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1518 Magnolia Ave, Buena Vista, VA 24416-3210
+1 540-261-2592
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Mount Solon, Virginia, United States
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beware! They do not give receipts and they do not correct their mistakes. The restaurant was clean. The atmosphere is casual. Customers were locals during our visit. I will not return simply because the kitchen made a mistake in filling the order, giving white meat chicken instead of dark meat chicken, but the counter employees would not correct the mistake.... More 

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Fincastle, Virginia
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the burgers, fried chicken but evening hours are very erratic. On 3/6/17 stopped by at 6pm and they had closed at 5:30pm. When you live an hour or more away this really pisses you off. You should have set closing time not close when you want. May just go to one in Lexington from now on.

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Thank soonerpirate
Vineland, NJ
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88 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Always stop to get a foot long with mustard, onions, chili and coleslaw whenever I visit Buena Vista

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1 Thank hokies13vt
Buena Vista, Virginia
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

It seems like there has always been a Kenney's Chicken and it has always been good. The breakfast sandwiches are the best around, the burgers are above average, but the real claim to fame is the chicken. It's priced for families and always fresh.

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Thank andy_marinermedia
Charlotte, North Carolina
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

I support local business so I alternate between this one and the Lexington one, which are both individually and separately owned. I like that the Buena Vista location offers a Monday thru Thursday $3.95 sauce burger with cheese, fries, and drink special that Lexington does not offer. I'm not sure which location is using Bill Kenney's original sauce burger recipe... More 

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Thank Bluestride88
Smithfield, North Carolina
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146 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Eat in, drive up or take out - they do it all. Wonderful burgers and even better fried chicken! Try the iced tea!

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Thank Jim4249541
Helena, Alabama
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144 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

We had Kenney's fried chicken catered at an event and loved it. Crisp and delicious with plenty of breasts, wings, thighs, legs, etc in the serving trays so everyone was happy. We would happily cater from them again!

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1 Thank civilengtiger
Pittsford (town), New York
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015

They have great fried chicken. A little dirty, but try not to look around too much and just enjoy. Biscuits good too!

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4 Thank Shirley V
Charlotte, North Carolina
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2013

This place has been around since the 50's and the secret sauce is the same as it was then. My Parent's Grandparent's grew up on the sauce burgers, fries, and fried chicken. My parents introduced me to this place when I was a pre teenager. It's not as cheap as the 50's but if you stop by this place be... More 

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2 Thank Bluestride88
Buena, Virginia, United States
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

Wow, it sounds great! Can you hear it from hear? Or do you smell the nice clean air on electric and all I have to say about the chicken is ar:

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1518 Magnolia Ave, Buena Vista, VA 24416-3210
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 540-261-2592
Description
They don't have a website, but its a local establishment dating from the 50s. (540) 261-2592

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