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Tammy and Johnny's

27352 Lankford Hwy, Melfa, VA 23410-2862
+1 757-787-1122
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (16 reviews)
“cole slaw” (2 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food
27352 Lankford Hwy, Melfa, VA 23410-2862
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

You get better chicken at Royal Farms - no joke. Their chicken is sourced from small birds and their breading and preparation result is very greasy and much too breaded birds. The sides are of lower quality and burgers are small (maybe 4 oz) frozen...More

Thank SouthSkookPorkchop
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Tammy and Johnny's has been open for a long time. It is one of the few places to eat on Route 13 on the Eastern Shore. It is located about halfway between the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel and the Maryland border. It is on the...More

Thank Doug F
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

On the way to The Outer Banks we stopped by and picked up 2 buckets of fried chicken, Cole slaw, potato salad and hush puppies to feed the whole gang. The chicken was outstanding and we were pleasantly surprised by the potato salad. It's a...More

Thank MelonNJ
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Long the favorite of Eastern Shore of Virginia diners, Tammy and Johnny's offers chicken, chicken, and more chicken (with a few sides).

Thank savoystudio
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We have been passing this place for many years on our way to Virginia Beach. We finally stopped for a quick lunch. We both ordered the two-piece fried chicken and a side of cole slaw. The cole slaw was forgettable but the chicken was terrific....More

Thank tosca1951
Reviewed 26 February 2017

8-10 years ago they had the best chicken on the shore . Waited 35 minutes for half cooked chicken which by the way the chicken pieces are about half the size they used to be but the price sure is not in half . Dirty...More

1  Thank freddiejay78
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Below fast food. Served in brown paper bags. Might have been some kind of fast food joint in the past. If your really hungry and have to stop, I would drive a little farther. Restrooms outside in a separate dirty building. Ugh!!!

Thank vstar051
Reviewed 15 November 2016

By far they best place on the shore for home style fried chicken!!! They've been there ever since I was a kid! We won't say lol but trust me 50 years and they are always putting out the chicken. They have hamburgers and other items...More

Thank Judie C
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

On way home from a conference we stopped late afternoon. Food was ok, a bit pricey for sandwiches and NO substitutions. The sad part was you order fast food style but it's not fast. On the up side to that is your food is hot...More

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Until this visit we could overlook the terrible service, dirty dining room, untended restrooms, and rude staff because of the great chicken. But after waiting 40 minutes for a bucket of chicken when there was only one other person waiting, we will not return to...More

Thank Josepha_11
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Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 27352 Lankford Hwy, Melfa, VA 23410-2862
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Melfa
  • Phone Number: +1 757-787-1122
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