The Fairplain Yacht Club

The Fairplain Yacht Club

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Hours
Sun
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Ratings and reviews
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.3 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.3 of 5 bubbles
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PRICE RANGE
$8.00 – $42.00
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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About
The Fairplain Yacht Club provides a unique dining experience. Located in the country but still, just off the interstate. At FYC we have something for everyone. Come in and try a delicious appetizer and one of our local draft beers before settling in on one of our dinner entrees. Or come down and watch the game and enjoy one of our thirteen gourmet hand pattied 1/2 lb burgers. What ever you fancy theFairplain Yacht Club is here to please.
PRICE RANGE
$8.00 – $42.00
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles90 reviews
Excellent
53
Very good
21
Average
8
Poor
3
Terrible
5
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

Trishatrish
Wooster15 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 couples
Although it is on Cedar Lake Rd and called anYacht Club, there is no water in sight lol. However, this restaurant is in the same parking lot as a flea market and The Appalachian Distillery so it’s a great place to spend the whole day if you want. Three things to do without leaving! They have a nice selection of gourmet burgers and microbrews. We toured the distillery first and the tour guide and master distiller recommended the Bavarian burger and it did not disappoint! Grilled onions and beer cheese on a pretzel bun. Paired it with a Summer Bliss brew and it was perfection! Would love to go back.
Written 5 July 2022
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blackriverwoman
Virginia466 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 none
This place looks like a converted cow or chicken shed with a gravel parking lot next to a live stock yard and distillery, but the food and service are excellent. There is plenty of parking and the place was packed. The service was quick and we didn't have to wait to be seated. The place is clean. There are boats with lights hanging from the ceiling and a pirate/mermaid station where children can have their picture taken. Our waitress was very friendly and knowledgeable. The food was excellent.
Written 11 May 2021
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Karen H
High View14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 family
A gem! A little out of the way but so unexpected and so worth it! Staff was amazing - friendly and helpful (bringing samples to help us decide on one of 25 beers on draft! ) our waitress, Kasey with a K, was tremendous. 😊 Wings are smoked, then fried. Honestly, we’ve eaten a LOT of wings (my husband spent 40 years in poultry business) but these were our favorites — ever. Fun vibe. We were there for lunch and got seated immediately. Locals wait for an hour during peak times which says something. I would plan another trip just to eat there again!!
Written 22 June 2024
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Cheryl A
Raleigh167 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2020 family
The servers were pleasant and welcoming. We had to wait for a seat because most of tables had not been bussed. The food service took some time; it was a bit slow more than 40 minutes to get our food. The server did check on us to make sure we were okay while waiting for our order. I had the blackened salmon with the salad. The salad was plain with iceberg lettuce, shredded carrots, cucumbers and three rings of red onions. The best thing was the homemade jalapeño ranch dressing. The salmon was cooked exactly how I ordered but the flavors did not go all the way through. I also got to taste the Cajun chicken breast sandwich. The chicken was tender and tasted pretty good with the grilled onions in a Kaiser roll and a great crunchy pickle on the side. The portions for our meals were good. There was a full bar with pool tables as well. Looked like a great hang out place. The bathrooms were clean and had signs up about COVID19 sanitation which was a good for the times. I think I just expected more because of the reviews I saw previously but they had the boat decor to show for it.
Written 19 June 2020
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Zippy58
Wytheville29 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 couples
Wife ordered steak dinner, after 15 minutes the waitress informs us they are out of the steak, changed order, I ordered a sub with fries, 15 more minutes waitress shows up and says they are out of sub buns would I like it on a burger bun, I guess that no longer makes it a sub right? Clearly a poorly managed restaurant. It’s also like a large empty hall with tables and a couple of boats inside by to my knowledge miles from the nearest water. Strange place.
Written 26 February 2023
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Caitlin G
65 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 family
Arrived at 5pm on a Saturday, party of 5. Only had to wait 5-10 minutes. Driving through the area, found this place online & selected based on reviews. We always try to support local eateries & avoid tourist traps. Unfortunately this is not a place we would recommend. Pros:plenty of TVs if you like to watch sports while you eat. Easy to find off the interstate. Cons:Out of tortillas so that meant no wraps or quesadillas could be ordered. Burgers were ordered medium & came out very well done. Yuck. Chips had no salt. Fries were probably worth the upcharge. Very disappointed for what we paid. Some wait staff looked friendly & attentive but unfortunately ours was not. Maybe we should have tried their ribs? Won’t be back to find out. :(
