I stayed one night at the Berry Hill Resort and ate at Darby's Tavern for dinner on my arrival and lunch before I left the next day. For dinner I had the Blackened Catfish "prepared with cajun spices atop roasted corn and pepper rice and...More

Thank Kelly G
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I was with a group of nine ladies. It took nearly 45 minutes and three trips by the waitress for our drinks to arrive. I had ordered an appetizer to share with the table, but it came with the meals, so it really was wasted....More

Thank scooterpie2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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: +1 434-517-7031
Darby's Tavern is located in the former Estate kitchens which date back to 1790. Fireplaces used to prepare meals for the Bruce Family are prominent in every room. The tin tables and antique floors create the perfect atmosphere for casual all day dining and unwinding. Besides the best burgers in South Boston, the menu features Southern and Creole favorites once prepared by Darby, the original Berry Hill cook and namesake of the Tavern. Beverage service includes a full array of wines, spirits, unique beers on tap and an extensive list of craft brews. Darby's Tavern also features a billiard room, wifi jukebox and a private dining room for parties and events. Outdoor courtyard dining available in nice weather.
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