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Farmville VA Recommendations?

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wintersummer May 11, 2011 05:45 AM

We'll be making a quick trip to Farmville Virginia and I'm looking for recommendations for several days of lunches and dinners. I'm open to any price point, any cuisine, preferably something local.

Thanks.

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    ForFoodsSake May 11, 2011 05:09 PM

    It's been a while since I've been to Farmville, but here are a couple of ideas:

    Macado's (http://www.macados.net/) -- they're a mid-Atlantic chain but have tons of sandwich offerings for lunch!

    Charley's (http://www.charleyswaterfront.com/) -- reasonably good for dinner. Won't knock your socks off, but about as close as you're going to get in Farmville!

    There's a couple of small diners near Longwood University, but most of the other eateries that I'm familiar with their are chains. Good luck!

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      wintersummer May 12, 2011 05:28 PM

      We made our trip to Farmville, but only stayed for about half a day. Lunch was at Charleys Waterfront. Service was very good. Food less so. Husband had chili and I had red pepper and crab soup. Both were over-the-top salty, almost to the point of not being able to eat them. I mentioned this to waitress and she offered to replace it, but I had eaten about half the bowl. She was extremely apologetic and mentioned that others had also commented on the saltiness. I had salad also and about 1/4 of the lettuce was brown, with a few pieces completely slimy. It does seem as if ForFoodsSake post is 100% correct - it didn't knock our socks off, but it was about the best to get in Farmville. Thanks!

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