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Chef's Drive In

1101 Main St, Altavista, VA 24517-1431
+1 434-369-5590
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“Great find”
8 Oct 2017
“Great find. Great food and shakes.”
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1101 Main St, Altavista, VA 24517-1431
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to south Virginia the night before a concert and after we checked into the hotel, my wife and I looked at Google Maps for restaurants around us. We came across Chef's Drive In. It didn't have a website or menu online but we...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Stopped here on our way back from a trip to NC. Had our dog with us and ate outside on the patio with her. Very good food, great shakes and friendly service.

Thank Dennis W
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We stop in here monthly when we attend the Altavista "First Saturday" swap meet, and have breakfast. There aren't many tables, but breakfast is cheap and excellent; always full of local folks stopping in for anything from a ham biscuit to a full breakfast. Have...More

Thank travellerone2016
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This has been a go to spot for as long as I can remember. Breakfast Lunch or Dinner you can't go wrong!! Trust me🤗

Thank Lola M
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Our breakfast was fast and delicious! The coffee was perfect and they have the best pancakes I have ever eaten! Beats fast food breakfast any day and they have curbside service too!

Thank 841deboraht
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Well it is a little hard to get in and out of and parking is limited, but the staff is very friendly and they seem like they have known you for ever

Thank Tammatha P
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

This was the second time that we were traveling near Alta Vista and just had to stop at the Chef's Drive In! The staff makes you feel right at home, as well as the customers! Everyone is friendly and welcoming. The food is down home...More

Thank mwcspitfire
Reviewed 6 January 2016

If you're from Altavista, you've grown up eating at Chef's. If you're an out-of-towner, you have to stop on your way through. Staff is first rate and treats first-timers like friends. Locals are called by name and many times, staff knows the order before it's...More

Thank lizzi_b_83
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Talk about your local dive with some of the best food around. Ghef's is the place! We couldn't find anywhere but chain fast food restaurants until we ask some of the local folks. They suggested Chef's. I wasn't to sure when we parked but was...More

Thank skysail
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Wow, the best breakfast in town. Burgers and Hot dogs are great too but the breakfast with it's fried apples and tasty melt in your mouth bacon. Friendly staff and they also still have curb service if you want to stay in your vehicle.

Thank Maryjane P
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 Main St, Altavista, VA 24517-1431
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Altavista
  • Phone Number: +1 434-369-5590
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