This place has great food and a charming rustic ambience. But beyond that, it has people who make the Ernie's experience fun and memorable.
While visiting in South Boston one recent Saturday morning we decided to have brunch at Ernie's. The door was unlocked, so we went in. The first thing we noticed was the old farmhouse atmosphere - it kind of felt like Grandma's house. Next we noticed the wonderful smells coming from the kitchen, as the cook staff loaded the buffet. The third thing we noticed was that there were no other customers. That didn't seem to make any sense... until a hostess greeted us cordially and informed us that we were a half hour early for opening. No matter, she told us. She invited us to stay, have a seat and drink some coffee or tea for a few minutes until the buffet was stocked enough for us to fill our plates.
Things got better from there. Our waitress Cathy seemed kind of shy at first but the more we talked to her the more interesting she got. By the end of our meal we were sure she must be the most entertaining waitress in at least three counties. We were also entertained by regular customer Joanne, who told us some stories about when she and her husband, who'd been in the Navy, were stationed at NATO and in the office of the CNO.
The people of Ernie's provided a pleasant, personable experience to go with their outstanding food. We will return at our next opportunity. Try it... You'll like it.
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