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Ruth's Place

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18027 Virgil H Goode Hwy, Rocky Mount, VA 24151-3482
+1 540-489-7884
09:00 - 15:00
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Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Tue - Fri 09:00 - 21:00
Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Rocky Mount, Virginia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

been there and done that. Food is fine but it is a bit on the pricy side. But people flock there so it must be a good restaurant.

Thank 27dales
Vesuvius, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The places that don't look so great on the outside are always the best! Delicious food. Awesome service. The seafood was so good, we could have been at the beach.

Thank 381sue
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Was so hopeful for great southern cooking. Not even close. Very bland, cornbread served cold, greens from a can. No thanks. Maybe it was just an off day for them? I won't be going back though.

Thank WondererAdventure
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Not much to look at, but it has great food. Specials daily are usually a good selection. Mac & Cheese is yummy!

Thank Tabatha A
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Wonderful home cooking! Great prices! The pies are to die for! Especially the coconut cream! Definitely worth it.

Thank Lesa C
Rocky Mount, Virginia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Food is always great. The best breakfast and lunch on Sunday. Staff are great. Have great menu. Prices are affordable. Hours of operation are great!

Thank Brute64
Gretna, Virginia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Great home-cooked food! Friendly faces and great service! Coconut pie is the best around. Everything from spaghetti to hot dogs with chili and slaw--just perfect and all made there!

Thank Eanesmom
Woolwine, Virginia
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113 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

A good lunch with a lot of selections for veggies. Country fried steak very good, hashbrown casserole too. No shortage of saltiness, though, a little much. Good bread. Good service. Offer wine too, but seems to be more suited for iced tea type place, simply decorated. Right on 220.

Thank Bud G
Roanoke, Virginia
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Ruth's is one of the closest restaurants to our home and we eat there frequently. The best choices are on the special boards and change daily ( I love fried chicken liver Thursday and Meatloaf Wednesday myself). Additionally they have a full menu and breakfast all day, plus limited wine and beer selections. Not going to win any Michelin stars... More 

Thank ChrisfromRoanokeVA
Roanoke, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is the best place in SW Virginia you can to get a true "made from scratch" flavor profile outside of what is made in a great cook's kitchen! I had chicken fried steak which makes me smile just thinking about it. The green beans, mac & cheese and that perfect gravy brought this meal to the next level. I've... More 

Thank spc16

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18027 Virgil H Goode Hwy, Rocky Mount, VA 24151-3482
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Rocky Mount
  • Phone Number: +1 540-489-7884

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