Can anyone confirm this? Flying J Ruther Glen, VA

Discussion in 'Truck Stops' started by david123abc, Jun 30, 2013.

  1. jbee

    jbee Medium Load Member

    Jun 3, 2011
    Yes, it's true. The signs are up on the outside and the place is currently in a state of chaos as they are trying to get the outside finished along with the restaurant. It's supposed to open this month.
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  2. longroller

    longroller Bobtail Member

    Jun 27, 2013
    Not the one in Florence they served the greasiest omelets I have ever seen, the rest of them are pretty good.
  3. skateboardman

    skateboardman Road Train Member

    Jan 14, 2012
    flatbed heaven
    that one is back to being a petro as it started out in life
  4. snowwy

    snowwy Road Train Member

    Jul 6, 2009
    there's a denny's up in the very most northern of utah as you leave civilazation for good.

    worse food ALL the time.
  5. skibum_63

    skibum_63 Road Train Member

    Oct 12, 2007
    somewhere, USA
    just say no to all buffets,
    you never know if the people ahead of you have washed their hands after using the bathroom.
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  6. 'olhand

    'olhand Cantankerous Crusty

    Jan 18, 2011
    Yknow--I have NEVER been a germaphob--but I gotta tell ya--One of my biggest pet peeves at truckstops any more is buffetts--for a couple of reasons--BUT--looking a tsome of the folks bellyin up--I just cant eat it--kinda sux---as for Golden--they are hit and miss--been to some great ones--and couple not so--BUT--idea of one at a TS--sorry-not gonna do it--LOL
  7. 88 Alpha

    88 Alpha Heavy Load Member

    May 12, 2012
    SouthEast Alabama
    I swore off all Golden Corrals a couple of years ago when I saw several young kids sticking their booger hooks in the chocolate waterfalls, licking it off and repeating. Parents standing right beside of them making no attempt to admonish them. DISGUSTING!
  8. Studmuffin

    Studmuffin Bobtail Member

    Nov 20, 2006
    There are now TWO Pilot Flying J's at Ruther Glen / Carmel Church, Virginia. I 95, X 104. Now, about the buffet situation. The Flying J in the southwest corner of the intersection will keep it's Denny's restuarant. The Flying J in the northeast corner of that intersection (that used to be a Petro - Iron Skillet) and then when it became an independent truck stop (Ruther Glen Travel Center - Patriot Farms) THAT will change to a Golden Corral. The manager of that was the same manager at the Iron Skillet several years ago. This change over was to have been sometime in the Summer of 2013 but now it is scheduled for 1 November 2013, this Friday.
  9. sazook

    sazook Road Train Member

    Jun 1, 2009
    Springfield, MO
    The one up in Elkton, MD at the Flying J is apparently open... Much to the chagrin of a local family.

  10. niteowl7710

    niteowl7710 Bobtail Member

    Dec 29, 2010
    FayCo, Pennsylvania
    The billboard on I-95 says there's a Denny inside the restaurant, and the local newspaper says the Golden Corral is "near" the truck stop. Since neither the Wendy's that's still out front, nor the Golden Corral isn't open 24 hours a day, it must be on an out parcel out front somewhere too. Unless Pilot is going the way to T/A and offering restaurants that aren't open at night (like the Dallas T/A).
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