Written 1 July 2023
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Mikey
19 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 none
Usually the service is good, this is a busy place and well staffed. This place has the BEST smoked wings around. I get them everytime and they are always good and consistent. Burgers are good as is the beef tips. Steaks are hit or miss as far as tenderness. My knocks are: beer is not very cold, drive way into parking lot is eroded and is best suited for trucks. Wait staff are friendly and attentive. Best place in Ripley area.
Written 1 July 2022
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Granny S
Streetsboro42 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 family
The food was ok not the excellent that was on previous reviews. It seams that people bring their kids here to play with knives like ninja’s while moms drink and text. The waitress had to tell the boy to put the 3 steak knives down. Kids run around on and off the stage yelling and screeching. Not the greatest place to spend the evening
Written 19 August 2022
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Brian G
5 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 friends
Not worth the time. My biggest problem was with the wait staff. Not very friendly or attentive. They weren’t very busy but still didn’t work for a tip. No one seemed happy to be there which affects your dining experience. The food was ok. The wings were very good. The portion size was good. Honestly food was 4 stars but staff was 1 star.
Written 13 December 2023
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Pamela B
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 couples
Driving from Myrtle to Akron, Ohio. Not much on the way home after you get off the W Virginia turnpike. Used Trip Advisor for the small town of Ripley. 2 places came up. One was the Yacht Club. Less than a mile off 77. Had a great meal! Best tasting Philly Steak I have ever had. Homemade chips. Ribs were the special and heard from the staff how delicious they are. I definitely would recommend this to travelers!
Written 18 July 2022
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DaveSting R
Waxhaw63 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 family
Worth the hype ! 101 unique places to eat in WVa Sent us here . We were pleasantly surprised! Food done well ! Great atmosphere! Staff on top of it ! Highly recommended!!!
Written 17 May 2023
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Linda H
Petersburg2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 solo
This place is great for a casual night out wasn't far from the Holiday Inn Express in Ripley and right next to the Appalachian Distillery. Went twice and got the Jameson Burger both times. If I go back will definitely go there for dinner again.
Written 28 April 2023
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Venture224985
Charleston3 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 family
We were there to celebrate our sisters Bday, we waited over 2hrs on our food & 2in our party had to leave w/out even eating d/t other obligations. We weren’t offered a discount or manager never came out and apologized or anything. Needless to say, we were obviously forgotten because they were not that busy?!?! Do NOT go here if you are starving or have some where you have to be because you will be waitIng on your food!!! And this isn’t the first time or I’d just let it go, but this place is awful!!! And food is just okay?! My wrap had a lettuce core in it - Yes, the core with all the dirt on it!!! So disappointed-
Written 21 October 2020
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cherylvacation
Charleston84 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 none
Stopped here on the way back to Charleston. Food was very good. Service was great. Had the beef tips with mushrooms and garlic mashed potatoes and my son had the catfish. Both were really good. My son loved the rolls.
Written 5 November 2019
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Alaska_Bulldawg
Augusta233 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 none
We were staying the night in Ripley and decided on this restaurant based on other TripAdvisor reviews. We were not disappointed! The Fairplain Yacht Club is definitely a diamond in rough and somewhat hidden away. We arrived early on a Friday night and the place was very busy but we were immediately seated and quickly served. They have a full bar and a good choice of craft beers. We ordered a dozen of the smoked chicken wings and the Friday night special, which was prime rib. The wings were fat and oh so tasty. The dinner salads here are a cut above the rest. The prime rib (medium rare) was simply perfect. All in all, this meal greatly exceeded our expectations. The service was outstanding too. Kudo's to the wait staff as they all work together as a team to service the customers. I rarely give 5-star reviews but the Fairplain Yacht Club definitely earned theirs. The prices are very reasonable for what you get. If you're in Ripley (or even close), give this local establishment a try.
Written 14 September 2019
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