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North Star Restaurant

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15898 Lee Hwy, Buchanan, VA 24066
+1 540-254-2380
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Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were traveling through, and asked at a gas station for a decent place for lunch, and they recommended the North Star - and I'm so glad we asked! A little hard to find, no frills appearance, but the food was terrific. My husband loved his hamburger steak & gravy, and my fried chicken was possibly the best - ever... More 

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Thank Bolsena1
Roanoke, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I ordered lunch on a Sunday afternoon, it was crazy busy! We both ordered the bacon cheeseburger w/ fries. The burger was huge! It probably was at least 1/2 lb patty. You could tell that it wasn't frozen, but made fresh. It was cooked well done which is fine because I didn't ask for another tempature and... More 

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Thank jcla1525
Vinton
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a little hard to find if you travel Interstate. It's an old fashioned restaurant where everybody knows your name. The food is excellent, the portions are large and the folks are friendly. The prices are also old fashioned!! I don't know how they can put out such portions of tasty food for the price.

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Thank vthokie2636
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I each had a cheeseburger and fries. Good food, served quickly. This is a small building that does not look like much from the road but don't be fooled!

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Thank Preachman
Mechanicsville, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Stopped in for breakfast and it was a real treat. Ordered the country ham with two eggs and hashbrowns. Came with two large fluffy biscuits. All for under $7 and all the coffee that I could drink. Coffee is kinda self serve with the locals brewing new pots as they emptied. Everyone obviously knows each other there but it was... More 

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Thank Ottie A
Christiansburg, Virginia
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49 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Just a down to earth local country place. I had 2 pancakes (should have only ordered one but I ate both) 2 sausage patties and a never ending cup of coffee for $4.85. Food was very good. The locals would get the coffee pot and come by and fill everyone's cup up. Only one waitress, (plus the regulars helping) so... More 

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Thank Seagator48
Fishersville, Virginia
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50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

It's home cooked and a bit over salted. However if you use my rule, when you go somewhere and aren't sure of the food, order a BLT. If you were part of a group, I'd say order the sandwiches and don't go for the heavy-meal type food served. Another reviewer was correct, this is Buchanan. EVERYONE down there knows everyone.... More 

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Thank GreenAcres100
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Cheap cheap cheap but very good comfort food! Can't beat it for the price! Fresh veggies, great loaded burgers, and nice and quiet.

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Thank Nicholas J
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I've only been once, so it's a small sample, but there is a reason I had no desire to go back...Several actually. When I walked in, I could almost feel the silverware drop and the conversation stop. I am a simple, middle-of-the-road guy but it seemed they KNEW I was passing through. It was a "greasy spoon" defined, so I... More 

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Thank Libertarian4Life
Buchanan, Virginia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

This place is EXTREMELY popular with locals -- except this one. I have friends who want to eat here all the time and they drag me along, whining and pouting. My complaints? The mac and cheese is always over-salted and over-cooked. I don't like mushy macaroni. The grilled chicken is bland, the fried chicken tastes sweet. WTH?! Who sugars fried... More 

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Thank Jill P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15898 Lee Hwy, Buchanan, VA 24066
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Buchanan
  • Phone Number: +1 540-254-2380

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