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County Seat Restaurant

3883 Old Buckingham Rd, Powhatan, VA 23139-7020
+1 804-598-5000
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
13 Mar 2017
“A family outing.”
13 Mar 2017
“Great Food/Homey Atmosphere!”
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
$$ - $$$
3883 Old Buckingham Rd, Powhatan, VA 23139-7020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The weekend dinner buffet is delicious. All of your southern favorites including catfish, roast turkey, mashed potatoes, etc. were available and served hot & fresh. Save room for desert! Everything is homemade and there are like 20 items to choose from including pies, cakes, cobblers,...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A family like atmosphere with down home cooking and plenty to eat. The food is balance and cost effective too.

Thank Caroel S
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We visited this restaurant in memory of our friend's father who recently passed away and this was his favorite place to eat. We're so glad we stopped in. The atmosphere is homey and comfortable. They only offer the buffet on Sunday and it was filled...More

Thank pennypbj
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Excellent spot for Sat/Sun brunch and reliable food and service throughout the day. Highly recommend!

Thank KSD23139
Reviewed 27 November 2016

My wife and I and our son had dinner that afternoon. When we arrived, we found a parking space fairly close. We were seated about 10 minutes after our reservation time. We were immediately greeted by our server who took our drink order and shortly...More

Thank tizhmslf
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Every time we've been here it's been for some type of occasion (bridal shower, birthday, etc..). The first two experiences were marred by the fact that we could not choose an entrée due to a fixed menu for a party or Sunday brunch being limited...More

Thank mrandmrsd99
Reviewed 12 November 2016

My husband and I stop in for dinner periodically. Their meatloaf is the best I've had. It's moist and comes with a tomato gravy that is outstanding. The service is very friendly and the restaurant itself is large and roomy. They also have a dinner...More

Thank crhdcg
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

One does not go to Powhatan VA for fine dining. Choices are limited. We looked at the few places available and choose County Seat which is in the middle of town right across from the court house which I am sure predates the Civil War...More

Thank alphotodoc
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Had a very diverse array of breakfast buffet items. Great food, cute place, well staffed. Pricing was appropriate.

Thank Kristi W
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We went here for their breakfast buffet. We got there at around 10:45 AM. and they serve breakfast until 11:30 AM. Fine we thought, plenty of time, right. Wrong!! We went through they buffet line and it was slim pickens! The kicker was as they...More

Thank coreygrubb
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have gluten-free options?
19 February 2017|
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Response from tizhmslf | Reviewed this property |
Not that I'm aware of. I don't remember seeing it on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3883 Old Buckingham Rd, Powhatan, VA 23139-7020
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Powhatan
  • Phone Number: +1 804-598-5000
  • E-mail
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