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“Big surprise in Union. ”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Dawkins Restaurant

Dawkins Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 28 Restaurants in Union
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Simpsonville
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Big surprise in Union. ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014 via mobile

First, the restaurant is on Pinkney St. in downtown Union. A group of 10 of us on motorcycles were on our way back home from the beach the long way and were coming into Union. Checked Tripadviser for someplace to eat and saw the reviews for Dawkins. Since we were not from the area the woman who answered the phone stayed on the line giving us turn by turn directions and was standing in the parking lot waving us in. Be aware that they don't take credit cards so come with cash. You pay first before you eat, it is a buffet only restaurant. We were seated immediately and headed for the chow. It was EXCELLENT, with a good choice of both fried and baked meats, plenty of veggies, the cooked cabbage was really good, and all the fixings. All 10 of us were very pleased with the quality and variety. The wait staff was very friendly and attentive. I give Dawkins a100% THUMBS UP.

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  • English first
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English first
Cross Hill, South Carolina, United States
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A Big Surprise!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2014

This was a quick trip to visit parents in Union, and we went to eat lunch on a Thursday. It was crowded, but we found a big table right away. There were 8 in our party, and we really had an impromptu party! The buffet was delicious, with several meats and vegetables to choose. The desserts were fabulous, and the waiter very attentive and friendly. It was a big surprise for us to find such a good place to eat around the corner from my parents' house. Great restaurant! Our only complaint is that is not open on Saturdays when we usually go over to visit.
Go check it out!

  • Visited December 2013
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1 Thank Tricia V
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Columbia, South Carolina
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Old country style”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2013

Too much food always, great taste, but always eat too much, the food is sooooooooo good you can't stop eating. lol

Visited January 2013
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Thank Joe C
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Greer, South Carolina
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114 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Home Cooking at it's Best!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2012

This is one of those places that everyone can find something they like, and pleny of it. All of their meats and veggies are home cooked and fresh. The only problem they have is a small dining room, so you have to get there early if you want a seat without waiting.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Trey A
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Duncan, South Carolina
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27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Too much of good food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2012

This is as close as mother cooking, just excellent!!

Visited October 2011
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