Local Flavor

SoSi’s foodie scene is a diverse mix of delicious options for everyone to enjoy. What you’ll find here is a mouthwatering look into some of our area’s original flavors. 

We’ve always known Midtown Market has incredible chicken salad, but it’s been receiving national attention for years after the March/April 2015 issue of Cooking with Paula Deen included Midtown Market in its periodic “Ten to Try” list, recommending their chicken salad as one of the best in the country! 

Mama Possum’s offers up classic hot dogs, burgers and fries, plus hefty helpings of barbeque. This spot also has special historical significance as race car driver Wendell Scott enjoyed visiting to eat his favorites at “Ma Possum’s.” Ruben’s Restaurant in Danville and Ruben’s Too in Mt. Hermon are great go-to spots for burgers, hot dogs and sandwiches. Chatham’s J&T’s on the Main grills up thick-cut steaks and fresh seafood, while The Pod is considered Gretna’s best coffee and sandwich shop. 

If you are craving for a scrumptious meal from a quality steakhouse and seafood haven, The Schoolfield Restaurant is the place to be!

Located in the historic Tobacco Warehouse District of Danville, Golden Leaf Bistro is surrounded by old world charm and local heritage while celebrating local seasonal ingredients throughout signature dishes and classic favorites. 

Step back in time at Cotton at Riverside Mill and enjoy the unique atmosphere of a former Dan River Mills textile hub while having a high-quality meal overlooking the beautiful Dan River. Culture Restaurant and Grill brings great food, drinks, and entertainment to the River District with a seasonal menu and exciting events. King Cropp Kitchen is a high-quality dining experience in the Old West End designed to provide guests with the most flavorful and fresh menu of every season. 

With a taste of love in every bite, Ma’s Cakes offers mouthwatering slices of cake in every flavor! River District Golf & Social blends golf and entertainment by providing a fun golf experience via high-definition golf simulation paired with an outstanding food and beverage menu in an attractive sports bar setting. With Dell’Anno’s locations in the Danville and Pittsylvania County, the restaurants have become an Italian staple in the region. 

Links Coffee House and Café evokes an intimate setting and combines the best of a coffeehouse environment with a wide variety in gourmet drinks, desserts, pastries and breakfast & lunch menu. Moon River Thai Bistro is a fusion of contemporary style and ambience, with traditional Thai standards in cuisine, hospitality, quality and service, culminating in an exclusive experience. 

Come to El Cazador in Chatham or Gretna and satisfy your taste buds with some of best Mexican cuisine and drinks in the area. At Me’s Burgers and Brews, every great burger tells a story in the distinctive, book-themed restaurant with unique combinations and mouthwatering classics.